Delivering MLS services that resonate with every segment of your customer base is getting ever more challenging. Every person on the staff has to be sensitive to the diverse needs of MLS subscribers and participants. To help organizations with this challenge, the Council of MLS offers a strong suite of training tools called the CMLX series.
With the purchase of Remine, the four participating MLSs – FMLS in Atlanta, Miami REALTORS® in Miami, Heartland MLS in Kansas City, and Austin Board of REALTORS in Austin, Texas - will be able to shape the offerings of Remine to support business success for both practitioners and MLS organizations.
The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) named Brian Donnellan, President and CEO of Bright MLS, the seventh recipient of the Shuttleworth MLS Executive of the Year Award during the virtual CMLS conference (CMLS2021) on September 22.
A humble customer servant; Kathy goes to the mat for her brokers everyday - driving home technology innovation and business-friendly policies, training and support. She is a joy to work with and has found a winning way for a privately-owned MLS to work productively with NAR policies and programs. So well-deserved! Hats off to you Kathy!
Congratulations CMLS for a great addition to your team TJ Bolan! His depth of expertise as a rising star at Northwest MLS blended with his experience launching 80 new markets for REDFIN makes him an ideal Director of Programs! We are honored that WAV Group was able to recruit TJ For this pivotal position!
There is a bill gaining traction that will change the governance of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau away from one executive to a bi-partisan board of five leaders. The goal of the governance change is to make the CFBP more inclusive and more considerate of changes to consumer credit, based on input from the real estate and mortgage industry, as well as consumers.
The 2021 WAV Group Transaction Management Interoperability Study revealed brokers have strong interest in the ability for Digital Transaction Management systems to pass data seamlessly for the brokerages representing two sides of a transaction. Today, brokers have to enter data in as many as 9 or 10 systems, creating inefficiency, added cost and increased chances of inaccurate data.
New England Real Estate Network (NEREN), the nation’s first primary multi-state MLS, continues expansion into Massachusetts.
NEREN has added a new shareholder owner. Greater Newburyport REALTORS marks NEREN’s second Massachusetts shareholder. NEREN, formed in 1994, is now owned by 25 local REALTOR Associations within New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts.
Nicole Jensen and Glenn East, CEO’s and two of the movers and shakers in the MLS and Association space have partnered with their long-time tech partner, MMSI, to offer an SSO Dashboard to provide a one stop shop of all of the value services offered by both the Northeast Florida Association of REALTORS®(NEFAR) and RealMLS.
Lone Wolf is at it again, rolling up another broker-centric technology. The latest acquisition is Terradatum - a leading provider of broker market share and business analytics. Terradatum has been one of the leading providers of market share and recruiting reports for brokers for many years.
Real estate brokerages need to identify a meaningful, customer-centric benefit they can deliver that is true to their brand and yet meaningfully different than competitors. We have helped tons of brokerages, tech companies and even MLSs figure out how to differentiate themselves from others.
We hear that some MLSs are reticent to rollout new features because they do not want to upset their customers. While we totally understand that, there are ways to ensure that the changes you’re proposing will be received well.