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CoreLogic and SavvyCard Provide Social Media Lead Generation Solution to CRMLS

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced a new agreement to provide SavvyCard®, a CoreLogic Alliance Network solution, to the subscribers of California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS). The nation’s largest MLS, CRMLS is a consortium of 38 real estate organizations representing approximately 100,000 members.

By |2018-11-15T05:12:10+00:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Homebot Wins Realogy FWD Innovation Award

Realogy Franchise Group brought together 300 industry leaders to hear and vote on their 6th Annual Realogy FWD Innovation Award. Sherry Chris of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is the brand sponsor of the event but it was really a team effort that fostered collaboration among all of their brands. Chairman Ryan Schneider kicked off the event with opening remarks that focused Realogy’s strategy for the event suggesting that Realogy always balances the decision of “Build, Buy, or Partner” in all of their technology decisions. He noted that for Realogy, it is “our opportunity to leverage technology,” remembering that real estate is a human focused business enhanced by technology.” Well said.

Why is Real Estate so Obsessed with Innovation or Disruption?

I was inspired by a Facebook post the other day that asked the question – “Name One Thing That Government Has Made Cheaper and More Efficient.” Ok – it was not really a question. But it was a command that begged a question.

By |2018-11-06T06:19:04+00:00November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brokers Need to Shift Strategy Immediately

The October financial numbers have come in and it is not pretty. Many brokers experienced their worst GCI numbers of the year in October. The market is frozen. Low inventory and low transaction volume. Smart brokers are hunkering down for a cold winter.

By |2018-11-01T08:27:00+00:00November 1st, 2018|Broker-Agent Information|2 Comments

Broker Public Portal Initiative Forges Ahead As Midwest Real Estate Data Integrates Homesnap Into MLS

LISLE, Ill, OCTOBER 25, 2018 -- Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) giant Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) today announced the successful integration of Homesnap, the public-facing brand of the Broker Public Portal (BPP), into its MLS system. This marks a major step forward for the national home search platform as the first true consumer-facing app for MLSs.

By |2018-10-26T10:46:20+00:00October 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amarki Selected as Finalist for Realogy FWD Innovation Award

Irvine, Calif., October 26, 2018 – Creel Information Technology, Inc (CREELliT), Inc., a leading digital marketing platform solutions provider, today announced their Amarki marketing platform for enterprise real estate brokers and franchises has been selected as a finalist by Realogy Holdings Group (NYSE:RLGY) for their FWD Innovation Award.

By |2018-10-25T20:40:37+00:00October 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lets Get Our Language Right

In real estate, agents and brokers talk about sales. They talk about how many and how much.   Time to get our language right. Instead, let's say.....   On behalf of our clients, we have negotiated XXX transactions for $xxxxxx.   Stop saying that you sell. Start saying that you negotiate. Reclaim your value.   Think about it.   Short post.

By |2018-10-25T18:24:19+00:00October 25th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Main category, Marketing|0 Comments

MLS Improvement Requires Broker Support

There is a progressive MLS leadership group that is fighting on behalf of brokers to make dramatic improvements in data management that needs broker support for their efforts. The group is called MLS Roundtable, made up of eight MLSs representing 300,000 brokers and agents. In an article published this week called Measuring Success for MLS Executives, Kathy Condon, President and CEO of Massachusetts regional MLS PIN scribes an eloquent synopsis of the status of migrating data feeds from the RETS transportation method to RESO Web API. She urges the industry to move forward quickly and responsibility. They need brokers to support the effort by encouraging more MLSs to focus their attention and treasury to RESO Web API adoption.

Curated Technology – How CoreLogic Brings the Best of the Industry to MLS

In 2017, over five-billion dollars was invested in real estate “prop-tech” startups – one hundred fifty times the level seen in 2010. This landslide of venture capital has spawned exciting new technology players offering, but sometimes falling short of delivering, unprecedented reach, mobility, and ease to the real estate industry. But who is doing great work? Who can you trust to help your members succeed? How do you find the time to identify, vet, and integrate these exciting new technology options to your existing architecture? Does it feel overwhelming to sort through this ever-expanding universe of technology options?

By |2018-10-23T06:36:58+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Elm Street Technology Announces Acquisition of eMerge and Announces The Launch of 3sixtyfive, a Full Service Creative and Digital Marketing Agency

October 17, 2018 – Greensboro, NC and New Orleans, LA – Today, Elm Street Technology (EST) announced the acquisition of eMerge, a marketing automation technology and marketing services provider to the real estate industry. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, is the 5th strategic acquisition over the past 24-months in an effort to consolidate proven and successful vendors in the real estate industry.

By |2018-10-17T09:41:19+00:00October 17th, 2018|Clients, Press Releases|0 Comments

DocuSign Delivers on Digital Closing Vision with Rooms for Mortgage Offering

As part of its goal to make the home buying process digital from end to end, DocuSign today announced that its latest solution—DocuSign Rooms for Mortgage—will enter beta testing ahead of its general availability in the spring of next year. DocuSign Rooms for Mortgage is a secure, collaborative, compliant solution for lenders to support their residential lending process.

By |2018-10-16T10:33:00+00:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

YES-MLS Merger Displays Visionary Leadership

WAV Group operates like the mechanical middle of a Rubik’s Cube, supporting the facets of Associations of REALTORS®, multiple listing organizations (MLO), brokerage firms, franchisors and the technology companies that serve them. As the cube twists and turns we observe change. The reward of consulting is the discovery of patterns that recur and the development of disciplined approaches to optimizing performance as change occurs. In this article, we review a successful merger of two of Ohio’s largest Multiple Listing Organization (MLO) to form YES-MLS. Looking at YES-MLS, we can observe a lot about the motivators to consolidation, and in doing [...]

By |2018-10-15T10:14:26+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments