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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

Kent Hanley of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Shares Broker Tech Strategy

Join RE Technology and Delta Media Group while we discuss the differences between selecting multiple vendors for your website presence vs. an all-in-one solution and how you can streamline your billing and overall processes for a successful implementation.

By |2018-10-16T21:24:03+00:00October 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How The FBI Foiled a Wire Transfer Scam

Wire Transfer scams continue to plague the real estate industry, but brokers are deploying countermeasures and collaborating with the Federal Bureau of investigation to catch these criminals. WAV Group was provided with an insiders’ overview of a recent victory by the FBI to shut down a huge ring of scammers. The story was amazing.

By |2018-10-09T09:39:38+00:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update on Rocket Homes – Agent Referral Network Adds Consumer Home Search

Doug Seabolt, CEO of Rocket Homes (formerly In-House Realty) has been a busy guy in 2018. His company acquired ForSaleByOwner.com in the spring, and now In-House Realty has rebranded as Rocket Homes to better connect with sister company Quicken Loans – home of Rocket Mortgage. Both Quicken Loans and Rocket Homes are subsidiaries of the fintech giant, Rock Holdings.

By |2018-10-04T09:49:39+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Broker Gets 1019 Listings with Buyside

If you are an enterprise broker with strong website traffic and large agent footprint, you may be a candidate for Buyside. Buyside is a seller lead gen tool that can be added to your broker and agent websites. In March of 2017, that is exactly what Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona/Nevada/California Properties did and the results have been pretty incredible.

By |2018-10-01T08:00:59+00:00October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CoreLogic Offers BoxMLS to Multiple Listing Organizations and Brokers

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced a new agreement to offer BoxMLS to its multiple listing and broker clients. BoxMLS is a new solution that provides an alternative search interface and tools for working with listing data from multiple organizations simultaneously. Under the agreement, CoreLogic is the exclusive reseller of BoxMLS to MatrixTM and InnoVia® clients that are new users of the BoxMLS solution.

By |2018-09-25T19:04:43+00:00September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MMSI Case Study on Membership Engagement

MMSI, makers of the Membership Director™ Association Management System, have announced the release of their integrated Single Sign-On (SSO) Service to drive member engagement through Association and MLS Member Portals.  To announce the release, they created a case study that reviewed three customers who are experiencing outstanding performance with the platform: Central Jersey MLS, Savannah Area REALTORS®, and Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®.

By |2018-09-25T10:12:54+00:00September 25th, 2018|Clients, Press Releases|0 Comments

Impact of the WolfNet Pipeline

There is a silent battle going on in real estate search. As consumers visit multiple websites and have numerous searches saved, the website that delivers the first alert to the consumer gets the click. All subsequent alerts from other sites are rendered as old news: they’re unread and deleted. It’s only natural. Today, WolfNet announced a new service level of managing IDX data optimized for speed called Pipeline.

By |2018-09-27T12:09:03+00:00September 25th, 2018|Clients|0 Comments