And the winner is … Revive tops 12 hot startups in the “Pitch Battle” at NAR iOi Summit

The two-day National Association of Realtors fourth annual iOi Summit in Los Angeles hit its crescendo just minutes before it adjourned with the biggest announcement of the conference. Revive Real Estate, the fast-growing startup that’s blazing the presale renovation trail, was named the 2022 winner of the highly coveted “Pitch Battle.” It was a moment that embodied the conference acronym: innovation, opportunity and investment as Revive snagged the winner-take-all $15,000 prize and benefits that will help pole-vault it massive industry awareness. Revive’s four-minute pitch was handled deftly by its CEO and Co-Founder Michael Allawadi. Then Michael faced four more minutes [...]

Whitepaper Release: Ocusell New Listing Management Tool for MLSs and Brokers

Today, the primary listing management solution used by brokers is the stock solution that is provided by the MLS system vendor. From there, listings are returned back to the brokerage. Ocusell's whitepaper discusses the business toils of listing management that creates the demand for having a stand-alone listing management solution.

Milestones launches Homeownership Hub Through InstaMortgage Loan Officers

In a joint press release today, Milestones and InstaMortgage announced that InstaMortgage will be the first mortgage company to launch Milestones Homeownership Hubs to consumers. Like real estate brokers and agents, loan officers are challenged to remain engaged with their clients after the closing.

CoreLogic MLS-Touch Mobile App Filling In as Homesnap Replacement

In a press release today, Minneapolis-based NorthstarMLS, St. Louis-based MARIS MLS, and Jacksonville-based realMLS have entered into agreements to launch MLS-Touch as their mobile multiple listing application. Together, agents and clients can monitor market changes on properties, deliver access to real time market statistics, view nearby properties, and even deliver some marketing on popular social media sites.

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Blazes a New Path with Milestones Homeownership Hubs

Today, C.A.R announced that they have made an investment in Milestones, and are making the Milestones Homeownership Hubs a member benefit for all California Realtors. The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R) is no stranger to innovation and REALTOR empowerment.

iOi Summit is Next Week – You Should Attend

This is no ordinary real estate conference where speakers “pay to play” and you’re essentially watching commercials on stage for days. The iOi Summit is different.  It doesn’t matter if you’re an investor, a start-up, or a tech-savvy realtor. The event takes place next week on September 28th and 29th, in Los Angeles. Register now!

By |2022-09-21T12:30:49-07:00September 21st, 2022|Associations, Conferences, M&A, Mergers & Acquisitions, NAR|0 Comments

TourZazz Makes Showing Solution Free to MLSs

TourZazz listened to exactly what MLSs asked for. TourZazz Makes Showing Solution Free to MLSs. Register now to join tomorrow (Wednesday September 21st @ 10am PST / 1pm EST) – RE Technology is hosting a webinar with TourZazz for MLS executives and staff.

By |2022-09-20T10:07:53-07:00September 20th, 2022|MLS, MLS Insights, Real Estate Technology, Technology, Webinars|0 Comments

Tracking Agents and Competitors is a Super Power for Jordan Baris Realty

There might not be anyone in real estate brokerage that is more passionate about the value of data than the Baris brothers at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jordan Baris Realty. The company uses data science to answer a lot of questions about their agents and every agent in the MLS. They use the data to support efforts in coaching, recruiting, retention and of course, M&A.

realtor.com Finds Their Publishing Power

If you want to compete as a brokerage, you can borrow the playbook of realtor.com to create articles that leverage your local expertise and deliver the most interesting article content for consumers in your area. The trick here is to make sure that consumers are engaging with your content. That is the benefit of following the headlines of realtor.com.

Tim Dain Ascends to Leadership at NorthstarMLS

NorthstarMLS is among the best operated regional MLSs in America. At the helm has been John Mosey, one of the finest executives you can find. Mosey had great drive and passion for the work. Standing on the shoulder of this giant will be Tim Dain. We are certain that the passing of the baton will be flawless. 

By |2022-09-14T18:45:13-07:00September 14th, 2022|Announcements, Press Releases|0 Comments

WAV Group’s partner, Mark A. McLaughlin to join Brian Boero on a special 1000Watt webinar – Sept. 15th @ 10am PST

Register now to watch WAV Group partner, Mark A. McLaughlin - who works with our brokerage clients around executive strategic planning and coaching along with M&A - join Brian Boero Thursday Sept. 15th @ 10am PST to chat about the key issue facing firms today - "How to Navigate in an Uncertain Market."

How VR is Changing the Way We Market Real Estate

The traditional form of home buying and rental shopping consists of figuring out finances, physically touring countless houses, making an offer, applying for mortgages, inspecting the house, getting an appraisal, asking for repairs, and a final walkthrough. With VR becoming the new reality in real estate, it’s time to consider your options and implement this new program into your practice.