RealMLS in Jacksonville, Florida has diversified its revenue generation opportunities by operating a Market Stats division that serves not only residential real estate, but the entire real estate ecosystem. They have leveraged their MLS data expertise into an entirely new business. Today, the company is announcing their new General Manager to run their Metro Market Trends division, Jennifer Tossavainen.
Last week, WAV Group was given an update from Darr Aley, co-Founder of Aidentified to gain an understanding about the status of big data and mashups. Aidentified’s identity graph combines consumer data and professional date, and adds a relationship mapping cloud along with events.
Last week, The Los Angeles Kings hockey team launched their first ever NFT, in collaboration with Crypto.com, the Kings’ official cryptocurrency platform partner. WAV Group is very excited to have Nelson Diaz on our team shepherding real estate toward Web3. Diaz consulted on the strategy and his partnership with Project Midas produced the art.
One of the outstanding opportunities created by the large-scale of a company is the opportunity to bundle services that deliver outstanding value to customers. Lone Wolf is the largest software provider in the real estate industry with a wide variety of software services to suit MLSs, Associations, Brokers, Teams, Agents and Transaction Coordinators.
The theme for the call was fairly simple, Zillow’s Super App. Zillow proceeded to talk about all of the investments, development, and ‘awesomeness’ that their Super App is going to be. It sounds like it will not be much more than a few enhancements that give home shoppers some nice features – 3-D tours (like Matterport), financing options (grow Zillow Mortgage), and adding services like ShowingTime.
John Mosey’s career is constituted by being a true pioneer in all things, a mitigated risk taker, and a rock solid executive who operates on the values of fairness and trust. My only hope is that his retirement from his day job does not represent a complete exit from real estate.
Redfin has converted to the Constellation1 data aggregation service. The two companies have been collaborating on the transition in stealth mode. The Constellation1 managed MLS data is now live on Redfin.com. If you are an MLS providing data services to Redfin and have not gotten a new three-party data application, you probably will soon.
Florida Realtors Tech Helpline announced a milestone that they now provide services to 725,000 members nationwide. Tech Helpline is close to becoming the most used technology service provider to Realtors in North America
Every year companies are sold, and with each sale comes some uncertainty. More often than not, trust is the leading factor in making a decision to purchase services from a technology company and the ultimate sale of a company erodes that trust in a variety of ways. This article will discuss some of the fears along with multiple solutions.
If I told you I could run a 40-yard dash in only 20 seconds, you might think that is amazing, unless you knew that professional athletes run it in more like 4 seconds. The point is that simply measuring your performance without a standard can warp your perspective. But what is the standard that you SHOULD use to measure your aptitude?
There are three key challenges facing MLSs today that all organizations must address, regardless of their size or geographic boundaries. The first is market complexity. Just ask any brokerage that has tried to integrate a new MLS data feed into their existing tech stack. When data fields and policies don’t line up exactly, that can create a bottleneck in the flow of data.
The Howard Hanna and HER merger is a huge win for Hanna Real Estate Services. This "merger" to expand services in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton markets proves that a privately owned firm (albeit a very large one) can compete and succeed against the wall street funded competition.