Black History Month: A Time to Recognize Those Left out of History, and to Address Recurring Issues, like Fair Housing

Change begins with awareness and education as the foundations to launch into strategic action.

By |2021-02-09T11:15:10-08:00February 9th, 2021|Our Company, Our Services, Strategic Planning|0 Comments

Rental Beast study shows rental industry is bracing for “a multi-million-dollar impact”

Rental Beast held a press conference on Jan. 20th, moderated by Victor Lund, Founding Partner, WAV Group, to discuss the economic impact of a new policy change by Zillow. On Jan. 12, Zillow changed its rental policy and rental listings are no longer free. MLS rental listings are no longer being syndicated directly to Zillow. Instead, agents and brokerages will need to pay $9.99 per week, per listing for each rental property to be published on Zillow. The potential new costs to individual real estate agents, teams, brokerages and MLSs are massive. Ishay Grinberg, Rental Beast Founder and CEO, spoke [...]

By |2021-01-21T07:22:29-08:00January 20th, 2021|MLS, Uncategorized|0 Comments

George Slusser to head new M&A advisory division at WAV Group

George Slusser, one of the real estate industry’s most experienced and well-known valuation experts, will join WAV Group to head its new Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Division, real estate’s leading consulting and research firm announced today.

By |2021-01-14T15:18:37-08:00January 14th, 2021|Acquisitions, News, Our Company|0 Comments

News Alert – Zillow Publishes New Terms Of Use – Read the Fine Print

In the early days of listing syndication, WAV Group investigated the terms of use on third party advertising websites like Zillow.com®, Trulia.com® and others. Zillow® and Trulia®, who received data through listing syndication feeds rather than though data licensing terms with MLSs like Realtor.com® and Homes.com® had some shocking language.

By |2021-01-08T14:41:45-08:00January 8th, 2021|News, Security and Privacy|5 Comments

Yes MLS becomes MLS Now

Ohio's largest multiple listing system today launched under their new operating name, MLS Now. Well-positioned to address the needs of broker and agent in the immediate region and beyond, MLS Now is the only data servicer in the region with the staff and tech resources to respond with agility to evolution in the real estate industry, including NAR's amendments to data policy. 

By |2021-01-06T16:54:39-08:00January 6th, 2021|MLS, News|0 Comments

Broker Public Portal expands footprint with the addition of Greater Southern MLS

It's exciting to see Greater Southern MLS, an emerging, broker-led, Association and Brokerage-owned MLS in Louisiana join the Broker Public Portal. The BPP is consistent with the vision of Greater Southern MLS to deliver tools to help secure nationwide listing exposure and leads.

By |2020-12-22T08:01:59-08:00December 22nd, 2020|Broker Public Portal, Press Releases|0 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission has cleared CoStar for the acquisition of Homesnap

If you would like to learn more about the implications of CoStar purchasing Homesnap, the technology provider for the Broker Public Portal, please register to attend a webinar on Tuesday, December 22nd, at 10 am PST/12 pm CT/1 pm EST.

By |2020-12-18T08:50:11-08:00December 18th, 2020|Broker Public Portal, Press Releases|0 Comments