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.

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.

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."

Shock is Over for BRN Brokers

The Broker Resource Network’s Leadership Roundtable had their summit yesterday to discuss key business themes impacting our industry. The Leadership Roundtable is a volunteer leadership group of the BRN that meets bi-monthly to guide the direction of the BRN in its 'Broker First' mission. They set the tone of advocacy and research which benefits brokers.

Florida’s Largest Real Estate Event of the Year Set for Orlando Aug. 24-25

This year's annual Florida Realtors® Convention & Trade Expo takes place Aug. 24-25, 2022, at Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Fla. Realtors from around the state will discuss crucial issues that shape their profession, selecting from nearly 40 education sessions. Topics run the gamut, from how to sell luxury homes, the post-pandemic future of global real estate, how traditional brokerages can increase their profit margin, how to create videos people will watch, and proven strategies for "irresistible" listing presentations. The convention and workshop schedule is here. According to the Florida Realtors, the top keynoter is entrepreneur, celebrity, and self-made billionaire Martha Stewart, [...]

RISMedia’s CEO and Leadership Exchange – Sept. 6 in Washington D.C.

It has been a long time since brokers have gathered to shake hands and reconnect on a professional and social level. More than anything, the RISMedia CEO & Leadership Exchange is a place for brokers to meet and learn from each other.

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Beverly-Hanks REALTORS Joins Howard Hanna

There is a certain DNA to Howard Hanna. Despite the company’s size and breadth of market coverage, they have developed a company culture that attracts and welcomes legendary firms like Beverly-Hanks REALTORS®. This is the 22nd merger in the past five years by the Hanna family of companies.

Realtor Associations and MLSs Need to Offer Agent Matching Service

MLSs and Associations have websites that display brokerage and agent rosters, but very few of them provide the kind of information that a potential consumer wants to see when selecting a professional. Brokers (and their technology vendors) would love to get a data feed of their agents. The utility of this data feed goes beyond display on the broker/agent website.

WAV Group’s George Slusser Led M&A Webinar hosted by RISMedia CEO John Featherston

WAV Group partner, George Slusser will lead a panel of industry experts discussing the state of Mergers & Acquisitions in the real estate industry. Topics covered will include where valuations are headed for 2022 and the current buyer and seller trends.

Buyside rebrands to Percy and snags $10 million in capital for expansion into mortgage

WAV Group has been a tremendous fan of Buyside since the company’s launch. The product allows brokers to leverage their home buyers to pitch home sellers. During a listing presentation, agents share their seller home marketing plan - but with Percy (formerly Buyside), brokers deploying this product have an unfair advantage.

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Zillow Earnings Call: The Super App and Commission Revenue

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.

Brokers Use Loft47 to Automate their Real Estate Commissions

WAV Group, Inc. released a detailed report for real estate brokers in need of a modern and robust back office solution. WAV Group’s report Smart Backoffice Integrations Saves Brokers Time & Money describes how Loft47’s integrations with industry standard transaction management platforms and accounting systems are SMART and create a highly flexible technology stack that can accommodate the complexity of any individual brokerage.