A podcast classic: Joe Rand rants and raves about relevant content and digital marketing

Podcasts have been popular during the last decade and have flourished during the pandemic. Over 55% of the US population have listened to podcasts, and over 155 million people listen to at least one podcast every week. With over 700,000 active podcasts and 29 million episodes, choices are abundant. In real estate, here's one every agent should enjoy: Snapshot. The Snapshot podcast, featuring Homesnap’s Gayle Weiswasser, delivers solid takeaways from every episode. Gayle is easy to listen to, is a skilled interviewer, and also is a top industry expert. With over 150 podcasts to date, Gayle talks to real estate [...]

By |2021-03-19T17:38:37-07:00March 19th, 2021|Broker Public Portal, Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Four of the Industry’s Top Leaders Join Broker Public Portal Board

WAV Group has had the privilege of working with the Broker Public Portal since it was a concept developed by a few MLS executives and a handful of brokers from The Realty Alliance. They shared a vision for delivering a consumer search experience provided by businesses that support the consumer with buying and selling homes, not advertising. Today that vision will be carried on by four new Board Members, Dana Strandmo of BHHS (nationwide), Lacey Conway of Latter and Blum (Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi), OB Jacobi of Windermere (10 States), and Shelley Specchio of MIBOR (Indiana). From those early days, brokers [...]

By |2021-03-25T14:42:24-07:00March 18th, 2021|Broker Public Portal|1 Comment

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

ValleyMLS – reinventing themselves as a FREE business generation engine for their customers

In the past 12 months, the organization has generated 15,000 FREE leads for its members via Homesnap, ValleyMLS.com and the IDX feeds it facilitates for its subscribers.

By |2020-10-21T15:58:08-07:00October 21st, 2020|Broker Public Portal|0 Comments

Real Estate Leader Joe Rand Named Executive Director of the Broker Public Portal with Homesnap

If any of you have had the pleasure of hearing Joe Rand speak at places like the Inman Data Track or read one of his insightful books – How to be a Great Real Estate Agent or Disruptors, Discounters and Doubters, you know that he is one of the smartest and most client-centric leaders you will meet in real estate. Joe has been an avid fan of Broker Public Portal with Homesnap (BPP) since its inception.

By |2020-09-10T14:13:04-07:00September 10th, 2020|Broker Public Portal, Press Releases|0 Comments

The Broker Portal movement grows: Rapattoni and Homesnap to offer advanced integrations for MLSs

The Broker Public Portal movement continues to grow, expanding with deeper integration of Homesnap with MLSs systems nationwide. This deeper integration allows agents' contacts to sync with Homesnap and adds listing edit capabilities.

By |2020-08-27T14:34:35-07:00August 27th, 2020|Broker Public Portal, Press Releases|0 Comments

Turn your log-in screen into a marketing tool!

Check out this log-in screen from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the MLS that serves more than 45,000 agents in the Chicagoland area. Instead of just having a generic, log-in screen like most of us do, they turned that frequently used screen into a mini-marketing center!

By |2020-05-15T10:35:28-07:00May 15th, 2020|Broker Public Portal, MLS Insights|0 Comments

MLSs: Meet the Broker Public Portal at Connect NYC

As advocates and ambassadors of the Broker Public Portal, the WAV Group wants to encourage our MLS clients attending Inman Connect NYC to meet with the BPP. It’s a fantastic opportunity to get updated on the remarkable stream of success achieved in the last 12 months.

By |2020-01-16T09:55:39-08:00January 16th, 2020|Broker Public Portal, Conferences, MLS|0 Comments

WAV GROUP Managing Partners, Clients Prevail in RISMedia’s Top 2020 Newsmakers & Swanepoel Power 200

The new year brings many reasons for celebration at WAV Group as managing partners Marilyn Wilson, Victor Lund and a number of our clients are recognized on RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers and Swanepoel’s Power 200 rankings.

How to Solve 2 Major Agent Demands (without Breaking the Bank or Your Spirit)

What do agents want? Leads! When do they want them? Yesterday, probably, if they're like most real estate agents. Brokers hear it all the time—agents want help getting more qualified leads and referrals.

By |2019-11-02T13:17:07-07:00November 2nd, 2019|Broker Public Portal|0 Comments