Just released: MLS Grid Paper, The Power of One

A recent study conducted by WAV Group underscores the reason this collaboration is so important for the real estate industry. According to the study, nearly three-quarters of brokers and vendors said they want a centralized data licensing approval process with ONE standardized data licensing approval form.

By |2020-10-27T09:40:05-07:00October 27th, 2020|MLS Insights, Research|0 Comments

It’s Time for MLSs and Associations to Embrace Rentals

The early adopter train has left the station for most multiple listing services and REALTOR® Associations (not all) on rentals. But it’s not too late to make a place for this growing aspect of the housing industry.

By |2020-10-15T13:51:54-07:00October 15th, 2020|MLS, MLS Insights, Rentals|0 Comments

Rental Beast for MLS Offers a Rental Solution Worth Consideration

Over the past 12 months, we have examined the success that MLSs are beginning to deliver though Rental Beast, what can be best described as an MLS system for rentals.

By |2020-06-25T13:41:13-07:00June 24th, 2020|MLS Insights, Technology, Technology Evaluation|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

MARIS MLS Pursues Outside Board Director Program

In a press release today, the MARIS Board of Directors announced that two new outside directors have joined their board – Craig Cheatham, CEO of The Realty Alliance and John Mosey, CEO of Northstar MLS.

By |2020-01-03T09:28:56-08:00January 3rd, 2020|MLS, MLS Insights, Press Releases|0 Comments

Is that a listing in your pocket or are you just happy to read this?

Midwest Real Estate Data or MRED, a perennial industry modernizer, released at the CMLS annual meeting in Salt Lake City, a new definitive guide to one of the hottest topics in our industry today.

By |2019-10-23T08:50:56-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Marketing, MLS, MLS Insights|0 Comments

Top 5 Most Powerful Methods for Distributing MLS Data

In this paper WAV Group provides an overview of the five key tools available today to enable MLSs to provide Data Distribution Services much more efficiently than older methods.

Bright MLS and Homesnap Make Listing Ads on Google, Facebook, Instagram and Waze Ads a Snap

When an agent enters a new listing, what if he or she could instantly create ads to promote it on Facebook, Instagram, Google and even the mobile driving app Waze? If you are one of some 95,000 subscribers to Bright MLS you now can via its newly announced integration with Homesnap, the public-facing brand of the Broker Public Portal.

Don’t Get Left behind! Top 5 Ways to Make 2020 the Year for Your MLS to Re-invent Itself Before It’s Too Late!

MLSs around the country are worried that their software, services or support are not keeping up. How can you stay current when you operate in just one small market and have had the same board members recycling through your organization for years? Here are five ways that the WAVes of Change program have helped MLSs be more successful.