The hybrid workplace is likely here to stay: Common hurdles and best practices for MLSs and associations

As an essential job throughout the pandemic in most states, real estate agents continued to help people find the American dream of homeownership. The MLS organizations that supported them did what was necessary to support the local market as they always have, just in new ways. 

2022 is YOUR year to move 100% to the RESO Web API

RETS, the outdated data transport method that was launched in the last century is finally going to be replaced by the RESO Web API, today’s method for efficiently building and deploying data dependent real estate technologies. 

By |2021-12-13T05:04:28-08:00December 13th, 2021|Associations, MLS, Real Estate Technology, RESO, Technology|0 Comments

New WAV Group Study reveals changing workplace for MLSs and Associations.

As the vaccines are making it possible to return to the office, many of the MLS and association clients that WAV Group has met with have begun weighing the pros and cons of reopening their offices. Our new study explores this issue with insights from over 100 MLSs and associations nationwide.

Broker Resource Network Releases Zero Days On Market Report

This summer, the Broker Resource Network (BRN) asked us if we would be interested in writing a report about an alarming trend related to days on market. They are inviting an industry to have a conversation about this issue. As an industry, it is important for agents to gain access to information and training about the value of the MLS.

MLSs taking technology innovation into their own hands with purchase of Remine

With the purchase of Remine, the four participating MLSs – FMLS in Atlanta, Miami REALTORS® in Miami, Heartland MLS in Kansas City, and Austin Board of REALTORS in Austin, Texas - will be able to shape the offerings of Remine to support business success for both practitioners and MLS organizations.

By |2021-10-18T11:09:14-07:00October 18th, 2021|Acquisitions, MLS, MLS Insights|0 Comments

RatePlug integrates with OneHome from CoreLogic, Displaying Real-Time Mortgage Payment Information and Finance Options on Property Listings

While some think of MLS systems only as utility tools, they often overlook the incredible marketing power of the MLS; it delivers the ability to agents to explore with past clients, current customers and prospects via the robust prospecting tools available in MLS systems - such as OneHome from Corelogic.

Brian Donnellan, President and CEO of Bright MLS, Named MLS Executive of the Year

The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) named Brian Donnellan, President and CEO of Bright MLS, the seventh recipient of the Shuttleworth MLS Executive of the Year Award during the virtual CMLS conference (CMLS2021) on September 22.

By |2021-09-22T13:11:12-07:00September 22nd, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Kathy Condon, President and CEO of MLS PIN Inducted into CMLS Hall of Fame

A humble customer servant; Kathy goes to the mat for her brokers everyday - driving home technology innovation and business-friendly policies, training and support. She is a joy to work with and has found a winning way for a privately-owned MLS to work productively with NAR policies and programs. So well-deserved! Hats off to you Kathy!

By |2021-09-21T14:38:39-07:00September 21st, 2021|Announcements, MLS, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) hires TJ Bolan as Director of Programs

Congratulations CMLS for a great addition to your team TJ Bolan! His depth of expertise as a rising star at Northwest MLS blended with his experience launching 80 new markets for REDFIN makes him an ideal Director of Programs! We are honored that WAV Group was able to recruit TJ For this pivotal position!

By |2021-09-20T08:35:17-07:00September 20th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

North Carolina Regional MLS continues its statewide expansion

North Carolina Regional MLS is quickly creating one of the most expansive MLSs in the state through building an innovative "alliance" with other North Carolina MLSs and Associations that run other MLS. NCRMLS now covers 38% of the Tar Heel state, announcing it just increased its coverage from 315 cities and towns in 27 counties to 361 cities and towns in 31 counties. Its strategy is straightforward: to simplify data access across multiple MLS boundaries throughout North Carolina. Its momentum is growing. NCRMLS is demonstrating there's great value in offering "one set of rules with a robust, streamlined MLS system [...]

By |2021-09-01T07:10:03-07:00September 1st, 2021|MLS, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New England Real Estate Network (NEREN), the nation’s first primary multi-state MLS, continues expansion into Massachusetts.

NEREN has added a new shareholder owner. Greater Newburyport REALTORS marks NEREN’s second Massachusetts shareholder. NEREN, formed in 1994, is now owned by 25 local REALTOR Associations within New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts.

By |2021-08-13T11:09:08-07:00August 16th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments