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

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

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

The Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® is looking for a new MLS leader! Check it out!

The Southwest Multiple Listing Service, the MLS division of the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS® is looking for a new Director of MLS Services. Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico is home to the world famous Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the most photographed event on the planet.

By |2020-10-05T12:37:11-07:00October 5th, 2020|MLS, Recruiting|0 Comments

Cape Cod and Islands MLS Seek External Board Members from Real Estate Industry

Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service announced the restructuring of their board of directors with the application of two strategies that groups like the Houston Association of REALTORS, MRED, MLSListings, and many other leading firms have adopted.

By |2020-09-28T13:18:49-07:00September 28th, 2020|MLS, News|0 Comments

Rockford Area REALTORS® Expands Listing Exposure, Lead Gen and Referral Opportunities for its members with new MRED partnership

Love it when Associations provide their members with additional choice of MLS services. As we know all brokerages are not created equal and by providing more choice, Rockford Area REALTORS® can find the most effective ways to leverage MLS-provided tools to grow their business.

By |2020-09-24T10:07:14-07:00September 25th, 2020|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

What your MLS Should Expect… No – Demand from its Vendors

We’ve put together an extensive list of what your MLS should expect…no, demand from the vendors you work with.  Many of these concepts cover everything we’ve learned at WAV Group as consultants to several real estate organizations.

By |2020-09-22T11:07:03-07:00September 22nd, 2020|MLS|0 Comments