Stellar MLS and Prospects partnered to deliver new customer tools that expand client connections

Stellar MLS now offers its customers both a mobile app and CRM that are fully connected to the MLS. Stellar and Prospects partnered to bring one of the largest MLSs in the nation customer tools that successfully enable client connection from the office or mobile phone.

By |2021-07-30T07:48:25-07:00August 3rd, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Are your subscribers suffering because you haven’t implemented MLS System upgrades?

We hear that some MLSs are reticent to rollout new features because they do not want to upset their customers. While we totally understand that, there are ways to ensure that the changes you’re proposing will be received well.

By |2021-07-23T16:25:31-07:00July 26th, 2021|MLS, Technology|0 Comments

Two Mega-MLSs Connect on Common Data Platform

MARIS and NorthstarMLS understand that data is one of the most coveted resources on the planet. Today, data is the water in real estate’s ecosystem. Without water, there would be no life, just as data is essential to making real estate markets function. These two mega-MLSs are working to provide agents friction-free access to data. And that ultimately benefits consumers. How? MARIS and NorthstarMLS are working together, using NorthstarMLS’s Common Data Platform, to make real estate markets in the Greater Midwest work better by unifying the marketplace around shared listing data. This effort removes the toll gate that currently forces [...]

Ohio’s MLS Now Leads all MLSs in Dumping Coming Soon Status

With the passing of the Clear Cooperation Policy, many MLSs around the nation created a new status called ‘Coming Soon’. Included is the press release from MLS Now detailing the unanimous approval of the board to end the policy.

By |2021-06-23T09:00:31-07:00June 22nd, 2021|MLS, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Future of Forms as a Member Benefit Spooks Associations and MLSs

The California Association of REALTORS® deserves recognition for solving one of the most significant pain points in real estate – digital forms management. When the real estate industry began the slow conversion from paper transactions to digital transactions, California led the way with the creation of a for-profit company that became zipLogix. Along the way, the National Association of REALTORS® joined CAR as an investor.

By |2021-05-27T11:19:22-07:00May 26th, 2021|Associations, MLS|0 Comments

MLSs Align to Purchase Tech Company Together

Five MLSs with a combined subscriber count of over 100,000 announced that they have pooled their resources and purchased a real estate technology company called Agent Inbox. As a result of the acquisition, these five MLSs will now have a solution that fits their mutual needs for a messaging-and-showing solution to serve their subscribers. Moreover, these five will be able to make their showing and messaging solutions available to other MLSs as a vendor.

By |2021-05-25T12:44:21-07:00May 25th, 2021|MLS, News, Technology|0 Comments

OneKey® MLS adds Three Data and Technology Experts to its Board of Managers to help keep REALTORS® relevant and profitable

Gone are the days when decisions can be made over months and even years. To compete effectively against the smart capital entering real estate, MLSs need to learn how to think and act like a technology company. They need to make well-informed decisions quickly with the help of technology innovators that know what it takes to deliver technology that REALTORS® value.

By |2021-07-02T10:08:41-07:00May 25th, 2021|Announcements, MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Interested in running one of the largest and most progressive and customer-centric MLSs in America?

MLS Property Information Network (MLS PIN), based in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, one of the top 10 largest MLSs in America, is looking for a new President and CEO to run its 43,000+ broker-owned and broker-led organization. One of the most progressive and customer-centric MLSs, MLS PIN is looking for a strategic, collaborative and tech savvy leader to drive its leadership and proprietary software platform.

By |2021-05-24T14:57:38-07:00May 24th, 2021|MLS, Recruiting|1 Comment

Third Parties May Have Lots of Traffic, but MLSs Deliver Significantly More Serious Customer Inquiries

For those that read our blog regularly, you know that I am a BIG fan of the MLS marketing results that ListTrac delivers in an easy-to-read weekly report. ListTrac is a key tool in helping MLSs take credit for the business generation opportunities they provide by supporting IDX, mobile apps like Homesnap, third-party syndication as well as their own prospecting delivered via the MLS system and local Consumer-facing websites. Recently, ValleyMLS added reporting on views, inquiries, saved listings and shares for Paragon and the Client Collaboration Center to its ListTrac reporting platform.

By |2021-05-20T16:07:52-07:00May 20th, 2021|Marketing, MLS, Technology|1 Comment

Why doesn’t every Realtor have access to Tech Helpline?

The pandemic forced more than a million Realtors nationwide to work remotely and embrace digital technology at a record pace. One leading real estate tech executive told me more progress took place getting agents to adopt technology in the first five months of the outbreak than the last five years.

By |2021-04-12T09:43:09-07:00April 13th, 2021|COVID-19, MLS|0 Comments