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

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

Victor Lund Interviews Lone Wolf Executives Matt Keenan and Jimmy Kelly

In this video interview, Victor Lund of WAV Group meets with Lone Wolf CEO, Jimmy Kelly and Chief Revenue Officer, Matt Keenan about their recent announcement to acquire Lion Desk and HomeSpotter. The interview digs into many important strategic trends in the real estate industry; including point solutions vs. platforms, and Lone Wolf’s people, process, data philosophy. This strategy influences Lone Wolf acquisitions and is the guiding principles of the Lone Wolf marketplace and workflow integrations.

By |2021-05-17T10:09:36-07:00May 17th, 2021|Acquisitions, Announcements, Interview, News|0 Comments

eXp Gets Creative With Quarterly Results Announcement

On Tuesday of next week, eXp will be releasing their earnings. By all accounts they are expected to join their peer group and beat analyst estimates. If you look at the trends, you would say that eXp is likely to stay flat when they issue their quarterly results. Apparently, the larger looming financial influence of COVID on the market is dampening the market performance of companies who have clearly benefited from COVID. Real Estate is at an all-time record high.

By |2021-05-13T17:07:51-07:00May 13th, 2021|Announcements, News|1 Comment

Join Us for a Conversation with Larry Rideout of Gibson Sotheby’s

WAV Group is excited to have Larry Rideout, Chairman and Founder of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty join us for an hour-long talk on Zoom scheduled next week on April 28th.

By |2021-04-21T14:29:21-07:00April 21st, 2021|Acquisitions, Mergers & Acquisitions, News, Our Company|0 Comments

Real Estate Agent Eligible for PPP Loans Until March 31st

The second wave of federal loan funding to small businesses includes $250 Billion earmarked to small businesses. As of right now, about $128 Billion of that money is still available. Last week, the federal government extended the benefit to independent contractors including real estate agents.

By |2021-03-09T14:03:27-08:00March 9th, 2021|Broker-Agent Information, News|1 Comment

The Consolidation Continues and Will Accelerate

Today's announcement by Hanna Realty of the acquisition of Roy Wheeler Realty in Charlottesville, VA is another reminder that 2021 could be one of, if not the most, active consolidation year in real estate brokerage history

By |2021-03-03T15:26:10-08:00March 3rd, 2021|Mergers & Acquisitions, News|0 Comments

Aidentified Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding to Accelerate its Growth

The service provided by Aidentified integrates with your CRM and accomplishes three pretty magical feats.

By |2021-02-09T14:56:57-08:00February 9th, 2021|Artificial Intelligence, News, Technology|0 Comments

George Slusser to head new M&A advisory division at WAV Group

George Slusser, one of the real estate industry’s most experienced and well-known valuation experts, will join WAV Group to head its new Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Division, real estate’s leading consulting and research firm announced today.

By |2021-01-14T15:18:37-08:00January 14th, 2021|Acquisitions, News, Our Company|0 Comments

News Alert – Zillow Publishes New Terms Of Use – Read the Fine Print

In the early days of listing syndication, WAV Group investigated the terms of use on third party advertising websites like Zillow.com®, Trulia.com® and others. Zillow® and Trulia®, who received data through listing syndication feeds rather than though data licensing terms with MLSs like Realtor.com® and Homes.com® had some shocking language.

By |2021-01-08T14:41:45-08:00January 8th, 2021|News, Security and Privacy|5 Comments