HomeSpotter Acquires Open House Innovator Spacio

Love to see smart strategic moves in the real estate technology community like the one we saw today from Homespotter!     Aaron Kardell, one of the best and brightest and CEO of Homespotter just acquired Spacio. For those of you that don’t know them Spacio is a tool that helps make the lead generation that happens at Open Houses much more effective.   With this new combination agents will be able to generate leads from their mobile platform and make the time at Open Houses much more productive. Love to see solutions that make it easier for brokers and MLSs to [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:20:03+00:00January 17th, 2019|Main category, Press Releases|0 Comments

CoreLogic Launches Curated Solutions Program

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018—CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced the launch of the Alliance Network, a group of third-party solutions that complement and easily integrate with CoreLogic real estate technology platforms such as Matrix™, Realist® and Trestle™.

By |2018-12-19T21:51:55+00:00December 20th, 2018|Main category, Press Releases|0 Comments

Best PR Quotes of All Time

My top favorite pastime is being a professional mentor of high school robotics team where I live, just a short ferry ride from downtown Seattle on Bainbridge Island. It’s a FIRST Robotics Team (4915 Spartronics) that I helped found six years ago. I’m the lead marketing mentor.

Upstream Charts New Direction

Seattle, Wash., 11 December 2018 – UpstreamRE, LLC, owners of Upstream, the comprehensive real estate brokerage data management project created by a broad-based industry coalition, is finalizing an agreement with a new vendor to power the brokerage data platform. As a result, UpstreamRE, LLC, has amicably agreed to part ways with the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and Realtors Property Resource® (RPR), its wholly-owned subsidiary and Upstream’s technology development vendor.

By |2018-12-11T08:41:46+00:00December 11th, 2018|Main category, MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

eXp World Holdings Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire VirBELA

eXp is on the move again - big news from their EXPCON this week! Check it out! eXp World Holdings Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire VirBELA NEW ORLEANS — Oct. 23, 2018 — eXp World Holdings, the holding company for eXp Realty, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America (NASDAQ: EXPI), today announced at its annual EXPCON conference that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire VirBELA, LLC’s core group of products and services, and bring its team and technology in-house to the eXp World Holdings family of companies. The companies are working toward [...]

By |2018-10-24T08:25:42+00:00October 24th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

Elm Street Technology Announces Acquisition of eMerge and Announces The Launch of 3sixtyfive, a Full Service Creative and Digital Marketing Agency

October 17, 2018 – Greensboro, NC and New Orleans, LA – Today, Elm Street Technology (EST) announced the acquisition of eMerge, a marketing automation technology and marketing services provider to the real estate industry. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, is the 5th strategic acquisition over the past 24-months in an effort to consolidate proven and successful vendors in the real estate industry.

By |2018-10-17T09:41:19+00:00October 17th, 2018|Clients, Press Releases|0 Comments

Consolidation is NOT the only way to serve your Brokers Better!

There’s so much hype these days that make every MLS believe the ONLY way to better serve the needs of brokers is to consolidate. The truth is that there are TONS of practical and achievable ways to help your members save money and make it easier for them to be successful. Sentrilock Lockbox partnership IRES and Pikes Peak, two leading MLSs are partnering in a really powerful way to provide a quick win for more than 10,000 Colorado real estate professionals to do business.  In the same region rife with drama and conflict, these two MLSs have come together to [...]

By |2018-10-10T08:13:52+00:00October 10th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

Breaking News! NAR hires two heavyweights!

NAR hires two heavyweights to take organization to next level! I recently had the pleasure of working with Victoria Gillespie.  When I saw NAR’s announcement about her become their new Chief Marketing and Communications Officer I was thrilled!   She is the consummate professional and she knows a TON about the effective ways to leverage today’s marketing techniques to help an organization engage with its direct customers and their clients!     I’m confident she is going to bring a ton of fresh thinking about the ways to make the REALTOR® brand stronger, while finding ways to deliver content to consumers that will [...]

By |2018-10-03T08:09:31+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) Welcomes Bloomington-Normal Association of Realtors® (BNAR)

This is a big week for merger announcements!  MRED, one of the nation’s largest MLSs located in the Chicagoland area just added their 14th Association and 21st county to their MLS marketing network.  Bloomington-Normal Association of REALTORS(R) has joined their ranks.  I have had the pleasure of working with the MRED team and I can see why Bloomington-Normal chose MRED.  They offer a terrific suite of services supported by strong customer service and training. Its a great of MLS leaders and staff that really cares about the success of their customers.   Congratulations Bloomington-Normal and MRED! One of nation’s largest [...]

By |2018-09-26T08:37:57+00:00September 26th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

MMSI Case Study on Membership Engagement

MMSI, makers of the Membership Director™ Association Management System, have announced the release of their integrated Single Sign-On (SSO) Service to drive member engagement through Association and MLS Member Portals.  To announce the release, they created a case study that reviewed three customers who are experiencing outstanding performance with the platform: Central Jersey MLS, Savannah Area REALTORS®, and Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS®.

By |2018-09-25T10:12:54+00:00September 25th, 2018|Clients, Press Releases|0 Comments