MLSPIN, one of the largest and best run MLSs in the country made the smart step to hire a broker executive to take the reins from Kathy Condin after her celebrated 44 year career! With Erminio Grasso’s depth of experience running highly successful brokerages, he brings a whole new dimension to MLS leadership.
Managing Partners Marilyn Wilson and Victor Lund are joined by WAV Group Communications President, Kevin Hawkins and PR and Communication Strategist, Myra Jolivet in this year’s exclusive group of industry leaders who have made newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry.
If you did not catch this release yesterday - it's worth a look if you are a broker, title company, or mortgage company. MooveGuru is one numerous companies who are developing services for homeownership that are provided by brokers, title companies, and mortgage companies to consumers.
In a recent press release issued by CEO Stuart White, Realtracs announced their ambition to expand their services. WAV Group reached out to learn a bit more about the tactics that they plan to deploy.
Side, Inc. is expanding to 17 states this year - much of it is underway. WAV Group met with Side to understand more about their go to market strategy and understand how they operate in the markets they enter.
Do your agents use professional real estate photographers to shoot every listing? They should if they want to stay competitive, as today, 73% of all agents use professional photography to promote every property they list. Professional photos, video, virtual staging immersive 3D tours, aerial photography, and the use of twilight photos by agents are all covered in a brand-new survey from HomeJab. If you use professional photographers and other visual assets to promote your property listings and don’t know HomeJab, you should. Go to HomeJab.com and see for yourself how they connect you with top local photographers and deliver a [...]
Every so often, a real estate-related advertising campaign emerges that cuts through the clutter to make a strong audience connection. Not too long ago, Zillow, like the old AT&T tv ads, tugged at our homeownership heartstrings. The National Association of Realtors' ads used fictional Realtor Phil Dunphy from Modern Family to make us laugh. Go back 30 years to find the groundbreaking Great Western Bank commercials featuring Dennis Weaver. These brilliant TV ads spoke to both a B2B audience (Realtors) and B2C (consumers) with the same powerful "use a Realtor" message. My favorite one has Dennis walking in front of [...]
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.
MooveGuru is pioneering a their first PropTech franchise program that allows local franchisees to offer their services to local agents and brokers - but this is the first localized service.
WAV Group would like to congratulate Elm Street Technology for their 5th acquisition this year. In acquiring Outbound Engine, they take the lead in acquisitions and hold the title of the most active private equity backed company in real estate by unit volume of companies acquired this year (Stone Point Capital is the leader by dollar volume).
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.
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!