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2 08, 2017

The Short and Simple Road for an MLS to offer ONLY RESO-Compliant IDX Feeds

By |2018-05-03T21:22:43-07:00August 2nd, 2017|Broker Technology Research, Broker-Agent Information, Clients, Marketing, MLS Insights, Technology Evaluation|0 Comments

Key Takeaways The move for MLSs to transition to ONLY RESO-compliant IDX feeds is not that difficult. Moving to offering only a RESO-compliant IDX feed is not that difficult.  RMLS™, one of the first MLSs in the country to distribute only RESO-Compliant IDX feeds, made the move in just FOUR weeks. They launched a campaign to their IDX providers showing them the fields that needed to be transitioned to be RESO-compliant and requiring them to transition completely ONLY to a RESO-Compliant IDX feed. Promotion is Key According to RMLS™, to make the move MLSs will need an effective promotional campaign [...]

25 07, 2017

BROKERS – How RESO Will Help You Become a GREAT Competitor Online

By |2018-05-03T21:22:43-07:00July 25th, 2017|Broker-Agent Information|0 Comments

Brokers, even those that invest significant money in their online presence struggle to engage potential customers. In just about every market, brokers have taken a backseat to venture-backed sites that are constantly launching new bells and whistles to capture the attention of potential home buyers and sellers. There’s been a group of hard-working technology leaders at work creating the Real Estate Standards Organization or RESO, as it is called. This smart community of thinkers, led by many of the largest broker organizations including Keller Williams, Home Services of America, REALOGY, Watson, Crye-Leike, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, The [...]

18 07, 2017

CORELOGIC TRESTLE ACHIEVES RESO PLATINUM CERTIFICATION

By |2018-05-03T21:22:44-07:00July 18th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

IRVINE, Calif., July 18, 2017—CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, announced today that clients of Trestle can now obtain Platinum-level data dictionary certification from the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO). Trestle™ is the national data marketplace created by CoreLogic to address fundamental data access problems experienced by real estate brokers, technology providers, and multiple listing organizations. RESO promotes data standards and processes that facilitate software innovation, ensure portability, eliminate redundancy and achieve greater efficiency for all real estate transaction parties. “CoreLogic is a strong supporter of real estate standards and has marched steadily toward the [...]

13 07, 2017

Did you miss RESO, RETS Standards, and You: News from the RESO Certification Front?

By |2018-05-03T21:22:44-07:00July 13th, 2017|Main category|0 Comments

MLS data services for brokers, agents, and their technology providers are changing at a very rapid pace. The RETS Standards that are used by an estimated 97% of IDX and VOW solutions are converting to the RESO Web API. Being informed about this conversion is vital to the effective management of data feeds. WAV Group Partner, Victor Lund is joined by CEO of the Real Estate Standards Organization, Jeremy Crawford as he discussed the challenges and opportunities he’s hearing first-hand from brokers and technology vendors as they move toward receiving standard feeds. Did you know that RESO certification must be [...]

25 05, 2017

New! FREE RESO Marketing Toolkit!

By |2018-05-03T21:22:49-07:00May 25th, 2017|Broker Technology Research, Marketing|0 Comments

Help brokers understand how RESO standardized data delivered via the RESO Web API will help them bring new technology solutions to market and differentiate their messaging, lead gen, market statistics and green marketing. Thanks to MLSs across the country who have done a great job of embracing the Real Estate Standards Organization, the RESO Data Dictionary and RESO Web API. Today, 93% of all REALTORS® in America work with MLSs that are RESO Certified. Congratulations! In practical terms that means that brokers can now improve their ability to capture leads, save searches across multiple devices, promote green properties and take [...]

10 05, 2017

Help your Brokers Improve their Marketing with RESO Standards

By |2018-05-03T21:22:50-07:00May 10th, 2017|Broker Technology Research, Marketing, MLS Insights|0 Comments

MLSs have done a great job of embracing the Real Estate Standards Organization, the RESO Data Dictionary and RESO Web API. Today, 93% of all REALTORS® in America work with MLSs that are RESO Certified. RESO volunteers have worked tirelessly for years to get us to this stage.  MLSs have done the hard work to make RESO data standards available to their members and technology partners. We’re on the cusp of greatness with RESO. While just about all brokers in America can leverage RESO standards on their website, CRM and other marketing solutions now, very few are aware of the [...]

8 05, 2017

RESO Honors its Outstanding Volunteers

By |2018-05-03T21:22:51-07:00May 8th, 2017|Main category|0 Comments

Real Estate Standards Organization, or RESO, recently showed how massive volunteerism is in real estate. It often goes unnoticed, under the radar. But at its sold-out Spring Summit in Austin, Jeremy Crawford, CEO of RESO, took to the stage and invested time to honor more than two-dozen people in our industry. Jeremy recognized each of them for their outstanding personal contributions with a 2017 Spring Tech Summit Award. What’s amazing to think about is that collectively, these individuals contributed literally thousands of annual volunteer hours to RESO. They spent time volunteering for the seven RESO Workgroups – and one key committee – all [...]

7 04, 2017

RESO Reminder: New Data Dictionary MLS Adoption Deadline is June 21

By |2018-05-03T21:22:53-07:00April 7th, 2017|Broker-Agent Information, MLS Insights|0 Comments

Jeremy Crawford, CEO of the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO), just posted this vital reminder about the upcoming deadline for MLS Adoption of the Data Dictionary 1.5: It’s less than 80 days away: June 21 is the deadline for every NAR affiliated MLS to have the Data Dictionary version 1.5 adopted. The good news is if you have an earlier version – such as Data Dictionary 1.3 – you can update directly to Data Dictionary 1.5 directly, bypassing the Data Dictionary 1.4. Remember, the Data Dictionary is not a one-and-done proposition: it is a living, growing, always improving standard that needs [...]

1 02, 2017

How Can RESO Make Brokers Money in 2017? Learn How in an Upcoming Webinar

By |2018-05-03T21:22:56-07:00February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Few people understand industry standards.  “That’s for the computer geeks,” most of us think.  Our busy schedules and our tenacious focus on business priorities rarely allow us to fully understand how standards directly impact us every day. Our ability to easily communicate with one another relies on standards.  Think of computers and operating systems.  Right now, the giants are Apple and Windows.  They each implemented their own standards for communicating between devices. If standards had not been designed and implemented, we would not have cell phones, tablets, laptops and desktops all talking to one another.  Do you remember when Apple [...]

26 01, 2017

Industry First from ABoR, RESO and CoreLogic Trestle Platform

By |2018-05-03T21:22:56-07:00January 26th, 2017|Broker Technology Research, Press Releases|0 Comments

Tim Dain, MLS Director at the Austin Board of REALTORS (ABoR) is known for being a tech innovator. He can now add creating an industry first to his resume, thanks to the vital support of his forward-thinking Board at ABoR, plus a big assist from Jeremy Crawford, CEO of the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO). What ABoR announced today busts open a door for real estate tech developers that has locked out the "kid in the garage" trying to develop better real estate software, as well as major franchises developing their own software as they don't have the access to MLS data [...]

11 01, 2017

RESO Standards Adoption Report

By |2018-05-03T21:22:57-07:00January 11th, 2017|Broker-Agent Information, MLS Insights|0 Comments

The Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) has driven the most important data solution for real estate brokers over the past year. With support from the National Association of REALTORS®, all NAR® affiliated MLSs (think association-owned) are required to adopt the RESO standard for MLS data. This change compelled CoreLogic®, the nation’s largest MLS provider to make the changes to the MLS data feeds. Zillow Group also jumped into the mix with the acquisition of Bridge Interactive to complement RETSLY. But firms went further, and it‘s good for brokers. Prior to the NAR mandate to adopt RESO data dictionary, every MLS [...]