Bright MLS simplifies workflow for their 100,000+ customers

Agents know that photos are one of the key ways to effectively promote a property, yet many limit the number of photos they upload to the MLS because the process can be very onerous. Bright MLS, after soliciting input from their subscribers about the best ways to simplify the process of setting up a listing, has made it a LOT easier to upload photos now.

By |2022-08-04T15:27:12-07:00August 4th, 2022|Announcements, MLS|0 Comments

Rapattoni MLS Software adding Restb.ai computer image technologies to automate engaging photo descriptions and more

For the second time in as many days, restb.ai is announcing a second MLS partnership. Rapattoni MLS, a leading provider of MLS software, is making it easier for agents to provide in-depth, SEO-friendly photo descriptions for their listings.

By |2022-08-03T07:24:31-07:00August 3rd, 2022|Announcements, MLS|0 Comments

bridgeMLS making property search richer and more engaging with Restb.ai

bridgeMLS has partnered with Restb.ai to be able to extract more relevant details out of each photo in their database. By using the artificial intelligence delivered by Restb.ai’s computer vision, agents will be able to search for homes with much more granularity.

By |2022-08-02T10:11:26-07:00August 2nd, 2022|Announcements, MLS|0 Comments

NCRMLS continues to expand: Now covers more than half of North Carolina

North Carolina Regional MLS has created an impressive and unique alternative to the data share models promoted by other MLSs. Through NCRMLS’s wholesale cooperative model, they have proliferated in North Carolina and now reach into southern Virginia with their latest announcement. What’s the big buzz? Jody Wainio, the current President of NCRMLS, explains the significant advantage of their wholesale cooperative model is that it brings everyone under one set of rules. It also ensures data integrity and fosters broker cooperation. But, most importantly, it eliminates duplicate MLS memberships and the accompanying fees. The data share models, Jody says, “can have [...]

By |2022-07-13T17:04:01-07:00July 13th, 2022|MLS, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

How do you get your agents to fall in love with the technology you provide?

Just knowing how to use the technology is not enough to cement agent adoption of the tool. They need to understand the bottom line: How is this technology going to make me more money? If they don’t see and experience the benefits of the tool early on, then it really does not matter how easy it is to use or how efficiently they interact with it.

By |2022-06-09T11:07:16-07:00June 8th, 2022|MLS, MLS Insights|2 Comments

RealMLS’ Division Metro Market Trends Hires New General Manager

RealMLS in Jacksonville, Florida has diversified its revenue generation opportunities by operating a Market Stats division that serves not only residential real estate, but the entire real estate ecosystem. They have leveraged their MLS data expertise into an entirely new business. Today, the company is announcing their new General Manager to run their Metro Market Trends division, Jennifer Tossavainen.

By |2022-05-17T11:31:39-07:00May 17th, 2022|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Getting a Customer-First Mindset for Your MLS

Clootrack surveyed over 102 customer experience experts in a recent study that looked at the importance of the customer experience as a key differentiator for successful businesses. The second biggest challenge these experts pointed to, for organizations improving the customer experience, was this idea of a customer-first mindset.

By |2022-07-20T12:47:05-07:00April 7th, 2022|MLS, MLS Insights, Strategic Planning|0 Comments

REBS and Rental Beast Announced a Partnership to Provide “Lead-to-Lease” software tools to C.A.R. Members

The California Association of REALTORS® has partnered with Rental Beast to make rental technology tools and solutions available to California agents, brokerages, Associations, and MLSs with single sign-on (SSO) integration.

By |2022-03-16T15:40:02-07:00March 16th, 2022|Press Releases, Rentals|0 Comments

MLS PIN names Coldwell Banker veteran Erminio Grasso as new CEO

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.

By |2022-02-15T15:21:15-08:00February 15th, 2022|MLS, Press Releases|1 Comment

Improve Virtual Training Engagement Levels for Your MLS Classes

Training is a key contact point for MLSs to encourage participation from their subscriber base.  We find that one of the largest hurdles to technology adoption is understanding how that technology works and connects to their day-to-day activities as an agent.

By |2022-01-31T13:54:07-08:00January 31st, 2022|Associations, MLS, MLS Insights|1 Comment

New WAV Group Study reveals changing workplace for MLSs and Associations.

As the vaccines are making it possible to return to the office, many of the MLS and association clients that WAV Group has met with have begun weighing the pros and cons of reopening their offices. Our new study explores this issue with insights from over 100 MLSs and associations nationwide.