Want a way to improve service to your MLS Subscribers? CMLX1 can help!

Delivering MLS services that resonate with every segment of your customer base is getting ever more challenging. Every person on the staff has to be sensitive to the diverse needs of MLS subscribers and participants. To help organizations with this challenge, the Council of MLS offers a strong suite of training tools called the CMLX series.

By |2021-11-16T14:06:42-08:00November 16th, 2021|MLS Insights|1 Comment

North Carolina Regional MLS continues its statewide expansion

North Carolina Regional MLS is quickly creating one of the most expansive MLSs in the state through building an innovative "alliance" with other North Carolina MLSs and Associations that run other MLS. NCRMLS now covers 38% of the Tar Heel state, announcing it just increased its coverage from 315 cities and towns in 27 counties to 361 cities and towns in 31 counties. Its strategy is straightforward: to simplify data access across multiple MLS boundaries throughout North Carolina. Its momentum is growing. NCRMLS is demonstrating there's great value in offering "one set of rules with a robust, streamlined MLS system [...]

By |2021-09-01T07:10:03-07:00September 1st, 2021|MLS, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New England Real Estate Network (NEREN), the nation’s first primary multi-state MLS, continues expansion into Massachusetts.

NEREN has added a new shareholder owner. Greater Newburyport REALTORS marks NEREN’s second Massachusetts shareholder. NEREN, formed in 1994, is now owned by 25 local REALTOR Associations within New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts.

By |2021-08-13T11:09:08-07:00August 16th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Two Mega-MLSs Connect on Common Data Platform

MARIS and NorthstarMLS understand that data is one of the most coveted resources on the planet. Today, data is the water in real estate’s ecosystem. Without water, there would be no life, just as data is essential to making real estate markets function. These two mega-MLSs are working to provide agents friction-free access to data. And that ultimately benefits consumers. How? MARIS and NorthstarMLS are working together, using NorthstarMLS’s Common Data Platform, to make real estate markets in the Greater Midwest work better by unifying the marketplace around shared listing data. This effort removes the toll gate that currently forces [...]

Corporate Home Buyers Pose an Immediate Threat to Home Ownership

Broker Public Portal Chairman, Alon Chaver, has written an excellent overview of how Corporate Home Buyers pose an immediate threat to home ownership which is having a ripple effect across the industry.

Third Parties May Have Lots of Traffic, but MLSs Deliver Significantly More Serious Customer Inquiries

For those that read our blog regularly, you know that I am a BIG fan of the MLS marketing results that ListTrac delivers in an easy-to-read weekly report. ListTrac is a key tool in helping MLSs take credit for the business generation opportunities they provide by supporting IDX, mobile apps like Homesnap, third-party syndication as well as their own prospecting delivered via the MLS system and local Consumer-facing websites. Recently, ValleyMLS added reporting on views, inquiries, saved listings and shares for Paragon and the Client Collaboration Center to its ListTrac reporting platform.

By |2021-05-20T16:07:52-07:00May 20th, 2021|Marketing, MLS, Technology|1 Comment

Maine Listings – Building Stronger Broker Partnerships with Fast and Easy Agent Onboarding

Maine Listings, one of the 6 statewide MLSs in America, now recognized they could make it easier for their brokers to onboard and transfer agents. They built a self-service portal to make it simple for brokers to add agents to their roster.

By |2021-04-26T14:21:01-07:00April 27th, 2021|Broker-Agent Information, Technology|0 Comments

CMA to Listing Agreement to MLS to Commission Check

Cloud CMA now integrated with Lone Wolf Transactions including zipForms and TransactionDesk - check it out.

Why doesn’t every Realtor have access to Tech Helpline?

The pandemic forced more than a million Realtors nationwide to work remotely and embrace digital technology at a record pace. One leading real estate tech executive told me more progress took place getting agents to adopt technology in the first five months of the outbreak than the last five years.

By |2021-04-12T09:43:09-07:00April 13th, 2021|COVID-19, MLS|1 Comment

Texas REALTORS® Signs Five-Year Contract Renewal with MMSI

Congratulations to Travis Wright, Kinski Moss and the rest of the Texas REALTORS® team for continuing to partner with MMSI to effect positive legislative changes in their state. By creating an efficient method for managing political advocacy and contributions, the staff can focus more on the critical grass roots efforts needed today to ensure that REALTORS® protect the best interest of homeowners.

By |2021-04-08T08:10:38-07:00April 8th, 2021|MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments