September 2017 - Issue 1


WAV Group Newsletter
By Marilyn Wilson

By far, an IDX feed is the most heavily used broker tool offered by MLSs today. Most brokers offer IDX data, including active listings, and many also include SOLD and PENDING listings thanks to the NAR IDX policy changes, which allow brokers to leverage all statuses.
By Kevin Hawkins

Twitter is probably one of the most ignored social media channels in real estate marketing and PR, which is remarkable considering its breadth and depth: 328 million monthly active users and 67 million of them in the U.S., a half-billion Tweets per day, and 80% of users access Twitter on their mobile devices.
By Marilyn Wilson

It is critical that every MLS continually evaluate its technology service offerings and support provided. WAV Group would like to provide a FREE service to the industry to evaluate the current state of MLS services and support available today.
By Victor Lund

RE/MAX Results is one of the crown jewels in the RE/MAX franchise group. With more than 1100 agents across Minnesota and Wisconsin, RE/MAX Results is among the largest franchises RE/MAX has in the world. The company recently switched website vendors and launched a new custom site developed by TRIBUS . This represents the largest broker to deploy a custom TRIBUS website.
By Marilyn Wilson

WAV Group conducts more subscriber satisfaction research for MLSs than anyone else in the country. We have a depth of understanding of the key drivers of satisfaction and perceived relevance for MLS organizations.
By Camilla Harvey

With planning for 2018 on the horizon, now is a great time to reflect on the best ways to help prepare your organization for the evolutions and revolutions that may happen next year. Are you making informed decisions?
By Victor Lund

Public Relations is a key communication practice for leading MLSs. Silicon Valley, California-based MLSListings is leveraging Public Relations to promote the relevancy of the MLS in the best possible way. They have developed communications for the real estate trade media and the consumer media that are both having positive impact.