No. 69

WAV Group Report

Enabling an Ecosystem of Innovation for Real Estate

By Marilyn Wilson

The MLS technology model has been relatively flat-footed for some time now. Many MLSs offer one MLS system, one Public Records system and other services like showing appointment software, document management, and they call it a day.

Bob Bemis, in an article last Thursday gave us a vision of a brand new way for  . . . READ MORE!



What should we look for at NAR Midyear?

By Kevin Hawkins

Real estate's annual May pilgrimage begins in a couple of weeks. Its formal name is "REALTORS? Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo," but I've never met anyone outside of NAR that doesn't call it . . .  READ MORE!

Coming Soon Listings Revisited
By Victor Lund

Last summer, the issue of Coming Soon listings hit a peek of interest among the nation's MLSs. As our industry is naturally prone to do, the issue was well vetted for more than a year thanks in part to the efforts of   . . .  READ MORE!  

By Jenna Woodruff

WAV Group is a part of strategic plans very often, for some of the largest MLSs and Associations in our industry. When conducting strategic plans we hear from brokers and board members that their organization is out of touch with   . . . READ MORE!

Mobile MLS
By Kevin Hawkins

 Bigger is better. At least that's what Apple discovered when it unveiled larger iPhones. The sales numbers stunned everyone: 74.5 million iPhones in the first quarter of release. That's more than 34,000 phones an hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Even Tim Cook was taken aback, telling analysts the . . .  READ MORE!



Trend MLS Case Study On Excellence

By Victor Lund

I was at the Swanepoel T3 summit a week ago and battled the misanthropic attitude toward MLS that bubbles up from agents and brokers. My commentary was specific. Not all MLSs are alike. Most MLSs with more than 5000 subscribers are excellent. Some MLSs with more than 10,000 subscribers are . . .  READ MORE!