Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive and Black Knight: Data management rivals unite

The real estate industry is unusual in that, more often than not, competitors cooperate to get things done. This is apparently true even for real estate tech companies in the midst of a data management arms race. Zillow Group subsidiary Bridge Interact…

NAR bets on Upstream with additional $9M in funding

WASHINGTON — The board of directors of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) today approved an additional $9 million in funding for broker data management platform Upstream …

CoreLogic’s Trestle now open for business — will tech vendors bite?

Opening its doors to tech companies yearning for a single, combined, standardized data feed from multiple MLSs, real estate data company CoreLogic launched its data marketplace, Trestle, to vendors this week. …

Report: Inaccurate Data Undercuts Business Decisions

Data is only as powerful as its accuracy. Clean data is crucial to the success of a real estate brokerage: accurate internal data secures transactions, while accurate property data facilitates them. According to a new report from Experian Data Quality, the “Global Data Management Benchmark,” 52 percent of businesses across industries guess or use “gut […]

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RPR beefs up agent training as Upstream enters next phase

Upstream will begin beta testing its platform sometime this year. To get agents and brokers up to speed, the company building the Upstream platform — Realtors Property Resource — has signed an agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kansas As…

New Black Knight MLS tool offers broker control — no Upstream required

Upstream has company. The nation’s second-largest MLS system provider has come up with a tool to address the thorny problem of broker data management — from within the …

ProspectsPlus puts print marketing back in mailboxes

ProspectsPlus is a rapid turn-around direct mail marketing platform for real estate agents. …