Hacker Connect NY 18: Live problem solving IV

One of the many beneficial sessions at Inman Connect New York is “Live problem solving” at Hacker Connect, where the pros discuss audience issues and answer queries live onstage. Listen in to hear RESO’s Jeremy Crawford and Amitree’s Jonathan Aizen work through challenges for Inman’s Hacker audience …

Will NAR crackdown force MLSs to play by the rules?

The 1.3 million-member trade group put some 90 MLSs on notice: comply with the data standards required by NAR policy within the next 60 days or lose NAR liability insurance coverage. Nearly four weeks in, whether the majority of those MLSs take heed re…

Is growth of Zillow Group’s Bridge platform hype or substance?

During Zillow Group’s annual MLS Forum in Las Vegas this week, the real estate giant took the opportunity to announce that more than 10 multiple listing services with more than 180,000 agents combined had signed up for a listing input tool from its Bri…

Free MLS data feed could speed up real estate innovation

Those kids in a garage dreaming up what could be the latest and greatest real estate tech tool are in luck. Three real estate industry players have joined forces to offer what they say is a “groundbreaking” industry first: a free, standardized MLS data…

Free MLS data feed could speed up real estate innovation

Those kids in a garage dreaming up what could be the latest and greatest real estate tech tool are in luck. Three real estate industry players have joined forces to offer what they say is a “groundbreaking” industry first: a free, standardized MLS data…

Dissecting the deadlock: How can brokers and MLSs work together?

Glenn Phillips, CEO of Lake Homes Realty, and Jeremy Crawford, Executive Director of the Real Estate Standards Organization, talk about tension between two major players driving real estate sales: brokers and the …

The brightest minds in tech are headed to New York

On January 16, 2017, Inman will host its first ever Hacker Connect in New York City …

MRED receives RESO Gold Certification for web API

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) made strides in September by receiving Gold Certification for Web API from the Real Estate Standard Organization (RESO). RESO provides standards for real estate organizations working to enhance the development and delive…

Real estate tools could be faster (and cheaper) — here’s how

An agent hears about a new real estate tool that she thinks will help her business. But when she tries to buy it, she gets the bad news: the tool is not available in her market because it relies on MLS data, and the vendor has yet to partner with her …

Brokers vs. MLSs: Is there a winner in this mud match?

SAN FRANCISCO — Three years ago, Craig Cheatham of broker network The Realty Alliance announced that brokers had “lost faith in the system,” read out a list of grievances against MLSs and cryptically hinted at an upcoming big initiative that he said w…