Understanding real estate data can future-proof your business — here’s how

If you haven’t yet figured out that data is a commodity, and that real estate data in particular is one of the hottest commodities around, then you’ve got some catching up to do in order to ensure you know what threats are emerging within and outside t…

Understanding real estate data can future-proof your business — here’s how

If you haven’t yet figured out that data is a commodity, and that real estate data in particular is one of the hottest commodities around, then you’ve got some catching up to do in order to ensure you know what threats are emerging within and outside t…

Overcoming broker objections, sideswipes and undermining of the MLS

With each passing year, multiple listing services (MLSs) strive to identify and improve their weaknesses while steadily continuing successful business practices. So what exactly are their weaknesses? And what are the strengths that keep them progressin…

Most MLSs ‘not sure’ if they’ll work with Upstream

The vast majority of MLSs either need more information about the project before giving their support or flat-out aren’t interested in participating …

What do brokers want more than MLS mergers? Power

It’s been nearly four years since a group of dozens of big brokers laid out a long list of grievances against MLSs and threatened the launch of an industry bombshell that would change the role of the MLS. Since then, that industry bombshell — Upstream…

Why are ‘required’ MLS policies not actually required?

Even though all MLSs are required to provide sold and pending listings in their IDX feeds, several MLSs have refused to comply with the policy. This inconsistency has created frustrations from brokers all over the country, especially for those operatin…

Why are ‘required’ MLS policies not actually required?

Even though all MLSs are required to provide sold and pending listings in their IDX feeds, several MLSs have refused to comply with the policy. This inconsistency has created frustrations from brokers all over the country, especially for those operatin…

An insider’s guide to hot trends, policy changes, market shifts and key industry developments

Who better to give a high-level overview of what’s happening in the real estate industry this year than Marilyn Wilson, founding partner at WAV Group? See her session at Inman Connect New York …

7 hot trends from an industry insider

WAV Group founding partner Marilyn Wilson let us in on seven trends the firm is seeing through its own industry and consumer research …

Broker portal debate: Visionary or stupid idea?

Rob Hahn and Marilyn Wilson discuss the pros and cons of a broker-controlled real estate portal …