Florida’s largest multiple listing service adds Puerto Rico

Joining My Florida Regional means PRAR’s members will have more products and services available to them than they have in the past, according to the MLS.

How unproductive agents are bringing real estate down

Leaders of the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) urged their members to be part of the change in the industry as CMLS kicked off its annual conference Thursday.

Minnesota’s two largest multiple listing services are merging

NorthstarMLS is joining forces with Southeast Minnesota Realtors (SEMR) to offer lower combined fees to 88 percent of the state’s real estate pros.

‘Pre-nup’ fight scuttles merger of Colorado’s two largest MLSs

REcolorado and Information and Real Estate Services (IRES) began “complex and highly charged” merger talks in March 2017 on the heels of a declined acquisition proposal and a terminated data share. 

The bold plan to rebuild the tech behind property listings across the US

Eight of the nation’s largest multiple listing services have committed to taking decisive steps toward streamlining the delivery of listing data for real estate agents and brokers.

Arizona Regional MLS and Wisconsin’s Metro MLS team up from across the country

“Our markets are not contiguous, but our energy, approach and overall vision of service do overlap. Our MLS DNA is similar and lends the ability to accomplish more, quicker and efficiently with a combined effort.”

Ohio’s largest MLS is born as two smaller ones combine

The goal of the newly formed Yes-MLS board of directors is to remove market barriers for their agent and broker members whenever possible …

Decoding the broker/MLS cold war on consolidation

Why is the MLS so misunderstood? This timely question was posed by FBS CEO Michael Wurzer (provider of FlexMLS software), regarding the highly publicized MLS 2018 panel at the California Association of Realtors’ annual meetings …

Redfin clashes with think tank on MLS antitrust

What would happen if the government mandated that real estate brokers make all their listings accessible publicly to everyone online, free-of-charge? It would result in “a tragedy of the commons,” argues Redfin…

MLSs in North Carolina consolidate for cost savings, bargaining power

More and more multiple listing services are listening to the drumbeat of consolidation nationwide. CarolinaMLS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, will acquire the North Carolina Mountains MLS on January 1, …