Will Bob Goldberg be a ‘change agent’ as NAR’s CEO?

Since the National Association of Realtors named Bob Goldberg its next CEO, angst in the real estate industry has centered around one question: Will Goldberg be a change agent or stick to the status quo? NAR and Goldberg himself say …

Will Bob Goldberg be a ‘change agent’ as NAR’s CEO?

Since the National Association of Realtors named Bob Goldberg its next CEO, angst in the real estate industry has centered around one question: Will Goldberg be a change agent or stick to the status quo? NAR and Goldberg himself say …

Double exposure? 4 San Francisco Bay Area MLSs strike data share deal

In a market where million-dollar real estate listings often sell in days, a fragmented MLS market and the inefficiency it brings can be frustrating and potentially costly for a real estate agent …

The week in real estate industry deals: February 20-24

While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there’s another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We’ll be recapping every week’s noteworthy deal…

California MLSs pool real estate listings for more exposure

Three California multiple listing services have inked a data-share deal, continuing what they say is a trend to remove barriers to real estate data …

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 …

Coastal towns on different ends of prices and sales

Saying “coastal communities will always be a great investment” is a broad generalization that cannot always be quantified. Sure, beachfront property is popular, but MLSListings released a comparative study of Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clar…

MLSListings partners with RatePlug mortgage tech

RatePlug recently announced a new incorporation into Northern California’s MLSListings at the National Association of Realtors midyear meeting in Washington D.C., allowing agents and brokers to streamline the affordability process with buyers and creat…

Bay Area home sales trends by county

The Bay Area real estate market in February hit a few high notes, including year-over-year increases. Each county of the Bay Area is seeing different trends, making for an interesting start to the year. …

Pooled MLS listings create new market opportunity for Realtors

A data share between California Regional MLS and MLSListings Inc. — two of the Golden State’s largest MLSs — will go live on Dec. 7. The two MLSs are pooling about a third of the state’s listings for their combined nearly 100,000 agent and broker mem…