Why are all these multiple listing services teaming up?

The founding MLSs are Arizona Regional MLS, Metro MLS in Wisconsin, MLSListings in Silicon Valley, RMLS in Oregon and UtahRealEstate.com, which have nearly 95,000 agent and broker subscribers combined.

How blockchain can be used for more than just transactions

Blockchain has applications in real estate beyond financial transactions, panelists said at Inman Connect San Francisco’s Hacker Connect.

Jim Harrison apologizes for op-ed on Inman

When I stand corrected, I do so as publicly as any other statements bearing my name. The Inman op-ed, while intended to prepare our leadership for the NAR meetings with new info, was in hindsight, not a fair presentation, nor was it truly reflective of…

It’s time to stop ignoring the crisis at NAR

An op-ed from MLS Listings CEO Jim Harrison explains his grievances with recent NAR actions and the upcoming vote to raise dues

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 …