Compass acquires Paragon, seeks San Francisco market supremacy

Compass is now claiming to be the top brokerage in the blistering hot real estate market of San Francisco in sales volume. The technology focused brokerage announced on Monday, the acquisition of the San Francisco-based Paragon Real Estate Group growin…

Zillow’s ‘Bridge Listing Input’: New name, old tool?

Compose, a key component of Bridge Interactive, has been rebranded as Bridge Listing Input with no apparent significant changes to the tool …

Clareity’s 2017 MLS satisfaction rankings: Would you choose your system again?

Even as new real estate gadgets are constantly introduced into the market, the MLS remains agents’ no. 1 technology tool. So when choosing whether to stay with a current system or make a change, how can MLS executives separate the best from the rest …

San Francisco housing and condo market conditions by neighborhood

San Francisco neighborhoods that still offer a glimmer of affordability are seeing home sales rising above the area’s pricier neighborhoods, according to the most recent Paragon Real Estate Report …

New Black Knight MLS tool offers broker control — no Upstream required

Upstream has company. The nation’s second-largest MLS system provider has come up with a tool to address the thorny problem of broker data management — from within the …

San Francisco home prices aren’t immune to seasonality

Although known for exorbitant real estate, San Francisco home prices fluctuate regularly by month and even season-to-season from a broader scope. Between 2012 and 2015, median sales prices usually rose noticeably in the spring and then faded off, or ev…

MLS systems: the best, and all the rest

A multiple listing service system offered by Black Knight Financial Services has snagged the highest satisfaction ratings for the third year in a row in an annual survey of MLS executives by real estate consulting firm Clareity Consulting. Among the …

North Alabama MLS switching to Lender Processing Services’ Paragon platform

Northern Alabama Realtors are in for some big changes. Just as Huntsville-based North Alabama Multiple Listing Service has decided to send major listing portals Trulia, Zillow and Homes.com direct listing feeds, the MLS has inked another deal with Lender Processing Services to …

Sandicor inks 4-year MLS services agreement with LPS

After a seven-month selection process, San Diego-based Sandicor Inc., one of the largest multiple listing services in the U.S., has chosen Lender Processing Services Inc.’s Paragon 5 system to be its next MLS platform. With some 18,000 members, Sandicor will be …

13 Indiana MLSs consolidate

LPS’ Paragon system will power new 5,000-member MLSread more