Naked data under the stars: A real estate love story

Industry data is often masked in layers of cosmetic “enhancements” and workarounds. It presents relationship problems when agents, brokers and MLSs aren’t looking at the same picture. Innovative technology companies are swooning for the powerhouse data feeds coming from Stellar MLS.

Remine’s $30M is being put to good use

Recently infused with cash, Remine has upgraded its interface, introduced new agent tools and is seeing quick adoption of its mobile version.

A line in the sand: W+R Studios won’t accept old listing data standard

Six months ago W+R Studios began the process of making all of its products, the Cloud Agent Suite, compatible with the RESO Web API. Today, the company announced it had achieved that goal, and, moreover, it would no longer accept data from new MLS customers via RETS — only through the RESO Web API.

‘We’re not kidding’: Deadlines loom for broker technology upgrades

May’s gauntlet of conferences brought into focus the issues that will dominate the industry for the rest of the year. The tech conversations have intensified to a fever pitch. A few developments that might fly under your radar are at the core of progress. Here’s what you should know.

My Florida Regional MLS rebrands as Stellar, seeks to buck the norm

The third largest MLS in the nation, which is also the largest MLS in Florida at 58,000 subscribers, will relaunch under the new name on June 4.

Sam DeBord named CEO of Real Estate Standards Organization

The trade association that creates the standards for getting real estate data where it needs to go has chosen a new chief.

Listing Bits: Real estate tech’s transition to the Web API

What’s it going to take to get real estate technology vendors to transition away from RETS to the Web API? RESO is hoping that both a carrot (providing easy-to-use replication tools) and a stick (large MLSs putting a “death date” on RETS feeds) will facilitate the move.

WATCH: The RESO data initiatives you should know about

From data grid to internet tracking to lead cultivation — hear the latest on Real Estate Standards Organization initiatives and what we can expect in 2019.

NAR will require MLSs to deliver standardized data exchange feeds

Agent and broker websites may soon get a boost from their local multiple listing service thanks to new industry data standards.

Why we need the ‘United Nations of real estate’

With new apps and services launching all the time, the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) says it is critical for the industry to establish common rules for handling data. Jeremy Crawford recommends thinking of RESO like Bluetooth, a technology …