Rivals FBS and Solid Earth team up to offer MLS ‘front end of choice’

Real estate agents and brokers know that sometimes cooperating is the best way to both compete and serve their clients. Two MLS vendors, FBS and Solid Earth, have struck a deal in that spirit …

Listing Bits: The controversial pivot to API

RETS has been a solid technology standard for 15 years, and many vendors are resistant to make the change to API. But as mobile needs shift the industry, a new “interstate” is necessary …

Is growth of Zillow Group’s Bridge platform hype or substance?

During Zillow Group’s annual MLS Forum in Las Vegas this week, the real estate giant took the opportunity to announce that more than 10 multiple listing services with more than 180,000 agents combined had signed up for a listing input tool from its Bri…

Free MLS data feed could speed up real estate innovation

Those kids in a garage dreaming up what could be the latest and greatest real estate tech tool are in luck. Three real estate industry players have joined forces to offer what they say is a “groundbreaking” industry first: a free, standardized MLS data…

Free MLS data feed could speed up real estate innovation

Those kids in a garage dreaming up what could be the latest and greatest real estate tech tool are in luck. Three real estate industry players have joined forces to offer what they say is a “groundbreaking” industry first: a free, standardized MLS data…

Dissecting the deadlock: How can brokers and MLSs work together?

Glenn Phillips, CEO of Lake Homes Realty, and Jeremy Crawford, Executive Director of the Real Estate Standards Organization, talk about tension between two major players driving real estate sales: brokers and the …

The brightest minds in tech are headed to New York

On January 16, 2017, Inman will host its first ever Hacker Connect in New York City …

Can leveling the real estate data standards field be a good thing?

In recent years, the idea of MLSs “leveling the playing field” between real estate brokers has been controversial. Some large brokerages objected to MLSs providing services and tools that their brokers would otherwise offer to agents and consumers to d…

RESO’s web API will make your life easier — here’s how

Our industry is in the dawn of a new day. With some measure of struggle, the nations’ MLSs and their vendors have endeavored to adopt a set of standardized fields for data transportation from the MLS system to applications that support the real estate industry …

MRED receives RESO Gold Certification for web API

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) made strides in September by receiving Gold Certification for Web API from the Real Estate Standard Organization (RESO). RESO provides standards for real estate organizations working to enhance the development and delive…