Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive vs. Upstream: A data management arms race?

Listings, listings, listings. Debates about where they go online, when, and in what form — plus who controls all of that — have fired up the real estate industry since the advent of the internet …

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…

Zillow Group rolls out ‘end-to-end’ listing management

Real estate technology and media giant Zillow Group today unveiled what it says is an “end-to-end listing management solution for brokerages and MLSs.” …

Retsly adds Miami Association of Realtors MLS data to software service

Retsly, a Zillow-owned and operated software company based in Vancouver, is welcoming several new MLS affiliations that allow the software company to incorporate more data to its modernized platform.

Retsly’s newest additions includes the Miami Association of Realtors, one of the largest MLSs in the …

The broker-driven future of the MLS

New technology initiatives are reshaping the future of broker relationships with MLSs. The sheer magnitude of the changes coming to the MLS portion of our industry is creating uncertainty for some and unease for others. These initiatives are complex. That’s why many agents, and even brokers, simply avoid them. It’s what we were taught: If the MLS is working, there’s no need to investigate further. Get back to business …

You got your AMP in my Upstream!

There continues to be confusion about Upstream and AMP (Advanced Multilist Platform). They are two separate projects. They are not dependent upon each other. Allow me to explain …

Zillow may have just beat Upstream to market

Many real estate agents are set to gain access to a wide array of multiple listing service (MLS) management tools with the introduction of a new service from Zillow, the listing portal has announced. Retsly Connect, a service powered by listing data ag…

Retsly real estate hackathon sparks 33 new ideas

The Zillow San Francisco headquarters was a jumble of sleeping bags, air mattresses and cans of Red Bull last weekend as 150 developers, mainly from the West Coast, worked overnight on data from three MLSs in a hackathon organized by Retsly, the Zillow…

Zillow Group hosting San Francisco ‘hackathon’ competition

Zillow Group is inviting hackers, coders, designers and engineers to dream up new real estate software at an all-night “hackathon” at its San Francisco offices, Nov. 6 – …