Category: MLS

Coming Soon – Much Ado About Nothing

Zillow is an advertising portal hell bent on being in front of the consumer’s eyes 24/7. They are headline grabbers and media manipulators of the first water – and I say that with some admiration because they are so darn good at it. Everything that Zillow does is about getting the consumer to visit them – a sensible and practical goal since that traffic is what they want to capture, package and sell to the industry.

Rankings, Reviews and Ratings, Oh My!

The conversation began by the AgentMatch controversy continues, at a far slower pace since the program was hauled back in for review, but the issue still seems to be confusing to a number of people, including some very smart folks who consult with and to the real estate industry. It seems there is a lack of distinction in the conversations about Reviews, Ratings, and Rankings.

What You Need to Know About NAR, the MLS, and Public Facing Websites

The Multiple Listing Issues and Policy Committee worked diligently and efficiently at the Mid-Year meetings on recommendations made by the MLS Technology & Emerging Issues Advisory Board, who had in turn been working since last November on a revision to the categorization of services provided by Multiple Listing Services.