New Tools: Listing Alert Re-Reinvents Pre-MLS Window

A new look at an agent tool that shows a pre-MLS window, and offers a point of differentiation. Listing Alert may match your needs.

The MLS is Not Dead (Or Even Sick)

The internet has completely redefined sales of almost everything in our lives. If you want to buy and sell stocks on Wall Street, it’s super easy to open a discount trading account that you fully control. You do need to go through a brokerage that actively trades stock and bonds but you don’t need to

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My Florida Regional MLS Becomes Stellar MLS

My Florida Regional MLS, the nation’s third-largest Multiple Listing Service, officially becomes Stellar MLS today and will also debut its new site, StellarMLS.com. Introducing a “curated customer journey” for each of its nearly 60,000 customers — including real estate agents and brokers in 16 REALTOR® Associations throughout Central and Southwest Florida and one in Puerto

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NAR reaffirms its ‘pro-competition’ MLS policy

The National Association of Realtors said this week it will reaffirm its commitment to maintaining MLS rules regarding virtual office websites. The NAR’s VOW policy was first spelled out in 2008, and is designed to allow for competition and technological innovation in the real estate brokerage industry to thrive. The NAR’s consent decree had expired

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Second Largest MLS in Minnesota to Join NorthstarMLS

Southeast Minnesota REALTORS® (SEMR) has become a shareholder in the largest MLS in the state of Minnesota, NorthstarMLS. MLS operations will be merged this fall.

Innovation Fast Tracks Openlistings.com to Market Transforming Success

The all-in-one real estate platform at openlistings.com represents the next step in the home buying experience. Designed for the tech-savvy consumer, Open Listings lets members complete

If you List It, They Might Not Come…

Today’s residential market may be the hottest since 2007 when all you needed to do was fog a mirror to qualify to buy a house. But that doesn’t mean sellers can skimp or take shortcuts with critical steps in the sales process and still expect top dollar for a fast sale.

Why the Best Real Estate Deals are not in the MLS

Experienced real estate investors know that the last place to look for the best deals is the MLS. I’m not talking about stadium funding deals for Major League Soccer, this MLS is the Multiple Listing Service used by realtors a

The History of the Multiple Listing Service, and the Future of American Real Estate

If you want to sell your property in the United States, currently there is only one service which is reliable: connecting with a real estate agency and putting your home on a multiple listing service.

MLS Offers Launches Platform To Simplify Offer Negotiations

With a launch that has been highly anticipated by many in the real estate industry, MLS Offers (www.mlsoffers.com) has opened its doors as a free service for all real estate professionals in the United States and Canada. MLS Offers has taken aim

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