Blog Profile / WAV Group

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Damien Huze, founder of Wake Interactive, has joined W&R Studios to focus on design of W&R Studios’ products and services. HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (October 29, 2015) – Privately held software company, W&R Studios, announced today that Damien Huze will be joining their leadership team as the Chief Design Officer. Show More Summary

CoreLogic Extends Trestle RETS Server to other Systems for FREE

It is RESO week. The week when CIO and CTO types gather together in Austin, TX for the Annual Real Estate Standards Organization meeting. This year’s conference was sold out for the first time with a rumored count of more than 700 participants. Show More Summary

Tech Helpline Now Available to Orange County Association of REALTORS®

Some 13,600+ Agents Get Unlimited Tech Support from “Friendly” U.S.-Based Staff  Orlando, FL., (October 28, 2015) – California’s Orange County real estate agents are more dependent on technology to help them buy and sell homes than ever before, and now when a computer crashes or a smartphone glitches out, they can get immediate assistance. Show More Summary

Preparing for Success in the Coming Year

As we approach the end of another exciting year in real estate, now is a great time to sit back and reflect on the best ways to help prepare your members and organization for success next year. We have talked many times over the years about the importance of staying in touch with what is happening in the industry today. Show More Summary

Lund and Cowen Discuss REDPLAN Prior Art and Forms Library

REDPLAN directors Victor Lund of WAV Group and Merri Jo Cowen, CEO of My Florida Regional MLS had a call to discuss REDPLAN’s new Prior Art and Forms Library. Lund: When did MFRMLS join REDPLAN? Cowen: MFRMLS joined REDPLAN a few years ago. Show More Summary

WAV Group Partnering With MLSs On Zillow Survey

WAV Group is recruiting MLS and broker participants for a study to get an understanding of what these groups of people think about their relationship with Zillow. This study is funded internally at WAV Group. What do home buyers think...Show More Summary

Broker Public Portal Update – October 2015

Many participants in the Broker Public Portal project were in attendance at the Council of MLS annual meeting in Kansas City. It was an extraordinary event, and one could not walk away without a sense that brokers and MLSs are communicating and working together better today than ever before. Show More Summary

Millennials and Home Buying Revisited

The great statistical debate continues on the impact of Millennials today on home buying. About a year ago, I wrote about the conflicting data (“Millennial Marketing Madness”) that argued Millennials were not going to drive the majority home sales in 2015 despite what marketers and self-interested parties were claiming. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Leverage Your PR

A potential client called recently to engage the services of WAV Group Communications. Typical to most initial conversations with many potential clients in the real estate industry is the misunderstanding of what public relations is....Show More Summary

Larson Skinner founder named to industry hall of fame

Minneapolis, October 19, 2015: Brian N. Larson was inducted into the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) Hall of Fame at the CMLS Conference in Kansas City on October 8, 2015. According to CMLS, “The honor is a means of recognizing...Show More Summary

Upstream Agent Record

Many assume that Upstream is only about listings. In fact, there are six database categories that are contemplated for the application that solve a lot of problems for brokers of any size. The Need For A Single Agent Record Depending...Show More Summary

Pacific Union acquires The Mark Company

Pacific Union is a company of proud heritage in the San Francisco bay area. They are among the primer brokerages spanning from Napa, through San Francisco, around the East Bay, and down into Silicon Valley. They have about 600 sales associates and approach $7B in sales. Show More Summary

Upstream Revealed

As many of you know, WAV Group has been working with a group of brokers and franchises for more than a year on a project called Upstream. Today, Upstream is a corporation with one of the strongest board of directors in our industry.Show More Summary

Getting The Word Out Through Agents

WAV Group works with a number of different company types. We work with large brokerage and franchise organizations, technology firms, MLSs, and Associations of REALTORS. Our specialty is enterprise strategy and enterprise systems. For a long time now, we have seen our customer segments struggle with communications. Show More Summary

Understanding the MRIS-TREND Project

      The highlight topic for the CMLS conference last week was the overview provided by Tom Phillips, President and CEO of TREND; Gene Millman, TREND Board Chair and David Charron, President and CEO of MRIS on their shared vision for bringing their two regional MLSs together. Show More Summary

Better Market Reports

Graphs, Actives, Pendings, Recently sold, yadda, yadda. I have been reviewing the market reports across a variety of brokerages recently. They all seem to be missing the same little touch of information – an AVM. What Is A Market Report? The definition of a market report is hard to pin down. Show More Summary

Brokers Must Immediately Audit Mobile

Mobile traffic is 50% for most brokers today. Sadly, the mobile solution that you purchased a year or two ago is probably behind the times. Not only does your website need to be “responsive” to any mobile browser, but you’d better have a damn good app too. Show More Summary

Quarterbacking the adoption of the RESO Data Dictionary

An inside look with the Workgroup’s Chair, Rob Larson of CRMLS By Jeremy Crawford He’s at the helm of what has been hailed as real estate’s “Rosetta Stone.” Rob Larson, the Chief Information Officer of the nation’s largest Multiple Listing Service, CRMLS, chairs the RESO Data Dictionary Workgroup. Show More Summary

Industry Veteran, Rich Igou, Named Solutions Architect for the WOLFconnect Division of Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies

CAMBRIDGE, ON (OCTOBER 7, 2015) – Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, the North American leader in real estate solutions and services, announces the appointment of Rich Igou as the Solutions Architect for their office productivity platform, WOLFconnect. Show More Summary

Heading to CMLS? Know your BBQs

It was Wilbert Harrison in 1959 who sang “Kansas City, here I come, I’m going to Kansas City, Kansas City, here I come... I’m gonna be standing on the corner 12th Street and Vine, With my Kansas City baby and a bottle of Kansas City wine…” (song is here) I don’t know about Harrison, but I’m going to Kansas City for CMLS and some barbecue. Show More Summary

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