Blog Profile / WAV Group


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Filed Under:Real Estate / Real Estate Industry News
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Archived Since:August 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

WAV Group Presenting at CMLS Conference in Tucson

WAV Group is proud to be a part of this year’s CMLS conference held on October 5th-7th in Tucson, Arizona. Partners, Marilyn Wilson and Victor Lund will be presenting on the important topics facing the Real Estate industry. WAV Group...Show More Summary

WAV Group Webinar Today for brokers

WAV Group partner, Mike Audet published a widely acclaimed paper this year called the Shift in Real Estate Technology. The paper outlines the needs of large real estate brokers spanning multiple MLSs who are developing a single source solution that puts the brokerage back office solution in the center of the agents’ life. Show More Summary

Market Leader Acquires RealEstate.com

We have watched the steady progress of Market Leader. They have been releasing great products for REALTORS and acquiring very promising companies. In this recent move, they have acquired a classic brand – RealEstate.com. To understand the significance of the brand, we rely on two things, intuition and fact. Show More Summary

Technology service providers should think spanish

When WAV Group was learning about Immobel’s multi-language IDX search strategy earlier this year, Janet Choynowski taught us a valuable lesson. Supporting multiple languages is less about making information legible and more about demonstrating your respect for a person’s culture and heritage. Show More Summary

Trulia announces new chief economist

Press Release TRULIA NAMES JED KOLKO AS CHIEF ECONOMIST Leading Housing Expert to Translate Economic Trends, Real Estate Data and Public Policies, Enabling Trulia to Provide Even More Vital Insights to Homebuyers, Sellers and Renters SAN FRANCISCO, September 20, 2011 – Trulia today announced the appointment of Dr. Show More Summary

Former NAR executive joins MRIS board

Press Release MRIS Announces Industry Expert Joins Board of Directors Terrence M. McDermott Joins Leadership In Support of Growing Mission Rockville, MD – September 19, 2011 – David Howell, Chairman of the MRIS Board of Directors, announced today that Terrence M. Show More Summary

Top Performing MLS Consumer Websites for July

WAV Group, through its license with Experian Hitwise data recently analyzed the online performance of MLS consumer websites across the country based on various membership categories. The MLS Consumer sites were broken out into four membership categories according to size. Show More Summary

Zillow partners with Curbed – Why?

Today, Zillow and Curbed announced a partnership whereby Zillow property search now appears on Curbed.com. To understand this partnership, we took an outsider’s look at Curbed.com to understand how Zillow and its partners will derive value from this partnership. Show More Summary

WAV Group Week in Review September 18 2011

The predominant buzz in real estate this week was focused on successful and unsuccessful buyouts. On the successful side of buyouts, a talented team of managing executives from LPS was able to complete a buyout of non-MLS products and form a new company called RED, an acronym for Real Estate Digital. Show More Summary

CoreLogic purchases Tarasoft MLS

WAV Group wants to congratulate Corelogic for the successful purchase of Tarasoft. Although the official announcement has not been released, both companies are in the process of advising their clients of the transaction. Like most CoreLogic...Show More Summary

Arizona Statewide MLS initiative fails

With great hopes, a terrific plan, and strong leadership – the Arizona State Association of REALTORS set forth to unite the independent Associations of REALTORS under a common MLS. The dream was unification – all of real estate under one state law, operating on one MLS data system with one set of rules. Show More Summary

RPR is in good hands with LPS and RED

It would seem that some MLSs were a bit concerned about the bifurcation of service being provided to RPR by LPS. According to the announcement, Real Estate Digital, or RED will be continuing to do what that group has always done in terms of data aggregation. Show More Summary

LPS issues announcement on MLS Services division

  Transfers Products to Newly-Formed Real Estate Digital (RED), and Enters into a Joint Marketing Agreement with RED. In an effort to expand its commitment to and focus on the MLS market, LPS has merged its MLS business unit into LPS...Show More Summary

Real Estate Digital Spins Out of LPS Real Estate Group

Real Estate Digital (or RED), announced a management buy-out of select assets of LPS Real Estate Group and the formation of the new company. RED, the new privately-held corporation, will focus on the support of 12 core technology products...Show More Summary

WAV Group Webinar on Broker Backoffice Strategy

WAV Group partner, Mike Audet published a widely acclaimed paper this year called the Shift in Real Estate Technology. The paper outlines the needs of large real estate brokers spanning multiple MLSs who are developing a single source solution that puts the brokerage back office solution in the center of the agents’ life. Show More Summary

National Representative for Listing Copyright Infringement

I read a funny story over the weekend that embarrassed a rather “less than upstanding” member of the legal community representing newspapers in copyright infringement cases. I will recap that story in a minute, but it did make me think about a few rather important comments made by Brian Larson of Larson/Sobodka at recent conferences. Show More Summary

WAV Group Week in Review September 10 2011

In real estate technology this week, there were two announcements that caught our attention regarding Automated Valuations (AVM). Trulia launched Trulia Estimates, their version of property valuations for consumers that competes with public website rival, Zillow  and Zestimates. Show More Summary

RE Technology launches VScreen Training Videos

Leading real estate technology media site, RE Technology, has partnered with VScreen to create agent training videos from top industry trainers. Arroyo Grande, CA (September 2011) – As a leading technology resource for the real estate industry, no one understands the value of video for websites better than the team at RE Technology. Show More Summary

Trulia launches Trulia Estimates

Property search portal, Trulia.com announced today the beta release of Trulia Estimates in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through this new product release, consumers will have access to Trulia property valuation estimates on more than 1...Show More Summary

On Labor Day and the Role of Real Estate

CBS News published an article on Sunday talking about jobs growth in America. For the first time since 1945, the jobs report from the Labor Department reported that the net change in the number of jobs created was exactly…. zero. Given our population increases, this represents a serious problem for our nation’s economy. Show More Summary

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