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Blog Profile / WAV Group

Filed Under:Real Estate / Real Estate Industry News
Posts on Regator:628
Posts / Week:1.8
Archived Since:August 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

AOL-MOVEing in on property portals

Large consumer search portals like Google, Yahoo, and AOL have had an interesting, if not mystical strategy toward real estate. Today, AOL made an announcement to become a syndication channel for real estate listings. Perhaps AOL isShow More Summary

Jack Miller of the GoodLife Team in Austin Texas

Jack Miller of the GoodLife Team in Austin, Texas was featured in an article by RE Technology this week for his outstanding industry leadership.  All of the members of the GoodLife team have been supportive and outspoken about the best practices for agent and brokers. Show More Summary


I caught an article published in the Kansas City Star this morning that blew my mind. The Federal Bureau of Investigations reports that there are an estimated $10 Billion in fraudulent loan applications each year in America. The problem is so bad that they have launched a sting initiative called Operation Stolen Dreams. Show More Summary

MRIS Launches a New MLS Consumer Website

It warms my heart when I see a great new MLS Consumer Website being launched!   Check out MRIS’ newly revamped site now to see all the great new features.   According to data from the source Experian™ Hitwise, MRISShow More Summary

Purpose Built Data for Listing Syndication

Over the past three years, I have spent time with listing publishers, real estate brokers, MLS executives, and real estate agents collecting information on the strengths and weaknesses of listing syndication. At the core of these conversations...Show More Summary

The Table Is Set for a Housing Boom

The real estate industry may have received a gift this week, a weak stock market will cause investors to increase their exposure in real estate, which is distressed and priced at a discount. Unless you have no savings at all, you likely watched your savings go down 10%-15% in the past few weeks. Show More Summary

Arizona forms largest statewide MLS in the Nation

By a margin of 3 to 1, the Arizona Association of REALTORS voted to acquire the assets of ARMLS today forming the largest statewide MLS in the nation and possibly one of the top 5 largest MLSs in the nation. My our accounting, only MRED in Chicago, MRIS in the Mid-Atlantic would be larger. Show More Summary

Product Manager Position

WAV Group has been commissioned by LPS Real Estate Group to hire a Product Management position located in Orange County, California for their rDesk platform. The ideal candidate for this position will be an enthusiastic individual that...Show More Summary

Building Member Value with IDX and Websites

Across America, WAV Group has recognized that MLSs and Associations have been working with MLS vendors and IDX vendors to develop property search solutions for their members. These solutions are offered in one of three ways: Free, Freemium, and Premium. Show More Summary

Market Leader Launches New Best-in-Class Product to Provide Home Buyers and Sellers With Local Market Data

KIRKLAND, WA — (MARKET WIRE) — 08/03/11 — Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR) (, a leader in online marketing and technology solutions for real estate professionals, today launched Market Insider, a comprehensive,...Show More Summary

William Raveis Wins Inman Most Innovative Real Estate Brokerage Award

Last Thursday afternoon was a surreal moment for William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance.   The company was announced as the “Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise” at Inman News’ 2011 Innovator Awards, held in the beautiful Hilton San Francisco. Show More Summary

Russ Bergeron honored as Industry Leader

Today’s RE Technology Follow the Leader Series profiles Russ Bergeron. According to RE Technology, Bergeron, CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC (MRED) deserves recognition for his leadership on every level, but we’re going to be a bit more specific for this article. Show More Summary

New Face at WAV Group – Sean Heidinger

WAV Group is pleased to introduce Sean Heidinger as the newest member of the WAV Group team.  Sean brings a wealth of entrepreneurial and business experience to WAV Group and has joined the company as Executive Assistant to Mike Audet in our east coast office. Show More Summary

RE Technology Announces Giveaway Winners

Arroyo Grande, CA (August 1, 2011) – The more than 700,000 subscribers to RE Technology’s website ( have been excited to see the outcome of the July Giveaway. The company, a top media site for the real estate technology industry, today announced the lucky winners. Show More Summary

REALOGY to become Syndication Site

At the Inman Data Summit, many of the hot topics concerning MLS and broker data policies were rehashed. Perhaps the most radical statement of the conference came from Bob Bemis, CEO of the Phoenix area MLS (ARMLS) “Scrap all IDX rules...Show More Summary

Data for Money – What Have We Learned Since NAR – San Diego in 2009

If you want something to remind you how fast things are going in our world today just think back to where things were in San Diego at the NAR Conference in 2009, when RPR was announced for real!  Things have moved pretty dramatically since that first sales pitch, not just for RPR, but also for real estate data in general. Show More Summary

Top Online Strategies for Real Estate Brokers

WAV Group is pleased to have the opportunity to consult with a wide number of America’s largest and most prominent real estate brokers on issues related to data and their online business strategy. We leverage our extensive research library,...Show More Summary

Enough Analysis Paralysis! Time for MLSs and Associations to make it happen!

Kim Prior from Onboard Informatics posted a great article on today entitled:  MLSs Taking Control of Your Destiny. All I can say is “Well said, Kim!”  Her article talks about how our industry is stuck in the mode ofShow More Summary

Turn Social Networking into a Lead Generation Engine

While social media has become a very important part of the real estate sales process, many agents still struggle with how to leverage it effectively. They don’t know how to keep up with Facebook, Twitter, etc., and they definitely don’t know how to use the tools for lead generation. Show More Summary

LPS Real Estate Group Powers Consumer-Facing Website for the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)

Press Release LPS Real Estate Group Powers Consumer-Facing Website for the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – July 18, 2011 – LPS Real Estate Group, a division of Lender Processing Services (LPS), announced today...Show More Summary

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