Blog Profile / WAV Group

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First American Offers to Buy All or Part of CoreLogic

Santa Ana-based First American Financial Corp. has offered to buy back all or part of neighboring data services and analytics company CoreLogic Inc., the title insurance company said on Thursday. The two companies were created last year out of the split of First American Corp., in one of Orange County’s largest-ever spinoffs. Show More Summary

William Raveis on the Shift in Real Estate Technology

Industry Leader Spotlight William Raveis on the “Shift in Real Estate Technology” I had the pleasure of sitting down with Bill Raveis a couple of weeks ago to get his perspective on where he sees technology moving in our industry and...Show More Summary

Improve listing syndication ROI with focus

Today, there are virtually limitless options for publishing listings to the Internet.  There are literally thousands of sites that will work with an agent or broker to highlight their listings to consumers. With all of this opportunity...Show More Summary

It’s time for Gutsy Leadership – Marilyn Wilson’s observations of the CMLS conference

The CMLS Conference in Tucson was absolutely the BEST EVER in my view!  First, there were over 550 attendees – the largest in conference history. The conference continues to grow in popularity year after year due to the relevant and timely content delivered coupled with well-organized and FUN events. Show More Summary

Top Performing MLS Consumer Websites for August 2011

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

CMLS News: Clareity Safe Syndication and RED reDataVault

Today, October 4th, 2011 two vendors offer complimentary solutions leading up to the Council of MLS conference: CMLS. Both companies issued press releases of software that effectively works together to handle data syndication. Safe Syndication is a new product launch and reDataVault is a 2.0 release. Show More Summary

News from Property Panorama and Trulia

Property Panorama as appointed real estate industry veteran Mike Barnet as its new CEO, and Trulia releases information about the source of inaccurate data on their website today. Property Panorama was not specific in outlining the reasons for changing their leadership, but a new captain is at the helm. Show More Summary

WAV Group Week in Review October 2 2011

Arizona Association of REALTORS® refocuses its attention on ARBI – Arizona REALTOR® Business Interface which puts MLS, Document Management and a bunch of resources all on one page. The AZMLS Statewide MLS has found new life. No acquisition of ARMLS for now, but MLS partners are aligning to get it done. Show More Summary

How many consumers visit agent and broker websites?

I had an email question come in from with Kevin McQueen of Focus Forward Consulting this morning. Kevin asked “If Move, Zillow, Trulia, Yahoo, and Homesand a couple of others each pick-up about 5% of the unique visitors to RE sites,Show More Summary

Keys to Technology Adoption in 2011 – New White Paper

Keys to Technology Adoption in 2011 Anybody that understands our industry knows the average broker and agent hate to change the way they do things.  The idea of change creates questions and insecurity.  We all get comfortable with our...Show More Summary

Shift in Real Estate Technology Webinar Slides and Recording

Missed our webinar?   Slides and recording now available. WAV Group recently hosted a webinar on the topic of the “Shift in Real Estate Technology”.  Hosted by Victor Lund co-founder of the WAV Group, three panelists, Mike Audet, co-founder...Show More Summary

WAV Group Week in Review September 25 2011

September has been roaring along in real estate. The week ending September 10th  was all about Automated Valuations with Trulia Estimates launch and market penetration levels increasing for CoreLogic and RPR. The week ending September 18th was all about business buyouts and rollouts. Show More Summary

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

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 – 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 To understand this partnership, we took an outsider’s look at to understand how Zillow and its partners will derive value from this partnership. Show More Summary

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