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Blog Profile / WAV Group


URL :http://waves.wavgroup.com
Filed Under:Real Estate / Real Estate Industry News
Posts on Regator:611
Posts / Week:1.9
Archived Since:August 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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

Kim Prior from Onboard Informatics posted a great article on RETechnology.com 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

My Florida MLS (MFRMLS) Signs Exclusive Agreement With CoreLogic Partner InfoNet Program

My Florida Regional MLS Joins CoreLogic® Partner InfoNet —Largest MLS in Florida Signs Exclusive Agreement— SANTA ANA, Calif., July 19, 2011—CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services,Show More Summary

CoreLogic Data Co-op Product Gaining Traction

CoreLogic announced today the addition of two more MLSs to their InfoNet™ program.  We received confirmation from CoreLogic that they currently have a total of 49 accounts in the program, representing 260,000 agents and 860,000 listings. ...Show More Summary

Director of Product Management Position Available

WAV Group has been commissioned by LPS Real Estate Group to hire a newly created Director of Product Management position located in Orange County, California for their rDesk platform. The ideal candidate for this position will be anShow More Summary

Good Sales People Like Tension!

Want to Lose a Sale?  Be a Therapist! If you are a sales person, selling anything from property to technology, have you ever made this classic mistake?  Your customer has entered the buying process, for whatever the product is, a house,...Show More Summary

LPS Applied Analytics Introduces LPS Home Price Index

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – July 7, 2011 – Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a leading provider of mortgage and real estate technology, data and analytics, today announced that its LPS Applied Analytics division has introduced the LPS Home Price Index (HPI). Show More Summary

RE Technology Announces New ‘Follow the Leader’ Column, Seeks Nominations

RE Technology (www.retechnology.com), the leading media site for the real estate technology industry, has become a daily resource for many MLS professionals, brokers, and agents. Their already-rich array of content is now being augmented...Show More Summary

Shelley Specchio from NNRMLS honored

RE Technology is publishing a new series called Follow the Leader. The Leader to follow this week is Shelley Specchio, CEO of Northern Nevada Regional MLS. Shelley impressed us with her out-of-the-box thinking, tech savvy, and commitment to serving real estate professionals in the Reno and Northern Nevada MLS. Show More Summary

Bob Hale honored as CEO Communicator of the Year

WAV Group would like to congratulate Bob Hale of the Houston Association of REALTORS® for being selected as the 2011 CEO Communicator of the Year. Hale was presented with this honor by the Public Relations Society of America through its Houston Chapter. Show More Summary

If you’re not promoting rentals, you’re missing the boat!

The world has changed.  Many consumers that used to want to live the “American Dream” of homeownership have given up on that dream – at least for now – and have turned to renting, instead of buying.   They may have lost their home, or...Show More Summary

Case-Shiller Trashed by, Zillow, and RBI

If you add up the comments across the real estate technology space during the past few days, you will find a resounding thunder of criticism over the quality of the S&P Case-Shiller index, powered by Fiserv data. Companies like, Zillow, and RBI were the most vocal on their blogs. Show More Summary

CEO Opening for Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS

WAV Group has been retained to hire a new Chief Executive Officer for the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS®. The job description is listed here. If you have any questions about the position, feel free to drop me a line at marilyn@wavgroup.com. Show More Summary

Al Unser to Retire as GTAR/NORES CEO on June 30, 2011

On June 24th, 2011, the Greater Tulsa Association of REALTORS announced that their CEO Al J. Unser will retire on June 30, 2011, after 20 years with the association. Mike Cotrill, GTAR’s chief operating officer, will succeed Unser as CEO at that time. Show More Summary

The Shift in Real Estate Technology – New white paper

Real Estate Technology is Shifting We are seeing a significant shift occurring in real estate technology that will impact our industry dramatically in the years to come.  Like most shifts, it didn’t happen all at once but if you look carefully you can see the seeds of this shift many years back. Show More Summary

Online Reputation for Brokers and Agents

In real estate, QSC is the leader in Agent Ratings, but today, Facebook is raising the bar and having an impact on the online reputation of agents and brokers. Facebook is big, really big. In fact, it is the most heavily trafficked website in America. Show More Summary

Googles Next Step in Real Estate Search

Last July, search and technology giant, Google announced an agreement to acquire ITA Software for around $700 Million. ITA software is a company that cut its teeth in the travel industry powering websites like Orbitz and Kayak. Google has been struggling with supporting consumers in real estate search for many years. Show More Summary

Franchisor IDX issues continue

MLS System providers have been working hard on rapidly delivering a solution to support the NEW NAR policy for Franchisor IDX guidelines that is in place between June 13th and the NAR convention in November. Franchise Organizations lost...Show More Summary

Wes Wiggins selected as RMLS CEO

The former Vice President, MLS, from the Tucson Association of REALTORS® is bringing his talents to RMLS Florida. Miami, FL (June 23, 2011) – Regional MLS, Inc. (RMLS) has announced that Wes Wiggins will take over as their President and CEO. Show More Summary

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