Blog Profile / WAV Group

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Archived Since:August 10, 2008

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Smart Home Certification for Residential Properties

Today, we had our Logictech Harmony Ultimate Home automation experience installed. From a single controller or mobile device, anyone in our family can controls connected lights, locks, thermostats, home entertainment devices, and even schedule when devices turn on or off. Show More Summary

Real Estate in Crisis – Is Nothing Better Than Something?

Real estate is a fascinating industry when it comes to making choices about something vs. nothing. Again and again, we see individual agents, brokers, Associatons, MLSs, and Franchises make choices to set something when getting nothing may be the better strategy. Show More Summary

Broker Public Portal Reveals Partnership and Plan

It is with much excitement that I would like to announce some major news for the Broker Public Portal project!   We have been researching the value of consumer property search sites like the Broker Public Portal since 2005 and we’reShow More Summary

Sotto Voce: Broker Recruiting and Retention Lessons from the Streets of Brooklyn

One of my favorite people in real estate is John Reinhardt of Fillmore Real Estate based in Brooklyn, New York. I am not sure why, but everything competitive in the New York City area seems amplified. Like his peers, John is always building his business, one great agent at a time. Show More Summary

Form Simplicity by Florida Realtors Upgrades NEFAR, Continues Growth

The subheadline on the news release issued during NAR Midyear tells the real story for Florida Realtors and its Form Simplicity transaction management software: NEFAR offers 6,500+ professionals Form Simplicity Ultimate Edition as member...Show More Summary

Clareity’s New Dashboard Review

Clareity Security is staging the release of their best Single Sign-On dashboard ever. As a quick primer, Clareity Security was born to prevent password sharing and other unauthorized access to the MLS system. The MLS has confidential...Show More Summary

MLSListings Offers RatePlug’s New Mortgage Technology to California Brokers & Agents

Many real estate brokers have modified their strategy with their mortgage affiliations as banks have fled the JVs and other joint arrangements. This has opened the door to MLSs like MLS Listings to partner with RatePlug to display live mortgage rates from leading local lenders. Show More Summary

Upstream™ Names Alex Lange President and CEO

    WAV Group is pleased to officially announce and welcome Alex Lange to the UpstreamRE project as its first CEO. WAV Group has worked with the Upstream founders and Board of Managers as their consultant, curating the vision, shepherding...Show More Summary


WAVES OF CHANGE QUARTERLY SERIES continues Thursday, May 26th with an online recap of the policy issues, announcements and news coming out of NAR Midyear as well as important industry updates, best practices and other thought-provoking topics to share with your leadership, brokers and staff. Show More Summary

Long and Foster Combines Mobile Search with Mortgage Pricing

There is an unsightly lack of holistic information that is being made available to consumers by full service brokerages. Until now, brokerage mobile applications provided plenty of information about properties for sale, but little information...Show More Summary

America’s Top Real Estate Pro Becomes the First Billion-Dollar Agent

Addison, TX (May 4, 2016) – America’s number one Realtor® for the last four straight years – Ben Caballero, president of Texas-based – has become the first billion-dollar producer in the world for total home sales last year. Show More Summary

BUYSIDE Ramps Up Nationwide Adoption and Engages Industry Veteran to Lead Expansion Initiatives

NEW YORK, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Charles Williams IV, CEO and Founder of the leading real estate analytics company Buyside has announced that Michael Pressnall, a respected and tenured industry executive and DocuSign veteran, has joined the company in the newly-created role of Vice President of Industry Engagement. Show More Summary

CoreLogic unveils Trestle: Industry’s first “Data Mart” for MLS content

CoreLogic has unveiled Trestle. Here are the details on the real estate industry’s first “Data Mart” for MLS content, not to mention ongoing RESO compliance – huge news: IRVINE, Calif. —CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property...Show More Summary

Tech Helpline Offers A Great Suggestion for Agents: Make Internet Explorer your old browser

Tricia Stamper is the Director of Technology Products at Florida Realtors and helps run both Form Simplicity, their popular paperless transaction management software, and Tech Helpline, the #1 help desk for real estate agents and brokers. Show More Summary

Don’t Switch Software Vendors

WAV Group constantly tries to educate MLSs and brokers to stay with their current vendor. We have long preached that making a change costs a lot more than you think and sets the company’s goodwill back years. We see this in user satisfaction research gathered from both agents and consumers. Show More Summary

Drip Training

I love a morning call with a report of success. A broker that I am working with moved their chips around the board, renewing a core vendor agreement and adding five new services without any incremental costs. Bust out the champagne, right? Not so fast. Show More Summary


Let WAV Group Do The Legwork for You! WAVES OF CHANGE is a webinar series that provides an opportunity for MLSs, Brokerages and Associations to tap into the imperative information shared at the major Real Estate Industry Conferences, regardless if you attend or not. Show More Summary

REDPLAN™ Partners with CMLS

REDPLAN is a non-profit organization of brokers, technology companies, associations of REALTORS® and MLSs who have joined together to protect the copyrighted materials and intellectual property rights of our industry. The organization supports the pursuit of data pirates, scrapers, and other participants of the black market of real estate data. Show More Summary

Consumer Questions a Broker Website Must Answer

There are less than 2% of the homes for sale around the nation today. Typically, that number is 3.5%. Hence we are in a sellers’ market. So the consumer thinks – “Where am I in the market?” What Home Can I Buy? Over 90% of consumers looking to purchase a home have one to sell. Show More Summary

Blow Away Your Broker Profit Goals

Top 5 Reasons to Leverage MLS Listing Data in Your Brokerage Today MLS data can make a lot of the systems in a brokerage work more smoothly and can create new ways to serve the needs of your clients while helping your brokerage be more competitive. Show More Summary

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