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Big real estate data and MLS software provider going public — again

Black Knight Financial Services, a major provider of residential real estate data that also furnishes software to multiple listing services that serve more than 250,000 subscribers, is going public again. Black Knight’s technology division provides software and hosting solutions for...

NAR won’t let US-based MLSs use new ‘.MLS’ top-level domain

With backing from the National Association of Realtors and U.S. multiple listing services, the Canadian Real Estate Association has emerged victorious in a bidding war that drove up the price of owning and managing a new “.MLS” top-level domain to...

Agent-only app gathers momentum with MLSs

Looks like nothing says “try me” better than “free.” In July, real estate tech firm Homesnap offered the agent-only version of the company’s popular real estate mobile app free to multiple listing services for the first 12 months. At the...

Real estate industry leaders planning national listing portal

Executives with leading multiple listing services, franchisors and brokers have been working for months on a plan to launch a new national listing portal to serve as a broker-centric alternative to the big search portals like Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com,...

Colorado’s Metrolist rebrands to strengthen ties to consumers, public-facing website

Colorado’s largest multiple listing service has rebranded, adopting the name of its public-facing MLS website in the hopes of resonating more with consumers. Metro Denver-based Metrolist, now REcolorado, will now also avoid confusion with another MLS, MetroList Services Inc., which...

Immobiliare.it and Getrix winners at the Real Estate Awards 2014

Immobiliare.it and Getrix received the awards for “Best real estate portal” and for “Best MLS (Multiple Listing Service) management information software”

More real estate listings to detail homes' disabled access features

On the heels of the movement to add green features to multiple listing service postings, listing accessibility features is also gaining steam.

My Florida Regional MLS Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

Zillow has announced that My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service has joined the Zillow® Partnership Platform. The Zillow Partnership Platform empowers brokers with a choice to market their inventory directly on Zillow through the MLS.

Referral site Movoto making headway in quest to play in portal big leagues

Online real estate brokerage and referral site Movoto is now displaying for-sale listings from 100 multiple listing services, including more than a dozen new markets, as part of what the company says is a $20 million nationwide expansion. Tokyo-based Recruit Holdings Company Ltd. [&hellip...

CMLS Gets a CEO and Looks to the Future

I want to join Greg Robertson in giving a shout-out to Denee Evans, the new and first CEO of the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS). In addition to welcoming Denee, I want to provide a bit of background on CMLS for any of our readers not familiar with the [...]

Trade group for MLSs hires first CEO

The Council of Multiple Listing Services, a nonprofit trade group whose mission is to be the top forum and resource for MLSs, has hired its first-ever CEO: real estate finance and nonprofit veteran Denee Evans. Evans, whose first name is...

When it comes to agent safety, real estate industry will have to place its bets on education

Do not expect real estate agents nationwide to be required to vet strangers before meeting them in homes anytime soon. Most agents work as independent contractors, so Realtor associations and multiple listing services are instead betting on education, not mandatory...

CoreLogic buys the technology that powers its MLS mobile app from DoApp

Real estate tech and data firm CoreLogic has acquired the technology behind its mobile multiple listing service app, GoMLS, from mobile tech company DoApp Inc. Terms of the deal, which closed on Oct. 31, were not disclosed. Seven of DoApp’s...

Study argues homes listed in the MLS sell for more

In 2013, homes in the Philadelphia metro area marketed in the local multiple listing service sold for between 10 and 32 percent more than properties not marketed via the MLS, according to a study from TREND MLS. The study analyzed.....

Dual agency not as popular as you think

New technology has made selling listings off the local multiple listing service easier than ever for agents. From Zillow’s “Coming Soon” listings to private Facebook groups to brokerage apps that encourage in-house deals, the MLS is not the only game...

New MLS listing status aimed at ‘quandary’ of ‘coming soon’ listings

The multiple listing service of the San Antonio Board of Realtors is the latest to launch a new listing status that will allow its members to add their listings to the MLS before officially putting them on the market. The...

Look for Zillow agent reviews and ratings to start showing all over the Internet

Brokerages, multiple listing services and agents will soon be able to showcase agent reviews and ratings generated by Zillow on their own websites at no charge by pulling the data through an application programming interface (API) that should be ready...

ShowingTime inks biggest MLS deal to date

Showing management technology service ShowingTime has inked its biggest deal with a multiple listing service to date, wooing a North Carolina-based MLS away from a competitor. Carolina Multiple Listing Services Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, has signed...

Big MLSs on both coasts rolling out ‘coming coon’ listings

Two major multiple listing services on opposite sides of the country will be among the first to launch a “coming soon” listing status to help agents generate interest for their listings before they’re ready to sell. Rockville, Maryland-based Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc....

Black Knight signs first Canadian MLS deal and it’s a big one

Black Knight Financial Services has signed its first multiple listing service deal in Canada with a group of associations representing more than 17,000 real estate professionals in Western Canada. Together, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley...

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