Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

NEW ORLEANS -- A shared, "intergalactic" real estate information database, with extensive records for every property on the planet, may serve multiple listing services of the future, according to a paper prepared by a National Association of Realtors advisory group. "MLS has been in turmoil for some time now," said Ted Loring, a liaison to the "MLS Future Presidential Advisory Group," formed earlier this year to rethink the form and function of the MLS system. The group, composed of brokerage-company representatives, real estate consultants and Realtor association staff and leadership, was tasked with wiping the slate clean in conceptualizing a futuristic MLS and to "specifically disregard what we have today," said Loring, who spoke Saturday at a National Association of Realtors annual m...