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

Editor's note: The following is a guest perspective submitted by Michael J. Belak, who serves as chief information officer for Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc., the nation's largest multiple listing service. By MICHAEL J. BELAK NAR's sponsorship and implementation of RETS (Real Estate Transaction Standard, an industry data standard) in our industry provided needed direction and was a valuable step forward to promote an easier exchange of information between MLS, brokers and vendors. The RETS standard enabled MRIS to provide CURE, our data-sharing product, to MLSs and agents across the country. Currently, nearly one out of every four real estate agents is an active user of CURE. While implementing this service, we discovered several opportunities for improvement in ...