One real estate technology plug, one outlet

Standards adoption picks up pace

SAN FRANCISCO–Technology standards are gaining traction in the real estate and mortgage industries. That means MLSs, real estate brokers, mortgage originators and other companies have more choice when deciding what new applications they want to plug into existing platforms.

The analogy used to describe real estate technology standards is “One type of plug, one type of outlet”–also the title of a panel discussion here Thursday at Inman NewsReal Estate Connect 2004.