26 questions about Upstream answered

Database will not facilitate cooperation and compensation, backers say
  • Backers say Upstream will be "a single source of truth" for broker information, entered in one place and distributed to the MLS and other tools at broker discretion.
  • Upstream will have a data field for compensation, but brokers will only be able to see their own information. Therefore, Upstream will not facilitate cooperation and compensation.
  • Products that require all of a market's listing data, such as CMAs, will remain under the purview of the MLS.

Communication has not been Upstream’s forte. But this time, Upstream’s leaders were ready. Here’s a rundown of some of the questions asked and answered at Inman Connect.