Council of MLSs kicks off annual event saying 'we can make homebuying better'
Real estate consultants challenge MLSs to change
New hire will assist MLSs that want to explore mergers, data shares and other cooperative ventures
Trade group says it will work with Council of MLSs to keep Realtors at the center of the transaction
Move loses bid to provide ListHub-powered platform for broker-lead initiative
Supporters say collective action would spread cost, risk of litigation
Council of MLSs requested trade group's support