NAR passes proposals to encourage MLS data sharing statewide
Aiming to compete with search portals, NAR will create a toolkit with resources, best practices and case studies that MLSs will be able to use if they choose to share listing data within a state
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 18
MLSs in Florida and Colorado announce consolidations
Increasingly, multiple listing services are joining forces amid pressure to do better by their agent and broker customers
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 12
Cheers clinking wine glasses
MLSs in Arizona, Wisconsin, California, Oregon and Utah are launching 'MLS Aligned,' a new company to share tech development, resources and data. But will that make life easier for agents and clients?
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 21
'Pre-nup' fight scuttles merger of Colorado's two largest MLSs
REcolorado and Information and Real Estate Services (IRES) call off proposed consolidation after over a year of talks
by Andrea V. Brambila May 25
Colorado MLSs sign deal to share listing data
Offers agents more inventory, listing exposure, but isn't the full merger brokers called for
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 21
San Francisco Bay Area MLSs expand data share to third-party apps, public portal
Agreement lowers barrier between agents and neighboring MLSs
Double exposure? 4 San Francisco Bay Area MLSs strike data share deal
Listings from neighboring MLSs will be aggregated in each other's systems, IDX feeds
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 30
MLS cuts off data share after rejection of buyout offer
IRES proposes cooperation talks with MLSs statewide
California MLSs pool real estate listings for more exposure
Brokers and agents deserve same access to real estate data as consumers, MLSs say
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 26
NAR seeks 'tech-savvy' manager of MLS
New hire will assist MLSs that want to explore mergers, data shares and other cooperative ventures
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 15
Ending MLS data share could cost agents millions
Thousands of California agents and brokers will no longer have access to each other's listings
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 14
A big tree with expansive branches
California Regional MLS takes another step toward becoming a statewide entity
by Andrea V. Brambila May 24
Realtor association sues its own MLS, accusing unfair business practices
Trade group objected to data share and potential merger with California Regional MLS
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 15