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Does NAHB Want to Ditch MLSs?

The National Association of Home Builders called for an overhaul of the residential appraisal system, making a number of recommendations with which members of the National Association of REALTORS® can agree. One suggested change, however, could alter the role...
February 22, 2013

Realtors Property Resource®: What It Is, How You Benefit

Chances are, you have heard of the Realtors Property Resource® (RPR) by now. But what is it, exactly, and how can it benefit you? More than four years ago, the idea of a nationwide online database of comprehensive, high-value property...
October 23, 2012

The Syndication Scrum

A panel of experts did battle over some key issues regarding real estate data syndication Thursday morning at Inman’s Real Estate event in San Francisco. The debate was focused more on how to approach syndication rather than whether to...
August 2, 2012

The ‘Big Idea’ and Stray Observations From Inman’s Real Estate Connect

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I’m back in Chicago after a weather-filled week spent in New York for Inman’s Real Estate Connect event, and I’ve had the long weekend to digest the tips, trends, and techniques discussed...

RPR and REALTORS®: It’s All About the Information

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine What makes REALTORS® relevant in the real estate industry? In a word, information. That’s why the REALTORS Property Resource™ is so important, Dale Ross, RPR’s CEO, told NAR’s Board of Directors Saturday...

Coming to Your MLS: More Pictures

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In a move bound to please real estate commentator Fred Glick, the National Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors approved a recommendation to adopt a statement of multiple listing policy pertaining to...