Why Did a New Homes Construction Professional Join RESO?

With Bill Gaul, CEO of Builders Update A serial entrepreneur who started his first firm at 11 years old and is working on his fourth startup, Bill Gaul has been driven by solving problems. His first appreciation for standards came from his military experience, and it...

Meet the Internet Tracking Workgroup

Internet tracking events have become an essential part of the modern software business model. For real estate, it can help brokers and agents gain greater insight into consumer activity and behavior to better serve their needs.   That’s why RESO Internet...

What Are the Advantages of Becoming RESO Platinum Certified?

With a technology career that spans three decades, Rob Larson is one of RESO’s most knowledgeable volunteers as chair of its Data Dictionary Workgroup. Larson also is the Chief Information Officer of the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS), the...

To MLSs Not Involved in RESO: Be the Lead Dog

With Colette Stevenson, CEO of Hilton Head Island MLS       Collette Stevenson is an active RESO volunteer. She’s also the CEO of Hilton Head Island MLS (HHIMLS), an independent MLS with more than 1,600 members and affiliates that has been active in...

How the RESO Universal Property Identification Can Benefit Brokers

The work of the RESO Universal Property Identifier (UPI) Workgroup, led by Chair Mark Bessett of the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS), is an excellent example of “When brokers talk, RESO listens.” The UPI serves a need that the members...

5 Ways Every MLS Benefits from RESO Data Standards

  With Mark Lesswing     A veteran advocate for innovation and data standards, Mark Lesswing has been involved with RESO from its earliest beginnings in 1999. Lesswing is the former CTO of the National Association of REALTORS® and current Senior Vice...

The Challenges of Standardizing Days on Market

      If you have never seen how sausage is made, as the saying goes, you don’t want to, or you’ll never eat another sausage. The truth is we really don’t think about what goes into creating a lot of things, and like industry standards, once they are...

Green Verification and Power Production: Adopting RESO Standards

  The New England Real Estate Network, a regional MLS with more than 9,700 subscribers, and their former Director of Marketing & Communications, Meg Garabrant, were kind enough to work with RESO staff to put together a white paper with clear explanations and...

The MLS in Jeopardy says MLS Roundtable

  Immediate Action is Required states new MLS 2022 Agenda    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA [September 30, 2019] – Members of The MLS Roundtable, and T3 Sixty, the joint authors of a new white paper, firmly believe the MLS is undergoing fundamental change that will...

RESO 2019 Fall Conference Wrap-Up

9.9.19 – 9.12.19   I   Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark   I   St. Louis, MO                                            “Data Standards: The Gateway to Home Run Technology Solutions”   As with past RESO conferences, Matt Cohen has graciously put...

MLS Grid Achieves Platinum RESO Certification

MLS Data Platform Joins Elite Company with Highest Designation SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MLS Grid, which offers a streamlined real estate data delivery and licensing service, has been named a platinum-certified Web API provider by...

FBS President and CEO Discusses RESO’s Innovative Leaps Forward

With Michael Wurzer       Michael Wurzer is a perennial champion for the adoption of data standards in the real estate industry. He is the President and CEO of FBS, the creator of Flexmls and the Spark API Platform, and serves as the Vice Chair of the...

Why Joining RESO Is Vital for Real Estate Newcomers

        Paul Stusiak, President and Owner of Falcon Technologies Corporation, co-chairs the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) Transport Workgroup with Stephen Ledwith, Vice President of Engineering for eXp Realty. A real estate industry...

How RMLS Painlessly Switched to Only RESO-Compliant IDX Data Feeds

Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) volunteer Greg Moore, Chief Technology Officer at RMLS, heads up the RESO Research & Development Workgroup. A 30-plus year veteran of real estate technology, Moore’s enthusiasm about the role technology plays in...

Cloud Agent Suite Says Goodbye to RETS, Hello to RESO Web API

      When Greg Robertson talks, people listen. If you’ve heard the co-founder of W+R Studios speak at a real estate conference, you know he can be blunt. His frank and pragmatic nature has made him a successful, respected, and much-loved industry...

Five Reasons to Join RESO and Attend Its Conferences

        Chris Lambrou has spent nearly two decades in the MLS industry–from support to software development to management–and is currently Chief Information Officer of Metro MLS in the Milwaukee, WI area. Lambrou also chairs...

Meet the RESO Broker Advisory Group

        For 16 years, David Gumpper helped Florida-based Michael Saunders & Company become one of the nation’s most tech-centric real estate brokerages. He transformed its business with strategic and innovative technology business...

RESO 2019 Spring Technology Summit Recap

This RESO recap was organized by Matt Cohen of CoreLogic, a long-time RESO advocate and contributor, as well as the RESO Staff, Paul Stusiak, Rob Larson, Chris Lambrou, and Chris Haran. Thanks to Matt and others who contributed to this report.     The 2019...