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Pain Points

In recent years, RESO’s conferences have ended in a Pain Points session. These meetings are a moderated, yet mostly free-form discussion on where industry organizations are struggling.  Whether it’s inefficiency in standards, tools, processes or organizational...

Awards, Certifications & Designations! Weekly Activity 5/4/21

  Spring sprung! New life! Fresh smells! In this spirit, we’re announcing new contributor award winners, new RED-B (Working With Real Estate Data course) designees, new members, new certifications and a new subgroup dedicated to commercial real estate. Do...

2021 RESO Contributor Award Winners

At this year’s spring virtual conference, RESO Remix, held April 20–22, we proudly announced the 2021 RESO Contributor Award winners. With almost 500 attendees, our third successful remote-only conference was filled with exciting sessions engaging conversations,...

We’re Hiring & RESO Remix is a Wrap! Weekly Activity 4/27/21

We’re still coming down from last week’s RESO Remix conference, which was another wonderful experience thanks to all of our attendees and the sponsors that help us put together formidable content enjoyable sources of entertainments. We’ll be generating blog posts,...

LEAP Forward

RESO CEO Sam DeBord joined Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) CEO Denee Evans and RE/MAX CCO Nick Bailey to discuss a big industry data efficiency initiative: the Listing Exchange and Access Policy (LEAP). LEAP is a broker-led initiative to get all of a...

Fully Fueling Agent Tools with MLS Data

Marilyn Wilson, partner at the WAV Group, led a RESO Remix spring conference session on new tech that needs more robust standardized data from the MLS. She was joined by Stacy Spickes, CEO of TourZazz. Spickes opened with a frank analysis of a specific business...

Real Estate Data Exposed

Let’s be honest with ourselves: people attend RESO conferences for geeky material. Greg Sax, RESO’s Director of Growth Management, and Clint Skutchan, T3 Sixty’s VP of Organized Real Estate, did not disappoint. The two led a session on sourcing, perfecting and...

Expanding International Data Standards

RESO is in the process of expanding its international and multi-language support through its Data Dictionary. Katie Smithson, Director of Enterprise Sales at Lone Wolf, spoke with Shayne Fairley, Chief Operations Officer at Stellar MLS, and Patrick Pichette, VP...

Accelerating Innovation with Standards

The RESO Remix conference got off to a fast start with celebrities Paula Abdul and Ice-T saluting the “geeks of the industry,” and our favorite geeks from the Strategic Business, Innovation and Technology (SBIT) division of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)...

Expanding Commercial Data Standards

With RESO working on the expansion of its Data Dictionary to support more commercial real estate organizations, Emily Line, VP of Member Experience at Realtors® Property Resource (RPR), led a discussion with representatives from the Commercial Real Estate Exchange,...

RESO Remix Opens with Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider

After brief welcomes from legendary pop culture icons, Paula Abdul and Ice-T (you heard that right), the RESO Remix spring conference opened the week of festivities with RESO Chair and MRED CEO Rebecca Jensen in an open chat with Realogy’s CEO, Ryan Schneider, about...

UPI Survey Results Indicate We’re Early But Gaining Steam

The Universal Property Identifier (UPI) Workgroup recently embarked on a member survey to help them navigate where to go next with UPI and UPI Registry expansion.  VIEW THE FULL SURVEY REPORT As a refresher, the UPI is a standard way to reference a property. The...

Welcome, WWRED, & Workgroups! Weekly Activity 4/6/21

We’re closing in on the RESO Remix spring conference, and we’re welcoming more members to the fun, more ways to receive workgroup activity updates and more ways to bulk up on your team’s knowledge of working with real estate data.     New Members! RESO...

Anthony Percaccio is Bringing RESO to Canada

Meet the accomplished RESO member who is helping build an emerging proptech company within a government entity Since he was young, math and technology came easy to Anthony Percaccio. Decades later, this accomplished Canadian property data pioneer, part-time Professor...

Conference, Course, & Certification! Weekly Activity 3/30/21

New members, new certifications, new reasons to attend the RESO Remix spring conference, new data course, new survey analysis, new workgroup call notes. We may be going retro with our conference theme, but our eyes are forward!   New Member RESO welcomes new...

12 Reasons to Attend RESO Remix

You remember the 1980s. You sat by your radio with your finger hovering over the record button on your stereo cassette player, trying to capture a song at just the right time. Your cassette tapes were highly curated mixes shared with friends, family and even crushes....

Agenda Added & All That Jazz! Weekly Activity 3/23/21

We are full-on highlighting the RESO Remix spring conference for the next month. This week, we have an agenda to share! Coming soon, we’ll provide 12 reasons to attend for any registration laggers…and for your musical joy. To supply some amount of variety, we’ll also...

New Members & Mixing it Up! Weekly Activity 3/9/21

We’re keeping the reading light this week at RESO, because we’re head down and focused on a bounty of great projects/products, testing/certifications, and conference planning/activities. Don’t forget to register for RESO Remix. It will be here before you...

In the Mix: From Meetings to Must-Reads! Weekly Activity 2/16/21

Freezing from all this winter weather? Heat up with some hot topics from the wonderful world of RESO! We have conference information and deadlines, MLS planning, a real estate almanac, and a new AI tool that would make Haley Joel Osment blush. Have a great week....