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Swag, Shout-Outs, and Standards Speak! RESO Weekly 8/11/20

This week (and really for the next few months) we highlight the fact that the next RESO conference will again be virtual. But one thing that’s not virtual: swag! If you received a treat in the mail, we would love to see you share it on social media. We’ll...

Brief Blog, Big News! RESO Weekly 8/4/20

As we delve into the dog days of summer, we’ll keep the RESO update brief this week – brief but full of Grade A beef. We lead off with our official announcement that the RESO fall conference will again be remote, followed by some advice from Showcase IDX for...

The Tangible Value of the RESO Web API for Tech Companies

                      Video interview with Kurt Uhlir, Chief Marketing Officer, Showcase IDX Showcase IDX is used to power more than six million consumer searches on agent and broker websites annually. According to their website, agents using Showcase IDX also saw 83...

RESO Fuels A.I. Innovation: How to Enter the U.S. Market Effectively

Video Interview with Nathan Brannen, VP of Product and Sales, Restb.ai Restb.ai is a leader in real estate computer vision solutions, blazing a trail other PropTech firms outside the U.S. are likely to follow. Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, the start-up leverages...

Twitter Gold and Data Magic! RESO Weekly, 7/14/2020

We’re in the heart of summer, and many people are finding themselves listening to summer songs of great personal comfort this year. This week, in addition to our regular RESO coverage, we sidestep into another form of real estate data. What are we listening to...

Short Workweek, So What? RESO Never Rests! RESO Weekly, 7/7/20

We hope that you all enjoyed or are still enjoying the holiday weekend and some time off this summer. We don’t want to get too much in the way of your down time, so we’re simply going to update you on one new member, one workgroup meeting from last week...

#Proptech Solutions and Workgroup Wonders! RESO Weekly, 6/30/20

This week we welcome a new member, dive into the WAV Group’s 2020 Data Services Survey (particularly as it relates to RESO), and highlight the happenings of not one, not two but five workgroup meetings last week! Since we want you to look at the most important...

Broker Pain Points, RESO Solutions Highlight Tech Survey

RESO’s Broker Advisory Workgroup is hosting discussions that illustrate ongoing pain points for brokerages. Access to data is at the top of the list. Brokers regularly cite high costs for MLS data – which brokers consider to be their own – and access to data in...

Meet the RESO Research & Development Workgroup

Collaboration is crucial to the creation, adoption and implementation of real estate standards. Bringing representatives together from all facets of our industry – from technology firms and brokerages to multiple listing services (MLSs) and associations –is one of the...

RESO Universal Property Identifier (UPI) Goes Global

RESO’s well-known standard for a Universal Property Identifier (UPI) has picked up steam, not just in the U.S. but also internationally. The RESO UPI Workgroup’s chair, Mark Bessett, traveled to Malaga, Spain last year to speak about the expansion of this...

Livestream Open Houses vs. Recorded Virtual Tours: The RESO Standards

Real estate agents are creating new ways to introduce busy, remote or self-isolated clients to properties online. In order to reduce foot traffic in sellers’ homes during the pandemic, new digital showing trends have emerged. Defining these digital property platforms...

NAR Participant Data Access Policy and Related RESO Standards

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently approved a new MLS policy regarding the “Right of brokers to obtain an MLS data feed of their listing information.” The policy, proposed by Council of MLS, references RESO standards: A Multiple Listing Service must,...

Wrapping Up #RESOremote, the RESO Spring Digital Tech Summit

by Matt Cohen of CoreLogic, Kevin Hawkins of WAV Group, and RESO Staff RESO’s Spring Summit is traditionally an in-person conference with speakers, technology demonstrations and standards workgroup meetings. The 2020 spring meeting provided some brand new challenges...

2020 RESO Contributor Award Winners

At our first-of-its-kind, smash success, RESO Remote digital tech summit, April 21–23, we announced our RESO Contributor Award winners in two categories: individuals and organizations. More than 450 attendees – including leaders in industry technology, MLS and...

12 Reasons to Attend RESO Remote – Our Digital Tech Summit

2020 RESO Remote – Spring Conference I  FULL AGENDA  I  REGISTER Forward march. While we are no longer walking to New Orleans, we’re still on the move, and you are the grand marshals for our exciting new digital event: RESO Remote, April 21–23, 2020. Most of us...

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...