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Jessica Edgerton of LeadingRE Leads Worldwide Broker Embrace of RESO

RESO volunteer Jessica Edgerton is the Executive Vice President of Operations and Corporate Counsel for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. Her role allows her to bring RESO standards to 70 different countries represented by 550 member brokerages of LeadingRE....

RESO Retreat, Certification Deadline, Showing Subgroup and More

RESO Monthly – September 2021 The RESO Retreat at Kiawah Island is just around the corner. We look forward to seeing many of your faces for the first time in (checks calendar) two years! Certification deadlines for Web API and Data Dictionary are near at hand, too!...

12 Reasons to Attend the RESO Retreat

This fall, we’re giving you the opportunity to reconnect with industry friends in person and get back into the swing of conferences while on “island time.” October’s RESO Retreat at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina (home of the 2021 PGA Championship), and...

RESO Broker Spotlight Sessions: Nina Dosanjh of Vanguard Properties

RESO’s mission of a streamlined, efficient real estate technology industry rings true for real estate brokers. For Nina Dosanjh, Director of Strategic Alliances and Technology with Vanguard Properties, the pursuit of efficiency is laden with hurdles, and she’s driven...

RESO Brokers Provide Recommendations on LEAP MLS Data Access

Quick Links: RESO Broker Advisory Workgroup RESO Broker LEAP Task Force Feedback In September 2019 at RESO’s conference in St. Louis, the Broker Advisory Workgroup coalesced around a big idea: What if MLSs could take all of the different data feeds they send to...

Extensibility & Omissibility in the RESO Data Dictionary

The RESO Data Dictionary is a living reference source meant to standardize MLS data. It is discussed and often updated monthly in the Data Dictionary Workgroup. Two core assumptions of the dictionary include extensibility, the ability to extend the dictionary with...

RESO Monthly – July 2021

Welcome to RESO Monthly! This is the first issue of RESO Monthly, our newsletter that replaces our Confluence-based “Weekly Activity” posts. This more complete package will draw your attention to the top causes that RESO champions. Workgroup links will...

New DOM Subgroup & Standards Highlights! RESO Weekly 5/25/21

Our next RESO event venue gave us a memorable weekend (and lovely bit of promotion) at the PGA Championship in what culminated in a great day for lefties. Certifications slowed down, but we’re ready for more. Liz Tewksbury from Homesnap never slows down, as profiled...

Liz Tewksbury from Homesnap Praises RESO Standards

Liz Tewksbury is a dynamo in the real estate industry. As MLS Operations Director at Homesnap, she has an abundance of energy, passion and commitment to everything she undertakes while remaining unflustered by change. She’s not only an active Real Estate Standards...

Early Bird & Eight Certifications! RESO Weekly 5/18/21

Is it too soon to start thinking about the return of our in-person conference next fall? Nahhhhh. Especially not when our call for speakers is already open and our Early Bird pricing ends June 4. Don’t delay your booking for South Care-oh-line-ay! Okay, that was a...

New Certs & All About Pain Points! RESO Weekly 5/11/21

It was a big week for certifications, and we hope to see more of the same as the year progresses. It took a village to get here. The workgroups have labored; the code, instructions and certification tools have improved; the vendors have made adjustments; the MLSs...

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! RESO Weekly 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! RESO Weekly 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...