The Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) develops standards that create efficiency in real estate data and technology. RESO is an independent, not-for-profit trade organization serving a membership that covers more than 100 countries, 500 multiple listing services, 1,000 technology companies, 1,200 REALTOR® associations, 35,000 brokerage offices and 1 million licensed real estate agents.
The MLS is a tool to help listing brokers find cooperative brokers working with buyers to help sell their clients’ homes. Having a collaborative and cooperative system helps to consolidate property information for a more organized marketplace. | VIEW FULL DEFINITION FROM NAR