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We’re going heavy on the RESO Remix promotion this week, because 1) we need you to register by Sunday, February 28, if you want to get an accurate t-shirt size in your swag bag, 2) our call for presentations is almost over and 3) we just know that you don’t want to miss out on one of our delightful, educational and surprisingly enjoyable conferences.

The sights and sounds of industry standards being created may not necessarily inspire, but the collective wisdom of hundreds of dedicated volunteers serving passionately to enhance the foundation of what modern real estate is built upon? Goosebumps.

RESO Remix | April 20-22, 2021

Call for Presentations

We’re looking for innovative and exhilarating speakers to join our RESO Remix agenda!

Have a good fit for our upcoming spring conference? Submit your request today!

And don’t forget to register. The cost is only $199 for members and $299 for nonmembers!

At this virtual event, you can expect the same value and networking that you’ve come to expect at our onsite conferences (and our remote events last year). We’ll have industry experts, engaging sessions, technical demos, and more!

Register by February 28 to Have Your Goodies in Time for the Conference!

Do you love attending RESO events and receiving our sweet swag boxes? Of course, you do! To select your #RESOremix conference t-shirt size and get your swag by the start of the event, you must register by this Sunday, February 28.

So get after it! | REGISTER NOW

Take the RESO Education Survey!

RESO’s Working With Real Estate Data course opens this spring, and we are seeking feedback on audience and pricing. You do not have to take the course in order to answer this survey.

Your answers will help us provide educational opportunities for the betterment of the industry. Before you begin, we have provided a visual preview of the course. | TAKE THE SURVEY

RESO Committees and Workgroups

Internet Tracking Workgroup Meeting | February 17, 2021
The group reviewed recent changes to the Internet Tracking specification. The motion to add “TotalInquires” to the specification passed. | VIEW CALL NOTES

Broker Advisory Workgroup Meeting | February 18, 2021
The workgroup received an update on the WWRED (Working With Real Estate Data) Training. Those who have worked on the LEAP Policy are requesting it be reviewed and comments provided via a survey. The relationship between data transparency and the RESO Data Dictionary was also explored. | VIEW CALL NOTES

Data Dictionary Workgroup Meeting | February 18, 2021
The group voted affirmatively to adding the proposed Caravan resource items into Data Dictionary 1.9, will soon be talking about a fresh round of additions to the Internet Tracking resource and will be firing up some subgroup activity around the topic of Days on Market (DOM). | VIEW CALL NOTES

Certification Subgroup Meeting | February 18, 2021
The main topic of discussion was the Add/Edit Endorsement (RCP-010), followed by an update regarding improved Data Dictionary testing documentation and a demonstration of the new RESO Certification site. | VIEW CALL NOTES

Workgroup Meetings This Week

  • Tuesday, February 23: Distributed Ledger
  • Wednesday, February 24: Universal Property Identifier (UPI)
  • Thursday, February 25: Payloads

Special Five-Part Series on MLS Planning

It’s worth sharing for one more week, because this series was a massive undertaking that should be as widely publicized as possible.

The brokerage cooperative that has served real estate for more than 100 years has never faced more pressure. The path forward is affirmative transparency. If you operate an MLS organization, or if you’re a REALTOR® who’s involved in oversight of your MLS, there’s never been a more complex time to make decisions about the MLS’s future.

The first four segments of the five-part series on MLS planning for 2021 analyzed current trends and methods for supporting participant and consumer access to MLS benefits. The fifth and final segment focuses on when and how we as an industry make decisions to implement mandatory policies for MLSs through the National Association of REALTORS®.

The series, written by RESO CEO Sam DeBord for REALTOR® Magazine, covers the questions that all MLSs should be discussing as the year unfolds.