Category: Organized RE

Putting “Native” Data Dictionary MLS in its Place: Technologists Weigh In

NAR published proposed policies and best practices for MLSs in September. Since then, Michael Wurzer of FBS and I have been blog volleying over a best practice for planning a “native” Data Dictionary compliant MLS system, which has garnered more

The MLS’s Guiding Star for Consumer Transparency: North by Northwest

North by NorthwestAn ever-present challenge exists for real estate’s Multiple Listing Service industry: provide transparency for real estate inventory, services, and costs to consumers. The MLS in North America has consistently met that goal and continues to improve upon its pro-consumer outcomes.

Is “Native” Data Dictionary on the Horizon for MLSs? NAR Proposal, Planning, and Questions

Michael Wurzer of FBS wrote a thoughtful post this week regarding a recent MLS best practices proposal from the National Association of REALTORS. The best practice proposes: 

By July 1, 2022, MLSs should create with their vendors and leadership