Thought LeadershipViews, reviews, surveys, and trends that address the biggest questions on the minds of real estate industry leaders.
This national survey of REALTOR® Association Executives includes an executive summary with insights from Alice Martin and Kevin McQueen for the purpose of co-creating a better future for organized real estate.
There are many approaches to regionalization and data sharing. Our objective here is not to define every variation, but to introduce some high-level characteristics and a more consistent vocabulary, to make it easier for industry leaders to discuss the approaches and make directional decisions that result in meeting the members’ needs through increased collaboration.
This Paper is a summary of the potential that the MLS can bring to the real estate industry and to consumers and, at the same time, it can be viewed as a subtle warning if brokers and industry leaders fail to grasp the strengths MLS currently possesses and employ them in a fast changing world, when consumer alternatives are popping up at every turn. It is based upon 33 years of MLS experience in many areas and at many levels.
This paper is intended to help you achieve a higher degree of success with your MLS listing consumer website, if you already have one or are MLS listing consumer websites, and other valuable insights from industry experts who were interviewed for this paper.
Focus Forward Consulting provides authoritative research and thought papers on trends and topics that influence the real estate industry. Focus Forward papers may be downloaded and reproduced for review, but may not be republished in full or part without citing Kevin McQueen and Focus Forward Consulting, Inc. When referencing this material, always include a link to: www.KevinMcQueen.com.