The Evolving MLS

If you are here looking for the four-part series I wrote about the RPR AMP project (Advanced Multi-List Platform) that NAR CEO Dale Stinton mentioned during the Association Executives Committee this morning, you are in the right place. Click on the link below to download the full set of articles. The …

NAR’s Organizational Realignment and Core Standards: Part Deux

Hi intrepid readers. Notorious Junior here to do a follow-up report to Notorious Senior’s parsing of the NAR Organizational Realignment and Core Standards project, Part 1. (Part 1 didn’t appear on this site, so if you missed it you’ll need to play catch up by jumping over to Rob’s site and reading the first part.) …

The other shoe . . .

The biggest rumble in California Monday was not just the 4.4 Richter strength earthquakes that hit between Westwood and Encino and were felt in four surrounding counties despite being five miles underground. No! Rather it was the explosion, the eruption in the halls of Move, Inc. headquarters when it was …

Why this blog?

On July 29, I left the employ of Zillow.  As I told Paul Hagey at Inman News, the task of soliciting direct data feeds from MLSs turned out to be more daunting than either I or Zillow had expected.  While I had detected some significant movement in the industry as …

Welcome

I’ve had a lot on my mind lately.  Most of it having been bottled up for months, years, decades, not published either because of lack of time, lack of energy, or an abundance of self restraint. Short comments, medium essays, or long (some will say too long) diatribes, they will …