RPR seems to be getting traction, at least among more of our clients. But many MLSs coming to us to have the RPR contract reviewed come with a big misconception. I usually first ask them what their … Read more about Public records from RPR will not replace your public records provider contract…
Text of the RPR agreement and ‘public debate’
RPR has so far refused to post the text of the RPR MLS Content License Agreement online. RPR’s president Marty Frame said (in a comment to a previous post about the agreement) that he hoped more of … Read more about Text of the RPR agreement and ‘public debate’
WAVGroup white paper on RPR is a must-read for MLSs
Update 2/1: Some folks using Internet Explorer had problems with the links in this post earlier today. WAVGroup fixed the problem on its server. They should work now.If your MLS is considering … Read more about WAVGroup white paper on RPR is a must-read for MLSs
The report of RPR’s birth is an exaggeration…
"If a spectacle is going to be particularly imposing I prefer to see it through somebody else's eyes, because that man will always exaggerate. Then I can exaggerate his exaggeration, and my account of … Read more about The report of RPR’s birth is an exaggeration…
REALTORS® Property Resource: A possible business model?
I have had numerous conversations with folks regarding the REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR), NAR's multi-million dollar initiative shrouded in secrecy. Until now, my view has been that there is no … Read more about REALTORS® Property Resource: A possible business model?
Making MLS data available to the government
Government entities frequently approach MLSs looking for listing data for various purposes. Perhaps the most common is the local property authority seeking property information in order to value … Read more about Making MLS data available to the government