(This is Part 4 in a four-part series. I started with some definitions to get us on the same page; we then looked at NAR policy on the issue (for those MLSs that are bound by it); I provided some of … Read more about ‘Core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 4: Legal issues
I'm taking break from the MLS core vs. optional services series to get out this post. An email has been circulating in the MLS community that has been misinterpreted as saying MLSs have some … Read more about Extent of MLS’s VOW rules enforcement duties
Frequently, I do presentations for groups of brokers explaining how VOWs work, why they might want to build them for their firms, and what to expect of other VOWs in their marketplaces. I usually … Read more about State-of-the-art VOWs?
Victor Lund at WAV Group has just finished writing a five-part series of articles encompassing ideas and strategies for brokers considering operating VOWs. I could quibble with some details of what … Read more about Good source for broker VOW ideas and strategies
I predicted last fall that there would be 100,000 web sites with VOW capabilities by the end of 2010. I rarely make predictions, because I hate to be wrong. Fortunately, I made this prediction with a … Read more about Progress toward 100,000 VOWs: Can I count ListingBook as 50,000?
(Update 11/19: Some of the links to the policy did not go to the particular provision but only to the beginning of Part I, Part II, etc. Corrected today.) Sound far-fetched? In fact, I think it may be … Read more about 100,000 VOWs by the end of 2010