real estate webinar

Don’t Miss Out On This Spooktacular Deal!

by Camilla Harvey on October 3, 2017

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With 2018 fast approaching, ensure that your leadership team, staff and brokers are well informed with the essential information they need to make SMART and WELL-INFORMED decisions in 2018. WAV Group’s highly acclaimed WAVes of Change webinar series is a GREAT way to keep your organization relevant and in sync with industry trends and ever-changing consumer requirements. What are the WAVes of Change? Our WAVes of Change Series means we attend the events so you don’t have to. Four times a year we present a live webinar which includes exclusive looks at WAV Group research, emerging technology trends, broker challenges, best practices and policy discussion. Many successful MLSs and Associations already understand the value of this stimulating and cost-effective way to keep their members up to speed on industry initiatives that make an impact. Join the Texas Association of REALTORS, New Mexico Association of REALTORS, MFRMLS and many others in helping large and small organizations stay on top of the game changers in our industry. WAV Group will also answer questions that your board and staff have about the climate of the industry, address technology changes, as well as provide guidance on some best practices. The webinar series also allows for an opportunity for your voice to be heard, regarding issues we have in common, relevant questions as well as sharing potential strategies that lead to optimal success.  WAV Group provides balanced and unbiased overviews on the key topics of the day to help bring every one of your board members up to speed on key issues so that you can have more productive, strategic and insightful discussions at your board meetings Examples of previous topics discussed include: CMLS Research Reviews MLS Policy Trends Consumer Attitudes About Agent Ratings The Power of Consumer Research Panels The Power of Client Relationship Management Effective Ways to Increase Adoption of your Services Governance for the Nimble Organization AMP, Upstream, RESO and Broker Public Portal update Broker Hot Buttons Data Sharing/Consolidation Trends and lots more…… Don’t Miss Out on this Killer Deal! Get 5 Educational Sessions for the Price of 4! Right now, we are offering a Spooktacular Halloween Special!, If you subscribe for the 2018 WAVes of Change before October 31st,  you’ll get one WAVes of Change session free.  Your group will be able to attend 5 sessions instead of four, including one in mid-November THIS year. You can start your organization on […]

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Keep Your Job By Doing THIS!

by Camilla Harvey on September 5, 2017

It’s getting tougher and tougher to ensure a life long career in MLS and Associations. You have to be an expert in leading edge technology, customer service, training, communications and managing a board and politics. How can you keep up with all of that and know that you’re not going to get fired because you’re not keeping up? Here’s an easy and affordable way to make sure you keep your job! Are you Making Informed Decisions? Many things can happen when an Association or MLS is detached and not paying attention to the transient nature of the real estate industry and market. They can delay or even completely avoid decisions because they simply seem too difficult or controversial, causing the organization to fall behind or lose its competitive advantage. Even worse, Boards of Directors who do not stay in touch with these shifting trends can enforce and pass outdated rules and regulations that will impede their member’s success. Is your Travel Budget Limited? How do you kick your board into touch when you don’t have the budget to send several of your board members to attend multiple industry events each year? You can enroll in the WAVes of Change Series and we attend the events so you don’t have to. Four times a year we present a live webinar which includes exclusive looks at WAV Group research, emerging technology trends, broker challenges, policy discussions and industry initiatives. We also discuss the key threats and opportunities that face our industry today, helping everyone to find new ways to improve the relevance of their organization and ensure its long-term viability. The agenda is ever-changing based on the hot topics of the day! Get a Pricing Special Today! Right now, we are offering an end of Summer Special!, If you subscribe for the WAVes of Change before 22nd September you’ll get a one off pricing special! You can start your organization on the path of being more informed in a few clicks! If this sounds like something your organization would benefit from please contact camilla@wavgroup.com to take advantage of this one-time special!  Please join many of your Association/MLS colleagues for this insightful educational series!  You’ll be glad you did!

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Don’t Miss Out!

by Camilla Harvey on June 21, 2017

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We are officially midway through 2017, now is a great time to sit back and reflect on the year so far and to begin preparing your organization for the inevitable evolutions we will experience throughout coming months and into 2018. Do you sometimes feel like your Board of Directors and key staff could benefit from a WAV Group overview of what is happening in the real estate industry today? Could your organization benefit from an information resource like WAV Group to characterize the rapid change in our industry? Would you like an informed review of how similar MLS boards are developing centers of excellence and outstanding performance? Join us for the WAVes of Change! Our WAVes of Change Series delivers regular industry insights and overviews of the topics shaping our future. Four times a year we present a live webinar, usually falling after major conferences such as AEI, NAR Mid-Year, CMLS and NAR Annual. These featured webinars provide exclusive looks at WAV Group research, emerging technology trends, broker challenges, and policy discussion, as well as other stimulating and engaging topics from key conferences. We provide updates on projects like AMP, Upstream, Broker Public Portal, Zilllow, Data Licensing, mergers and acquisitions, data sharing, and more. You’ll be Joining Many Other Successful MLSs and Associations… Many successful MLSs and Associations already understand the value of this stimulating and cost-effective way to keep their members up to speed on industry initiatives that make an impact. WAV Group will also answer questions that your board and staff have about the climate of the industry, address technology changes, as well as provide guidance on some best practices. The webinar series also allows for an opportunity for your voice to be heard, regarding issues we have in common, relevant questions as well as sharing potential strategies that lead to optimal success. Get Pricing Today You simply cannot afford to miss out on this vital subscription! Please contact camilla@wavgroup.com to schedule a call, get pricing, and take advantage of the series today! Please join your Association and MLS colleagues for this insightful series!  You’ll be glad you did!

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RESO Real Estate Standards logo

Few people understand industry standards.  “That’s for the computer geeks,” most of us think.  Our busy schedules and our tenacious focus on business priorities rarely allow us to fully understand how standards directly impact us every day. Our ability to easily communicate with one another relies on standards.  Think of computers and operating systems.  Right now, the giants are Apple and Windows.  They each implemented their own standards for communicating between devices. If standards had not been designed and implemented, we would not have cell phones, tablets, laptops and desktops all talking to one another.  Do you remember when Apple devices could not talk to Windows devices? So now, let’s look at the real estate industry.  We all agree that MLSs are our life blood for listing and finding properties suited for our customers, our revenue.  Yet MLSs tend to have different ways of presenting data.  So RESO has created a “data dictionary” that ensures each system speaks the same language and defines real estate data in consistent terms. As real estate listings flow from one place to another, they follow policies and rules through software that facilitates listings from the MLS database to be publicly displayed.  This process is called Internet Data Exchange or IDX.  It allows brokers to reciprocate information. So, I can see that your eyes are beginning to cross.  Let’s stop here and simply remind you to think about how fast information travels today.  Think about all the technology that has dramatically changed our lives in just a couple of decades.  And it’s moving faster and faster BECAUSE of standards. Do you want to get left behind like the guy who insisted 8-track tapes were better than cassettes or, for the younger in the crowd, who still has a fat TV instead of a smart TV? For those of you who take action to learn and understand the brink that the RE industry is on, for those who accept the role as an early adopter, YOU are the leaders who will benefit rather than get left in the dust. YOU will be the innovators who can see the future and who will TAKE the competitive advantage.  You will BE SET APART from the masses who follow. Take that leap to set your business at the top and keep it there.  Join us at the upcoming RESO webinar to discover how to cut operating expenses, to establish […]

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Changing Trends

With 2017 in full swing there is no better time to get prepared for the year ahead. WAVes of Change will provide you with most effective ways to help prep your association for the inevitable evolutions and revolutions the real estate industry may experience this year. We Attend the Events so You Don’t Have To We know how costly travel, hotel and expenses can be, especially for multiple people from your association to attend various major conferences throughout the year. Our educational webinars are centered around major conferences and will bring you updates straight from these sessions. Four times a year we present our live webinar which includes an exclusive looks at research, emerging technology trends, broker challenges, and policy discussion, as well as key industry updates. Many successful MLSs and Associations already understand the value of this stimulating and cost-effective way to keep their members up to speed on industry initiatives that make an impact. The webinar series also allows for an opportunity for your voice to be heard, regarding issues we have in common, relevant questions as well as sharing potential strategies that lead to optimal success. The WAVes of Change Series allows every one of your board members and invited guests to keep in touch on the ever-changing trends in our business WITHOUT leaving the office. WAVes of Change means we attend the events so you don’t have to. Contact Us Today for Pricing! If the WAVes of Change series sounds like something your organization will benefit from please contact marilyn@wavgroup.com or camilla@wavgroup.com to learn more and get a quote. Please join your Association and MLS colleagues for this insightful series!  You’ll be glad you did!

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