Both the Senate and House are in session this week, but the focus will be in the House where a few issues of importance to REALTORS® will be discussed. The Financial Services Committee has a hearing tentatively scheduled for May 25 on flood insurance. The Science, Space, & Technology Committee will discuss expanding the role of States in EPA rulemaking. The Energy & Commerce Committee will discuss how new technologies (i.e. drones) have impacted delivery services available to consumers and businesses, and regulatory challenges at the federal, state, and local... Read More
WASHINGTON (May 17, 2017) — Two more innovative technology companies have been selected to join REach®, a growth technology accelerator program from the National Association of Realtors®' strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures. Adwerx, a digital advertising provider, and immoviewer, a 3-D virtual tour technology company, will join the seven other companies announced last month as part of the fifth REach class.
REach provides early-to mid-stage companies... Read More
Listing data that enters Upstream may now have the option to be downstream of the MLS.
That's the gist of an announcement made Tuesday at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., by UpstreamRE, a data management company formed by a group of brokers and franchises to give brokerages greater control over how their listing data is used and shared online.
Upstream was originally conceived and developed to enable brokers to enter their listing data in one place and easily set how it's shared with others, including the MLS, their own... Read More