20 episodes

The MLS is Making the Market Work®... but what is making the MLS work?* Every few weeks, Andy Woolley, a longtime advocate and eyewitness to all things MLS, will sit down with the executive of a smartly operated MLS to explore the secrets of their success. Together they will explore where the strategy, operations, and execution intersect, enabling the smart MLS to power an efficient and vibrant real estate market. Power is gained by sharing knowledge. Experience is a master teacher. We hope this podcast will be a platform for collaboration, sharing ideas to empower all MLSs to operate smarter. Whether you are an MLS director or executive interested in learning the fundamentals powering the smart MLS, or just want to hear some great career advice, the Secrets of a Smarter MLS Podcast is for you. * “The MLS is Making the Market Work” is a CMLS registered trademark used by permission.

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The MLS is Making the Market Work®... but what is making the MLS work?* Every few weeks, Andy Woolley, a longtime advocate and eyewitness to all things MLS, will sit down with the executive of a smartly operated MLS to explore the secrets of their success. Together they will explore where the strategy, operations, and execution intersect, enabling the smart MLS to power an efficient and vibrant real estate market. Power is gained by sharing knowledge. Experience is a master teacher. We hope this podcast will be a platform for collaboration, sharing ideas to empower all MLSs to operate smarter. Whether you are an MLS director or executive interested in learning the fundamentals powering the smart MLS, or just want to hear some great career advice, the Secrets of a Smarter MLS Podcast is for you. * “The MLS is Making the Market Work” is a CMLS registered trademark used by permission.

    17 – Brian Donnellan, Bright MLS President and CEO | It Does Work Best When It’s On the MLS

    17 – Brian Donnellan, Bright MLS President and CEO | It Does Work Best When It’s On the MLS

    A free, open, and transparent market works. Easy to say, difficult to prove, unless you are Bright MLS. Brian shares details of their study analyzing properties listed, marketed, and sold on the MLS compared to properties sold off the MLS. Rather than speaking in generalities, the study uncovered empirical evidence supporting the assertion that the MLS works. Beyond its role providing a transparent, unbiased marketplace, the MLS provides consumers unquestionable value.

    • 42 min
    16 – Rene Galicia, Director of MLS Engagement, National Association of REALTORS | NAR and MLSs Collaborate

    16 – Rene Galicia, Director of MLS Engagement, National Association of REALTORS | NAR and MLSs Collaborate

    NAR is expanding its cooperation with the MLS community, due in large part to Rene’s role as the liaison to local MLSs. Rene and Andy discuss NARs recent efforts to collaborate with the Council of MLSs to evolve MLS policy, NAR role enforcing RESO data standards, and NAR's successful efforts supporting members through the pandemic.

    • 45 min
    15 – Hotsheet Episode | Terry Romel, Information Services Manager, Regional MLS

    15 – Hotsheet Episode | Terry Romel, Information Services Manager, Regional MLS

    RMLS™, the Northwest’s largest REALTOR®-owned multiple listing service is hyper focussed on serving their 15,000 members. Terry explains how RMLS expanded training services during COVID-19, virtualized classrooms that will continue into the future. Terry and Andy also review improving market trends in the RMLS area, with some golf banter mixed in for fun!

    • 40 min
    14 – Managing Stress – Yours and Others: a Practical Exercise | Dr. Barry Hayes PhD

    14 – Managing Stress – Yours and Others: a Practical Exercise | Dr. Barry Hayes PhD

    "Stress: what we can't function without becomes problematic when out of control," notes clinical psychologist Dr. Barry Hayes. Today's podcast is a practical exercise in stress management. Do not drive while listening!

    • 22 min
    13 – Hotsheet Episode | Nicole Aguilar, Director of Marketing & Communications, California Regional MLS

    13 – Hotsheet Episode | Nicole Aguilar, Director of Marketing & Communications, California Regional MLS

    As the communications director for the largest MLS organization, Nicole discusses with Andy how she delivers consistent messaging to over 100,000 members of CRMLS, along with the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the content being delivered and the engagement of CRMLS members.

    • 33 min
    12 – Hotsheet Episode | Rene Galvan, Executive Vice President, Houston Association of REALTORS

    12 – Hotsheet Episode | Rene Galvan, Executive Vice President, Houston Association of REALTORS

    HAR is guiding members through challenging times by protecting real estate’s status as an essential service, expanding online training, and eliminating $5 million in fees. They have learned a smarter way to operate that will continue well into the future.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

slmacy98 ,

Insightful and entertaining listen for MLS trends

Engaging podcast from an established leader in the real estate technology space. Great listen if you want engaging and frank conversation on the importance of MLSs to the industry and how they are successfully managed.

gr3gdang3r ,

Great podcast for anyone in organized real estate

Andy has been in the real estate industry for over 20 years and that knowledge comes through in his discussions. As a real estate geek these type of conversations are like cat nip. If you are in organized real estate as a vendor, MLS exec, broker or association you should tune in.

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