Kristin Ortiz

25
May

What are buyers looking for in a home?

With the spring market in full swing many sellers want to know—what do buyers want? Bright Chairman Jon Coile recently tackled this loaded question in an article for the Washington Post. Open concept Bright recently conducted a survey where 45 percent of agents said the biggest demand right now is for open concept. Today’s buyer wants space—a blank canvas on

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15
May

Bright MLS Launches Access to Consolidated Market Area

Bright MLS subscribers now have the opportunity to access our newly expanded market. This ability to search listings across a larger market is a direct result and key benefit of Bright’s consolidation earlier this year. Bright subscribers can search the expanded footprint with listings from both MRIS and TREND markets using the Homesnap Pro mobile app, powered by Bright MLS.

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20
Apr

Bright Buzz: April 2017

Thank you for calling Bright MLS! The Bright Customer Support Center has officially launched. This change is the result of the merger of the MRIS and TREND Support Centers. Now, subscribers for the entire Bright footprint will have one place to call when they convert to the new system.   Get to know the Bright MLS Board of Directors The

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13
Apr

Get to Know Bright MLS CEO Tom Phillips

“Honest, fair and thoughtful.” That is how Bright MLS CEO Tom Phillips described himself when he sat down with the Philadelphia Business Journal for their article “The Social Capital Interview with Tom Phillips of Bright MLS,” published last week. Read on to learn more about Tom. A CEO’s perspective on business When it comes to business and achieving goals, Tom

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3
Mar

Bright Buzz, Feb 2017: What’s happening now? Next?

We’ve been busy! Since our January announcement, we continue to move Bright forward. 2017 is a year of transition for us, and we’re excited to meet some major milestones. Development teams are hard at work mapping MLS listing data from nine different MLSs into one format; they are collecting the required public records for 150 jurisdictions, and building the new

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