Progress

23
Mar

NVAR CEO: Why Bright is Right for Members

Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS® recently shared this video from their CEO Ryan Conrad on why they decided to join Bright MLS. Hear what he had to say.

16
Mar

Bright Provides Funds for Local Government Affairs Efforts

This week we  announced a new program to assist our 43 stakeholder associations with the costs associated with their local government affairs efforts.   For anyone not familiar with the topic, local government affairs efforts include the work associations do to monitor public policy decisions affecting housing. This is most commonly done through dedicated government affairs staff or programs and

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10
Mar

Get to Know the Bright Area – Washington D.C.

Bright spans parts of 6 states and Washington, D.C. That probably sounds like a large area – and it is! But we didn’t just create Bright to be big. Our goal was to better serve our local real estate professionals. We’re going to do that in their communities, by offering local information and customization that makes the MLS work for

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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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24
Feb

A New Era of MLS

“Every act of creation is, first of all, an act of destruction.” – Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter and sculptor. His quote is similar to a question the leadership of MRIS and TREND asked when they began the conversations about Bright MLS – What if we blew it all up and started new? While no actual demolition was involved

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