MLS Insight: 2016 Development Projects on Tap


MLS Insight is a series about how things work at RMLS™.Shopping cart sign in a parking lot of a new shopping mall.

At their annual leadership retreat, the RMLS™ Board of Directors reviewed a list of potential projects and prioritized those they believe will have the best benefit for RMLS™ subscribers. Following is a brief description of the three projects that will get the attention of our software development team this year along with a fourth that will be scheduled if possible. The forms changes approved in 2015 are also in the works.

Watch List: This project will create a new feature on RMLSweb enabling subscribers to add individual listings to a “shopping cart” and receive push notifications when the status or a price change occurs. Potential scope includes ability to tag tax parcel records for notification when a listing is published.

Mobile Innovation Project: This project will utilize information available in a mobile device – photos, GPS, etc. – to create a property profile for use in creating CMAs, running reverse prospecting searches, and starting an in-progress listing in RMLSweb.

Frequency of Auto-Emails: This project will re-engineer auto-emails to reliably run the entire process within an hour. As part of this project, subscribers should be able to refine the frequency at which auto-emails are sent to individual clients.

Facebook Integration: This project will allow subscribers to easily post their own listings to Facebook, and will also fix formatting problems for mobile devices when listings are shared to Facebook.

If you have questions on any RMLS™-related topic that you would like to have answered, I encourage you to post a comment.

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One Response to “MLS Insight: 2016 Development Projects on Tap”

  1. temara May 30, 2016 at 4:36 pm #

    It would be an improvement for subscribers and our clients to look at the results of a search, and click to see the details of a home, in a map format. The results of a search would show up on the map, and we could hover & click to see the details. I would really like to be able to email a map of search results to clients. This would be useful for home tours, sending comparables during the offer process, and for sending comparable/past sales to prospective sellers

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