CEO Update – June 2016

On June 28, 2016, RPR released version 1.51 marking the 52nd product release since its launch in September 2010. Now REALTORS® using zipForm® can link their RPR account with their zipForm® account. This integration then allows for select public records data fields from RPR to flow directly into a new zipForm® transaction. Likewise, REALTORS® can access RPR directly from their zipForm® account.

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RPR CIO Roundtable 2016

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RPR hosted its second CIO Roundtable Conference on May 23-24, 2016 in Chicago, IL. The event was designed to engage thought leaders from across the industry and to receive input from senior staff representing as many as 15 organizations, comprised of both large independent brokerages and national franchises.
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RPR’s AMP™ Nominated for Prestigious Innovator Award

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The Advanced Multi-List Platform™ (AMP™), a technological initiative that will reimagine the architecture of the modern MLS system, has been nominated for an Inman 2016 Innovator Award.
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RPR On-Demand Video Tutorials a Plus for Real Estate Pros

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REALTORS®, Broker brand managers and Association staffers consistently reach out to RPR to request recorded versions of our webinars. We’re happy to offer the recordings to participants, but did you know that RPR also offers on-demand video tutorials? In fact, these popular videos have been recently updated.
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6 Powerful Form Builders for Creating a Lead Capture System

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Recently we published an article about a San Francisco-based Realtor® who uses open houses as an opportunity to convert market watchers, tire kickers, and fence sitters into clients. In response, we had a number of agents ask for a follow up post showing how they could create a similar system. Here’s how ...
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Commute times driving Millennial home buying decisions

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Finding a home for folks who want to spend less time in the car and more time building and enjoying a good quality of life just got easier. Set your end-point destination, choose the time, day and length of journey, and RPR’s Drive Time tool will do the rest.
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Six Execs Share Best Practices for RPR Adoption & Usage

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One million REALTORS®. That’s how many residential and commercial practitioners now have access to their local or regionally-licensed MLS data via the Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) Platform.
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See What’s New at RPR, May 2016

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RPR’s latest release expands keyword search capabilities to include a host of new options, and broadens your filter options for drive time and walk time from a location. REALTORS® who practice in non-disclosure states might also take note of the new auto-prompt when sharing reports on Facebook.
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CEO Update – May 2016

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On May 25, 2016, RPR released version 1.50 marking the 51st product release since its launch in September 2010. With this release, keyword search has been enhanced in both Residential and Commercial Platforms to search specific feature fields, including: Neighborhood, Address Zone (Zoning), Address Area (MLS Area), Exterior Style, Exterior Water Features, Listing Subtype, and MLS Subtype.
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Hail Mary Effort Proves Worthy of This Realtor’s Strategic Open House Move

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In real estate, you win some, you lose some. Yet for this Florida REALTOR®, losing one turned into a trifecta of wins. All because of a very unusual set of circumstances at a very popular open house.
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The AMP Value Proposition for Technology Developers

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The AMP™ system will benefit every segment of the real estate industry, not the least of which are the technology vendors, both large and small, both legacy and newly emerging, all of whom will have access to greater market share as a result of the open AMP™ architecture.
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Help your seller see the light on a realistic list price

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What REALTOR® hasn’t felt challenged during pricing discussions with homeowners in a similar situation? And why wouldn’t an average homeowner expect to earn a return on home improvements? Thankfully, there is a common ground when it comes to landing on a solid listing price. Here are five proven tools and techniques for guiding your seller in the right direction.
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Building Trust and Engagement Through Facebook

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Facebook has changed the way we interact with our sphere of influence. Now staying in contact is fast, easy and free. Today’s REALTORS® are engaging friends, family and acquaintances with real-time micro conversations, while simultaneously building a network that agents from just a decade ago wouldn’t have dreamed possible.
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The AMP Value Proposition for MLSs and Associations

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AMP™ offers benefits to the MLS well beyond anything that current technology is capable of offering. As you consider each benefit, remember AMP™ is not a replacement for your MLS service. Rather, it is an alternative to your MLS system technology. The purpose of AMP™ is not to replace current personnel but to give them better tools with which to serve the membership.
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Plenty of opportunities to make connections at Midyear 2016

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The RPR team is ramping up for another exciting REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. Our most knowledgeable team members will be on deck to answer your questions about our new projects like RPR AMP™ and Upstream, and to bring you up to speed on how our recent product enhancements will serve residential and commercial REALTORS®, and Associations and MLSs.