Tools for a productive and successful 2023
Specifically designed to help leaders of REALTOR® associations and MLSs attain great results.
The resources below are exclusively for Local Boards and MLSs, and include topics like T3 Sixty national reports on vendors and technology, MLS systems, T3 Sixty Insight articles pertinent to Organized Real Estate, and webinars focused on your unique vantage point in the industry.
Check this resource page throughout the year with the latest case studies, videos, articles and reports on association and MLS performance.
Videos and podcast of interest to MLSs and Associations
Regionalization: Realities, Movements and Considerations
2023 Organized Real Estate Report
2023 MLS Trend Preview: MLS Future State Strategies
A new Era of MLS with Brian Donnellan President and CEO of Bright MLS.
T3 Sixty - Evaluation of Real Estate's Compensation Structure and Its Future.
Preparing for a Compensation Shift in the Paradigm
T3 Sixty ORE Insiders forum on leveraging regenerative AI.
MLS Data and Technology: Delivering Value Back to Brokers with Art Carter
Strategic Planning: Readiness to Execution
MLS Systems - Evaluating Tech
Updates and articles, and downloads of interest to MLSs and Associations
Stories from T3 Sixty pertinent to MLSs and Associations
'Mounting pressure' on industry as MLS agrees to settle commission suit
MLS PIN has agreed to pay $3 million and stop requiring sellers to offer buyer-broker compensation, a practice at the core of two other major lawsuits. (For complementary access to this or any other articles reach out to Clint Skutchan at T3 Sixty via email email@example.com)
Consolidation means fewer MLSs and associations in 2023
T3 Sixty's annual report on Organized Real Estate found a 7.6% drop in the number of MLSs and a 3.8% drop among Realtor associations since 2020.
CoStar merges Homesnap and Homes.com, cutting 100 jobs
The company is integrating “the best of Homes.com” with Homesnap and Citysnap, said Andy Florance, CoStar CEO and founder. (For complementary access to this or any other articles reach out to Clint Skutchan at T3 Sixty via email firstname.lastname@example.org)
A breakthrough in home shopping for the visually impaired
“Finding Homes” is an Alexa-based tool that could revolutionize real estate for blind and visually impaired consumers. (For complementary access to this or any other articles reach out to Clint Skutchan at T3 Sixty via email email@example.com)
Pennsylvania broker-owner: Small MLS ‘fiefdoms’ hurt agents and clients
Broker-owner Adam Conrad of Perry Wellington Realty describes the challenges of navigating seven different MLSs as the slow journey to consolidation continues.
Bright MLS to allow $0 buyer broker commissions
The nation’s second-largest MLS says this move highlights the “complete flexibility” of Bright subscribers to have “transparent negotiations with clients.
MLS revenue-sharing venture moving ahead of schedule
REdistribute, which sells data from participating MLSs to institutional users, now covers nearly half of U.S. residential properties.
NAR mandates fair housing training for all members
The Realtor association will now require its more than 1.5 million members to complete fair housing coursework every three years.
NAR 'confident' in the face of challenges to compensation
The association believes it will prevail in court, but also “highly encourages agents to use buyer broker agreements.” (For complementary access to this or any other articles reach out to Clint Skutchan at T3 Sixty via email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Leading MLSs come together to launch consumer home search portal
Three of the nation’s largest multiple listing services — California Regional MLS, Bright MLS and REColorado — announced the joint venture for Nestfully.
HomeServices of America loses appeal in commissions case
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling denying HSoA’s motion to force arbitration in the Sitzer/Burnett case, scheduled for trial in October. (For complementary access to this or any other articles reach out to Clint Skutchan at T3 Sixty via email email@example.com)
Breaking down the 2023 Organized Real Estate report
T3 Sixty released its annual ranking of the nation’s MLSs, local Realtor associations and state Realtor associations by year-end 2022 member counts in the Organized Real Estate section of the 2023 Real Estate Almanac. This post presents a video conversation about the data in the report and some of the implications.
CoStar CEO's 'super simple business concept': Support agents
“You do not want to think you're smarter than your customers,” Florance said on CoStar’s strategy of building Homes.com as a platform for agents and consumers. (For complementary access to this or any other articles reach out to Clint Skutchan at T3 Sixty via email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Stages of the real estate industry
To put the ever-evolving real estate industry into perspective, T3 Sixty has identified a framework for the major innovations and developments as they have occurred over time in what means it terms real estate brokerage stages.
The T3 Brokerage Technology Profile
Hundreds of smaller MLSs remain active across the U.S., and many organizations wonder how they will compete or remain valuable in an ever-changing and consolidating landscape. In this video, T3 Sixty senior vice president of organized real estate Clint Skutchan hosts a conversation with several MLS leaders.
Why the MLS should play up value to consumers
Emily Chenevert, CEO of ABoR and the newly rebranded Unlock MLS, wants Austin buyers and sellers to associate "MLS" with more than just soccer.
Analyzing homeownership rates and their demographic characteristics
Homeownership is a key pillar of American life, and of the residential real estate brokerage industry. This article provides an overview of some of the latest data related to US homeownership and how rates vary by certain demographic characteristics.
Behind the MLS-driven initiative to monetize real estate data
The nation’s two largest MLSs, CRMLS and Bright MLS, have announced a new joint venture, REdistribute, which will lead an MLS data monetization effort. T3 Sixty recorded a video interview with CRMLS CEO Art Carter about the effort.
Inside one MLS’s expansion push
MLSs and brokers are also collaborating in new ways to advance MLS service into a modern business that consumers need and want. This article dives into one strategy unfolding in Tennessee.
2022 State of the Real Estate Industry
Watch Stefan Swanepoel and Jack Miller discuss some of the biggest trends shaping the industry and provide a preview of the 2023 Swanepoel Trends Report.
The present and future of real estate data standards
Real estate data standards play a key role in helping push the industry data and technology forward. This article highlights where it is in its effort to provide and implement data standards across the industry.
Highlights from the T3 Summit
Real estate leaders at the 2022 T3 Summit explored some compelling themes and trends the industry and brokerages currently face. This article provides a brief overview along with some highlights of trends discussed at the event.
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Senior Vice President, Organized Real Estate
Clint leads T3 Sixty’s Organized Real Estate consulting division and is responsible for all the company’s Realtor association and MLS activities. He has over a decade of real estate industry experience including as CEO of a Realtor association in Colorado.
Consultant, Organized Real Estate
Liz Tewksbury is a veteran in organized real estate with a track record of delivering exceptional results for clients. With experience in a variety of executive roles in the MLS industry, she has built a reputation for providing strategic guidance and innovative solutions to help clients achieve their goals.