VESTAPLUS™ at NAR Realtors® Expo in San Francisco

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The VESTAPLUS™ team headed to San Francisco last weekend to present our MLS software solutions at NAR 2019 Realtors® Expo, the industry’s largest trade show. The three-day event had over 400 exhibitors present products and services that help real estate professionals conduct business more efficiently. We were proud to present our powerful and versatile MLS software to hundreds of prospective new clients who stopped by our booth. Below are a few …

The MLS Madness™ Recap

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The MLS Madness™ was a success! Our members were treated to a circuit of brief training courses that covered the most widely used and sought after VESTAPLUS™ functions in our system, including Client Dashboard, Search Management Tool, 10k Infosparks and more! We also showcased the look of our brand new SLIMM workflow, which is to be announced at the end of the year (stay tuned!). Finally, social media expert Matt Ahlmann …

Are You Ready for MLS Madness 2019?

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The MLS Madness is a one of a kind event taking place on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Join us for a morning of Learning, Networking and Free Refreshments! Discover the method behind The MLS “Madness” at this fun “Speed Training” event, where you’ll learn about your favorite or soon-to-be favorite MLS products and services.  Discover how to use the great new features of VESTAPLUS™.Featured Products include: – Client Dashboard– VESTAPLUS™ Mobile–  …

Recap of VESTAPLUS™ at C.A.R. REimagine 2019

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We had the pleasure of exhibiting at the annual C.A.R. REimagine trade expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center last week! It was a truly great experience talking to hundreds of hard-working agents from across the state, who gave us valuable insight into what they are looking for in their preferred MLS software. In return, we provided personalized demos to give a full visual overview of VESTAPLUS™, showcasing our assortment of …

California July 2019 Sales & Price Report by C.A.R.

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The Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut last month helped lead to the first year-over-year sales gain and highest sales level in 15 months. July’s sales were up 5.6% from June and 1.1% from July 2018. According to C.A.R. President Jared Martin, “Mortgage rates that dipped to the lowest level in nearly three years has helped reduce monthly mortgage payments for the past five consecutive months, giving buyers more purchasing power.” While …

Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019 Recap

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The MLS™ team just returned from Inman Connect 2019 in Las Vegas at the beautiful Aria Resort & Casino. The annual West Coast conference was a gathering of real estate professionals and technology experts, discussing the state of residential real estate and how to succeed in an increasingly technologically driven industry. There was heavy discussion on new technology trends and the pros and cons of iBuyer programs. As NRT CEO Ryan …

VESTAPLUS™ Mobile Update

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The VESTAPLUS™ mobile site has just received its first major update, bringing a sleek design to a powerful search tool. Once you log in to themls.com on a mobile device, you can use the top search bar to quickly search for specific areas or addresses, which will have default criteria enabled for your convenience. The default criteria includes the “Coming Soon” and “Active” statuses, as well as a few property types, …

Q2 2019: Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes in Los Angeles

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The overall median sales price for single family homes in The MLS™/CLAW Areas (Pacific Coast Highway to Downtown Los Angeles) remained more or less the same in Q2-2019 versus Q2-2018, with less than a 1% decrease in price. Sales volume, on the other hand, decreased by 10%, while the total number of listings sold decreased by 2.5%. Our market climate map shows that we had 22 areas of growth, 28 areas …

Spelling Manor Sets Record Sales Price in California

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One of LA’s most famous and expensive mega-mansions, known as “Spelling Manor” (after the late television icon Aaron Spelling), has found a buyer. The gargantuan property–originally listed with an asking price of a whopping $200 million, then later cut down to $160 million–has settled on a record-breaking price of $119.75 million after nearly three years on the market, just under sixty percent of its initial asking price. It’s still a selling …