The MLS Industry's Leading Think-Tank
The objective of the MLS Roundtable is to discuss issues and when appropriate, foster dialogue or issue an opinion. Its sole purpose is to advance the broker’s business and, by extension, that of all participants. It is intended to add to the good work being done by other stakeholders.
To encourage substantive debate around important MLS issues and continuously explore meaningful innovations.
To research and gather better data of the MLS industry and to educate the industry with quality information.
To share ideas and best practices, to collaborate and where appropriate support other meaningful industry initiatives.
To facilitate dialogue with all parties interested to improve the MLS, and to enhance the relationships between MLSs and brokers and agents.
To create a stronger voice for the MLS industry by regularly advocating for a better industry and leading by example.
Merri Jo Cowen
MLS 2020 Agenda
Publication date: September 7, 2017
Change does not occur because anyone wants it. It occurs as a basic fact of life according to a variety of interwoven factors. It is loyal to no one.
This study attempted to determine the most significant issues facing the MLS industry over the next two-to-three years by interviewing 30 of the most influential companies and executives in the MLS space. In the end, the study delivered the top three undeniable issues that needed to be addressed by 2020.
MLS 2022 Agenda
Publication date: September 30, 2019
This study outlines what did or did not happen since the MLS2020 Agenda. It reinforces why the MLS is in distress and why brokers should care.
Brokers are challenged to become more involved in the MLS. The study ends with eight recommended strategies and steps to take.