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Important MLS Issues to REALTORS 

The value meaning of MLS is changing. Now, more than ever, Realtors® and their customers are counting on the MLS for home data for a seamless transaction. 

We invite you to join us to share and explore key industry insights, trends, and technologies across the MLS real estate industry at the 2023 Tri-State MLS Summit!

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When:  MARCH 9, 2023

Where:  Virtual FREE EVENT

Time:   11:00 am -2:30 pm EST

Why Attend?

It’s FREE! Harness the new technologies, the new normal with policies, and optimize new opportunities by attending the 2023 Tri-State MLS Summit! You’ll learn about what’s new and next in the MLS real estate industry and what to incorporate into your business to optimize your investment, serve your community, build your book, and boost your bottom line.

Value of the MLS 

Denee Evans
Council of MLS 

Session 2

11:10 am - 11:20 am est

“Miraculous” comes to mind if you stop and think about it for a moment. Over a million independent contractors. Tens of thousands of companies. Hundreds of different business models. Competitors, cooperating. To make homeownership happen. That’s the power of MLS.

Truth in Data: Why are there MLS “Rules”? 

Accurate Data?  Rules and Regs? 

Greg Robertson 
Lone Wolf

Session 3

11:20 am - 11:50 am est

The MLS is a community of real estate professionals who work together to make real estate transactions happen, using shared information and rules to which they agree. When using the MLS to list and sell properties, operating under a common and cooperative understanding is beneficial. Hear from Greg on how the MLS Listings Rules and Regulations provide that commonality for participants and subscribers, ensuring the integrity of the data, enabling offers of compensation, and fostering broker cooperation.

Economy Outlook: 2023 Economic Outlook along with Emerging Trends in Real Estate

Ben Graboske 
Black Knight Financial Services

Session 4

11:50 am - 12:20 pm est

This session will provide insight into the economic outlook in the real estate markets in 2023/24. Commercial and residential real estate brokers and investors are relying on economic impact data more and more to gain a competitive edge in the market.   Are you?  Ben will discuss new and emerging trends and opportunities in real estate development and real estate finance. 

Market Shift – What Now?  

  • Sara Fogg - PrimeMLS

  • Crystal McCaslin -  Steinborn & Associates Real Estate

  • Session 4

    12:20 pm - 12:50 pm est 

    Trying to juggle a real estate career and adjusting to a constantly changing real estate market can be overwhelming. But some techniques and tools help lead the way.  Sara and Crystal join us to provide in-sight into how agents and MLSs can utilize new techniques and tools in this new market shift.

    Market Shift – What Now? (Panel)  

    Michael Wurzer, FBS/FlexMLS  

    Erik Stegemann,  Solid Earth

    Bob Evens,  Move, Inc. &® 

    Session 5

    12:50 pm - 1:45 pm est

    As you likely know, syndication is the option to send listings to third-party publishers like and In this session, you will hear from a panel of experts on how they use your data after leaving the MLS.

    Heated Sq Ft – The Good,  The Bad,  The Ugly (Panel)  

    Brad Bjelke,

    Jeff Allen, CubiCasa

    Bernard Nguyen, Matterport 

    Alex Likholyot, iGUIDE 

    Jeff Allen, CubiCasa

    Session 6

    1:50 pm - 2:30 pm est

    Is the square footage of your property listing fake, or are you selling properties using accurate square footage?  Learn from this panel to understand the dangers of using bad heated Sq Ft data in property listings.  In this session, you will learn to understand the risks and pitfalls of other Agents using bad data.  Then you will learn how the latest technology is here to protect your professional reputation and company.  

    The Tri-State Hosts

    The North Carolina Regional MLS, New Mexico MLS, and Colorado Real Estate Network are a part of the Bring It Home MLS Virtual Summit – bringing more than 25,000 real estate brokers from across the nation together to inspire and nurture the MLS user by being the leading source of important MLS topics.


    Mission: Gathering our MLS members, influential MLS leaders, and industry pioneers to drive change, culminate ideas, and openly discuss relevant MLS subject matters. 


    Vision: To inspire and nurture the MLS user by being the leading source of important MLS topics.

    The New Mexico MLS is a robust REALTOR® entity with over 890 Subscribers and Users, Vendors, Staff working together to accumulate and disseminate vital New Mexico housing and property data to our buyers and sellers. The New Mexico MLS engages a superior suite of services to enable our subscribers and users to facilitate the sale and purchase of property.  

    Established in 2005, Colorado Real Estate Network (CREN) is a regional MLS servicing 17+ counties and six REALTOR® Board Associations. CREN provides its REALTOR® members with a communication tool for buying, selling, leasing or auctioning properties within the region. We have approximately 1,200 REALTOR® members and 250 affiliates including banks, appraisers, and property inspectors.

    NCRMLS is a Cooperative MLS that Empowers Realtor Associations & MLSs to connect their REALTORS® throughout North Carolina by providing them with the most reliable and accurate real estate data, a powerful best-in-class toolset, and innovative training at the lowest cost possible.

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