Blog

Yeah, it's coming.

New Member Orientation Live Is Back!

In late 2015, the board of directors voted to bring back a small piece of the live new member orientation and we have now completed it several months in a row. At first I was slightly reluctant to agree with the board that this would be a good thing, but of course I was willing to give it a try. I …

Read More

He Won By One Vote!

Congratulations Keith McCracken (Southwest Missouri Board of REALTORS® Director) on your win for City of Monett School Board! GSBOR has been fortunate to be able to play an integral part in the success of another association, sharing the service of AE responsibilities with the Southwest Missouri Board of REALTORS® in Monett. Part of that agreement ensures that we will assist …

Read More

AE Report as of October 2015

Ugh! Subdivisions in the MLS! I am really feeling your frustration on this one…. the SOMO Board of Directors made the decision to make the subdivisions list a little more user friendly. Unfortunately, it is a massive undertaking on the programming side of Flexmls. In an effort to not put the strain on our RETS feed users and take down …

Read More

AE Report as of August 2015

The GSBOR Board of Directors meets again next week and I am writing my AE Report that I give at each meeting. I figured that I should probably post it publicly for our members, as many people need to know what is going on here. Afterall… wasn’t that the point of this blog to begin with?! Of course if you …

Read More

What Policy Says About FSBOs and Discount Brokers In Our MLS

The following is a report by Art Maxwell, Springfield MLS 2015 Board President, that was completed in June 2015 after an extensive conversation among directors regarding the FSBO companies and discount brokers in the MLS. To President Maxwell, THANK YOU for your work put into this project. Can the MLS Exclude FSBO Companies and Discount Brokers? All of the following information …

Read More

RETS Feed Monthly Fee Going Away July 1, 2015

Good news does come out of this board– At the June board meeting of the Springfield MLS, the directors made the decision to eliminate the $10/monthly RETS feed maintenance charge, effective July 1, 2015. If you currently have a RETS feed and have the recurring charge posted to your account, there is nothing you need to do, we will take …

Read More

BOD Meeting Recap – June 10, 2015

I am going to go out on a limb here and actually blog about the board of directors meeting that took place today. <gasp!> You might be shocked because this is something that has been completely frowned upon in the past by certain members, but I will not yield just because this is the “way we have always done it.” …

Read More

We Need GOOD Leadership in 2016

I’m not saying in any form, or fashion, that we don’t have GOOD leadership in 2015 here at GSBOR. We have a legendary leadership team! However, in order for it to continue, we must keep the legacy going by putting GOOD leaders in place to follow these GOOD leaders that are eventually rolling off the board and committees. As we say …

Read More

NAR Update: Senate Committee Approves Patent Litigation Bill

Senate Committee Approves Patent Litigation Bill On June 4, 2015,  the Senate Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved S. 1137 the PATENT Act by a vote of 16-4. This legislation is a carefully balanced set of patent litigations reforms aimed at curbing abusive patent litigation at the hands of “patent trolls.”  The legislation is now expected to be brought to the Senate …

Read More

Good News About Inman News

One of the leading news sites for the real estate industry is now offered to the members who are are part of the Missouri REALTORS® state association (yes, that is all of the GSBOR members), can now subscribe to the “Select” membership for free. Yes, that’s right, MR has paid the annual $200 subscription fee for you. To access this …

Read More
Page 1 of 1012345»...Last »