From September 29 to November 4, 2012, the WAV Group fielded their annual MLS Technology Survey to participating MLSs throughout the United States and Canada. 72 MLSs, representing 37 different states or provinces, participated in the survey at both the staff and user level. 15,130 individual participants filled out the survey completely, making it the largest survey of its kind. MRED had the largest number of respondents of any MLS with nearly 5000.
In response to the survey question, “What is your overall satisfaction with your MLS system?” MRED respondents gave connectMLS™ an average rating of 8.22 out of a possible 10, the only MLS system to have an overall rating above 8. connectMLS™
· design and visual appeal
· ease of use
· adding and modifying
· comparable reports
· creating personalized/
· statistical report functions
· ease of loading and managing photos
· set up of auto search for customers
· map searching
· map search results display
· mobile access, and
· web sites for clients to view listings.
“Naturally, we are thrilled that our customers recognize what our staff already knows – that connectMLS™ is the best MLS system,” said MRED CEO Russ Bergeron. “Of significance to me is that connectMLS™ is recognized for its excellence across the board, in all categories. It’s not a one-trick pony – connectMLS™ provides a complete MLS experience that is unmatched by any other system.”
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers, agents and appraisers and 8,000 offices. MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding “collar” counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana. For more information, visit www.MREDLLC.com.