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Industry Relations

This is Industry Relations, a podcast that is at the intersection of real estate and technology from an insider’s perspective. Hosted weekly by Rob Hahn (The Notorious ROB) and Greg Robertson.

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Did you miss the most important detail in the Costar BPP Breakup?
So, the partnership between two real estate juggernauts has come crashing down. What happens next? CoStar and BPP have agreed to not pursue a partnership that would have helped create a national listing site to compete against third-party portals like Zillow; however, dreams can often turn to nightmares, and reality can often be worse than both. As Greg is on the road, this episode features some quick commentary from Rob on the partnership gone awry and what consequences lie ahead. Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast across all podcast platforms! Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter Cloud MLX Notorious VIP This podcast is produced by Two Brothers Creative 2022
23:49 10/05/2022
Past, Present, and Future of PropTech with Spencer Rascoff
Real estate is changing faster than ever before, so what do you need to know now to prepare for the pitfalls ahead? Enter Spencer Rascoff, co-founder of Zillow and Pacaso and considered by many to be the next Gary Keller of real estate. A PropTech guru, Rascoff discusses the past, present, and future of property technology, what to watch out for, and how to find success in the ever-changing world of real estate. More with Spencer Rascoff! Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast across all podcast platforms! Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter Cloud MLX Notorious VIP This podcast is produced by Two Brothers Creative 2022
53:29 09/28/2022
Live From Vegas: The MLS Tech Forum!
Buyers paying their own commission – is this a catastrophe or an opportunity? Do buyers know how their agents get paid? How much money is actually going where it’s supposed to go when it comes to buying real estate? Industry leaders Rob Hahn and Greg Robertson share their insight on MLS and the future of the real estate market. On stage and in front of a live audience at the MLS Tech Forum in Las Vegas, this is a special presentation from the industry's most influential podcast.  Special shout out to Stephanie Hill of the Greater Las Vegas Assn. of REALTORS and MLS Board Chairman, Rich Robledo for making this happen. Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast across all podcast platforms! Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter Cloud MLX Notorious VIP This podcast is produced by Two Brothers Creative 2022
45:40 09/21/2022
Are Pocket Listings Dead?
What does the future of pocket listings look like? Alive and well, or well…dead? What has more of an impact on pocket listings: the MLS or the internet? In this episode of Industry Relations, Rob and Greg discuss Bright MLS' recent study and try to predict the future of pocket listings, how to reach the “right buyer,” and whether or not marketing to a more exclusive clientele is really worth it in the end. Could this be the death knell of pocket listings, or is this just another example of the market being the market? Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest at https://earnnest.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/  
47:59 09/14/2022
Who is the Next Gary Keller?
Will the next Gary Keller please stand up?! Rob and Greg discuss who has the potential to be the next Gary Keller? What does it take to establish yourself as a powerhouse in real estate? What qualities does Gary Keller have that upcoming leaders of the industry are lacking?  From narrowing down the next real estate superstar to discussing Compass’ implosion to examining the rise in inflation and profits compared to the stagnation of income, Rob and Greg get heated on the topic of: “Why should a company pay its employees more if they’re not being more productive?” Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest at https://earnnest.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/ Quotes:  Rob: “As an anarchist, I want the government out, but more from an economic standpoint. It has to be production, right? If they’re creating ten widgets a week today, they have to be able to create 11 next week.” Rob: “You can pay people more if that’s going to make them more productive. Without an increase in productivity, why would you pay someone more?” Rob: “The point that I’m making is it feels like unicorn, reality-denying, socialist bullshit to be like, ‘corporations should just pay people more.’ You can’t just pay people more; there has to be some connection productivity.”
53:03 09/07/2022
Adam Neumann, Flow, And REALTOR Numbers
Big news! Adam Neumann is back and lands a huge $350 million deal with Andreessen Horowitz. Is this the beginning of the disruption Rob and Greg have been talking about? When companies are laying people off what is the impact of this deal?  Rob and Greg explore these questions and what the big vision is for Adam Neumann’s company, Flow. We revisit last episode’s Opendoor and Zillow conversation and why Greg believes Rob is still wrong about it all.  Also, Rob dug up 10 years of REALTOR numbers and scale of success for the real estate industry will surprise you! It’s a jam packed episode you can not miss! Link to MLS Tech Forum:  https://members.lasvegasrealtor.com/news/2022-mls-tech-forum/panelists Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest at https://earnnest.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/
52:56 08/24/2022
Winners or Losers: Zillow, Opendoor, & The FTC
It’s the partnership everyone’s talking about: Zillow and Opendoor. But who is the bigger winner? Rob and Greg have a bit of a different opinion on who is getting the most out of this deal and how the FTC will play a big factor going forward. With Zillow’s massive audience now having access to Opendoor’s instant cash offers and iBuying platform, is the real estate market on the verge of a major change, or is this new business deal just the latest trend? Rob and Greg break down the pros and cons of this major partnership. Industry Relations is sponsored by NoteRouter Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor Earnnest  Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
55:47 08/17/2022
Northwest MLS’s New Listing Agreement Changes Everything
Rob and Greg discuss Northwest MLS’s new listing agreement. They talk about why companies should start training now and do what Northwest MLS is doing. Rob and Greg roleplay what scenarios agents can expect. Also, Greg compliments Rob on his trap laying skills and why a lot of results end up the same.  Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor, NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/
46:23 08/03/2022
Macro, Housing, and Authenticity With Keith Robinson
How much does the economy affect the housing market? Or do we buy and sell homes based on what’s happening in our individual lives more than what’s happening on Wall Street? In this episode, Rob Hahn and guest host Keith Robinson talk about the rollercoaster that is real estate, if there ever was a stable housing market, and how authenticity can be the deciding factor in whether or not an agent has long term success.  Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor, NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/  
70:50 07/27/2022
Inflation, Housing Heading Into The Revolution
Inflation is known to follow housing trends. Rob and Greg discuss the unpredictability of today’s market and why costs are bloating. What steps need to be taken? Are our hierarchy of needs where they should be? Why investors should look longterm. Greg tiptoes on an ominous path and Rob reveals why he bets the dark side. Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor, NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/
58:26 07/20/2022
Beating A Dead Horse That Might Not Be Dead
Sometimes that dead horse you’re beating turns out not to be that dead. In this episode of Industry Relations, Rob and Greg break down the recent lawsuits that are popping up in the Midwest and how they’re going to affect real estate. Could buyers be forced to pay their agent’s commission? If you sold a house in the last nine years, could you be subject to compensation? Is the sky really falling or are Rob and Greg’s predictions coming to fruition?  Link Greg mentioned: www.https://realestatecommissionfacts.com/ Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor, NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/
48:03 07/13/2022
Opendoor Exclusives and Why MLS Providers Should Lean Toward YES
In this episode, Rob and Greg discuss Opendoor and the “Game of Homes” – should you be able to sell and buy a home as easily as you can sell and buy things on other websites like Amazon? Opendoor’s new approach could cause some waves in the industry as they appear to be removing certain hurdles that for years have impeded the home buying and selling process. Does the MLS industry need to change, and could Opendoor be the catalyst for that change? Rob and Greg break it all down in this heated discussion! Industry Relations welcomes our new sponsor, NoteRouter at https://www.noterouter.com/ Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  NoteRouter https://www.noterouter.com/ Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/
53:14 07/06/2022
Solving The Home Affordability Problem
This week on Industry Relations, Rob and Greg are joined by Rob Chrane of Down Payment Solution. Rob brings his thirty-plus years of experience to the table. They talk about the many programs that are available that people are missing out on and what paths can be taken to afford a home in today’s market. Subscribe to Our Industry Relations YouTube Channel!  https://www.youtube.com/c/IndustryRelationsPodcast Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/industry-relations/id1204450450 Listen to the podcast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/show/industry-relations Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website https://notorious-rob.com/ Greg’s Website https://www.vendoralley.com/ Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX https://cloudagentsuite.com/tools/mlx Notorious VIP https://notoriousrob.com/notorious-vip/
51:01 06/29/2022
The FTC, Stock Market, & Blood In The Streets!
How fair is the American economy and who decides what constitutes “fair”? Should the government intervene with the dealings of major American companies, specifically big tech companies, to break up their stranglehold on the U.S. marketplace and its competition, or lack thereof? And how will Biden’s executive order on fair competition affect real estate? In this episode, Rob and Greg go back and forth on the need for competition, what role the Federal Trade Commission should play, how the stock market might be affected, and how much more blood we can expect in the streets. Link to the Biden order: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/07/09/executive-order-on-promoting-competition-in-the-american-economy/ Link to Greg’s Bloomberg article: https://www.vendoralley.com/2022/06/16/looking-for-some-talent/ Subscribe to our YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/IndustryRelationsPodcast Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
50:33 06/22/2022
The Realogy Cold-Calling Lawsuit
When autodialers attack! This episode dives into the Realogy lawsuit and what it means for cold calling in not just real estate but other professions as well. Where does the buck stop when it comes to accountability regarding robo-calling? Between outsourcing calls to reallocating marketing funds to more content creation, Rob and Greg discuss the difference between having a profession versus having a job, and how your passion for your craft can often lead to more unique marketing opportunities over standard over-the-phone promotion/dialing for dollars. Subscribe to our YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/IndustryRelationsPodcast Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
52:12 06/15/2022
Sex, Drugs, Rock n' Roll, & Housing
On this episode of Industry Relations things get chaotic. Rob and Greg break the fourth wall in a desperate attempt to talk to the young people about Biden’s Housing Bill and the American Dream so they decide to bring on the show producers, E.J. and Ben. Rob and Greg have very different definitions of the American Dream. Rob is more Norman Rockwell, while Greg is more in line with impulsivity. They also discuss layoffs and whether the real estate market has become unappealing to potential new agents. Subscribe to our YouTube channel Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
48:30 06/08/2022
The State of Real Estate Brokers
This week on Industry Relations, Greg is out on a vacation in paradise. In his absence, Rob blesses our listeners with an exciting conversation on real estate brokers with his wife, Sunny Lake Hahn. Sunny has first hand experience with brokers because she worked as one at the beginning of her career. Her account of those years involved whiskey, vodka, and many, many tears. Rob and Sunny agree on one thing though: the future of real estate brokers is bleak. Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP  
57:04 06/01/2022
Saul Klein Explains the Black Knight & Ice Deal (and we try to understand it)
On this episode of Industry Relations, Rob and Greg are joined by real estate royalty Saul Klein. He discusses the Black Knight/ICE deal to us like we’re five years old, and we try to understand it. Disagreements about, and arguments over its perceived effects.  Follow Greg on Twitter @gregrobertson Follow Rob on Twitter @robhahn Follow us on YouTube! Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
60:27 05/25/2022
Why we should give Sam DeBord and RESO an Axe
On this week’s episode of Industry Relations Greg and Rob welcome Sam DeBord, CEO of RESO,  to the show as they dig deep into data standards and why Sam DeBord & RESO need an axe! The guys talk about how to survive week-long conferences as it is officially convention season in America. They talk with Sam about MLS, Web API, RESO, brokers and vendors, and much more!  Learn more about RESO's CEO Sam DeBord: https://www.reso.org/sam-debord/ Follow Greg on Twitter @gregrobertson Follow Rob on Twitter @robhahn Follow us on YouTube! Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
64:55 05/18/2022
T3 Show Review & Embracing Prepper Mindset
On this week's episode of Industry Relations, Greg is back home from the T3 Conference, and tells Rob what he heard. The event was fantastic with many thought-provoking interviews. The duo also discuss the importance of companies having a “prepper” mindset for taking big risks in the world of prop-tech. Join us!  Follow Greg on Twitter @gregrobertson Follow Rob on Twitter @robhahn Follow us on YouTube! Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
55:29 05/11/2022
The Awful, Terrible, No-Good, Very Bad Week for Real Estate
On this week's episode of Industry Relations, Rob and Greg take a look at some ongoing lawsuits within the real estate realm. They take aim at some lawsuits that shouldn’t have been dismissed, and speak on some that definitely should be thrown out. They get into the intentions of the companies involved and how the Fair Housing Act can be overlooked unintentionally, but still have consequences for minority groups, elderly people, and disabled people. Join us! Follow us on YouTube! Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
44:12 05/04/2022
Inman Connect NYC Post-Show
This week on Industry Relations, Greg is out on a vacation in paradise. In his absence, Rob blesses our listeners with an exciting conversation on real estate brokers with his wife, Sunny Lake Hahn. Sunny has first hand experience with brokers because she worked as one at the beginning of her career. Her account of those years involved whiskey, vodka, and many, many tears. Rob and Sunny agree on one thing though: the future of real estate brokers is bleak.  Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
40:33 04/27/2022
Inman Connect Conference Pre-Show
This week on Industry Relations Rob and Greg pre-game for the upcoming Inman Connect conference in New York City. Greg will be attending and we make predictions on who is going to be there, what everyone will be talking about, and what kind of vendors he will see. The duo will be having a post Inman Connect show once Greg returns home so watch this episode and see how much we suck at predictions!  Watch Greg’s MLS Rap: https://www.inman.com/2016/02/03/watch-greg-robertsons-mls-rap-2/ Follow us on YouTube so we can #GetAName:  Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
50:57 04/18/2022
Possible Future of Online Real Estate
This week on Industry Relations, Rob and Greg go head to head on MLS data. They debate whether the MLS industry will die with Zillow when Rob’s proverbial asteroid hits. Greg disagrees and wants to see a future between MLS and CoStar.  Follow us on YouTube so we can #GetAName:  Click the bell to be notified every time we post a video! Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the Podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
65:26 04/13/2022
The Insane Housing Market
This week on Industry Relations, Rob and Greg discuss the insanity of the current housing market. In our discussion, Rob gets heated about dollar devaluation and nominal inflation; and Greg tells horror stories of house flipping in California. We both agree on one thing though: we need to bring millennial homeownership above 50% before we see generational warfare. Join us! Please subscribe to our YouTube channel today so we can be known as simply Industry Relations Podcast, and not: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrUi4dF6sAOpacTSkemskkw Here is the graphic Rob didn’t tell Greg he had lined up: http://pricedingold.com/us-home-prices/ Here is that study Rob discussed about wealth building from Tobias Peter:https://www.aei.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Wealth_Building_WP.pdf?x91208 Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP  
50:46 04/06/2022
Wall Street's Take on Real Estate
On this episode of Industry Relations, Rob and Greg speak with John Cambell; Managing Director of Stephens Inc. We get John's unfiltered opinion on Wall Street's take on the real estate market, and the future of the industry. We also chat about proptech influence with sites such as Zillow, Redfin, and CoStar. Connect with John Campbell on his LinkedIn Page Listen to the Industry Relations Podcast, available on all podcast platforms: Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
65:34 03/30/2022
When The Asteroid Hits
What is an 'enhanced listing?' Do 'enhanced listings' work? Do sellers and buyers want or need them? As Costar comes onto the real estate scene, what will that look like with competitors like Zillow, Realtor, and Apartments.com? What will that look like for sellers and buyers? Greg and Rob discuss what consumers really want when they're searching online in this episode of Industry Relations! Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
56:19 03/23/2022
Marge vs Brenda
Today Rob and Greg talk about Marge vs Brenda (don’t worry they’ll explain) How is the average real estate doing vs the top 10 percent? After things like the real estate stocks and the acceleration trends due to the pandemic, who is winning this epic battle? As they say the ‘internet is undefeated’ but is ‘Marge’ undefeated as well? Greg thinks she is, but what does the notorious Rob think? It’s a great discussion on this week’s episode of Industry Relations! Listen to the podcast on Apple Watch the podcast on YouTube Listen to the podcast on Stitcher Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
46:36 03/16/2022
Creating The Bloomberg Of Real Estate
On today’s episode Rob and Greg talk about creating the “Bloomberg of Real Estate,” with special guest David Blum. David Blum is the co-founder of ‘Plunk’ where they are working to bring the next generation, real-time analytics platform to residential real estate. What does the future of this prop-tech company hold for the real estate industry? Rob Han and Greg Robertson are your hosts for the re-launch premiere of the Industry Relations podcast!  Learn more about David Blum and the exciting work they’re doing for the future of residential real estate at www.getplunk.com. Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
49:50 03/09/2022
Industry Relations Episode 70: The MLS’s Role in Building Tech to Facilitate Cooperation – with Justin Landon & Ryan Castle
On episode 66 of Industry Relations, Rob and Greg discussed the potential repercussions of ending mandatory compensation. And Rob asserted that without cooperation and compensation, the value of the MLS lies solely in its data and technology tools. How did those comments sit with MLS leaders? Justin Landon is the CEO of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS, a 4,000-member MLS based in Lexington, Kentucky. Ryan Castle serves as CEO of the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS, a 3,000-member MLS serving Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. On this episode of Industry Relations, Justin and Ryan join Rob and Greg to share their argument against the assertion that the value of the MLS is tied solely to buyer’s compensation. Justin and Ryan describe the work they do to ensure that listing agents follow data compliance guidelines, explaining how the MLS has evolved to become a catalyst for the adoption of technology and a distribution mechanism among agents and consumers. Listen in for insight on why compensation is usually offered even when it’s not required and learn about the MLS’s role in building technology that facilitates cooperation. What’s Discussed:   Justin & Ryan’s argument against the assertion that the value of the MLS is tied solely to buyer’s compensation The work MLSs do to ensure that listing agents follow data compliance guidelines Why MLS teams need to know the areas they’re serving How the MLS has evolved to become a distribution mechanism among agents and consumers Why Rob suggests that MLSs need to invest in developing their own technology if compensation ends The MLS as a technology provider vs. catalyst for the adoption of technology Why compensation is usually offered even when it’s not required The relationship between compensation and the steering problem in real estate The potential to add reverse auto prospecting and rental data to the MLS How NAR’s focus on the distribution of data provides an opportunity for MLSs The MLS’s role in building technology that facilitates cooperation What we need to do to prevent the government from making the MLS a public utility Connect with Justin: Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS Connect with Ryan: Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS Connect with Rob and Greg:  Rob’s Website Greg’s Website Resources: What if Mandatory Compensation Goes Away? on Industry Relations EP066 MLS Grid Buyside RealScout FloPlan Our Sponsors:  Cloud MLX Notorious VIP
53:34 02/25/2022