RISMEDIA, March 20, 2009-‘MLS 5.0 …The Outer Limits’ will be the central theme of Point2 Technologies Inc. chief executive officer Saul Klein’s address at the upcoming annual real estate Association Executives Institute (AEI), which will be held from March 20 to March 24, 2009 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Klein will discuss the unavoidable evolution the real estate profession is undergoing and how forward thinking Multiple Listing Service (MLS) organizations are taking the lead and embracing industry changing disciplines that are re-asserting, yet again, the value of MLS.
As Multiple Listing Service organizations seek to identify new ways to deliver value to their members, Klein’s address will tackle key issues and aim to quell critical concerns that remain on the minds of many senior executives at MLSs across the United States and Canada.
Facing a brutal economy and general unease around the value of MLS, Association Executives will be invited to examine:
-The state of their organization today. Is it moving in the right direction, or is it merely an image of its old self?
-The vision and mission of their MLS
-What the MLS of the future will look like (http://MLSofTheFuture.com)
The session will also explore what will be required to build on the current foundation of today’s MLS. Klein will paint a picture of the future of the MLS, and refute the claim that the MLS is threatened to become irrelevant. Klein’s assessment, based on 33 years of MLS experience in many areas and at many levels will highlight the strengths of the MLS and its potential to play a tremendous role in the real estate environment of the future.
“Easy access to property listing information online, and an extremely weak housing market have applied significant pressure on real estate brokers and agents, translating into pressure on Association Executives to revisit the purpose of their organizations,” said Klein. “But the challenge MLSs and Boards face today, are only reminders of the relevance and resilience of these institutions. They have evolved with the times and have proven time and again that they remain the backbone of the industry.”
Klein’s session is set to take place on Saturday March 21, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the International Center North, International Center, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
For more information, visit www.Point2.com.