Regional Government Affairs Update December 8, 2020 🎁

LOCAL Boulder CountyCommissioners Approve Changes to Short-Term Rental Regulations: On December 3 the Board of County Commissioners approved revisions to Boulder County’s short-term rental (STR) requirements. The County made the changes because of concerns expressed concerning how STRs — especially vacation rentals — reduce housing stock, decrease housing affordability and impact the rural character ofContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update December 8, 2020 🎁”

What You Need to Know About the IRES / REcolorado Data Share

The time has finally arrived!   REcolorado listings are now fully integrated into the IRES MLS system (and IRES MLS listings are fully integrated with the REcolorado Matrix system)! Here are a few helpful tips and frequently asked questions around this listing data exchange.  What is included in the data share exchange? Residential, Attached, Income,Continue reading “What You Need to Know About the IRES / REcolorado Data Share”


Data Share with REcolorado Available Now IRES, REcolorado launch comprehensive data-sharing agreement Customers subscribing to either IRES or REcolorado are now empowered with expanded access to a greater breadth and depth of listing data across Colorado LOVELAND, Colo. — (Oct. 22, 2020) — Information and Real Estate Services (IRES), a Loveland-based regional multiple listing service (MLS)Continue reading “It’s BAAAAAACK!”

Regional Government Affairs Update October 5, 2020🍂

LOCAL Boulder County LongmontLate Fee Moratorium: The City Council decided to move forward with an ordinance that temporarily prohibits property owners from charging late fees to tenants who are late with rental payments because of COVID-related hardships. Staff told the Council there no data as to how many residents are behind on rent payments becauseContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update October 5, 2020🍂”

Congratulations to our CMLX Designation Recipients!

IRES Staffers have been busy improving their skills this year! Many of our team signed up for the CMLX program offered by the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS). CMLX2 Desgination Reciptient: JP Pleitner; IRES MLS Product Manager CMLX1 Designation Recipients: Jennifer Dimiceli; IRES MLS Accounts Manager Tiffany Thatcher; Customer Care Specialist Delana Tjeerdsma; MarketingContinue reading “Congratulations to our CMLX Designation Recipients!”

Flood Factor now on®

What are these features? At an individual property level,® will offer insights into Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-categorized flood zones and a new Flood Factor™ feature, which is the result of a® data integration with the First Street Foundation, a nonprofit research and technology group. The First Street Foundation Flood Model includes dataContinue reading “Flood Factor now on®”

Virtual Town Hall On Demand

As a follow-up to our Virtual Town Hall last month, we’re publishing each session for your on-demand viewing pleasure. Featured Speakers: Lauren Hansen; CEO, IRES MLS Lauren brings up-to-date information about the system you use daily and how to make it work better for you!  Learn more details on data share and some great IRESContinue reading “Virtual Town Hall On Demand”

Are You Missing® Leads?®, your marketing partner, is busy sending leads! Where do these leads come from?  When a consumer clicks the “Request Info” button on a® listing, that email request is sent to the Listing Agent. Consumers expect an almost immediate response to questions they ask on the internet. In order to meet their expectations and keepContinue reading “Are You Missing® Leads?”

Keeping Up with Listing Performance through ListTrac

Your IRES subscription includes ListTrac reports, found under the “Reports” menu.  ListTrac provides revealing statistics on listing reach.  View various listings stats for Views, Inquiries, and Share.  At your option, share the stats with clients weekly.  As the managing broker, you can view office stats or view each agent’s individually. ListTrac gives you an apples-to-apples comparison of listingContinue reading “Keeping Up with Listing Performance through ListTrac”

IRES Offers Free Access to Matterport for Two Months

With the rise of virtual tours, IRES subscribers are empowered to capture and share immersive 3D digital twins with two months free access to Matterport Starter plan Information and Real Estate Services (IRES) announced at its first-ever Town Hall the MLS is offering its customers two months of free access to the Matterport Starter plan, whichContinue reading “IRES Offers Free Access to Matterport for Two Months”