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Discussing topics such as real estate, policy changes, updates from NAR, front range community snapshots, as well as information and stats relevant to our subscriber base. If you are interested in Colorado, how an MLS is run, or just love to stay up to date on multiple facets of the ever-evolving world of real estate - this podcast is for you. Presented by IRES MLS, a podcast regarding the issues that matter to YOU.
12 Episodes
Follow along with JP Pleitner, Product Manager at IRES MLS, and Jennifer Addair, Director of Product Management at REcolorado as they unveil the latest and greatest in the data exchange between Northern Colorado's MLSs. What's the buzz all about? Public sites will now display listings from both MLSs! This is a big deal when it comes to your public image, as well as maximizing exposure for listings. Listen in as Delana, E-Learning and Marketing Manager at IRES leads the discussion right here, on IRES Matters.
Barbara joins for a deep dive into her role as our "local government watch-dog" for Realtors in Northern Colorado. A member of IRES staff, Barbara is here to serve the real estate community by staying on top of legislative changes and participating in advocacy for the region. She created a study to examine the long term pros and cons of Metro Districts for homeowners, and we go in-depth on how these impact builders, buyers, and Realtors. Follow her blog for regular updates at Gov’t Affairs – IRES MLS: Come Home to Colorado ( or reach out to her directly at
Greg Robertson, co-founder of W+R and CloudCMA joins us to discuss the recent acquisition of W+R by Lone Wolf, and the evolution of cloud solutions for real estate. Greg brings us an insider perspective with a scope of decades. This is an episode you won't want to miss!
Join Annie and Delana as they discuss the upcoming Virtual Town Hall: The Path Forward. Speakers will include: Lauren Hansen, CEO of IRES with a regional update and brief retrospectiveKatie Johnson, General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Officer with NAR, for a Legal UpdatePatty Silverstein, president and chief economist of Development Research Partners, with an overview and forecast of the economic state of the region as it pertains to Real Estate.Tune in for a sneak peak of the Virtual Town Hall: The Path Forward, and learn everything you need to know to get registered today!
Join us for our most system specific episode yet. Chris Hardy, Elevations Real Estate part Owner and member of the IRES Board of Managers shares his experience and expertise on one of our exciting system features - carts! Find out why you have been missing out if you haven't started using this feature in your daily real estate practice, insights into applying data, and valuable tips on how to navigate the current real estate marketplace. 
In episode 7 of IRES Matters, we sit down with Michael Wurzer, CEO of FBS, RESO Vice-Chair, and founder of FloPlan software. We discuss the partnership with IRES, where the idea for FloPlan came from, and the serendipity that led to this innovative solution coming into being. FloPlan will soon be integrated with the IRESis system, providing ease of access to the benefits of this software for all IRES subscribers.
Green Real Estate

Green Real Estate


In this episode we meet with Meg Garabrant to discuss green real estate, shifts in the market, customer demand, and common certifications for Northern Colorado. Meg is the Sr. Manager Real Estate Services for the Green Building Registry. This database verifies and compiles home performance data, and is a great resource for existing certifications on properties. Tune in to discover more!
Luke Glass, CEO of RealX gives us the inside scoop on this innovative platform, their newly formed partnership with IRES, and how RealX can be leveraged by real estate brokers as part of their professional services to clients. Learn about property rights, new technology, and how real estate brokers are central to this growing market. 
Are You "In The Know?"

Are You "In The Know?"


This month we sit down with Dave Howe, Vice President of MLS Operations at MetroList Services in Sacramento CA and incoming Chair for CMLS 2021 to discuss the new "In The Know" marketing campaign. This campaign was created by a team at CMLS to address a very specific issue - that consumers don't understand what an MLS is, and how it benefits them. We discuss the benefits to the consumer and marketplace of the MLS, the philosophy and stats behind the campaign, and how YOU can leverage the extensive marketing materials to increase your value statement to your clients. 
Lauren Hansen, CEO of IRES MLS and Leesa Baker Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at REcolorado sit down to discuss the history behind the new data share agreement. Topics include future collaboration, how data share came about, and the benefits of data share for all.
Join Colby Ackerfield, CTO of RealGo and JP Pleitner, Product Manager for IRES as we peel back the curtain on data share. We discuss project scope, timelines, added user benefits and more as it relates to the data share agreement between REcolorado and IRES. 
IRES Matters Ep. 1

IRES Matters Ep. 1


In the first episode of IRES Matters, we sit down with IRES MLS VP of Industry Relations Julie Dahl to discuss data share with Recolorado, hosting a virtual town hall, and adapting to working from home in the time of COVID-19.
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