Progress

16
Jun

Bright Buzz: June 2017

As you know, 2017 is a year of transition, where we will bring all of the participating organizations onto the new Bright system. We anticipate this conversion process will be complete in early 2018. During this year, a lot of exciting progress and new changes are happening to prepare the new Bright MLS. Here is information on some of these

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8
Jun

Low inventory and rising prices forces buyers to become less picky

We are still short on inventory, and rising home prices have made it difficult for first-time buyers to purchase. In a recent article for the Washington Post, Bright’s David Charron discussed the current state of the real estate market in the Bright footprint. He said that despite some struggles facing buyers looking to enter the market, many real estate professionals in

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1
Jun

The wine regions of Bright

When you think of wine-producing regions, what comes to mind? Italy, France—maybe even Napa. What you may not think of is New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Truth is there are great wines being produced throughout the Bright MLS region. New Jersey: Outer Coastal Plains New Jersey’s major wine region is known as the Outer Coastal Plains. It covers more than

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25
May

What are buyers looking for in a home?

With the spring market in full swing many sellers want to know—what do buyers want? Bright Chairman Jon Coile recently tackled this loaded question in an article for the Washington Post. Open concept Bright recently conducted a survey where 45 percent of agents said the biggest demand right now is for open concept. Today’s buyer wants space—a blank canvas on

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15
May

Bright MLS Launches Access to Consolidated Market Area

Bright MLS subscribers now have the opportunity to access our newly expanded market. This ability to search listings across a larger market is a direct result and key benefit of Bright’s consolidation earlier this year. Bright subscribers can search the expanded footprint with listings from both MRIS and TREND markets using the Homesnap Pro mobile app, powered by Bright MLS.

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