ROCHESTER, Minn. / Oct. 1, 2018 – Weichert, Realtors® – Jewson Properties was honored to attend a merger signing ceremony between two of the state’s largest real estate associations’ multiple listing services.
The merger between NorthstarMLS and Southeast Minnesota Realtors (SEMR) listing services became official September 18 during a signing ceremony at the Rochester Golf & Country Club in Rochester.
Jay Jewson, the broker/co-owner of the Minnesota-based Weichert® affiliate, represented SEMR at the signing ceremony. Jewson is also SEMR’s president.
“I was truly honored to represent our association at this historic event,” said Jewson. “Combining two of our state’s most active listing services into a single, more enhanced system, will be a tremendous time and cost saver for members in each association.”
Prior to the merger, agents, brokers and appraisers had to list properties on both the NorthstarMLS and SEMR listing service in order for them to viewed by members of each association. That duplicative process has been replaced with a singular system.
The new partnership is also a blueprint for the state’s other real estate associations, according to Jewson.
“This is a positive example for other associations around the state of how greater collaboration between regional multiple listing services can create both time and cost-saving benefits for their members.”
Weichert, Realtors® – Jewson Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliate. The office serves Southeast Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Jewson Properties, located at 1221 3rd Ave. SW, Suite 160, in Rochester, contact Bree Jewson at 507-205-4789 or visit www.yellowsells.com.
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