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We Want To Know: Do Eco-Friendly Roofs Attract Your Buyers?

March 23, 2016  |  by Ellen

Our CEO David Charron has a new column as part of the Washington Post‘s Spring Real Estate Guide. This week he looks at the financial incentives of having a “green” roof on a home for people living in the District. Judging by the searches performed on, interest in eco-friendly properties is significant, but we would like to hear from... Continue Reading


CEO David Charron Discusses What A Rise In Interest Rates Means For The Washington Market

January 28, 2016  |  by Ellen

For his latest column in the Washington Post David Charron took a look at the recent interest rate increase and what implications that could have for the Washington market. Since the initial rise was only a quarter of a percent he looks at both the longer term and short term consequences (such as an earlier start to the selling season so... Continue Reading

Real Estate Predictions

Check Out CEO David Charron’s Predictions For The 2016 Market

January 5, 2016  |  by Ellen

Happy New Year! With a new year comes talk of what is going to happen in real estate and David Charron recently contributed his thoughts on the subject for his column in the Washington Post. He discussed the rise in inventory, what to expect for price trends, and the impact of a rise in interest rates. Check out his full article here.... Continue Reading


CEO David Charron Receives Industry Recognition With Two Prestigious Awards

November 16, 2015  |  by Ellen

We are proud to announce that our President and CEO David Charron was the recipient of two prestigious industry awards this past week at the NAR Conference in San Diego. David was the recipient of the first-ever Peter Shuttleworth Award of Excellence created by the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS). This award recognizes executives who exhibit the ‘highest qualities of leadership’ within their... Continue Reading


David Charron Discusses the Evolving Role of the MLS on Unlisted with Brad Inman

November 6, 2015  |  by Ellen

Publisher Brad Inman interviewed MRIS CEO David Charron for his audio show Unlisted and the duo covered how any MLS can adapt to meet the changing needs of its subscribers. They covered Coming Soon Listings, listing syndication, and more. Press play to listen: Here is the direct link to the audio on SoundCloud: You can also catch up with more... Continue Reading

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Why Washington D.C. Has A Resilient Housing Market

October 2, 2015  |  by Ellen

This weekend the Washington Post Real Estate section will publish another of their Fall Guides, and you can catch David Charron’s latest column inside. He goes deeper into the reasons behind the resiliency of the Washington D.C. real estate market by looking at the broader safety net that is in place beyond just the federal government providing a steady income... Continue Reading


CEO David Charron Discusses Real Estate Apps For Consumers

September 11, 2015  |  by Ellen

For his latest Washington Post column David Charron dug deep into the world of apps to find the ones that help people all along the real estate spectrum. From renters to buyers to people planning their next renovation, he’s compiled a list of some of the apps that come in handy to the consumers we all work with every day.... Continue Reading


Catch David Charron and Jon Coile At RISMedia’s CEO Exchange

September 8, 2015  |  by Ellen

MRIS will have two panelists in attendance at the high-octane RISMedia CEO Exchange next week in New York City. On September 16th, our CEO David Charron will discuss data control, including where the industry is headed with regards to who owns the data and information integral to real estate. Then in the afternoon session our Chairman of the Board Jon... Continue Reading


CEO David Charron Shares Advice For Finding Neighborhoods On The Cusp On Revitalization

June 22, 2015  |  by Ellen

In his latest column for the Washington Post CEO David Charron discusses a topic on almost every homebuyer’s mind: where to buy a house that is affordable today, but will appreciate in price after they have lived in it for a while. We’re not talking about the house flippers who turn over a property in a few months time, but... Continue Reading


The Future Of Real Estate (Or, What We’ll Be Talking About at The R.O.A.D. SHOW Events This June)

May 7, 2015  |  by David Charron

MRIS is hitting the R.O.A.D. this June to Reach Out And Discover all the latest hot topics and trends in real estate with our customers. One of the big conversations I want to have is about the future, both near and far, of real estate as it relates to agents and brokers. Not just the technology that is changing how... Continue Reading

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