1. The winds of change are blowing - hard.
2. There is a LOT of money being invested to capitalize on post-transaction activity. Data collected by brokers and agents is an important piece of the post-transaction big-data picture, but it isn't the only piece.
3. Everyone agrees that the MLS in 3-5 years will not look like it does today - but no one can agree on what it WILL look like.
You can react to change and hope to keep up, or MAKE change, and force others to keep up. What do you want your MLS to look like?