Dave Howe has more than 30 years’ experience working in the Multiple Listing Service industry. As President of MetroList Services, Inc., the largest MLS in Northern California with more than 23,500 subscribers in 17 counties, Dave has gained invaluable MLS experience having worked at nearly all levels in the organization.
Dave has become one of the foremost experts on MLS Rules and Policies, MLS operations and building lasting relationships between the MLS and Brokers/Agents. He is passionate about encouraging a cooperative working relationship between brokers and agents that ultimately enhances the consumers’ real estate listing and selling experience.
As an MLS professional, Dave was selected by The National Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) to be part of the Inaugural CMLX3 Certification/professional accreditation program. Having earned the highest CMLS certification, Dave is a CMLX3 Certified MLS Expert.
Dave served as the 2021 Chairman of the Board for the National Council of Multiple Listing Services.
With his broad knowledge and expertise, Dave is often called upon to present at industry meetings and participate on MLS panels and policy boards. This would include his current participation on the NAR TEIAB and Presidential Advisory Group on MLS Consolidation.
Dave is an expert in MLS rules and operations, broker and agent education and training, compliance and data licensing. He has been part of the MetroList team that has help shape MLS policies.