| ...happenings ~ way back then
Hawaii - 1972
Jack L. Pyle earns CCIM designation at National
Association of Realtors (NAR) annual convention. He is also introduced
to an early and relatively modest computer. Small lightbulb clicks
Chicago, Illinois - 1973
Pyle accepts teaching position as instructor in CCIM national
education program for RNMI (then the Realtors National Marketing
Institute of the National Association of Realtors).
Florida - December, 1974
Young, visionary real estate professional Jack Pyle
founds the National Real Estate Exchange (the predecessor to
NREsystems), an organization devoted to the utilization of computers
in identifying and structuring multi-party real estate transactions.
USA and Canada - December, 1979
By end of decade, NRE grows to over 400 real estate brokerage
companies in 45 states and Canada using NRE's proprietory software
running on mainframe computers at a centralized data processing center
in Kansas City, Missouri.
Boca Raton, Florida - 1981
Mainframe powerhouse IBM announces introduction of the personal
computer. First units go on sale.
Worldwide - early 1982
Personal computer revolution gains momentum as computer users abandon
centralized (and expensive) 'dial-up time-share' data processing and
embrace new 'PC' technology.
Maitland, Florida - mid 1982
Bowing to the times, NRE focuses company efforts on specialized
personal computer software development. NRE founder leaves
RNMI senior faculty position and CCIM program.
Tierra Verde, Florida - 1985
NRE relocates offices to Tampa Bay area. Pyle divides time between
computer consulting and cruising Florida and Bahamas waters aboard
'Algorithm II,' his Morgan ketch.
World Wide Web - early 1990's
Technology moves forward again as personal computers begin to gain access to
massive new international computer network.
Internet - mid 1990's
The revolution is here! Companies flock to new communication and electronic
Tierra Verde, Florida - early 2000's
A larger lightbulb clicks on. NRE begins the massive task of
rewriting the proprietary software used in its earlier telephone dial-up
system to create a totally new NRE/IMS internet-based system that
merges the proven concept of multi-party real estate transactions with
the dynamics of real-time communication (inexpensive communication) via
County, Florida - 2023
After extended research and literally years of program
development, NRE launches its proprietary Internet
Marketing System (NRE/IMS) by introducing it to a select group of
forward-thinking real estate brokers and agents, title, legal and loan representatives
active in the marketplace.
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