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Why is My Shape Blank in the Map Search?

Have you ever drawn a shape within the Map Search of Flexmls and been disappointed when not a single property shows up within the borders that you drew? Fear not, there are two explanations to why your shape may be blank. 1. There are Over 1,000 Available Listings If you don’t...

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Get to Know the 9 Overlays in the Map Search

The Map Search in Flexmls has nine different overlays you can use while performing any search tasks. These are especially helpful if you want to see and/or draw the borders of any given overlay. These overlays can show you boundaries of subdivisions, neighborhoods, zip codes, the map grid code...

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James Harrison to Join Board of Directors

We’re happy to announce that James Harrison, RCE, CAE, CEO of MLSListings Inc., the biggest MLS in Silicon Valley, has signed on as outside director. Harrison will attend Board of Directors meetings and directly collaborate with ARMLS on important initiatives. Harrison has a long and distinguished career of service...

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How Do I Deactivate Subscriptions in Flexmls?

Like many things in Flexmls, there are a few different avenues you can take to accomplish the same task. Deactivating subscriptions for a client is no different. If you have a client who no longer wants to receive subscription emails, you have two easy ways to complete the request. Two...

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3 Reasons Why Snowbirds Love Phoenix

Can you feel that? The temperature is cooling down, the traffic is growing more dense and white hair can be spotted more often than not. Winter is coming, and the snowbirds (older residents who chase good weather) are slowly migrating back to Phoenix. And who could blame them? Here...

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What Does My Assistant Need to Manage My Lockbox?

If you’ve got a personal assistant whose tasks include purchasing, exchanging or picking up any of your Supra lockboxes, it’s vital they have everything they need to have a smooth transaction. When your assistant arrives to any one of the five support centers within the Valley, make sure they have the...

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The Subscription Isn’t Updating My Client. Why?

Here’s a scenario that most showing agents have experienced: your client contacts you about a listing they want to view in their subscription. When you pull the details for that property, you discover it’s now in a Pending status. You now have the embarrassing and disappointing task of explaining why the...

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Flexmls: Map Search Cheat Sheet

The Map Search within Flexmls is no easy horse to tame, we know that. Distinguishing what the tools are and how they work can be time consuming and frustrating. So lo and behold, this cheat sheet explains what each tool is and how to use it. Enjoy! Navigate the map in...

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How to Add Multiple Emails to Your Client’s Subscription

If your client is receiving email subscriptions and wants to add a few more email addresses to the list of receivers, you might be asking yourself: Do I have to add all of these people into Contact Management, even though none of them are the buyer?* After I add...

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National Flood Insurance Program to Expire

Every year, over 5 million homeowners in the U.S. are able to buy property and receive flood insurance thanks to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). But on September 30th, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire. According to NAR “without NFIP coverage home sales in areas where...

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What are the Benefits of Using a Supra Lockbox?

If you’ve been an ARMLS subscriber for more than 10 minutes, you’re probably aware of Supra, the company that supplies lockboxes to subscribers. What you might not know are all of the ways a Supra lockbox can help you with your business. Benefits of Using a Supra Lockbox as a...

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The 7 Most Popular Blog Posts This Summer

If you weren’t aware, the ARMLS blog publishes a lot of relevant and helpful information. With over 180 tips and tricks regarding Flexmls, Monsoon or important company updates, the blog has something for everyone. If you’re not sure where to start, check out the 7 most popular blogs read by subscribers...

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How to Create Property Alerts for Myself Using Subscriptions

Are you someone who searches for listings daily (or hourly) only to come up empty-handed? Searching for a specific properties time and time again can be frustrating, disappointing and time consuming. Why go through all of that hassle and frustration when you don’t have to? By setting yourself up on...

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Map Code Grid Now Auto-Populates!

You’ll never have to use the Map Grid PDF or overlay to find the Map Code Grid when adding a listing. There are two easy steps to use the auto-pop feature: Enter the Book/Map/Parcel # and County OR the Address and County  Click the Populate Tax button Also: Old...

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How to Copy a Previous Listing to Help With Your New Listing

Building a new listing from scratch can be time consuming and intimidating. Fret not, because there is a way to easily “copy” some of the fields from a previous listing by using the old listing number. Unfortunately, if there is no previous listing number within Flexmls, you’ll have to...

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It’s Summer, Time For ARMLS Billing

Billing season officially kicked off on June 5. To help, we’ve compiled a list of Billing FAQs. Q: Why are you asking me for money, I paid in January? A: We understand the confusion! ARMLS bills in the summer, the associations bill in the winter. Q: How much are subscriber fees...

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Update: Improvements to Legal Description

The Legal Description Field has Changed We’ve improved the formula that generates Description in Monsoon to better describe each property. We’ve also renamed two fields. Legal Subdivision (Flexmls) and Description (Monsoon) are now Legal Description (Abbrev) in both products. Legal Description Available in zipForm for the First Time  We’ve created a connection...

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FEMA Flood Zones Map Added to Flexmls

From the Map tab on any search, click Overlays in the upper right corner of the map. Select the FEMA Flood Zones option from the drop down menu. This layer is for visual assistance only as the overlay cannot be added to filter results. To turn on the Map...

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New ER / EA Forms Explained – FAQ

Looking for a more detailed explanation of the new ER and EA forms? We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions: Why were the agreements updated? The agreements were updated to compliment the new AAR Purchase Agreement and as part of our ongoing review to ensure our...

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How to Join ARMLS

To join the MLS as a subscriber, complete the following required steps: Get licensed with the Arizona Department of Real Estate. Next, hang your license with a brokerage. Finally, join the local association of your brokerage. The sign-up process to join the MLS is through your local association. You...

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