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Don’t Forget to Add Community Features

There are many fields in the MLS that aren’t required, however, some of these fields can help you find the exact amenities your clients want in a property. Community Features is one such field. Community Features has additional options like Gated Community, Lake Subdivision and proximity to a Light Rail...

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Exporting Listings from Monsoon

There’s a ton of information that can be pulled from Monsoon. No matter what you need, the easiest way to aquire and organize it is to export it. If you’re using the tax search or the foreclosure search, you have the option to export data. If you’re not familiar with...

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Foreclosure Statuses and What They Mean

What does it mean when a foreclosure is in Pending status in the foreclosure search in Monsoon? Does that mean it’s on the market? Or is it about to be sold in the MLS? The answer is simple. The statuses you see in the Monsoon foreclosure section have nothing...

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Exporting Your Contacts from Flexmls

We keep our  contacts in many different places nowadays: phones, computers, the cloud and any number of web based software programs. And for as many places as we store them, there are just as many reasons we may need to move them around. If you need to get your...

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How to Cancel a Listing

In the listing process, there may be a reason you have to cancel a listing contract with your client. If this happens, you’ll need to cancel the listing in Flexmls as well. Luckily, cancelling a listing works similar to most of our other status changes. Cancelling a Listing First, find...

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Looking for Owners Outside the State or Country?

Did you know you can find people that own homes in Arizona but live out-of-state or even the country? A tax search in the Monsoon Tax System can help accomplish this task. Finding Out-of-State and Country Owners The first thing you need to do is add the Owner State List...

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Using Dates to Make Searches Count

Time period can be very important when doing searches in Flexmls. When completing a Quick Search, you can adjust the dates of a specific status for your search. Using Dates to Search Click on Status and select the one you’d like to search by. Underneath Status, click the link that...

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How Do I Add a Co-Lister?

Adding a co-lister can happen at different points in the life cycle of a listing and for a number of reasons. You might be entering a new listing for the first time or maybe you’re mentoring a new agent and need to add them to an existing listing. Whatever...

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How to Manually Close a Listing

Have you ever gotten a close of escrow date wrong when your listing goes under contract? Of course you have, because things happen. When this happens, you’ll need to manually close your listing. Before you close your listing, make sure the transaction is complete. Once a listing closes in the...

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Say Goodbye to the Old Menu

Only two more days to use the old Flexmls menu. On October 19, the new Flexmls menu will become the default for all subscribers. If you haven’t already switched over, the system will do it for you on Thursday morning. When you log in, you’ll be asked to select your role. After...

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Can I Access My Recent Searches?

Recently Cathy  H. reached out to the ARMLS team wanting to know if it’s possible to access recent searches in Flexmls. The answer is Yes! Access Recent Searches From the Flexmls menu, click Saved Searches.           Once you arrive on the Saved Searches screen, you’ll see your...

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Phoenix’s Festival Culture

As temperatures begin to cool down in the Valley we begin to rev up for a fun time of year. Annually, Phoenix is host to hundreds of festivals, celebrations and events. These include fairs, parades, culinary and heritage festivals, auto shows and major sporting events. Kicking off October is the...

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Giving ShowingTime Feedback to Your Sellers

Is your seller eager to know what others think about their house? You can set them up to receive feedback left by showing agents in ShowingTime, delivered straight to their email or through the ShowingTime app. Part 1- Adding a Seller’s Email Address We first need to add the seller’s email address...

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How to Find the Schools Associated with Your Listing

Finding the schools associated with your property can sometimes be a daunting task. It might be tempting to just copy the schools from an old listing, but schools zones can change from year to year with redistricting and this can lead to an incorrect school on a listing. Follow these...

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How to Calculate Net Absorption Rate

Unclear on what the net absorption rate is? Or just curious to know more? Net absorption rate is the rate at which available homes are sold in a specific real estate market during a given time period. This is great for tracking the supply/demand in an area. It’s best to use Flexmls or...

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How to Change a Listing from Pending to UCB

Making a status change from Pending to UCB can be a little tricky. This step-by -step walk through can help make sure you get it done right the first time. From the main menu, click Change Listing and select the listing that needs the status changed. Your listing has to...

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How to Extend a Listing That’s Expiring

If the expiration date for your listing keeps creeping closer and closer you may need to extend it. Before you change anything, discuss it with your seller and get their sign off on the extension. Also, be sure to talk to your broker about the documentation needed when extending a...

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Temporarily Taking a Listing Off Market

Sometimes in the selling of a home things come up. Can you believe it? There are good reasons to temporarily take a property off the market. The owner may decide to improve the property or life could take someone out-of-town. Whatever the reason, here’s how to take a listing off...

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How to Set a Default Map

Did you know you can set a default map to automatically start from the area you work in most? That way, each time you access the map in Flexmls, you’ll see the default area you’ve created for yourself. This not only saves you time but gives you personalized access...

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How to Delete Those Saved Searches with Ease

Ever feel like you’re going crazy trying to complete a simple task and just can’t figure it out? In Flexmls that task is often deleting saved searches. We’re here to save your sanity with a tutorial on how to delete saved searches. Deleting Saved Searches Go to the Menu at the top...

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