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Showing Instructions Made Simple

Flexmls recently introduced new Showing Instructions fields, which are easier to understand and follow. Now it’s clear to know if permission is required or if the listing agent just wants to be notified before the showing. Be sure you understand the rules in order to avoid potential fines! There are now two...

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Your Monsoon Questions Answered

Do you have Monsoon questions?  The Monsoon tax records system is an incredible resource and can help you with everything from prospecting to pricing. It takes time to learn all that it can do. These are some questions we’re often asked: Can all properties be found in Monsoon? Monsoon contains all property...

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Feeling Too Blue? Changing Monsoon Color Themes

The default color in the Monsoon Tax System is Monsoon Blue. It’s a great shade, but did you know there are five other Monsoon color themes? Change Your Monsoon Color Theme When logged in to Monsoon, choose Preferences: Themes. Then, select a new theme using the arrows. Don’t forget to...

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Flexmls Search Tip: Selecting a Listing Status

When doing a Flexmls search, the status field will always default to these three options: Active, UCB and CCBS. This is because those properties can still be shown to buyers and offers can be made. However, it’s easy to select only the statuses that best fit your needs when doing a search....

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Customize Your Flexmls Menu Toolbar

Did you know that you can customize your Flexmls menu toolbar? It’s easy to do and can help save you time by giving you quick access to the functions you use most often. This is especially helpful because the Flexmls menu contains over 50 items. It’s great to have so much to...

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Take Our New Adding a Listing Course!

Adding a listing in Flexmls can be tricky! It’s a time-consuming process that needs to be done carefully. That’s why we’ve created an online Adding a Listing course to walk you through the entire process. It covers everything from navigating around tricky fields to making changes to a listing after it’s been added. There’s even a...

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Can’t Find a Property in Flexmls?

It’s not your imagination! Sometimes you simply can’t find a property in Flexmls. There are several reasons why this happens, even if you’re entering the information in correctly. Listing Activity Prior to 2000 Flexmls is a database and its history with ARMLS dates back to the year 2000. Only properties...

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Searching Flexmls by City or ZIP Code

Searching Flexmls by city or ZIP code? Here are some tips to help you get the best results. Entering in Multiple Cities You can search for multiple cities at once by typing them into the City/Town Code field and separating them with commas. The same applies for ZIP codes. The cities must be...

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Deleting Recent and Draft Flexmls Searches

Having trouble deleting recent and draft Flexmls searches? While a few clicks of your mouse will delete Flexmls searches, that’s not the case for Recent Searches and Draft Searches. Neither of those can be deleted manually. This isn’t meant to frustrate you! It’s actually designed to help you. While you can’t actually delete Recent Searches, they won’t stay...

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5 Ways to Beat the Heat

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. As the temperatures start to rise, we’re all looking for ways to beat the heat. We have no shortage of pools and water parks, but...

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Customizing Your Agent Profile

Need help customizing your agent profile in Flexmls? We’re happy to point you in the right direction. Before You Start Notify your association of any changes to your name, preferred contact information or brokerage. They will pass the information on to us and we’ll update your ARMLS account with...

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Pop Quiz! Is it a Subscription or Portal?

Flexmls offers two ways to keep your clients informed when new listings become available: a subscription or a portal. They can be used separately or together, depending on the needs of the client. If you’re new to subscriptions and portals, take our subscriptions and portals online course. It’s broken down into...

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Adding a Listing in Flexmls? Take This Quiz!

Getting a new listing is exciting, but adding it to Flexmls is a lengthy process that should be done with care. Not only will the information you enter affect how easily others can find the property when searching, but not following the ARMLS rules can potentially lead to fines....

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Need to Change Your Agent Status to Inactive?

Do you need to change your agent status to inactive? Whatever your reason for saying goodbye, we can point you in the right direction. Just like updating your address, the first step is to contact your local association. They’ll report the change in status to ARMLS, which will automatically deactivate your subscription. You won’t...

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Ping Golf: A Local Success Story

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Whether you follow golf or not, chances are you’ve heard of the Ping golf company. This behemoth enterprise has its corporate headquarters in Phoenix,...

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More Real Estate Photography Tips

Are your listing photos telling the best story possible? A few months ago, we posted 6 Real Estate Photography Tips for those do-it-yourself types who choose not to hire a photographer. But even if you do have a professional shooting your photos, there are still lots of things to keep in mind to...

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Adding a Listing in Flexmls: More is More

Sometimes less is more. But when it comes to adding a listing in Flexmls, more is more! Flexmls is a database and only contains data provided by its subscribers, subscribers like you! When a listing is added, only the information and features entered by the listing agent will appear...

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What’s Your HQ IQ? Companies with Headquarters in the Valley

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. What do Sprouts, Cold Stone Creamery and PetSmart have in common? Besides being great places to shop or eat, they’re also companies...

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Finding Favorite Hometown Foods in Arizona

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Need help finding favorite hometown foods in Arizona? Or maybe you want to make recently relocated clients feel more at home here....

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Cactus League Spring Training: A Financial Home Run

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. It’s that time of the year again! Cactus League Spring Training will be in full swing starting February 21 and runs until...

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