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Ever Wonder About the Bedrooms Plus Field?

While the Bedroom field still doesn’t have a definition, the Bedrooms Plus field is a bit more concrete. Any room or area in a house that could reasonably be used as a bedroom falls into the Bedrooms Plus category.   Entering Bedrooms Plus in Flexmls When adding a listing, go to the Details...

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Syndication Options

How Syndication Works Listing syndication is the act of sending listings to third party publishers, sites like Realtor.com and Zillow. ARMLS does not make the decision to syndicate (distribute) listings. In fact, your Broker decides if listings are syndicated to third party websites. If a broker has not opted in...

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Is This Listing in a Community Facility District (CFD)?

A Community Facility District or CFD, is a special taxing district set by a municipality or county as a way of obtaining funding for public works, services, schools and improvements within a community. The funding is used for anything from street lights to building parks to road maintenance. We...

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How to Send a Portal Invite from Your Phone or Tablet

  Real estate has always been a fast-paced business but perhaps even more so today with our increasing reliance on mobile devices. In addition to sending portal invites from the desktop version of Flexmls, you can now send portal invites from all of your mobile devices using the Flexmls Pro...

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Is There a Recommended Website Browser I Should Use With Flexmls?

  Wondering if you’re using the best web browser for Flexmls? Chances are that your preferred browser is good to use already, as Flexmls is designed to be used on all the major browsers. For optimal performance, be sure you’re running the most up-to-date version. According to FBS, the company...

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How to Upload a Photo Using a Work-Around

FBS has identified an intermittent problem when some subscribers try to upload photos into Flexmls. If this is you, here’s a fix you can use to make sure new listing photos get uploaded until the issue gets corrected. If Your Listing Does NOT Have Photos If this is the first...

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How To Edit Flyers

  Ever wanted to create a simple flyer for an open house you are sitting or for one of your own listings? Flexmls makes it quick and easy to generate flyers from active listings. Generating Flyers From the Listing’s Detail report, click Print in the top right of your screen....

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Your Name vs. Your Marketing Name

  Do you go by a name other than what’s on your birth certificate? Are you a James at home but “Big Jim” with your clients? How about an Elizabeth who prefers to go by Liz? Or do you simply prefer your middle name to your first name? Tip: ADRE...

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Township, Section, Range – What Do They Mean?

Ever wonder how the Township, Range and Section are determined? Well get ready for a history lesson. Our story begins in 1785, toward the end of the American Revolution as the U.S. received new land in thanks to the Treaty of Paris. In order for the U.S. to properly assess...

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Three Quick Flexmls Changes

Flexmls rolled out three small changes today, and while they aren’t groundbreaking, you may find them helpful: Additional language was added when selecting preview mode on subscriptions but the functionality remains the same. The added wording aims to clear up a common misunderstanding of the feature. Hot Sheets have a...

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How Do I Add My Open House into Flexmls?

Adding your Open House to Flexmls is a great way to increase your visibility and foot traffic. Under the Daily Functions tab you’ll find Tour/Open Houses, which allows you to view upcoming Tours & Open Houses as well as add your own.   Searching for an Open House If...

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How Do I Find an Agent Who Speaks Another Language?

Have you faced a scenario where you need an agent who speaks Spanish,  Arabic, or another language? You can perform a simple search in Flexmls to locate agents who speak other languages.   Finding an Agent Who Speaks Another Language: From any page in Flexmls, click Search from the main menu and...

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What’s the Difference Between a Video Tour and Virtual Tour?

Once you’ve made a listing active, you have the option of enhancing your listing by adding a video tour (a film of the property) or virtual tour (a picture slideshow). To Add a Video or Virtual Tour Go to Add/Change tab Select Change Enter in MLS# or select out...

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Co-Selling Member Field

Starting on February 1, it is now possible to give a second agent credit for representing the buyer/lessee in a transaction by using the Co-selling Member field in Flexmls. This highly requested optional field now appears when closing, pending or adding UCB/CCBS to a listing.   Please note that...

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How Do I Reset My Flexmls Password?

If you need (or want) to change your Flexmls password, there are a few ways depending on your circumstance to quickly change your password. I Don’t Remember My Password On the initial log in screen you’ll have the option to put in your user name and click If Your Password...

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What are the Different Transaction Types?

One commonly underutilized tool in Monsoon is the Transaction Type field. This search option defines what type of transaction took place the last time a property was purchased. The Transaction Type field is one of few that is manually tracked and entered into the system, and because of that,...

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Why Should I Use ShowingTime?

As a subscriber to ARMLS you have access to an array of different applications to help you be successful. However, did you know that there is an application within Flexmls that is dedicated to setting up and scheduling showings for your listings? It’s called ShowingTime, and here are five reasons why...

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How to Prevent a False Close

If you’ve ever had a listing accidentally close in Flexmls before the listing actually closed in reality, you’ve experienced what we call a “false close”. Most Subscribers have had it happen to them at one time or another. Once a listing is moved to UCB, CCBS, or Pending status, Flexmls will automatically...

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New Flexmls Update: Portal Star Ratings

Flexmls has improved how your clients can rate listings in their portals! Now, instead of just one star icon to indicate that they like a listing, your clients can use up to three stars to indicate their level of interest in a particular listing. As a Subscriber, you can...

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What is the Best Way to Run a Production Report?

Ever wondered how many listings you’ve sold over the last year or even over your entire real estate career? Maybe you’re curious as to how your sales stats match up to other agents. No matter your reason, we’ve got the solution for you!   The Statistics tab in Flexmls provides...

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