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How to Check Sent Emails in Flexmls

Want to see what your clients have been receiving from you in Flexmls? Checking what’s gone out in Flexmls is simple. Accessing Your Sent Emails Go to your menu in Flexmls and click My Sent Emails.  *Remember you can always add My Sent Emails to your menu bar by hovering over your option...

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Using the Opt-In Status Report

Seeing what’s going on with your client’s subscription is easy with the Opt-In Status report. This report will show you if your client is receiving their subscription emails. Viewing the Opt-In Status Report From the Flexmls menu, click on Opt-In Status under Contacts.   The report has 5 statuses. Pending...

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When to Use an ASAP Schedule For Your Client’s Subscription

Each time you set up a subscription for a client, part of the process is choosing a schedule for how often Flexmls will collect and email them new search results. One of these schedule options is ASAP. But when should you use an ASAP schedule for a client’s subscription? Schedules: Weekly...

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Things to Know Before Starting a Real Estate Blog

If you’re a real estate professional, starting a blog can be a great way to develop a platform for yourself. By creating an online presence, you’ll be able to inform others of your services while building a strong database of contacts. Here are some important things to note before you get started....

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How to Search Listings for a Specific Office Within Flexmls

If you’re curious about viewing past and/or present listings from a specific office, then look no further. Flexmls lets you search for listing from different offices. Searching Listings From A Specific Office When doing a Residential search, type in Office next to the green “plus sign” in the Add a field to...

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10 Things You Cannot Put in the MLS

We talk a lot about what to put in Flexmls. But what’s just as important are all of the things that cannot go in the MLS. That’s what all the rules and regulations are about. In order to provide the best data to all, it’s important to know and understand what can...

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What is an incomplete listing?

If you’ve ever entered a listing into the MLS, you know there’s a lot of information that must be gathered to make it happen. But if you forget something or don’t have all the information you need, you can still save your incomplete listing. What’s an Incomplete Listing?  This is...

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Get Customized Feedback with ShowingTime

Receiving feedback from agents who have shown your listing can be invaluable. And with ShowingTime, you can create your own customized feedback request form. You can even configure showing feedback to be sent to your seller automatically. Customizing the Feedback Request Form From ShowingTime, click the Feedback tab on...

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ActiveKEY vs. eKEY

The ActiveKEY and the eKEY are the two options you have to choose from when it comes to accessing lockboxes. They both have a varied list of pros and cons, depending on your personal needs as our guide to the right explains. The eKEY, our newest option, is an...

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6 Real Estate Photography Tips

Want to sell a house quickly? Of course you do. And having great photos are a huge part of making that happen. While a lot of real estate agents use a professional photographer, many choose to own the entire process. If you’re a DIYer ready to take on photography,...

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Why Searching the MLS in Monsoon is Helpful

Have you ever wondered why the MLS search is available in the Monsoon Tax system? Well the answer is easy. Why not? Being able to search the MLS in Monsoon provides you with more flexibility. Remember, Monsoon can also be used on your mobile device by going to http://mymonsoon.com and logging in using...

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How to Run a Custom Market Summary From a Drawn Shape

Need a sharp way to explain the state of the market to clients? Or better yet, explain the market of a particular geographical area? And what if you could choose a certain time frame, too? Look no further–a custom Market Summary from a drawn shape can do just that. A custom...

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72-Hour Banners for Common Listing Changes

The 72- hour banner is an awesome feature that can help your listing stand out. When certain changes are made to a listing, they are noted by a banner (also known as a flag) that lasts for 72 hours in the Flexmls search results. It’s important to make sure your change is accurate...

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Three Documents to Reference When Entering a Listing

Entering a listing into Flexmls can be time consuming. You need a lot of information from many different places. You can save yourself a lot time, hassle and frustration by assembling these three documents before entering a new listing. The Tax Record of the Property This can be found in the Monsoon...

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How to search for HOA amenities

HOAs are popular here in Arizona. If you have a client who wants to know if a specific benefit is included in an HOA fee, you can include those HOA amenities in your Quick Search. Searching HOA Amenities There are two fields you can add in your search criteria that will help...

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The Best Way To Find Listings With A Private Pool

A pool in the backyard is the make-it or break-it feature for many clients. So what’s the best way to find that dream property with the perfect private pool? Let us break it down for you. If your client wants a community pool, check out our blog on the best ways to search...

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The Best Way To Find Properties With A Community Pool

Most clients feel strongly about a pool- they either want one or they don’t. Then there are those clients who wouldn’t mind having access to a pool, but don’t want all of the upkeep responsibility. Community pools are a perfect solution. And what’s the best way to search for that...

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Wildcards in Flexmls Searches!

Do you know about wildcards in Flexmls? These precious gems can help strengthen your searches when you’re not entirely sure what to look for. What’s a Wildcard?  The wildcard is a symbol that takes the place of a word, letter or phrase to better help you complete a search. A wildcard...

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How to Calculate Turnover Rate

Similarly to net absorption rate, the turnover rate can help you find more data about home sales. The turnover helps you calculate all of the movement of homes bought and sold in a specific neighborhood or area within a specific time frame. The best way to calculate this is to...

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Architectural Styles in the MLS

The MLS has multiple architectural styles available for searching. Some are easily recognizable, while others can be a bit more difficult to identify, due to the influences pulled from other architectural styles. Below are the five architectural styles in the MLS, along with a brief description and photo. You can find...

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