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Favorite Teachable Moments

Did you know that ARMLS offers free in-person and online classes for ARMLS related products? If you haven’t taken a class in a while, it might be time to brush up on your technology skills. Our in-person classes are taught by our expert content specialists. Here are their favorite...

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Introducing Delayed Status

Property not ready to be active? Delayed status is a new opportunity for agents. On July 19, Delayed status listings (a type of coming soon) may be listed in the MLS for up to 14 days (Rule 1.13). This enhancement is designed to build agent-to-agent buzz while the property is being...

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Pocket Listings vs Delayed Listings

In the world of real estate the terms “pocket listings” and “delayed listings” are used interchangeably. But as our MLS gets ready to roll out the new Delayed status, it’s important to understand the differences between the two in our market. While this blog breaks down the definitions, we recommend talking with...

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Understanding ambiguous fields

Flexmls has some ambiguous fields. It’s easy to start to second-guessing which one you should select or question how to use it. The best rule of thumb is to add additional explanation for important features in the Public Remarks section (or Supplemental Remarks if you need more room). But first,...

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Will My Listing Expire in TOM Status?

There are many reasons you may have to put your listing in a Temporarily Off-Market (TOM) status. It’s important to remember the expiration dates of those listings, since a listing in TOM status will expire on that date. If the expiration date begins to creep up as your listing...

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5 Obscure MLS Fields – Part 5

Everyone loves an obscure search field in Flexmls. They’re not just interesting, they can help you narrow down your search to make sure your client gets exactly what they want. For even more obscure fields, check out part 4, part 3, part 2 and part 1 of this series. Elevator A private elevator isn’t...

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May STAT 2018

Commentary by Tom Ruff of The Information Market  Onlookers talked amongst each other, anxiously awaiting the public announcement when the public crier would step forward. No, we’re not talking about Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third royal baby. We’re talking about the first home purchased by Zillow. On May...

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Finding the Right ARMLS Online Courses for You

ARMLS offers a variety of online courses right on our website. These courses are free and can be taken at your leisure. They are designed to help you gain a better understanding of the software that ARMLS Subscribers use. New Subscribers  The whole roster of online courses can be wildly beneficial...

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A Sneak Peek at the New Chandler Location

SEVRAR and the Mesa ARMLS support center are relocating to Chandler (Loop 202 & Cooper) this week. Our new address will be at 1733 E. Northrop Blvd. Ste 2, Chandler, AZ 85286. The Mesa location will be closed Friday the 15 for the move. While the new support center doesn’t officially open...

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Most Commonly Asked Questions

Did you know that ARMLS offers free training to our subscribers? You can attend an in-person class, watch a webinar or enroll in an online course. We asked our trainers for the most frequently asked questions they hear while teaching. These are a few of the most commonly asked questions we...

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Where Can I Find Forms That Use eSign?

Generating real estate forms and getting them signed by your clients has never been easier. As technology has advanced, we’re no longer lugging around huge files of paperwork and fumbling with fax machines to get things signed. Now, you have all your necessary forms and contracts right at your fingertips, as...

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What is a Smart Home?

“Smart Home” is the term commonly used to define a residence with appliances or features that can be remotely controlled by a computer or phone. These features might be lighting, heating, air-conditioning, TVs and security systems. Smart Homes are known to be energy efficient and can help the homeowner to...

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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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