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ShowingTime’s Listing Activity Report

The Listing Activity Report from ShowingTime is a great resource when it’s time to have a sit-down with your seller. It’s important to note that this report differs from the one available in Flexmls with the same name. This dynamic report offers details for the life of the listing and contains...

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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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Pesky Winter Visitors- Scorpions

Our mild winters bring more than just snowbirds and out-of-town guests. You may be unknowingly playing host to some creepy and crawly unwanted visitors, particularly scorpions. When temperatures drop at night, scorpions are known to seek warmth in your home. And since they can go long stretches without eating, they can...

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Listing Deadlines

When it comes to managing your listings, you need to be aware of some important deadlines. In order to stay in compliance and avoid any penalties, here are the listing deadlines you need to know. Entering a Listing- 2 Days You have two calendar days to enter your listing...

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What’s the Push-Pin and How Do I Use It?

If you’ve used the Map Search within Flexmls, you’ve probably noticed the red push-pin at the bottom right of your screen. This little tool is used when you need to locate the exact address of a property. Whether you’re working with a buyer or a seller, the different functions of the...

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Can I Search for Listings with Multiple Zoning Options?

Are you looking for Residential listings in Flexmls that have more than one zoning option, but aren’t quite sure which search or criteria to use? Then look no further! These suggestions can help expedite your workflow process. When looking for residential property, you can include any of these zoning options by adding...

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Look Twice at Statistical CMA Calculations

The Statistical Buyer’s CMA (also known as the One-Click CMA) is an excellent tool to show buyers a quick side-by-side comparison of a few listings they’re interested in. Before you go over this CMA with your client, take a careful look at how some of the columns are calculated. What...

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What is an Automated Valuation Model (AVM)?

The last time you added a listing to the MLS, you may have reached the final Export tab and thought, “I’m almost finished!” only to wonder, “What the heck is an AVM?” Automated Valuation Model AVM stands for Automated Valuation Model. These are computer-generated estimates of property value. Familiar with Zillow’s...

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Can I Delete A Listing From Flexmls? Why Not?

Occasionally, our support team receives a call asking, “How do I delete this listing?” The answer is simple- there isn’t a way to delete a listing from Flexmls. What we can do is help you cancel a listing. But wait, what’s the difference between “deleting” and “canceling” a listing? And...

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How To Use Reverse Prospecting in Flexmls

Looking for another way to attract prospective buyers to your listings? Look no further–Reverse Prospecting is for you. What is Reverse Prospecting?  Reverse Prospecting is an opt-in system that any ARMLS subscriber can use. Reverse Prospecting can help you find the right property for your client when a new...

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Why is My Shape Blank in the Map Search?

Have you ever drawn a shape within the Map Search of Flexmls and been disappointed when not a single property shows up within the borders that you drew? Fear not, there are two explanations to why your shape may be blank. 1. There are Over 1,000 Available Listings If you don’t...

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Get to Know the 9 Overlays in the Map Search

The Map Search in Flexmls has nine different overlays you can use while performing any search tasks. These are especially helpful if you want to see and/or draw the borders of any given overlay. These overlays can show you boundaries of subdivisions, neighborhoods, zip codes, the map grid code...

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Thanksgiving Events in the Valley

Thanksgiving doesn’t have to end just because the turkey is gone. With these Valley wide events, you can keep the party going all the way to the new year. Illumination Come visit the state’s largest holiday drive-thru light show in the state. It runs nightly from November 15 to January...

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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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Quiz: Think You Know ShowingTime?

If the quiz is not loading, click here. Written by Megan M from ARMLS Megan has been working in the real estate industry for over a decade. She specializes in helping new agents begin their journey. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, dogs, and traveling.

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The Three Different CMA Types in Flexmls

Did you know there are three different CMAs you can generate in Flexmls? Each one offers something special to help you with your comparisons. For a guided walk through on how to create each CMA, watch our online CMA course.  Full CMA The Full CMA is the most comprehensive option. It’s...

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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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How Do I Deactivate Subscriptions in Flexmls?

Like many things in Flexmls, there are a few different avenues you can take to accomplish the same task. Deactivating subscriptions for a client is no different. If you have a client who no longer wants to receive subscription emails, you have two easy ways to complete the request. Two...

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How to Set Up a Template for Your Subscriptions

Setting up a subscription template takes only seconds and will save you time, and possibly embarrassment, down the road. A subscription template is the verbiage your client will see when they open an email from you through their Subscription. It’s important that you keep the verbiage generic and not specify any names....

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