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3 New MLS Changes

You Asked. We Listened. Here are three changes to the MSL subscribers requested. Flood Irrigation We added Flood Irrigation to the Landscaping section. Adding this field will help clear confusion when used in conjunction with Irrigation Front and/or Irrigation Back as it’s a specific type of irrigation. Equitable Interest  We...

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Solar Panel and Green Fields Changes

Changes to Solar Panels and other Green fields are going into effect on 08/29! Solar panels will now have a third-party owned option to identify panels that are owned by a third party (i.e. utility company) and will be provided as part of the service agreement with the homeowner. You will...

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Changes to the Pets Field

The Pets field in the Residential Rental property class will be updated on 08/14. What’s changing?  The Pets field under the Residential Rental property class will now be a required field with a new name to increase accuracy of searches. Before: Assistive Animals Only is an option under pets...

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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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Add Videos and Virtual Tours to Incomplete Listings

You can now add Videos and Virtual Tours to your incomplete listings in Flexmls! Before, Videos and Virtual Tours could only be added to completed listings. Now you can add these media items to your incomplete listings before they go Active. How to Add Videos and Virtual Tours When...

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November STAT 2017

As each new month of housing stats enter the books, I feel like the character Charlie Kaufman in the movie “Adaptation” as I look for any means to describe a market whose primary metrics have followed similar trend lines for 3 years running. Next month we’ll delve into our...

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October STAT 2017

We’re now entering the holiday season, which means over the next four months our monthly sales volume will drop to the lowest numbers of the year. Historically, our lowest sales volume occurs in November, January and February. We should see an uptick in December as year-end tax strategies come...

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James Harrison to Join Board of Directors

We’re happy to announce that James Harrison, RCE, CAE, CEO of MLSListings Inc., the biggest MLS in Silicon Valley, has signed on as outside director. Harrison will attend Board of Directors meetings and directly collaborate with ARMLS on important initiatives. Harrison has a long and distinguished career of service...

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ARMLS Rules Update 2017

We’ve updated a few of our rules. Here’s what you need to know. Mobile Homes Expanded (1.25) Due to House Bill 2072, we’ve expanded our rules to include two new opportunities to list mobile homes. Used, privately owned and located in a mobile home park. New or used, located...

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August STAT 2017

Commentary by Tom Ruff As an analyst, the number one question I get asked is, “What percentage of homes sold are listed on the MLS?” This month in STAT, we’ll attempt to answer this question as well as place this answer in an historical perspective. We’ll also consider the...

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Map Code Grid Now Auto-Populates!

You’ll never have to use the Map Grid PDF or overlay to find the Map Code Grid when adding a listing. There are two easy steps to use the auto-pop feature: Enter the Book/Map/Parcel # and County OR the Address and County  Click the Populate Tax button  

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Update: Improvements to Legal Description

The Legal Description Field has Changed We’ve improved the formula that generates Description in Monsoon to better describe each property. We’ve also renamed two fields. Legal Subdivision (Flexmls) and Description (Monsoon) are now Legal Description (Abbrev) in both products. Legal Description Available in zipForm for the First Time  We’ve created a connection...

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Top 10 Violations of 2016

It’s that time of year again! It’s our top 10 list of violations. The Data Integrity department addresses roughly 20,000 reports each year, the top 3 do not carry a fine. In addition, remember that your fine for the first penalty violation of the year is waived. You can see...

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Sedona (SVVAR) Listings Now in Monsoon

Listings from the Sedona Verde Valley Association of REALTORS® (SVVAR) are now in the Monsoon® tax system. SVVAR and PAAR listings are now included in MLS searches by default but can be filtered out using the MLS field: Why is this awesome? If you’re working an area where ARMLS...

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