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How & Why to Fill Out Your Flexmls Profile

Establishing and maintaining a strong connection with your clients should always be a top priority. By accurately filling out your Flexmls profile, not only are you ensuring that your clients have your up-to-date information, but also that your branding appears on flyers and custom reports in Flexmls. Sending emails...

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Top 10 Violations of 2021

These are the top violations of 2021: TOP VIOLATIONS OF 2021 Rank Violation Type Totals 1 Open House or Showing Information Penalty 1,449 2 Assessor’s Number Incorrect Non-Penalty 1,093 3 Sold Price Incorrect Penalty 1,080 4 Contact Info in Media Penalty 791 5 Address Incorrect Non-Penalty 724 6 Contact...

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What is the Flexmls Portal News Feed?

Have you or your clients ever wondered how listings end up in the Flexmls portal news feed? The simple answer is that the news feed is based on subscriptions that are attached to searches. Once you set up a subscription for a client, they will begin receiving emails based...

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How to Check Your Flexmls Subscription Settings

Have you checked your Flexmls subscription settings lately? Do you even know how to find them?! If you’ve ever set a client up with a subscription, then you probably know it’s important to set the right sending options and delivery schedule for it. There are other settings to check that you might not...

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Flexmls Portal Preferences Explained

Did you know you can customize the Flexmls Portal you share with clients in various ways? If not, then continue reading to learn about setting your Flexmls Portal Preferences. To adjust your settings, click on Portal Preferences in your Flexmls menu. You’ll then see a list of items to...

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Check out the Improved Flexmls Rental Fields!

On 10/19/2021, searching for rentals will get easier! We’ve made some changes to the Flexmls rental fields to improve the searching experience and make things easier on the listing side. Two of the major changes are specifically for vacation rentals. Improved Search Accuracy Vacation Rental will now be labeled as...

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Need a Flexmls Search Fields Glossary?

Have you ever needed a Flexmls search fields glossary? You’re not alone! There are thousands of search fields to choose from in Flexmls. A handful are already listed in the default search templates, but others will need to be added manually. To help make it easier for you, we’ve...

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Editing a Saved Flexmls Search

More often than not, your client will change their search parameters throughout the process of buying a home.  You can easily edit their saved search in Flexmls, but there are a few nuances to be aware of. How to edit a Saved Search. Click on the desired search under...

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What is Markt?

You may or may not be familiar with Markt, an MLS services company, but you’ve been benefiting from our Markt collaboration behind the scenes. Since, we have been promoting Markt a lot more than previously, this has sparked some questions from our subscribers. Markt is our joint venture with...

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The Ultimate Guide to the Coming Soon Status

What is Coming Soon? Coming Soon is a status designed to build agent-to-agent buzz before the property is Active. It also is designed for properties that are not ready to be publicized, as there could be many reasons. Bonus: Coming Soon status satisfies NAR’s Clear Cooperation requirement. How does...

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How to Update Your Contact Information

Do you have a new phone number or email address? The first step in updating your contact info with ARMLS is to contact your association! Associations are responsible for maintaining member information and communicating it with other entities (like ARMLS). Once you make them aware of a change, it...

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Reporting a Listing Error

Sometimes it’s necessary to report a listing error. Making a report is an easy process, but knowing when to isn’t always as simple. There are currently over 25,000 active or recently closed listings in our MLS database, each containing lots of important information. We have systems in place to...

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ARMLS Support Centers Update

ARMLS Support Centers have always accepted walk-ins, but did you know subscribers can skip the line by scheduling appointments (including lockbox pre-orders). This makes it easier and faster than ever to get the help you need! If you are buying a Supra lockbox or key, schedule your appointment online....

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Title Company Language

Is it okay to talk about title companies in your listing? And if so where does it go? Title company verbiage is only allowed in the private or semi-private remarks. Title company verbiage in the public remarks is considered Inappropriate Language and is a violation that carries a $200...

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How to Search Agent’s Listings in Flexmls

Flexmls makes it easy to view past and present listings from a specific member or office in Quick Search. When performing this search you can tailor it to view how many listings an office or member currently has, see what they’ve closed and find out where the listings were...

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How Many Searches Can I Save? Flexmls by the Numbers

Ever wonder how many Flexmls searches you can save? The answer is there is no limit! However, only 200 can be displayed at a time on the classic dashboard. You would need to click on Saved Searches in your Flexmls menu to view any additional. Or maybe you’ve wondered...

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What’s Your ARMLS Products IQ?

ARMLS provides subscribers with a wide array of products that make it easier to build a successful real estate business. Whether you’re searching for the perfect property for a buyer or want to find homeowners who might be in a position to sell, we have a product that can...

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Overlooked Ways Contact Info Gets in the Media

It’s no secret that contact info in the media is prohibited inside the MLS per Rule 8.23. But what may surprise you are all of the accidental ways your contact info (or your brokerage’s) can end up in the media, especially videos and virtual tours. Here are some of...

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How to Search for Open Houses in Flexmls

Want to search for open houses in Flexmls? Whether you want to preview them or share with your client, finding them is easy with these simple steps. Finding an Open House When doing a Quick Search, you can add in an Open House filter. Toward the bottom of the...

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Introducing the Flexmls Admin/Assistant Guide

ARMLS has a big announcement! We’ve created an online Flexmls Admin/Assistant Guide that outlines the entire process of creating and managing Flexmls Admin accounts. How Can the Guide Be Accessed? The guide is available now and is easy to find in the Support section of ARMLS.com Who Would Find...

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