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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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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 $100...

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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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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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ANNOUNCEMENT: CENTRAL AZ LISTINGS NOW IN MONSOON

Listings from Central Arizona Association of Realtors are now available in Monsoon! Central Arizona includes Gila County and towns like Payson, Pine and the Heber/Overgaard area. You will now be able to see listings from CABOR in Monsoon, along with other MLS partners like PAAR, SVAR, LHAR, SAMLS and...

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Virtually Staged Photos

Are you allowed to virtually stage listing photos in the MLS? The short answer is yes, but there are some things to note. Sometimes buyers have a difficult time picturing what their belongings will look like in a vacant home. Virtually staging a vacant property can help to draw...

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Portal Help for Clients

If you’ve recently set someone up with a portal, or are thinking of doing so, these videos may help! Signing Up for the Portal Video Signing up for the Portal is designed to be sent to your client once you’ve created a portal for them. This video will walk...

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DOM Is Becoming MOM

Update 4/2: This post was part of our annual April Fool’s campaign… Days on Market (DOM) is used to help agents understand how long a property has been on the market. Historically, this method of counting time in days worked as homes would take weeks, even months, to sell....

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How to Auto-Populate the Listing Profile Sheet

Just because you need to get your client to sign off on the Listing Profile Sheet, doesn’t mean you have to duplicate your efforts. Flexmls allows you to auto-populate this form directly from your listing. You can then download and save the form for your client’s e-signature. How to...

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Do You Know About Cloud Attract?

Cloud Attract is a lead generation tool that’s available in the Cloud Suite. Attract buyers or sellers with a custom landing page that you can embed into your website or share via social media. The landing page for sellers features a “What’s My Home Worth?” section where they can...

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Top 10 Violations of 2020

2020 is finally over! Now that we’re in 2021, it’s time to recap our top 10 violations from last year. In 2020 we had a grand total of 9,235 violations, see last year’s report here. Self-Reported items outrank all violations, they do not carry fines. Self-Reported errors dominate yet,...

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The Subscription Isn’t Updating My Client. Why?

Here’s a scenario that most showing agents have experienced: your client receives a subscription email about a property and wants to see it. When you pull the details for that property, you discover it’s now in a Pending status. You now have to explain that the property is no...

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Zillow / ShowingTime Update

The recent breaking news story about the purchase of ShowingTime by Zillow Group has generated concerns from our subscribers. ARMLS can ensure you that your client data, showing data and requests are secure and are not available for use by Zillow’s real estate brokerage. Subscribers should know that nothing...

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Get CBS Codes Faster in the ShowingTime App

ShowingTime has just released an update to make finding Call Before Showing (CBS) codes easier and more user friendly! Now when you view the Appointment Details screen, the Tap to View Access Details button will be prominently displayed. This is where you’ll find the CBS code. When you click...

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Major Changes of 2020

2020 was a year that brought nothing but change, and ARMLS was no exception. Here’s a list of the major changes that occurred within our organization, many of them based on subscriber suggestions. Subscribers Can Edit Their Listings 7 Days After Closing Listing agents and co-listing agents can now...

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The Top Residential Real Estate Leaders of 2021

The annual Swanepoel Power 200 list has been published for 2021 and we're thrilled to announce several of our folks, both in the Valley and beyond, have appeared on the list.

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Groves, Guards and Other Obscure Fields – Part 7

Have you ever had a client ask you for a strange feature? Obscure fields are not just interesting, they can help you narrow down your search to make sure your client gets exactly what they want. Part 7 of our “5 Obscure MLS Fields” series will break down some...

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Things You Can Do in the ShowingTime App

Downloading the ShowingTime app is a great way to schedule and manage your appointments right from your smart phone. Here are some other cool things you can do in the ShowingTime app. Find Listings Near Me In the ShowingTime app, click Schedule Showing, then select Near Me. ShowingTime will...

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