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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Confused About the Coming Soon Status?

This post is part of our series focusing on subscriber feedback from our Fall 2020 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We welcome comments and questions any time. In April 2020 the Delayed listing status was replaced by Coming Soon. Based on survey comments we’ve received, there is still some confusion about this switch. So let’s get it...

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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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Three Ways to Add a Listing in Flexmls

Got a new listing? Then it’s time to let everyone know about it! There are three ways to add a listing in Flexmls. You’ll find the options in the Add/Change section of your Flexmls menu. Which one to choose depends on the history of the property and whether or...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Flexmls Subscription Isn’t Sending

“I set up a Flexmls subscription for my client but they aren’t getting any emails!” Has that ever happened to you? It’s a frequent topic that our support center hears. Subscriptions are supposed to be an easy way to keep your clients updated on new properties matching their search...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Please Bring Back the Map Search!

This post is part of our series focusing on subscriber feedback from our Fall 2020 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We welcome comments and questions any time. You’ve asked us to bring back the Flexmls map search. The good news is it never went away! In the past you had to click a button to launch...

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ARMLS Subscriber Satisfaction Survey Results 2020

Thank you to all who participated in our 2020 ARMLS Subscriber Satisfaction Survey! We’ve taken a close look at the results and are pleased to see that scores in most categories improved from our previous survey. Many of you took the time to express gratitude for the support we...

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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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All About ARMLS Photo Rules

A picture is worth 1,000 words! This is especially true when it comes to listing photos. Photos are an important part of a listing and help tell the story of the property.

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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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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Your Coming Soon Questions Answered

This post is part of our series focusing on subscriber feedback from our Fall 2020 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We welcome comments and questions any time. The “Delayed” listing status was replaced by “Coming Soon” in April 2020. This enhanced status satisfies the Clear Cooperation submission requirement. Based on comments from our recent survey, there...

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Which Shape is Best for Your Flexmls Map Search?

A Flexmls map search allows you to search for properties in a focused geographic area by drawing a shape on the map. This will help you obtain results that might not have been possible by using search filters alone. For example, with the map search you can focus on...

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Can You Pass the ARMLS Online Course Challenge?

Have you taken an ARMLS online class lately? If not, then today is the day! Or tomorrow, if that works better for you. One of the great things about these classes is that they are always there waiting for you. Each course is broken into easy-to-follow sections so you...

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Which Monsoon Search Should You Run?

There are three types of Monsoon searches: tax, MLS and foreclosure. So which Monsoon search should you run? Let’s explore each. Tax Search Are you looking to reach investor clients or wanting to contact homeowners who might be in a good position to sell? Performing a tax search is...

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Finding “Mother-In-Law” Suites

Looking for a listing with separate living quarters? Whether it’s a guest house, casita or mother-in-law suite, Flexmls offers a couple different ways to search: adding a search field or searching the public remarks. Adding a Field On the Quick Search Screen, scroll down past the search fields to...

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How to Edit Listings in Flexmls

There are times you might need to make changes to an active listing, like when the price changes or you need to add new photos. The good news is that it’s easy to edit listings in Flexmls. From your Flexmls menu, go to the Add/Change section and click Change...

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And/Or/Not: How These Tiny Words Can Help Your Search

And. Or. Not. These three tiny words can make a huge difference when searching in Flexmls. Your client might want a house with a heated AND fenced pool, which is different than saying heated OR fenced. Adding and/or/not to your search terms (when available) will help you the obtain...

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