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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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How to Find the Correct SqFt for Your Listing

Square footage confusion can catch even the most seasoned real estate professional off-guard. Read on to learn the answer to one of our most frequently asked questions regarding square footage. Q: You have a new listing that you’re about to add to the MLS, but your seller insists the...

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How to Setup a Listing Activity Report

Ever had a seller who wants to know what kind of traffic their listing is getting on the MLS? Set them up on auto emails of their Listing Activity Report. It’s a great way to keep your client in the loop.   Video not loading? Click here.

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How to Create Your Own Map Overlays

You may already know that Flexmls offers pre-configured MLS map overlays (available in the Overlays drop down menu found in the top right corner of any Quick Search). But did you know that you can also create and save custom map overlays? Why Create Custom Map Overlays Custom overlays...

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How To Search for Rent-to-Own Listings

Ever had a client looking for a rent-to-own (aka lease-to-own) property? Or maybe a client who wants to sell her property but is willing to accept a rent-to-own agreement from a prospective buyer? If either of these questions rings a bell, then this article is for you. If you’re less familiar...

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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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The Benefits of Getting Photos Before Going Active

“A picture is worth a thousand words” is a saying we all know. But if you’re a listing agent there might be an another motto to live by, “Get photo(s) before going active.” Here are the benefits of having at least one photo before going active. Because of the “New...

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FEMA Flood Zones Map Added to Flexmls

From the Map tab on any search, click Overlays in the upper right corner of the map. Select the FEMA Flood Zones option from the drop down menu. This layer is for visual assistance only as the overlay cannot be added to filter results. To turn on the Map...

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How to Join ARMLS

To join the MLS as a subscriber, complete the following required steps: Get licensed with the Arizona Department of Real Estate. Next, hang your license with a brokerage. Finally, join a local association. The sign-up process to join the MLS is through your local association. You must start the process...

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Syndication Options

How Syndication Works Listing syndication, labeled Broker Distribution in Flexmls, is the act of sending listings to third party publishers, such asRealtor.com and similar sites. ARMLS does not make the decision to syndicate (distribute) listings. In fact, your broker decides if listings are syndicated to third-party websites. If a...

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How to Send a Portal Invite from Your Phone or Tablet

  Real estate has always been a fast-paced business but perhaps even more so today with our increasing reliance on mobile devices. In addition to sending portal invites from the desktop version of Flexmls, you can now send portal invites from all of your mobile devices using the Flexmls Pro...

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Is There a Recommended Website Browser I Should Use With Flexmls?

While there isn’t a recommended website browser for use with Flexmls, we can offer some helpful tips. Chances are that your preferred browser is good to use already, as Flexmls is designed to be used on all the major browsers. For optimal performance, be sure you’re running the most up-to-date...

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How To Edit Flyers

  Ever wanted to create a simple flyer for an open house you are sitting or for one of your own listings? Flexmls makes it quick and easy to generate flyers from active listings. Generating Flyers From the Listing Detail Report of any active listing, click Print in the top right of your...

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Your Name vs. Your Marketing Name

  Do you go by a name other than what’s on your birth certificate? Are you a James at home but “Big Jim” with your clients? How about an Elizabeth who prefers to go by Liz? Or do you simply prefer your middle name to your first name? Tip: ADRE...

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Three Quick Flexmls Changes

Flexmls rolled out three small changes today, and while they aren’t groundbreaking, you may find them helpful: Additional language was added when selecting preview mode on subscriptions but the functionality remains the same. The added wording aims to clear up a common misunderstanding of the feature. Hot Sheets have a...

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Co-Selling Member Field

Starting on February 1, it is now possible to give a second agent credit for representing the buyer/lessee in a transaction by using the Co-selling Member field in Flexmls. This highly requested optional field now appears when closing, pending or adding UCB/CCBS to a listing.   Please note that...

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What Is The Best Way To Get A Lockbox Key?

Whether you’re a new agent getting your first Supra key or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade, ARMLS can connect you with the lockbox key that’s right for you. Here are some important things to know before you stop in. Key Types: XpressKEY eKEY Cost $236 per year, billed...

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Why Should I Use ShowingTime?

As a subscriber to ARMLS you have access to an array of different applications to help you be successful. ShowingTime is an application within Flexmls that is dedicated to setting up and scheduling showings for your listings. Here are five reasons why you should be using it. No Additional Logins and Passwords...

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How to Prevent a False Close

If you’ve ever had a listing accidentally close in Flexmls before the listing actually closed in reality, you’ve experienced what we call a “false close”. Most Subscribers have had it happen to them at one time or another. Once a listing is moved to UCB, CCBS, or Pending status, Flexmls will automatically...

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Tax Info Printing in Flexmls

Good news! The Tax Info option has returned in Flexmls! You can now print the Monsoon Tax Summary page at the same time as the Listing Detail Report. No more printing a listing detail report in Flexmls just to create a separate search in Monsoon to print the tax info. How...

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