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How to Find Renters in Monsoon

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could pinpoint the renters in a particular area or subdivision? You can in the Monsoon Tax System! Finding Renters in Monsoon  In the Tax tab, start by defining your area, whether that be a city, ZIP code, subdivision or a custom shape. Next...

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How to Search Using the Listing Agent’s Public Remarks

What do you do when your client wants a home with a water slide, or maybe a wine cellar? In Flexmls you won’t find either listed as a search field, but you may be able to search for them via the listing agent’s public remarks. Public remarks is a...

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How to View Agent Stats in a Particular Area

Do you or an agent you know specialize in one particular area of the Valley? If so, you can look up agent sales for just that area in Flexmls using the Map on your Quick Search screen. Agents Stats by Area First, draw the area on the Map by...

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Viewing and Sharing Monsoon Reports

The Monsoon tax system allows you to set your Monsoon preferences and create a one-page tax summary report, but did you know there’s also an easy way to customize a Monsoon report before printing or sharing it? Whether you’re doing a tax, MLS or foreclosure search, you can remove...

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Searching Multiple Property Classes

Is your client wanting to buy or rent? You don’t have to create two different property type searches. Instead, search them both at one time using the Multiple Property Class search. You’ll find this search under your property class drop-down menu (the Multiple Property Class is number eight). On...

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Setting Your Monsoon Preferences

Do you know how to set your Monsoon preferences? Click on the Preferences tab on your Monsoon homepage to discover two ways to customize the look and feel of your user experience. Change Your Color Theme Select a Theme allows you to change the color theme from the default...

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How to Add Documents to a Listing

Adding documents to a listing in Flexmls is something most agents will have to do in their careers. Some of the more common documents that are uploaded include floor plans, HOA addendums and additional public remarks. Whatever you need to add, you can easily upload it before or after...

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Setting Your Client Up on a Flexmls Portal? Read This First!

Once you’ve set your client up with a Flexmls portal you might think your work is done. But that’s just where it starts. Your client now needs your help understanding and navigating their portal. Here are some ways you can support your clients with their portal: Welcome Video Send...

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What is the Subscription Preview Mode?

The Subscription Preview Mode allows you to preview listings before they hit your client’s inbox. You’re able to vet each listing and approve all or just some to be sent to your client. This option allows you to have control over which listings your client receives, which is particularly...

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A Monsoon Search Filter You Might Not Know About

There’s a cool Monsoon search filter you might not know about. It’s often underutilized and underestimated, but it can make all the difference in a search- the is/not option. Certain filters include an is/not option that allow you to fine tune a search based on exact needs. One example...

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ARMLS Has Live Webinar Classes!

Did you know that ARMLS offers live webinar classes? Well now you do! These virtual classes allow you to bring the ARMLS classroom wherever you are, be it your living room, dining room or even your backyard! Each class is taught by an ARMLS content specialist who will take...

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Create Scheduled Reports in RapidStats Live!

RapidStats Live already provides you with in-house reporting and custom statistics. Now it gets even better with drip emails called scheduled reports! This makes it easier than ever to share market stats with clients. A scheduled report works similarly to a subscription in Flexmls. You’ll save your search criteria...

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Spend More Time with ARMLS

We recently shared some tips on how to make good use of time when your real estate business slows down a bit. Now we’re back with five more helpful suggestions. 1. Customize your Flexmls toolbar so that the items you use regularly are easy to access. 2. Name your...

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Choosing Best “Send To” Option for a Flexmls Subscription

Should you send a subscription to just your contacts or add yourself to the recipient list? Or maybe you’d like to only be notified when they open it. And what about Preview Mode? Choosing the best “send to” option for a Flexmls subscription depends on the situation. Flexmls provides...

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How to Stay Productive While at Home

We’re all spending more time at home right now. While you may not be able to sit open houses or attend networking events, there are some things you can do to stay productive in real estate while practicing social distancing. Farming in Monsoon Did you know you can farm...

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Can My Client Search the MLS?

If you’re using the new Portal 2.0 the answer is…yes! Your clients will have the ability to perform a search of MLS listings. A portal is a link that you’ll send to your client via email through Flexmls. When they click on their portal link they’ll be asked to...

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How to Market Your Listing Through ShowingTime

In ShowingTime you can easily market your listing by sending out a group email to all showing agents who have brought buyers to your listing, notifying them of an upcoming open house or recent price change. You can also send an alert just to members of your office. Access...

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ARMLS Rules: Contact Information in Media

Each year we publish the Top 10 ARMLS Violations and each time media makes the list. It held the #3 spot in 2019! So what exactly do we consider contact info in media? Before we break it down, it’s important to understand that these rules only apply to what is...

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The Virtual Breakdown: Open Houses, Tours, Showings and Videos

What’s the difference between a virtual open house and a virtual tour? What’s a tour of homes? Are virtual showings and videos the same thing? This breakdown is designed to clarify each one of these so you know exactly what to offer your client. Open House An open house...

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Have Some Downtime? Spend it with ARMLS!

In the real estate industry no two days (or two months) are ever alike. That’s especially true here in Arizona where we have very seasonal markets. As your business ebbs and flows, you’ll find that sometimes there aren’t enough hours in a day and sometimes you have more free...

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