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How Your Browser/OS Affects Your Products

If you’re having trouble accessing systems like Flexmls or Monsoon, it could be the web browser or operating system you’re using. Browser A browser is the software you use to access the internet. There isn’t an official “best browser” to use for our systems. Typically, users report high performance...

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Understanding Clear Cooperation

This post is a summary, the official Clear Cooperation landing page with more information can be found here: https://armls.com/nar-clear-cooperation Starting on April 6, ARMLS subscribers must follow the Clear Cooperation policy. ARMLS will begin enforcement of a mandatory NAR rule called the Clear Cooperation policy on April 6, 2020....

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Introducing Coming Soon Status

This post was updated on March 10th 2020 to reflect changes to “Coming Soon” status (formerly known as Delayed status), these changes will not be live until April 6, 2020 as they require system changes by our vendor. Property not ready to be active? Coming Soon might be right...

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Adding and Removing Photos

A listing needs photos (at least one). If you’re looking to add or remove photos from your listing, here are the steps and best practices. ADDING PHOTOS In order to upload photos you’ll first have to save your listing. In the upper right-hand corner you’ll see the Save Incomplete...

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Searching with Custom Overlays in Flexmls

Searching with custom overlays in Flexmls makes it easy to focus on a specific geographic area that might not be possible to find using the search template alone. This is helpful if you want a particular neighborhood, such as Arcadia, or only part of a subdivision. Once you’ve created...

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Opening Bids in Monsoon Foreclosure Searches Explained

If you’re getting ready to do a foreclosure search in Monsoon, there are some things you’ll need to know about opening bids. The Opening Bid is the minimum amount that can be offered for the property when the auction begins. Since it’s common for there to be multiple bidders,...

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How to Edit Your Closed Listings

Listing agents and co-listing agents can now edit their closed listings for up to seven days after they close, including the ability to move a listing back to Pending or Active/UCB/CCBS from Closed. How to Correct a False Close In the change screen of the listing, click the link...

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Dirt Yards, Misters and Other Obscure Fields- Part 6

Everyone loves an obscure search field in Flexmls. They’re not just interesting, they can help you narrow down your search to make sure your client gets exactly what they want. For even more obscure fields, check out part 5, part 4, part 3, part 2 and part 1 of this series. Dirt Front/Back Dirt...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Looking for Online Classes?

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Fall 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here.  “Why can’t I take a class online?” Want to take an...

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The Top 3 Syndication Myths

Whenever the topic of syndication re-enters the real estate trade news, we see an increase in inquires about syndication here at ARMLS. So, what a better time than now to answer some common syndication myths. Myth 1. ARMLS Sells Data to Third Parties We don’t sell listing data, it’s not...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: All About ARMLS Fees

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Fall 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here.  “Why do you make us pay our dues in January when...

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Benefits of Entering Your Lockbox into ShowingTime

In ShowingTime you have the option to enter your lockbox serial number and CBS (call before showing) code into your listings. While this is not a requirement, there are some benefits of doing so. CBS Code Sharing If you have a CBS code enabled on your lockbox, you can...

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Using the Monsoon Drawing Tool

Monsoon makes it easy to find properties by using the Tax, MLS and Foreclosure search templates. But did you know you can also use the Map features to make your search even more specific? This is especially helpful if you want to search for multiple subdivisions or neighborhoods at...

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Listing Agent vs Selling Agent

The listing agent (LA) and selling agent (SA) have very different, very important roles in a real estate transaction. Listing Agent  The listing agent has signed a listing agreement with the seller, helps to determine the list price for the property and helps with staging and marketing. The listing...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Trouble with TransactionDesk

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Fall 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here.  “Bring back zipForms!” “You need to provide more TransacionDesk training.” “Not...

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Are You Using The Default Map?

There might be a time-saving tip you’re not using – the Default Map. The Default Map allows your Quick Search map to automatically show you a specific place or area, rather than showing you a full map of the Valley. Most subscribers work a territory. For them, changing the...

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ARMLS Satisfaction Survey Results- Fall 2019

What a great way to start 2020! The results of the fall 2019 ARMLS Satisfaction Survey are in and we’re happy to say that overall satisfaction with our products and services was even higher than our previous survey. Some of you even said that you LOVE us! Thank you...

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The Top Residential Real Estate Leaders of 2020

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How to Get the ShowingTime App

ShowingTime allows you to quickly schedule and manage showing appointments. It also has useful feedback and report features. And to make accessing on the go even easier, ShowingTime is available as an app for devices that support iOS 10+ higher or Android 5+ higher. How to Get the ShowingTime...

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Options for Viewing Your Monsoon Results

Monsoon makes it easy to customize your experience, from the search template, to the MLS, right down to the color scheme. But it doesn’t stop there. Monsoon offers three different options to view your search results: Cards, Rows, and Map. Cards The Cards display shows each property as a...

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