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Help, My Buyer Wants a Condo!

Has your buyer ever requested a condominium, but you weren’t able to find that option as a Dwelling Type? A condominium is not a type of property you dwell in,...

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Days On Market Calculations (DOM, CDOM, ADOM)

Days on Market (DOM) Explained In the MLS, there are two Days on Market calculations. Cumulative Days on Market (CDOM) is the number of days the listing has been live...

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What is an IDX? How Do I Get One?

IDX stands for Internet Data Exchange and covers a wide range of software products manufactured by third-party vendors for MLS subscribers. In laymen’s terms, IDX is a search engine that’s...

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Top 5 Things to Know About the Rules

Understanding the ARMLS rules can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve broken down the top five rules subscribers must know. 1. Data Integrity enforces the rules to ensure accuracy...

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Customizing Your Agent Profile

Need help customizing your agent profile in Flexmls? We’re happy to point you in the right direction. Before You Start Notify your association of any changes to your name, preferred...

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Can I List Auction Properties on the MLS?

If you’ve been wondering if that auction property you saw is allowed in the MLS, the answer is YES. So before you click the Report an Error button, take a...

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The Vacant House Trap

It can be tempting to sneak a peek in a vacant house without checking the showing instructions. Maybe the remarks say “Lockbox Vacant”, or it just came on the market and...

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Why Subscribers Are Loving the eKEY

Our subscribers are loving the eKEY that ARMLS offers for accessing lockboxes! Here are some reasons why: It’s an App The eKEY becomes part of your smartphone and can also...

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Need to Change Your Agent Status to Inactive?

Do you need to change your agent status to inactive? Whatever your reason for saying goodbye, we can point you in the right direction. Just like updating your address, the first step is...

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More Real Estate Photography Tips

Are your listing photos telling the best story possible? A few months ago, we posted 6 Real Estate Photography Tips for those do-it-yourself types who choose not to hire a photographer. But...

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TransactionDesk is Now Live in Flexmls

As a courtesy to AAR, TransactionDesk has been integrated into Flexmls for ARMLS subscribers who also belong to AAR. This new AAR product does not require a RETS password and...

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Adding a Listing in Flexmls: More is More

Sometimes less is more. But when it comes to adding a listing in Flexmls, more is more! Flexmls is a database and only contains data provided by its subscribers, subscribers...

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Do I set up a Subscription or a Portal or both?

The answer is… it’s up to you! Flexmls has both options to choose from. A subscription will email your client a notification with a link when new listings hit the...

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Be a Flexmls Portal Pro

Are you a Flexmls portal pro? If you’re not sure, then continue reading to learn some tips that will help you become one. Naming Searches Portals are based on searches that...

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Flexmls Listing Reports: Public vs. Private

Flexmls Listing Reports provide valuable at-a-glance information about the features of a property. They can also contain sensitive information, which is why it’s important to know the difference between the...

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The Talking Stick Entertainment District

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. If you’re in...

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Shape Up Your Flexmls Map Search!

A Flexmls map search allows you to create customized searches for properties in specific geographic areas. If you’ve already been doing map searches, you’re probably familiar with the three different shapes...

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The Flexmls Color Legend Explained

The Flexmls map offers a color legend to help you get a better visual understanding of your search results. This often overlooked tool can provide valuable information about your search areas....

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Top 10 Violations of 2018

2019 is here, which means it’s time for our annual list of the top 10 most common rules violations of 2018! Last year, the Data Integrity department addressed a total...

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The Report an Error Form is Changing

The Report an Error form will be changed to help improve data integrity. Later this week, we’ll start asking subscribers to provide more information when reporting a data error. Doing...

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