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ARMLS + MLS Aligned Acquires Agent Inbox

MLS Aligned, a group of five forward-thinking MLSs, that includes ARMLS, has acquired Agent Inbox. MLS Aligned will build upon the Agent Inbox tools to bring messaging and showings together in a straightforward place for subscribers. We are excited to bring you this showing platform in the upcoming months....

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ARMLS Welcomes realMLS into the Markt Family

We announced a joint venture with Metro MLS in Wisconsin a couple of years ago. In present time, we call that venture, Markt. Markt is a way MLSs can pool resources and talent together. Today, we are pleased to announce a new partner to share resources with: realMLS. The...

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Auctions vs Bidding Platforms

Less conventional ways to buy and sell homes through the MLS get more attention when inventory is low, like auctions and offer platforms. Offer platforms are often confused with auctions. This is likely because both types use similar terminology, like the word “bid”. Offer Platform An offer platform is...

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Chop, Copy, Dismantle and Reassemble

We produce a lot of numbers, stats and research at ARMLS – and we do it all for you! Subscribers are welcome to take our statistical products and chop, copy, dismantle and then reassemble however they like. All we ask is that you credit us as the source of...

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Virtual Open Houses, Showings and More

Real estate agents are tough. They adapt, change and grow. In these trying times, they look for opportunities and face challenges head-on. To help, we would like to introduce a new feature to the MLS: Virtual Open Houses. This feature is for agents who want to show a home...

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Edge: How to Access Saved Passwords

If you’ve forgotten your Flexmls password but have saved it in the Edge browser, here is how to see it. This is an alternative to resetting your Flexmls password if you cannot remember your password. 1. Passwords in Edge are found in the Windows Control Panel. Hold the Windows...

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Pocket Listings vs Delayed Listings

This post was recently modified due to the Clear Cooperation policy. In the world of real estate the terms “pocket listings”, “delayed listings” or “Coming Soon” are used interchangeably. But as our MLS gets ready to roll out the Clear Cooperation policy, it’s important to understand the differences in...

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Sedona (SVVAR) Listings Now in Monsoon

Listings from the Sedona Verde Valley Association of REALTORS® (SVVAR) are now in the Monsoon® tax system. SVVAR and PAAR listings are now included in MLS searches by default but can be filtered out using the MLS field: Why is this awesome? If you’re working an area where ARMLS...

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Blurred Signs – A Photo Blog

Subscribers often ask about “For Sale” signs uploaded to the MLS, signs can be in the MLS but cannot contain contact information. Contact information will soon be a $200 fine because it can allow a client to bypass their agent. See how to blur photos here. Rule (8.23) states,”A ‘for...

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Subdivision vs. Subdivision Name

There are two different subdivision fields in Monsoon. Learning how each functions can help with your searches. Subdivision Name Subdivision Name is a default field in the search templates provided by Monsoon. It’s a text search box where you can type in the name of subdivision. This field can...

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Exterior Stories & Interior Levels

Two required fields often give Subscribers trouble, Exterior Stories & Interior Levels: Exterior Stories = 6 The Exterior Stories field under General Property Description should include the entire building. Interior Levels = 2 the Interior Levels field reflects the number of stories of the unit itself (excluding basements), not of...

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Blur Photos Quickly

In our recent blog post, Blurred Signs – A Photo Blog, we explained that Subscribers can’t post photos with contact information. One of the fastest ways to correct a photo with contact information is to simply blur the sign. You don’t need to run out and buy a copy...

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Obscure MLS Fields are the Real Superstars – Part 1

In the world of MLS fields, List Price is the superstar. Yet, there are other lesser known fields that can shine for the right client. These seemingly random fields can represent specific client needs and niches. If you can’t get enough, find more obscure fields in part 2, part...

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