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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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Create Scheduled Reports in RapidStats!

RapidStats already provides you with in-house reporting and custom statistics. Now it gets even better with drip emails called scheduled reports! A scheduled report works similarly to a subscription in Flexmls. You’ll save your search criteria then set it up on an auto email for you or your client....

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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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How to Receive Supra Text Alerts for Your Lockboxes

Did you know that you can have text messages sent to your phone every time someone accesses your lockbox? Those notifications can be very helpful to both you and your seller. To enable text alert messages you’ll need to access your lockbox inventory by logging into your SupraWEB account....

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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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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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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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XpressKEY vs. eKEY

The XpressKEY and the eKEY are the two Supra options ARMLS offers for accessing lockboxes. Each one has a varied list of pros and cons to suite your personal needs. The eKEY, our newest option, is an app that we install directly onto your smartphone at any one of...

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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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Top 10 Violations of 2019

2020 is here! We’ve tallied up the violations of 2019 for a grand total of 9,080. That’s down from the previous year. Here’s the list of the top 10 violations of 2019. Rank Violation Type Totals 1 Assessor’s Number Incorrect Non-Penalty 1331 2 Sold Price Incorrect Penalty 1099 3 Contact...

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Major Changes of 2019

As the year winds down and we approach 2020, let’s look back at some of the biggest changes that occurred in 2019. ACTIVEKEY SUNSET The ActiveKEY (that white handheld lockbox key) ran on outdated 2G technology, which made supporting it unfeasible. Subscribers who had the ActiveKEY were upgraded to...

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New Report in ShowingTime

ShowingTime offers four different reports, the newest being the Target Market Analysis Report. This helpful report shows which price range is getting the most showings. This report can be useful to share with sellers when determining the initial list price, or a price adjustment after it’s been listed. While...

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When Is It Okay to Share Your ARMLS Credentials?

The answer is… NEVER! Sharing your credentials is an ARMLS violation. Per Rule 7.2 subscribers may not share their access credentials with anyone, whether the other party is another ARMLS subscriber or a non-ARMLS subscriber. If you’re ever using a third-party company to assist you with pictures or a virtual...

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Where Did the Search Details Go?

The Flexmls Quick Search page has gone through some recent changes, one of them being the Search Details. The Search Details gives you a snapshot of the criteria you’ve entered for that particular search. Previously, the Search Details was an icon located directly above the Search Template. To find Search...

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Is Your Seller Nervous About Having a Lockbox On Their Home?

Has your seller ever expressed concern about having a lockbox placed on their property? Maybe they’re worried some careless agent will walk in on them while in the shower or let their dogs out by accident. These fears can be prevented with a Call Before Showing (CBS) code. We often...

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Which Violations Have Fines?

Did you know that not all ARMLS violations incur fines? The Penalty Policy breaks down which violations have fines and how much those fines are. Examples of violations that do NOT incur a fine are: Incorrect school code Incorrect square footage Incorrect or missing assessor’s number Incorrect dwelling type Incorrect ownership...

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My Saved Searches

You may have noticed that the Saved Searches screen has gotten a recent face-lift. The page has been updated and streamlined for an easier experience for the user. At the top you’ll see your Saved Searches along with Favorites and Drafts. If you want to make a search a...

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Blackout Times in ShowingTime

Have you ever tried to schedule an appointment in ShowingTime only to find that slot is blacked out? A blacked out time-slot in ShowingTime means the listing agent has placed a restriction for that time-frame, for one of many reasons: The listing agent can select No Same Day Appointments or block...

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