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Major Changes of 2020

2020 was a year that brought nothing but change, and ARMLS was no exception. Here’s a list of the major changes that occurred within our organization, many of them based on subscriber suggestions. Subscribers Can Edit Their Listings 7 Days After Closing Listing agents and co-listing agents can now...

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Groves, Guards and Other Obscure Fields – Part 7

Have you ever had a client ask you for a strange feature? Obscure fields are not just interesting, they can help you narrow down your search to make sure your client gets exactly what they want. Part 7 of our “5 Obscure MLS Fields” series will break down some...

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Things You Can Do in the ShowingTime App

Downloading the ShowingTime app is a great way to schedule and manage your appointments right from your smart phone. Here are some other cool things you can do in the ShowingTime app. Find Listings Near Me In the ShowingTime app, click Schedule Showing, then select Near Me. ShowingTime will...

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Finding “Mother-In-Law” Suites

Looking for a listing with separate living quarters? Whether it’s a guest house, casita or mother-in-law suite, Flexmls offers a couple different ways to search: adding a search field or searching the public remarks. Adding a Field On the Quick Search Screen, scroll down past the search fields to...

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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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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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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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