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Adding a Listing in Flexmls? Take This Quiz!

Getting a new listing is exciting, but adding it to Flexmls is a lengthy process that should be done with care. Not only will the information you enter affect how easily others can find the property when searching, but not following the ARMLS rules can potentially lead to fines....

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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 to contact your local association. They’ll report the change in status to ARMLS, which will automatically deactivate your subscription. You won’t...

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Ping Golf: A Local Success Story

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. Whether you follow golf or not, chances are you’ve heard of the Ping golf company. This behemoth enterprise has its corporate headquarters in Phoenix,...

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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 even if you do have a professional shooting your photos, there are still lots of things to keep in mind to...

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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 like you! When a listing is added, only the information and features entered by the listing agent will appear...

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What’s Your HQ IQ? Companies with Headquarters in the Valley

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. What do Sprouts, Cold Stone Creamery and PetSmart have in common? Besides being great places to shop or eat, they’re also companies...

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Finding Favorite Hometown Foods in Arizona

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. Need help finding favorite hometown foods in Arizona? Or maybe you want to make recently relocated clients feel more at home here....

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Cactus League Spring Training: A Financial Home Run

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. It’s that time of the year again! Cactus League Spring Training will be in full swing starting February 21 and runs until...

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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 you set up for clients. When the client logs in to their portal, they are given access to the...

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Open Call For ARMLS Blog Topics!

Do you know how we come up with a lot of the ARMLS blog topics? By listening to you! Whether it’s questions asked during our classes or through the calls and emails that come in, we’re always noting what’s important to ARMLS subscribers. The majority of our blog is related to helpful tips and information...

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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 types of reports and printing in private and public view. Public vs Private View The first five report options...

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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 search of fine dining, luxury resorts, shopping and gambling, you don’t have to go very far. The Talking Stick Entertainment...

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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 that are available on your map toolbar: circle, rectangle and polygon. Within, Not Within and Intersection Once you’ve selected...

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The Flexmls Color Legend Explained

Many maps in Flexmls offer a color legend to help you get a better visual understanding of your search results. This often overlooked tool can offer valuable information about your search areas. What Exactly is the Color Legend? The color legend offers three different types of overviews of your search...

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Are You Ready for the Phoenix Open?

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. It’s almost time for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Whether you’re a golf fan or not, there’s no denying that this event...

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Top 5 ARMLS Support Center Topics of 2018

The ARMLS Support Center was contacted via phone or online chat over 100,000 times in 2018! That’s in addition to all the emails we’ve received and the help provided in person at our five support centers. We pay attention to what our subscribers are saying and often use your questions...

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Big Events Bring Big Buyers to the Valley

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. Event season is upon us! Not only is this a fun time of year, but these big events bring big buyers to...

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Why It’s Better to Draw Subdivisions

When searching for a specific subdivision in Flexmls, subscribers can enter the name of the subdivision or draw a map. But out of these two methods, which one returns the most accurate results? We’ve researched this question and have found a definitive winner. For the cleanest, most accurate results, draw a...

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Flexmls Branded Marketing

Flexmls not only provides subscribers with instant access to thousands of active listings (16,931 at publish date), but also offers easy ways to promote those listings and yourself as a real estate professional. In this competitive market, don’t miss any opportunity to stay top of mind with clients or gain new...

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Spelling Counts in Flexmls!

Now that auto-check is everywhere, who needs to know how to spell these days? Well…you do! At least when it comes to working with Flexmls because spelling counts! Flexmls is not a search engine, it’s a database. Unlike a search engine, Flexmls will only return results for exactly what you enter in. It...

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