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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Showing Instructions For Vacant Houses

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Spring 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here. A comment from our survey asked: “Why do I need to follow Showing Instructions for...

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Can Clients Share a Portal?

Flexmls does not allow multiple portals to be set up under one contact. To share access to their portal, someone would need to provide the other person with the portal URL, the email address linked to the portal and the password. Portals are great as they allow users to take...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: The “Front of House Photo” Rule

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Spring 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here. A comment from our survey asked: “Why does ARMLS make me use...

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How Clients Can Set Their Own Subscriptions

Did you know that clients can set up their own subscriptions through their Flexmls portal?! It’s easy to do, but they might not be aware of this feature. When logged into their portal, all they need to do is select the search you’ve provided to them then click the Notifications button located...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: ARMLS and Politics Don’t Mix

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Spring 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here. A comment from our survey said: “ARMLS is too focused...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Your TransactionDesk Questions Answered

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Spring 2019 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We value the opinions of our subscribers and welcome comments and questions any time. Read other posts in this series here. A comment from our survey asked: “Why do I have to learn...

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Monsoon Foreclosure Search: Notice Date vs Auction Date

When doing a Monsoon foreclosure search, you can filter by notice date or auction date. Which to choose depends on your goal.    Notice Date Notice date refers to the notice of trustee sale. Basically, it’s the day the homeowner is informed by the lender that their property will be sold at a future date due...

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ARMLS Satisfaction Survey Update

Thank you to all who participated in the recent ARMLS Satisfaction Survey! We received thousands of responses and gained valuable insight on how our subscribers feel about the overall products and services we provide. If you took the time to add comments to your survey, be assured that we read each...

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Showing Instructions Made Simple

Flexmls recently introduced new Showing Instructions fields, which are easier to understand and follow. Now it’s clear to know if permission is required or if the listing agent just wants to be notified before the showing. Be sure you understand the rules in order to avoid potential fines! There are now two...

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Your Monsoon Questions Answered

Do you have Monsoon questions?  The Monsoon tax records system is an incredible resource and can help you with everything from prospecting to pricing. It takes time to learn all that it can do. These are some questions we’re often asked: Can all properties be found in Monsoon? Monsoon contains all property...

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Feeling Too Blue? Changing Monsoon Color Themes

The default color in the Monsoon Tax System is Monsoon Blue. It’s a great shade, but did you know there are five other Monsoon color themes? Change Your Monsoon Color Theme When logged in to Monsoon, choose Preferences: Themes. Then, select a new theme using the arrows. Don’t forget to...

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Flexmls Search Tip: Selecting a Listing Status

When doing a Flexmls search, the status field will always default to these three options: Active, UCB and CCBS. This is because those properties can still be shown to buyers and offers can be made. However, it’s easy to select only the statuses that best fit your needs when doing a search....

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Customize Your Flexmls Menu Toolbar

Did you know that you can customize your Flexmls menu toolbar? It’s easy to do and can help save you time by giving you quick access to the functions you use most often. This is especially helpful because the Flexmls menu contains over 50 items. It’s great to have so much to...

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Take Our New Adding a Listing Course!

Adding a listing in Flexmls can be tricky! It’s a time-consuming process that needs to be done carefully. That’s why we’ve created an online Adding a Listing course to walk you through the entire process. It covers everything from navigating around tricky fields to making changes to a listing after it’s been added. There’s even a...

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Can’t Find a Property in Flexmls?

It’s not your imagination! Sometimes you simply can’t find a property in Flexmls. There are several reasons why this happens, even if you’re entering the information in correctly. Listing Activity Prior to 2000 Flexmls is a database and its history with ARMLS dates back to the year 2000. Only properties...

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Searching Flexmls by City or ZIP Code

Searching Flexmls by city or ZIP code? Here are some tips to help you get the best results. Entering in Multiple Cities You can search for multiple cities at once by typing them into the City/Town Code field and separating them with commas. The same applies for ZIP codes. The cities must be...

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Deleting Recent and Draft Flexmls Searches

Having trouble deleting recent and draft Flexmls searches? While a few clicks of your mouse will delete Flexmls searches, that’s not the case for Recent Searches and Draft Searches. Neither of those can be deleted manually. This isn’t meant to frustrate you! It’s actually designed to help you. While you can’t actually delete Recent Searches, they won’t stay...

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5 Ways to Beat the Heat

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. As the temperatures start to rise, we’re all looking for ways to beat the heat. We have no shortage of pools and water parks, but...

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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 contact information or brokerage. They will pass the information on to us and we’ll update your ARMLS account with...

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Pop Quiz! Is it a Subscription or Portal?

Flexmls offers two ways to keep your clients informed when new listings become available: a subscription or a portal. They can be used separately or together, depending on the needs of the client. If you’re new to subscriptions and portals, take our subscriptions and portals online course. It’s broken down into...

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