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Portal Pro Tip: Listing Content Options

The Flexmls portal allows you to work collaboratively with clients, assigning them property searches they can access any time. Your portal preferences allow you to control certain aspects of their portal experience. To view or change preferences, go to the Preferences section of your Flexmls menu and click on...

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Monsoon Moment – Property Address vs Mailing Address

The Monsoon tax system is a great resource for gathering information about a property. It can also be helpful for prospecting potential buyers and sellers. Whether you’re using Monsoon to do a tax, MLS or foreclosure search, you’re able print out mailing labels based on the results by clicking...

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Can Guest Houses be Included in Square Footage?

Finding the square footage of a property can sometimes be tricky. Whether you’re the listing agent for a property or showing it to a potential buyer, it’s important to have the correct information about how much living space there is. The Monsoon tax system is a great resource for obtaining details about...

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Flexmls Draft Searches

Flexmls draft searches can be perplexing. What are they? What can I do with them? Can they be deleted? We’re here to answer those questions. Drafts are searches you’ve started but did not name and save. Flexmls keeps them available to you in case you wish to complete them...

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Customizing Monsoon Search Templates

Customizing your Monsoon search templates allows you to obtain results based on specific criteria that might not be found in the default templates. Some examples of fields you can add include Owner Intended Use, Finance Type and Estimated Percent Gain. You can also change the order of the items...

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Customizing Flexmls Contact Management Options

Did you know you can customize your Flexmls Contact Management options? Clicking on Advanced while in Contact Management will display a list of 15 options to choose from. Some are already set as defaults, but you can easily remove them and add others. The Display Name field, which shows the name...

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Three Cool ShowingTime Features

Even if you’re already using and loving ShowingTime, you might not know about all the cool things it can do.   Request Appointments After Hours  Whether you’re a night owl or an early bird, ShowingTime has you covered. In the Agent Communications section of your profile you can choose to receive showing...

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Delayed Listing Status FAQs

Since introducing Delayed listing status in 2018, we’ve received many questions about it. Take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions or watch our Delayed Status video for even more information. Why/when would Delayed status be used? This status is a great way to start marketing a listing that isn’t quite ready...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Brokerage vs Syndicator

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 sell my listings...

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Can’t Find a City? Try the Neighborhood Overlay

Are you having trouble finding a city in your Flexmls search? It could be that what you’re looking for is actually a neighborhood. Plugging a neighborhood or subdivision into the city/town code field won’t get you any results. Your solution might lie in the Neighborhood Maponics overlay. The city/town code field is used to...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Is Change a Good Thing?

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 change things all...

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Changing from UCB to Pending

Do you need to change the status of a listing from UCB to Pending in Flexmls? The process is simple. Click on Change Listing in your Flexmls menu, input the MLS number and then click Pend Listing (Under Contract). You’ll be prompted to enter key pieces of information about the transaction,...

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New ARMLS Classes!

Do you know about the new ARMLS classes? If not, then you’ve come to the right place!   Who Are Classes For? All ARMLS subscribers who want to make the most of our products can benefit from classes. Whether you’re just starting your real estate career or are a seasoned pro, you’ll gain valuable...

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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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