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What is the Flexmls Portal News Feed?

Have you or your clients ever wondered how listings end up in the Flexmls portal news feed? The simple answer is that the news feed is based on subscriptions that are attached to searches. Once you set up a subscription for a client, they will begin receiving emails based...

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How to Check Your Flexmls Subscription Settings

Have you checked your Flexmls subscription settings lately? Do you even know how to find them?! If you’ve ever set a client up with a subscription, then you probably know it’s important to set the right sending options and delivery schedule for it. There are other settings to check that you might not...

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Flexmls Portal Preferences Explained

Did you know you can customize the Flexmls Portal you share with clients in various ways? If not, then continue reading to learn about setting your Flexmls Portal Preferences. To adjust your settings, click on Portal Preferences in your Flexmls menu. You’ll then see a list of items to...

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Check out the Improved Flexmls Rental Fields!

On 10/19/2021, searching for rentals will get easier! We’ve made some changes to the Flexmls rental fields to improve the searching experience and make things easier on the listing side. Two of the major changes are specifically for vacation rentals. Improved Search Accuracy Vacation Rental will now be labeled as...

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Need a Flexmls Search Fields Glossary?

Have you ever needed a Flexmls search fields glossary? You’re not alone! There are thousands of search fields to choose from in Flexmls. A handful are already listed in the default search templates, but others will need to be added manually. To help make it easier for you, we’ve...

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How to Update Your Contact Information

Do you have a new phone number or email address? The first step in updating your contact info with ARMLS is to contact your association! Associations are responsible for maintaining member information and communicating it with other entities (like ARMLS). Once you make them aware of a change, it...

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Reporting a Listing Error

Sometimes it’s necessary to report a listing error. Making a report is an easy process, but knowing when to isn’t always as simple. There are currently over 25,000 active or recently closed listings in our MLS database, each containing lots of important information. We have systems in place to...

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ARMLS Support Centers Update

ARMLS Support Centers have always accepted walk-ins, but did you know subscribers can skip the line by scheduling appointments (including lockbox pre-orders). This makes it easier and faster than ever to get the help you need! If you are buying a Supra lockbox or key, schedule your appointment online....

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How Many Searches Can I Save? Flexmls by the Numbers

Ever wonder how many Flexmls searches you can save? The answer is there is no limit! However, only 200 can be displayed at a time on the classic dashboard. You would need to click on Saved Searches in your Flexmls menu to view any additional. Or maybe you’ve wondered...

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What’s Your ARMLS Products IQ?

ARMLS provides subscribers with a wide array of products that make it easier to build a successful real estate business. Whether you’re searching for the perfect property for a buyer or want to find homeowners who might be in a position to sell, we have a product that can...

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How to Search for Open Houses in Flexmls

Want to search for open houses in Flexmls? Whether you want to preview them or share with your client, finding them is easy with these simple steps. Finding an Open House When doing a Quick Search, you can add in an Open House filter. Toward the bottom of the...

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Introducing the Flexmls Admin/Assistant Guide

ARMLS has a big announcement! We’ve created an online Flexmls Admin/Assistant Guide that outlines the entire process of creating and managing Flexmls Admin accounts. How Can the Guide Be Accessed? The guide is available now and is easy to find in the Support section of ARMLS.com Who Would Find...

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Adding an Open House in Flexmls

Adding an open house in Flexmls is a great way to increase the visibility of your listing and gain interest. Here’s how you do it: From your Flexmls Menu go to the Daily Functions section and select Tour/Open Houses. Select Add/Edit Open Houses If you have open houses scheduled...

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Finding Comps in Monsoon

Monsoon is a great resource for finding tax records, but did you know it also has a tool that can help you find comparable properties? With one click you can pull up comps and get projected sales amounts for any property in the state. You can also generate reports...

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How to Include Coming Soon Listings in Subscriptions

Did you know that Coming Soon listings can be included in Flexmls subscriptions? Coming Soon listings do not appear in IDX feeds or on syndicators such as Realtor.com. But you can still provide buyers with an advanced look at these properties. They can also be included in subscriptions you...

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ARMLS Answers Your Questions About Changes – Subscriber Satisfaction Series

This post is part of our series focusing on subscriber feedback from our Fall 2020 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We welcome comments and questions any time. “Why do you keep making changes without asking us?” “We never get advance notice of changes.” While reviewing the results of our latest survey, we came across several comments...

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How to Delete Multiple Flexmls Searches

Do you know how to delete multiple Flexmls searches, listing collections and subscriptions at once? This can be a big time saver if you’ve been actively using Flexmls for a while. Things have a way of piling up! Searches You can view, delete or rename an individual search by...

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Searching in Flexmls: Less is More

When adding a listing to Flexmls, it’s a good idea to be as specific and detailed as possible. Searching in Flexmls is a different ballgame. Flexmls is a huge database of information entered in by real estate professionals. When you select criteria for a search, the database is scoured...

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Searching for an RV Gate or Guest House? – Subscriber Satisfaction Series

This post is part of our series focusing on subscriber feedback from our Fall 2020 Subscriber Satisfaction Survey. We welcome comments and questions any time. RV gate. Guest house. Community pool. HOA. Historic district. What do these words have in common? You’ve asked us how to search for them! There are thousands of fields...

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Getting to Know the Monsoon Map

The Monsoon map that appears as part of each tax record provides additional information about the property and surrounding area that can be very useful. Let’s take a look at it! Once you’ve become familiar with the basic functions of the Monsoon map, try using the drawing tool to...

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