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How to Exclude Search Terms in Flexmls

Do you ever want to exclude criteria while searching in Flexmls? Then you’ll want to get familiar with the and/or/not filtering options. Even though it’s more common to search based on what your client does want, at times it’s necessary to filter out what is NOT wanted. Some examples...

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How to Suggest Changes at ARMLS

Do you have an idea about how to improve Flexmls? Is there a search field in The Monsoon Tax System you would like to see added? Is there a rule or policy suggestion you may have to improve cooperation? If yes, this blog is for you! Here is how...

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Learning and Training at ARMLS

Did you know as an ARMLS subscriber you have several different training and learning options available to you at no additional cost? Online and In-Person Learning There are 10 different online courses to choose from. These classes are taught by our expert instructors and are designed to go at...

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Coming Soon: School District Information To Auto-Populates

When adding a listing in Flexmls, the school district information will soon begin to auto-populate after selecting Populate Tax Data. To use the Populate Tax Data Button, you will need to enter the full property address or the Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) on the Address tab when entering a...

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What is the Demographics Report in Monsoon?

With your ARMLS annual subscription fee you have access to Monsoon, but do you know you also get access to a Demographics Report? A Demographics Report delivers information like population trends and provides statistical data such as age, race, gender and income for a population. A Demographics Report is...

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New Tempe ZIP Code – 85288

There has been a ZIP code change in Tempe. The USPS announced last month that ZIP code 85281 has spilt. The newest ZIP code, 85288, went into effect July 1, 2022 (See image below). You may have already seen this in the news, but let’s discuss how it affects...

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Your Monsoon Zoning Questions Answered

What is a Zoning Code? A zoning code defines what a piece of land is allowed to be used for (e.g., residential, business/industrial or farm). There is a lot of information to review about zoning, so let’s summarize a few things. There are two types of zoning: county zoning...

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Smart Changes to Multiple Fields in Flexmls

The City/Town Code, School and ZIP Code fields relied on proper spelling in searches, potentially causing search errors. Now, whether searching or adding a listing, you may have noticed an improvement to these fields under General Property Description. Why did these fields change? A helpful suggestion by a subscriber...

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What is a 1031 Exchange?

If you are confused about a 1031 Exchange, look no further! Let’s shed some light on identification and 1031 Exchanges inside Flexmls. How does a 1031 Exchange work? Simply put, a 1031 Exchange is a real estate transaction that allows a seller to defer taxes when he or she...

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Searching in Flexmls for Disability Needs

Have you interacted with a potential client who has explained that they struggle going up and down stairs? Or that they need modified bath and kitchen features? If you have a client struggling with the above mentioned or if they disclose a disability, you have options when searching in...

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Printing Flyers in Flexmls

Printing flyers for an active MLS listing is an important tool for subscribers. It is a great way to market a property while showcasing your brand at an open house or engaging with a perspective buyer. Using Flyers within Flexmls There are several flyer types you can share and...

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What is a Hidden Listing?

Are you confused about how to hide a listing for your client’s saved searches or how clients hide listings in their Portal? Look no further, let’s review the hide features for both! What is a Hidden Listing? There are two types of hidden listings: Hidden (by client) and Hidden...

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Looking for Your Subscriber Fee Receipt?

It’s that time of year again. One item on your to-do list is gathering the needed tax documents from the previous year. One document you may be looking for is subscriber fees for ARMLS. Good News! You can view your receipts in our ATLAS system.  If printing or viewing...

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What is Equitable Interest?

Equitable interest is an interest held by virtue of an equitable title, which is a title that indicates a beneficial interest in property and gives the holder the right to acquire formal legal title. In some cases, it is the interest held by a person who has agreed to...

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Introducing CurbView

Are you the “techie” person at your office? Do you like the idea of testing new products and providing feedback for improvements? Are you confident using Flexmls to collaborate with your clients? Then we NEED your input on a new product being developed by ARMLS called CurbView. Get started...

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Reporting a Tax Error in Monsoon

Did you find an error in the Monsoon Tax database? If the answer is yes, here are steps to take before reporting. Step One Double check if the information being reported matches the County Assessor’s site. To verify, click the link next to Assessor Parcel #, located above the...

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Property Position and Feng Shui

Understanding different cultures could be important in your real estate career. In this post, we explore feng shui in relation to a property’s position and more. According to Cho A. (2020), good feng shui is in the property position. A south-facing entry door is considered bad Qi (pronounced ch-ee)...

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“C” is for Cookies, Cache, & Cleanup

If you have issues when logging in to Flexmls or searching, try another web browser or clear your cookies and cache. Then refresh your screen. This process can resolve most browser issues without having to contact support. Cache and Cookies A web browser is software to access the internet....

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