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Have Some Downtime? Spend it with ARMLS!

In the real estate industry no two days (or two months) are ever alike. That’s especially true here in Arizona where we have very seasonal markets. As your business ebbs and flows, you’ll find that sometimes there aren’t enough hours in a day and sometimes you have more free...

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The Top 3 Syndication Myths

Whenever the topic of syndication re-enters the real estate trade news, we see an increase in inquires about syndication here at ARMLS. So, what a better time than now to answer some common syndication myths. Myth 1. ARMLS Sells Data to Third Parties We don’t sell listing data, it’s not...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: All About ARMLS Fees

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Fall 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.  “Why do you make us pay our dues in January when...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series – Trouble with TransactionDesk

This post is part of our series focusing on the feedback we received from our Fall 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.  “Bring back zipForms!” “You need to provide more TransacionDesk training.” “Not...

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ARMLS Satisfaction Survey Results- Fall 2019

What a great way to start 2020! The results of the fall 2019 ARMLS Satisfaction Survey are in and we’re happy to say that overall satisfaction with our products and services was even higher than our previous survey. Some of you even said that you LOVE us! Thank you...

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The Top Residential Real Estate Leaders of 2020

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Should You Take an ARMLS Class?

Should You Take an ARMLS Class? The answer is YES, you should take an ARMLS class! We’ve had a great response to the updated selection of classes offered to our subscribers and hope to see even more of you in our classrooms. While we offer a great selection of...

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Get a ‘CBS Code Required’ Sticker

We’ve written extensively about CBS codes: how to find a CBS code, how to use a CBS code and why you might want to use them in an effort to educate subscribers. Still, some agents show up to lockboxes without knowing a CBS code is required and with no...

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Major Changes of 2019

As the year winds down and we approach 2020, let’s look back at some of the biggest changes that occurred in 2019. ACTIVEKEY SUNSET The ActiveKEY (that white handheld lockbox key) ran on outdated 2G technology, which made supporting it unfeasible. Subscribers who had the ActiveKEY were upgraded to...

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When Is It Okay to Share Your ARMLS Credentials?

The answer is… NEVER! Sharing your credentials is an ARMLS violation. Per Rule 7.2 subscribers may not share their access credentials with anyone, whether the other party is another ARMLS subscriber or a non-ARMLS subscriber. If you’re ever using a third-party company to assist you with pictures or a virtual...

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Which Violations Have Fines?

Did you know that not all ARMLS violations incur fines? The Penalty Policy breaks down which violations have fines and how much those fines are. Examples of violations that do NOT incur a fine are: Incorrect school code Incorrect square footage Incorrect or missing assessor’s number Incorrect dwelling type Incorrect ownership...

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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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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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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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All About RapidStats

RapidStats is the in-house reporting and market analytics tool from ARMLS. Consider it your one-stop shop for reporting and analytics. The customizable reports are sourced directly from MLS data and give you timely, accurate and comprehensive information–leading to powerful market insights for you and your clients. Customizable Reports  With...

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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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Need to Transfer a Lockbox?

When someone buys or sells a used lockbox, it’s important to transfer that lockbox to the new owner. Transferring a lockbox is easy and helps us keep track of who owns what. In the lockbox/key section download and complete the lockbox transfer form. You will need the current owner of...

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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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What is The Information Market?

The Information Market, or TIM for short, was founded in 2005 when Tom Ruff and Jim Patterson merged their data companies Marketron and The Information Store into one cleverly-named entity: The Information Market. Seeing the value in this data company, ARMLS purchased TIM in 2012. The 16 employees who work at TIM...

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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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