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Open Call For ARMLS Blog Topics!

Do you know how we come up with a lot of the ARMLS blog topics? By listening to you! Whether it’s questions asked during our classes or through the calls and emails that come in, we’re always noting what’s important to ARMLS subscribers. The majority of our blog is related to helpful tips and information...

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What’s Coming in 2019

We’re off to a hot start in 2019! And it’s only going to get better. Here are 5 new and exciting additions coming to ARMLS this year. Text Message Alerts By signing up for Text Message Alerts, you’ll be immediately notified of important announcements. New Listings Online Course Having trouble...

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Syndication: Why Does ARMLS Sell My Listings? (We don’t)

This is a question we receive a lot. The short answer is WE DON’T. ARMLS does not sell your listings. Your broker decides whether or not to syndicate listings to third-party real estate websites. Realtor.com is an example of a syndication site (all sites listed below). Since the listings...

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Penalty Policy Myths

  This is a re-publish of a post from last year on common Penalty Policy myths. Myth: You Only Get One Entry Mistake in Your Lifetime Not true as most unintentional data entry errors are not violations or are non-penalty violations / self-reported violations where no fine is issued. The first time each...

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Should I Contact ARMLS?

The answer to “Should I Contact ARMLS” depends on what you need help with. In our recent Top 5 Reasons to Contact Support blog post, we outlined some of the most common reasons to contact ARMLS. Do you know when it’s best to NOT contact ARMLS? Take this quiz and...

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New Flexmls Portals are Available Now!

The new portals in Flexmls are live and ready to be activated. The date you switch is up to you.   The new portal has more than just a sleek, user-friendly design upgrade. Portal 2.0 offers the following benefits: You’re in control, move to the new portal when you’re...

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New Admin Policy in the MLS

A new admin policy is now live in the MLS. This change will help modernize ARMLS and protect the data. If your brokerage has any Admin logins or plans to acquire them, the new admin policy will require action (read policy 7.4 here). This Board of Directors approved policy...

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Moving to a New Brokerage?

There are several steps to follow when you decide to change brokerages but you might be surprised to learn that ARMLS is not involved in this process. We’ve outlined the basic steps you need to make the switch. Step 1. ADRE has an online system to initiate a change/new...

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3 New MLS Changes

You Asked. We Listened. Here are three changes to the MSL subscribers requested. Flood Irrigation We added Flood Irrigation to the Landscaping section. Adding this field will help clear confusion when used in conjunction with Irrigation Front and/or Irrigation Back as it’s a specific type of irrigation. Equitable Interest  We...

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What is Reverse Prospecting in Flexmls?

This is the Part 1 in a three-part series about Reverse Prospecting. Check out Part 2 and Part 3.  Want to generate more leads? Reverse Prospecting is the tool for you. What is Reverse Prospecting?  Reverse Prospecting is a powerful tool to help listing agents and buyer’s agents come together...

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Why Share Listings Through Your IDX Website

Social media sharing directly from Flexmls has been an exciting development this year. As you know, the Share button now lets you send listings to social media with just a few clicks, as long as the listing is participating in the IDX program (read about about the rules and requirements to use social media). While...

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5 Great Reads for Realtors

When you’re self-employed, knowledge is power. That especially rings true for subscribers. There are thousands of books on various topics related to real estate. We’ve picked out five that are specific to helping agents achieve success. Happy reading! Spin Selling – Written by Neil Rackham, former president and founder of Huthwaite...

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We’re forming a new joint venture with Metro MLS.

We’re teaming up with Metro MLS (the largest MLS in Wisconsin) to share resources through the creation of a joint venture partnership. By working with Metro MLS, we can focus on serving subscribers and spend less time duplicating efforts on support, IT infrastructure, product development and more (see our...

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Posting IDX Listings to Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

A Share button now lets you share listings to social media from Flexmls with just a few clicks if a listing is (A) yours or (B) participating in the IDX program. This functionality requires you to consider three things to be in full compliance with all ARMLS and ADRE policies:...

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What’s the Bathroom Definition per ARMLS?

ARMLS does not have an official answer of what defines a bathroom. What makes a bathroom to you? Does it need to have a toilet, a sink, a soaker tub? What makes a bathroom 3/4 or a half bath? You may have a good idea of what that looks like,...

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Major Changes We Loved in 2017

Love is in the air, and we’ve got it bad for some of these improvements. Here’s a list of all the major changes and improvements we made in 2017 that we think you’ll adore too! Password Change For added convenience, passwords now only have to be changed every 180...

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October STAT 2017

We’re now entering the holiday season, which means over the next four months our monthly sales volume will drop to the lowest numbers of the year. Historically, our lowest sales volume occurs in November, January and February. We should see an uptick in December as year-end tax strategies come...

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Can I Get CE Credits for Taking ARMLS Classes?

Unfortunately, no. You can’t get Continuing Education credits for attending ARMLS classes. CE credits are available only through ADRE-approved real estate schools. ARMLS classes (online and in-person) focus on new subscriber success and product training. Every ARMLS class is a subscriber benefit that can give you a leg up on the...

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What Does My Assistant Need to Manage My Lockbox?

If you’ve got a personal assistant whose tasks include purchasing, exchanging or picking up any of your Supra lockboxes, it’s vital they have everything they need to have a smooth transaction. When your assistant arrives to any one of the ARMLS support centers within the Valley, make sure they have the...

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The 7 Most Popular Blog Posts This Summer

If you weren’t aware, the ARMLS blog publishes a lot of relevant and helpful information. With over 180 tips and tricks regarding Flexmls, Monsoon or important company updates, the blog has something for everyone. If you’re not sure where to start, check out the 7 most popular blogs read by subscribers...

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