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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 two things to be in full compliance with all ARMLS and ADRE...

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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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James Harrison to Join Board of Directors

We’re happy to announce that James Harrison, RCE, CAE, CEO of MLSListings Inc., the biggest MLS in Silicon Valley, has signed on as outside director. Harrison will attend Board of Directors meetings and directly collaborate with ARMLS on important initiatives. Harrison has a long and distinguished career of service...

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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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How to Set a Default Map

Did you know you can set a default map to automatically start from the area you work in most? That way, each time you access the map in Flexmls, you’ll see the default area you’ve created for yourself. This not only saves you time but gives you personalized access...

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Map Code Grid Now Auto-Populates!

You’ll never have to use the Map Grid PDF or overlay to find the Map Code Grid when adding a listing. There are two easy steps to use the auto-pop feature: Enter the Book/Map/Parcel # and County OR the Address and County  Click the Populate Tax button  

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Why Try ARMLS Online Classes?

AMLS online classes are self-paced and allow for the most flexibility while still giving you all the same great information from a traditional in-person class.  Here are the top 5 reasons to give self-paced learning a try. 1. Pants Are Optional  One perk about a career in real estate is the...

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Scams Targeting Real Estate Agents

When we go online, no one thinks they’ll become a victim to internet phishing and hacking. But the WannaCry and DocuSign hacks serve as good reminders to remain vigilant, especially regarding emails. Cybercriminals are consistently throwing out more sophisticated forms of bait with the hopes that people will bite. Here are...

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5 More Obscure MLS Fields – Part 3

When you sit down to enter a listing into the MLS, it can really be a challenge, especially if the property is unique. So much information coming from so many places, it can be tricky to remember it all. To help, here is part three of our guide to...

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New ER / EA Forms Explained – FAQ

Looking for a more detailed explanation of the new ER and EA forms? We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions: Why were the agreements updated? The agreements were updated to compliment the new AAR Purchase Agreement and as part of our ongoing review to ensure our...

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How to Join ARMLS

To join the MLS as a subscriber, complete the following required steps: Get licensed with the Arizona Department of Real Estate. Next, hang your license with a brokerage. Finally, join a local association. The sign-up process to join the MLS is through your local association. You must start the process...

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Why Quick Search is Better Than Full Search

To Quick Search or to Full Search? That is the question. And when performing a search, you may have wondered which option will give you the best results. The Winner: Quick Search There is nothing you can do in a Full Search that you cannot do in a Quick Search....

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Is This Listing in a Community Facility District (CFD)?

A Community Facility District or CFD, is a special taxing district set by a municipality or county as a way of obtaining funding for public works, services, schools and improvements within a community. The funding is used for anything from street lights to building parks to road maintenance. We...

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Township, Section, Range – What Do They Mean?

Ever wonder how the Township, Range and Section are determined? Well get ready for a history lesson. Our story begins in 1785, toward the end of the American Revolution as the U.S. received new land in thanks to the Treaty of Paris. In order for the U.S. to properly assess...

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