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What You Should Know About Property Access Fields

Do you know why it’s so important to only disclose property access information in the designated Property Access fields when adding a listing to Flexmls? It’s to protect the security of the home. There are currently over 2.5 million listings that are searchable in our MLS. That’s because our...

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Flexmls Update: A Quicker Way to Quick Search

You can now bypass the dashboard and go directly to Quick Search! Do not pass go, do not collect $200! A newly released Flexmls update takes users directly to the Quick Search page immediately after logging in. This new option replaces the Flexmls Dashboard, allowing you to start searching...

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Portal Pro Tip: Listing Content Options

The Flexmls portal allows you to work collaboratively with clients, assigning them property searches they can access any time. Your portal preferences allow you to control certain aspects of their portal experience. To view or change preferences, go to the Preferences section of your Flexmls menu and click on...

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Let’s Break Down the Advantage Bundle

Have you been wanting to know more about the Advantage Bundle? The Advantage Bundle is the new upgrade from ARMLS that includes five elevated products to help take your business to the next level. The bundle costs $210 per year, which breaks down to $17.50 per month. It’s a...

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Opt-In: Why Your Subscription Emails May Not be Sending

Problems with subscription emails sometimes mysteriously appear. The solution to these problems can be simple or complicated, depending on a few key factors that our support department is trained to troubleshoot. But you don’t have to wait for support. Here is the most common issue we run across when...

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Can Guest Houses be Included in Square Footage?

Finding the square footage of a property can sometimes be tricky. Whether you’re the listing agent for a property or showing it to a potential buyer, it’s important to have the correct information about how much living space there is. The Monsoon tax system is a great resource for obtaining details about...

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Flexmls Draft Searches

Flexmls draft searches can be perplexing. What are they? What can I do with them? Can they be deleted? We’re here to answer those questions. Drafts are searches you’ve started but did not name and save. Flexmls keeps them available to you in case you wish to complete them...

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Customizing Flexmls Contact Management Options

Did you know you can customize your Flexmls Contact Management options? Clicking on Advanced while in Contact Management will display a list of 15 options to choose from. Some are already set as defaults, but you can easily remove them and add others. The Display Name field, which shows the name...

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Where Did the Search Details Go?

The Flexmls Quick Search page has gone through some recent changes, one of them being the Search Details. The Search Details gives you a snapshot of the criteria you’ve entered for that particular search. Previously, the Search Details was an icon located directly above the Search Template. To find Search...

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Is Your Seller Nervous About Having a Lockbox On Their Home?

Has your seller ever expressed concern about having a lockbox placed on their property? Maybe they’re worried some careless agent will walk in on them while in the shower or let their dogs out by accident. These fears can be prevented with a Call Before Showing (CBS) code. We often...

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My Saved Searches

You may have noticed that the Saved Searches screen has gotten a recent face-lift. The page has been updated and streamlined for an easier experience for the user. At the top you’ll see your Saved Searches along with Favorites and Drafts. If you want to make a search a...

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Delayed Listing Status FAQs

Since introducing Delayed listing status in 2018, we’ve received many questions about it. Take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions or watch our Delayed Status video for even more information. Why/when would Delayed status be used? This status is a great way to start marketing a listing that isn’t quite ready...

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The Best Way To Find Listings With A Private Pool

When searching for residential homes, your client may have said whether they’d like a pool or not. If you’re performing a search and you ignore the pool field, your results will contain some listings with pools and some without. Let’s say your client DOES NOT want a pool. You’ll...

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Can’t Find a City? Try the Neighborhood Overlay

Are you having trouble finding a city in your Flexmls search? It could be that what you’re looking for is actually a neighborhood. Plugging a neighborhood or subdivision into the city/town code field won’t get you any results. Your solution might lie in the Neighborhood Maponics overlay. The city/town code field is used to...

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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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Changing from UCB to Pending

Do you need to change the status of a listing from UCB to Pending in Flexmls? The process is simple. Click on Change Listing in your Flexmls menu, input the MLS number and then click Pend Listing (Under Contract). You’ll be prompted to enter key pieces of information about the transaction,...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Showing Instructions For Vacant Houses

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 need to follow Showing Instructions for...

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Can Clients Share a Portal?

Flexmls does not allow multiple portals to be set up under one contact. To share access to their portal, someone would need to provide the other person with the portal URL, the email address linked to the portal and the password. Portals are great as they allow users to take...

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How to Change the COE Date on Your Listing

Having to change the close of escrow (COE) date on a listing is very common. Many things can happen between the offer being accepted and signing all the paper work. It’s important to adjust the COE date to ensure your listing closes on the correct day. When you change...

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Keep an Eye Out for Courtesy Notices

The ARMLS Data Integrity (DI) department helps to keep your listings on track by sending various courtesy notices directly to your email. We know that dates can change or get adjusted and no one wants to deal with a prematurely closed listing. DI tries to prevent this by sending 10 and...

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