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Spelling Counts in Flexmls!

Now that auto-check is everywhere, who needs to know how to spell these days? Well…you do! At least when it comes to working with Flexmls because spelling counts! Flexmls is not a search engine, it’s a database. Unlike a search engine, Flexmls will only return results for exactly what you enter in. It...

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Bashas: A Piece of Phoenix History

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. The name Bashas’ has been synonymous with the Phoenix area now for more than 80 years. The name graces streets...

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How to Search for Open Houses in Flexmls

Want to search for open houses in Flexmls? Whether you want to preview them or send them to your client, finding them in Flexmls is easy with these simple steps. From a Quick Search, under Additional Search Options, select Open House Date.   If you’re emailing a listing to your client...

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How to Add an Open House in Flexmls

Adding your open house details to Flexmls is a great way to increase the visibility and foot traffic on your listing. From the Menu search for Tour/Open Houses. Select Add/Edit Open Houses then scroll down and select Add.   Enter all required information and select Next.   Now your open house...

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ASAP Flexmls Subscriptions: The Time is Now!

We’ve already explained the Weekly, Monthly and ASAP Flexmls subscription schedules and the differences between them. While the Weekly schedule is the most widely used and does have some benefits, the ASAP subscription is worth giving extra consideration to during the strong seller’s market we’re currently experiencing. When inventory is tight, buyers can get frustrated. If a hot...

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Deep-Frying a Turkey?

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the biggest house fire day of the year? Help protect your clients biggest assets by passing-on these safety tips on the right way to deep-fry your bird: Always deep fry turkeys outside and away from your home Never put the bird in frozen...

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What You Should Know About the South Phoenix Light-Rail Project

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Updated on 12/5. Its been 6 years now since we first began the South Phoenix light rail conversation. The 5.5...

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What information do I need to add a new Contact in to Flexmls?

The only 2 things you need to add a contact into Flexmls are a name and email address. Yep! That’s it. The easiest way is to use the Quick Add option on the Contact Management screen. Type the First Name, Last Name, and E-mail. Then click the Add button. There...

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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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Choosing the Best Schedule for Your Client’s Subscription

Each time you set up a subscription for a client, an important part of the process is choosing a schedule for how often Flexmls will collect and email them new search results. Schedules: Weekly, Monthly vs. ASAP What is the difference between the three available options? Weekly With the Weekly schedule, you can...

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How to Access the Saturation Analysis Report

Curious to know which agents in the Valley have the highest volume of sales? You can find that data using the Flexmls Saturation Analysis Report. This report will allow you to view “top” agents by either number of sales or dollar amount. A “top” agent could be someone who only sells...

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Subagents in the MLS

In the world of real estate, there are many different types of agency. One that gets very little attention is subagency. But what exactly is subagency? According to REALTOR Magazine: “A subagent is a cooperating agent who works for a listing broker-salesperson in the sale of a property. The subagent...

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Who is ARMLS?

Arizona Regional Multiple Listings Service (ARMLS) was founded in 1982 and has grown to be one of the 5 largest MLSs in the country. ARMLS is owned by five local associations: SEVRAR, PAR, WEMAR, SAAR and WEPAR. Our mission statement is “Provide the industry benchmark of quality data and service for our...

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Our Local Associations

Do you know all the resources and benefits your local association offers? Each association offers their own unique classes, training, events and support. Events – Your chance to hob-knob and network with other real estate professionals. CE Hours & Designations – Is it time to take your mandatory CE hours?...

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Accessing Listing History On a Property

Have you ever wanted to know the listing history on a property? You can access it in Flexmls under the Detail tab. The records go back to around the year 2000, but if you look closely you may find some that are a bit old. To Access the History...

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What’s the meaning of DND2?

Have you ever noticed that many fields on an input screen are designated “DND2”? You may have also noticed this warning at the bottom of every listing detail report. What does that mean? DND2 stands for “Do Not Display or Disclose.” The data in DND2 fields must be treated as confidential...

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The History of Harkins

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. When was the last time you sat down in a theater with a big buttery popcorn and some Raisinets while waiting for that big...

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Bedroom Definition

This is a republish of a post originally published in August 2015.  Many of you have wondered what defines a bedroom. Does a den count as a bedroom? Does a bedroom have to have a closet and a window? A ceiling height requirement? All of the above? The official answer...

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How to Display Your Professional Designations in Flexmls

Do you have professional designations or certifications you’d like to display in Flexmls? The Marketing Name feature gives you an easy way to do just that. From the Menu, select My Profile. Then select My Names. Type your professional designations or certifications in the Marketing Name field and click Next....

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The Top 5 Reasons to Contact Support

Have a pressing questions and need help? ARMLS offers live chat and phone support six days a week to help get you back to what you do best. Both phone and chat support are staffed by knowledgeable, helpful individuals ready to assist you with your ARMLS questions. If you need to talk...

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