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Dirt Yards, Misters and Other Obscure Fields- Part 6

Everyone loves an obscure search field in Flexmls. They’re not just interesting, they can help you narrow down your search to make sure your client gets exactly what they want. For even more obscure fields, check out part 5, part 4, part 3, part 2 and part 1 of this series. Dirt Front/Back Dirt...

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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: Looking for Online Classes?

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 can’t I take a class online?” Want to take an...

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Listing Agent vs Selling Agent

The listing agent (LA) and selling agent (SA) have very different, very important roles in a real estate transaction. Listing Agent  The listing agent has signed a listing agreement with the seller, helps to determine the list price for the property and helps with staging and marketing. The listing...

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Are You Using The Default Map?

There might be a time-saving tip you’re not using – the Default Map. The Default Map allows your Quick Search map to automatically show you a specific place or area, rather than showing you a full map of the Valley. Most subscribers work a territory. For them, changing the...

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Delayed Status List Dates

Adding a listing in Delayed Status can be a little tricky, especially with an extra date mixed in there. You’re already familiar with the List Date and Expire Date fields. These come from your listing contract. But what about the On Market Date field? The On Market Date field...

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Why is Listing Status Important in the Foreclosure Search?

If you’re using the foreclosure search in Monsoon, the Listing Status field can be important for a number of reasons. It all depends on what you’re trying to accomplish with your search. Foreclosures might be a great option for investors looking for a fixer upper or a client who...

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Do You Know What a Stravenue Is?

Not everyone lives on a street or an avenue, which is why Flexmls offers over 100 choices in the Street Suffix dropdown menu when adding a listing. And stravenue is one of them! A stravenue runs diagonally between a street and an avenue. There aren’t a lot in the...

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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 $250 per year, which breaks down to $20.33 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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