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Who is the Selling Agent?

The general public will typically infer that the person representing the seller is the selling agent, and the person representing the buyer is the buyer’s agent. But in MLS terms, the Selling Agent is the person who represents the buyer in the transaction, since they are the one helping...

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Sharing a Listing via Text Message

Have you ever wanted to text a listing to a client for on-the-go communication? Good news, now you can! To text a listing to a client, click the Share button from your search to select Text. Select your desired contact, then click the Text button at the bottom of...

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How to Check Sent Emails in Flexmls

Want to see what emails your clients have been receiving from you in Flexmls? Viewing sent emails from Flexmls is simple. Go to your main Flexmls Menu and click My Sent E-mails.  *Remember you can always add a favorite to your menu bar by hovering over the option and...

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Condos and Ownership Types

At ARMLS, we categorize condominiums as an Ownership type, but we realize that clients often use the word “Condo” as a generic description of a property type that could mean a number of different things. While the definition of a condo can sometimes be less than clear, Flexmls allows...

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Find More Listings With the Construction Status Field!

In Flexmls, adding the Construction Status field can give your clients more options when searching for listings that best fit their criteria. The Monthly Supply of Inventory has been low. In addition, active listings and coming soon listings are teetering around eighteen thousand. As a result, options may be...

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Three Things You Should Do After Updating a Search

There are three things you should do after updating a search: re-save, re-send and re-confirm. Did you recently edit a saved search for a client? After the desired fields have been adjusted, remembering to save the search is probably second nature, but it’s also important to remember two additional...

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Set A Custom Business Card as Your Default

This blog is part three of a three-part series. Check out Part 1 (Create a Custom Business Card) and Part 2 (Edit a Custom Business Card). The Generic Business Card appears throughout Flexmls unless you Create a Custom Business Card and set it as your default. If you choose...

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Edit a Custom Business Card

This blog is part two of a three-part series. Check out Part 1 (Create a Custom Business Card) and Part 3 (Set a Custom Business Card as Your Default). When your contact information changes, like phone number and email address, be sure to update your local association. The new...

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The Quick Search Compare Tab Has Changed to Stats

On 10/27/2022, Flexmls updated the title of the tab from Compare to Stats. But that’s not all, the information here has been streamlined to prioritize the data you use most. Within a Quick Search, you can quickly view statistical data on your search results by visiting the Stats tab....

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Where Did My Listing Go?

After changing a listing’s status, you may ask yourself, where did my listing go? A listing may “disappear” because the My Listings option is defaulted to only show certain statuses in a specified time range. Specifically, only Active and Pending listings are automatically included. You can choose which listing...

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Create A Custom Business Card!

We know every subscriber is unique. Create your Flexmls Business Card to stand out even more! Every subscriber has a Generic Business Card automatically created for them. The Generic Business Card contains contact information passed from your local association. It will also include a personal photo if one has...

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Listing Dates Explained

A listing can change statuses multiple times throughout its duration on the MLS. When viewing a listing’s detail report/plano, there are several listing dates that give you key indicators of when certain changes took place. Check out the example below of a listing being changed throughout its transaction. Keep...

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Search Comparable Listings with One Click

Do you ever find yourself stuck when trying to find comps for a listing? It can be quite a process. What if I told you Flexmls provides an option to find them with a click of a button? The Search Comparables feature finds comparable listings in one step. To...

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Why Is My Expire Date Showing on My Listing?

The Expire Date of your listing doesn’t show for anyone but yourself. The Expire Date is the expiration of the listing contract with your Seller. When viewing your own listing, Flexmls recognizes you are logged in as the Listing Agent or Co-Listing Agent. Therefore, it will show you confidential...

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Who Can Edit My Listing?

It is possible that other subscribers within your brokerage may have permission to edit your listings. These individuals can be a helpful resource in case of an emergency where you are unable to access your listing. Check out below the different types of subscribers that can access and edit...

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How Do I Rank in the MLS?

Have you ever wondered how your production compares against others in the MLS? Running the Saturation Analysis report may help you determine what your rank is among ARMLS subscribers. Visit the main Menu to select Inventory & Production and choose the Saturation Analysis report. There are two different ways...

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How to Exclude Search Terms in Flexmls

Do you ever want to exclude criteria while searching in Flexmls? Then you’ll want to get familiar with the and/or/not filtering options. Even though it’s more common to search based on what your client does want, at times it’s necessary to filter out what is NOT wanted. Some examples...

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Can I Sell / Rent My MLS Access?

No, you may not sell or rent your MLS access. There have been attempts by alarm companies, wholesalers, house cleaning services and others to acquire MLS access from agents. Some are brazen enough to advertise publicly, like in this real ad from Craigslist last year: The loss of MLS...

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School District Information To Auto-Populates

When adding a listing in Flexmls, the school district information will auto-populate after selecting Populate Tax Data. To use the Populate Tax Data Button, you will need to enter the full property address or the Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) on the Address tab when entering a listing. This will...

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Top Five eKEY Errors and How to Fix Them

The Supra eKEY has proven itself to be a paragon of lockbox opening technology. But with great technology comes equally great, albeit annoying, errors. As an eKEY user, you may have been privy to some of these minor annoyances from time to time. We’ve compiled a list of the...

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