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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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Coming Soon: School District Information To Auto-Populates

When adding a listing in Flexmls, the school district information will soon begin to 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...

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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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Adjusting Contact Information on a Listing

Contact information included in the Listing Detail Report is automatically populated from your profile information on file with your local association. However, what if the best contact number for your listing is a shared office number? What if there is an emergency absence and the Co-Listing Agent needs to...

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Items to Double Check When Adding a Listing

Adding a listing can be an extensive and strenuous process. Some important items are often passed over which can affect your listing. For an easier time, check out our guide below for items to double check when adding a listing. Populate Tax Data Type in the property address and...

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What is a Plano?

The Plano is a report of a listing’s details, commonly referred to as the Listing Detail Report in Flexmls. The Plano can sometimes get confused with the Profile Sheet, also known as the Input Form. They contain similar information, but are separate documents. The Plano is a report generated...

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Lockbox and Key Activity Reports

Supra provides reports you can generate on their website to view lockbox or key activity. Let’s go through how you access this information. Visit Supra’s website and select the option for SupraWEB Login credentials are not automatically setup when leasing your eKEY. Click the Register button at the bottom...

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Another Way to Search by ZIP Code in Flexmls

If you’re not familiar with ZIP codes or their boundaries, there is another way to search by ZIP code in Flexmls! While in a Search, go to the ZIP Code field and click Find via Map Areas. This will display the ZIP code map overlay where you can view...

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New Tempe ZIP Code – 85288

There has been a ZIP code change in Tempe. The USPS announced last month that ZIP code 85281 has spilt. The newest ZIP code, 85288, went into effect July 1, 2022 (See image below). You may have already seen this in the news, but let’s discuss how it affects...

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Search By Radius in the Flexmls Quick Launch

Did you know you can use the Quick Launch to do a radius search? The Quick Launch bar is a convenient tool located at the top of most Flexmls pages that allows subscribers to conduct searches without visiting the Quick Search screen. To conduct a radius search in the...

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Smart Changes to Multiple Fields in Flexmls

The City/Town Code, School and ZIP Code fields relied on proper spelling in searches, potentially causing search errors. Now, whether searching or adding a listing, you may have noticed an improvement to these fields under General Property Description. Why did these fields change? A helpful suggestion by a subscriber...

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What is a 1031 Exchange?

If you are confused about a 1031 Exchange, look no further! Let’s shed some light on identification and 1031 Exchanges inside Flexmls. How does a 1031 Exchange work? Simply put, a 1031 Exchange is a real estate transaction that allows a seller to defer taxes when he or she...

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Creating a Custom List View

Have you ever pulled a list of property results in Flexmls but didn’t have time to browse through the entire detail reports for each property? A View allows you to easily scan many properties at once for specific data. To start creating your own custom View, click on the...

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Searching in Flexmls for Disability Needs

Have you interacted with a potential client who has explained that they struggle going up and down stairs? Or that they need modified bath and kitchen features? If you have a client struggling with the above mentioned or if they disclose a disability, you have options when searching in...

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Social Media Sharing Via Your Website

Sharing listings via social media can increase your reach to potential clients. Many agents use the share button in Flexmls, but did you know that your own website might offer additional social media sharing options? There can be many benefits to going this route. For example, the Flexmls share...

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Printing Flyers in Flexmls

Printing flyers for an active MLS listing is an important tool for subscribers. It is a great way to market a property while showcasing your brand at an open house or engaging with a perspective buyer. Using Flyers within Flexmls There are several flyer types you can share and...

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What is a Hidden Listing?

Are you confused about how to hide a listing for your client’s saved searches or how clients hide listings in their Portal? Look no further, let’s review the hide features for both! What is a Hidden Listing? There are two types of hidden listings: Hidden (by client) and Hidden...

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Listing Collection vs. Saved Search in Flexmls

It might be hard to distinguish between a Listing Collection and a Saved Search in Flexmls. But it is important to know how the two vary so you can use them both efficiently and effectively. A Listing Collection saves individual listings and allows you to collect a set of...

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