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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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Subscriber Satisfaction Series: The “Front of House Photo” Rule

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 make me use...

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How Clients Can Set Their Own Subscriptions

Did you know that clients can set up their own subscriptions through their Flexmls portal?! It’s easy to do, but they might not be aware of this feature. When logged into their portal, all they need to do is select the search you’ve provided to them then click the Notifications button located...

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Adding a Listing – What’s Required and What’s Not

When adding a listing, there’s a lot of data to enter. But not all fields are required. In the Address and Main Fields Tabs, any field highlighted in red is required and must be filled out. In the Details Tab, any section that has a red banner across the...

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Driving Directions in Flexmls

Need to plan your route? Flexmls allows you to select your destinations then map them out in Google Maps. Here are the steps: Routing Showings in Flexmls Select the listings you’d like to map by clicking on the checkbox   Click on Map (below the Save button)   Click...

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Showing Instructions Made Simple

Flexmls recently introduced new Showing Instructions fields, which are easier to understand and follow. Now it’s clear to know if permission is required or if the listing agent just wants to be notified before the showing. Be sure you understand the rules in order to avoid potential fines! There are now two...

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Changing a Listing from UCB Back to Active

Need to change a listing from UCB back to Active? Follow the steps below to change the status of your listing. From your Flexmls menu select Change Listing. On the right, click the drop-down to filter by UCB listings, then select the UCB listing that needs the status change....

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Flexmls Search Tip: Selecting a Listing Status

When doing a Flexmls search, the status field will always default to these three options: Active, UCB and CCBS. This is because those properties can still be shown to buyers and offers can be made. However, it’s easy to select only the statuses that best fit your needs when doing a search....

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Customize Your Flexmls Menu Toolbar

Did you know that you can customize your Flexmls menu toolbar? It’s easy to do and can help save you time by giving you quick access to the functions you use most often. This is especially helpful because the Flexmls menu contains over 50 items. It’s great to have so much to...

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Take Our New Adding a Listing Course!

Adding a listing in Flexmls can be tricky! It’s a time-consuming process that needs to be done carefully. That’s why we’ve created an online Adding a Listing course to walk you through the entire process. It covers everything from navigating around tricky fields to making changes to a listing after it’s been added. There’s even a...

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Can’t Find a Property in Flexmls?

It’s not your imagination! Sometimes you simply can’t find a property in Flexmls. There are several reasons why this happens, even if you’re entering the information in correctly. Listing Activity Prior to 2000 Flexmls is a database and its history with ARMLS dates back to the year 2000. Only properties...

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Searching Flexmls by City or ZIP Code

Searching Flexmls by city or ZIP code? Here are some tips to help you get the best results. Entering in Multiple Cities You can search for multiple cities at once by typing them into the City/Town Code field and separating them with commas. The same applies for ZIP codes. The cities must be...

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New and Improved Showing Instructions

After many focus groups, submitted feedback and collaboration with agents over several months, we are improving showing instructions by implementing conditional logic to prevent conflicting selections. This will help all subscribers by setting clear, definitive expectations on the permissions required to show a listing. This change will go into effect...

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Need to Add Someone to a Subscription Email?

Ever find out after the fact you need to add someone to a subscription email, like a spouse, a roommate, or someone else involved in the decision-making process? Well it’s easy to do just by editing your subscription. From the Contact Management screen click on your contact. This will...

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What Can I Put in the Semi-Private Remarks?

The semi-private remarks field is reserved for both agent-to-agent information, similar to private remarks, and agent-to-agent information that can be shared with a potential buyer. The latter is where the semi-private remarks really can come in handy. Currently there are 10K+ listings using the semi-private remarks field. So what...

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Help, My Buyer Wants a Condo!

Have you ever noticed there is not an option for condominium under Dwelling Type in Flexmls? That’s because condominiums (or condos for short) is an ownership type, not dwelling type. Townhouse is an example of a dwelling type. Although a townhouse typically comes with an ownership type of fee simple,...

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