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The Subscription Isn’t Updating My Client. Why?

Here’s a scenario that most showing agents have experienced: your client receives a subscription email about a property and wants to see it. When you pull the details for that property, you discover it’s now in a Pending status. You now have to explain that the property is no...

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Three Ways to Add a Listing in Flexmls

Got a new listing? Then it’s time to let everyone know about it! There are three ways to add a listing in Flexmls. You’ll find the options in the Add/Change section of your Flexmls menu. Which one to choose depends on the history of the property and whether or...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Flexmls Subscription Isn’t Sending

“I set up a Flexmls subscription for my client but they aren’t getting any emails!” Has that ever happened to you? It’s a frequent topic that our support center hears. Subscriptions are supposed to be an easy way to keep your clients updated on new properties matching their search...

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Get CBS Codes Faster in the ShowingTime App

ShowingTime has just released an update to make finding Call Before Showing (CBS) codes easier and more user friendly! Now when you view the Appointment Details screen, the Tap to View Access Details button will be prominently displayed. This is where you’ll find the CBS code. When you click...

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Groves, Guards and Other Obscure Fields – Part 7

Have you ever had a client ask you for a strange feature? Obscure fields are not just interesting, they can help you narrow down your search to make sure your client gets exactly what they want. Part 7 of our “5 Obscure MLS Fields” series will break down some...

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Things You Can Do in the ShowingTime App

Downloading the ShowingTime app is a great way to schedule and manage your appointments right from your smart phone. Here are some other cool things you can do in the ShowingTime app. Find Listings Near Me In the ShowingTime app, click Schedule Showing, then select Near Me. ShowingTime will...

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Which Shape is Best for Your Flexmls Map Search?

A Flexmls map search allows you to search for properties in a focused geographic area by drawing a shape on the map. This will help you obtain results that might not have been possible by using search filters alone. For example, with the map search you can focus on...

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Finding “Mother-In-Law” Suites

Looking for a listing with separate living quarters? Whether it’s a guest house, casita or mother-in-law suite, Flexmls offers a couple different ways to search: adding a search field or searching the public remarks. Adding a Field On the Quick Search Screen, scroll down past the search fields to...

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Refreshed Media Gallery Available Now in Flexmls

Flexmls has refreshed the media gallery to include all media in one easy-to-find place! Gone are the days of having to search through different tabs to view your pictures, videos and virtual tours. Now they’re built right into the photo gallery of your listing, making the process of viewing...

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How to Edit Listings in Flexmls

There are times you might need to make changes to an active listing, like when the price changes or you need to add new photos. The good news is that it’s easy to edit listings in Flexmls. From your Flexmls menu, go to the Add/Change section and click Change...

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How To Customize Your Dashboard

Did you know your Flexmls dashboard is customizable? You can change it by selecting from a list of preassembled options or by creating your own. Preassembled Dashboards The dashboard comes with a group of preassembled options in the drop down under the Menu button (the Home dashboard is the...

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And/Or/Not: How These Tiny Words Can Help Your Search

And. Or. Not. These three tiny words can make a huge difference when searching in Flexmls. Your client might want a house with a heated AND fenced pool, which is different than saying heated OR fenced. Adding and/or/not to your search terms (when available) will help you the obtain...

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Custom Hot Sheets On Your Dashboard

Do you have specific areas or ZIP codes you like to keep an eye on? Why not have them right on your dashboard when you log in to Flexmls? You can add multiple Hot Sheet gadgets to keep you in the know. Adding a Gadget to Your Dashboard Click...

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How to Search Using the Listing Agent’s Public Remarks

What do you do when your client wants a home with a water slide, or maybe a wine cellar? In Flexmls you won’t find either listed as a search field, but you may be able to search for them via the listing agent’s public remarks. Public remarks is a...

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Subscriptions Now Include Coming Soon

You can now include Coming Soon listings in your subscription emails to clients. This gives clients a sneak peek before these homes are ready to be Active. To include these listings in your clients’ subscriptions just make sure you select Coming Soon as part of the search criteria within...

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How to Transfer a Contact in Flexmls

Going out of town and need a colleague to manage your clients while you’re away? Or maybe you’re part of a team and need to share contacts. Whatever your reason, Flexmls allows you to transfer contacts to any another ARMLS subscriber who is within the same office. Transferring a...

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How to View Agent Stats in a Particular Area

Do you or an agent you know specialize in one particular area of the Valley? If so, you can look up agent sales for just that area in Flexmls using the Map on your Quick Search screen. Agents Stats by Area First, draw the area on the Map by...

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Searching Multiple Property Classes

Is your client wanting to buy or rent? You don’t have to create two different property type searches. Instead, search them both at one time using the Multiple Property Class search. You’ll find this search under your property class drop-down menu (the Multiple Property Class is number eight). On...

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How to Add Documents to a Listing

Adding documents to a listing in Flexmls is something most agents will have to do in their careers. Some of the more common documents that are uploaded include floor plans, HOA addendums and additional public remarks. Whatever you need to add, you can easily upload it before or after...

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The Best Way To Find Properties With A Community Pool

Most clients feel strongly about a pool- they either want one or they don’t. Then there are those clients who wouldn’t mind having access to a pool, but don’t want all of the upkeep responsibility. Community pools are a perfect solution. And what’s the best way to search for that...

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