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How to Find Renters in Monsoon

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could pinpoint the renters in a particular area or subdivision? You can in the Monsoon Tax System! Finding Renters in Monsoon  In the Tax tab, start by defining your area, whether that be a city, ZIP code, subdivision or a custom shape. Next...

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Announcement: Flagstaff Listings Now in Monsoon

The Northern Arizona Association of Realtors is now providing the Monsoon Tax system to all of its members. With this new partnership you will now be able to see listings from NAAR in Monsoon, along with other MLS partners like PAAR, SVAR, LHAR and SAMLS. You can filter them...

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Viewing and Sharing Monsoon Reports

The Monsoon tax system allows you to set your Monsoon preferences and create a one-page tax summary report, but did you know there’s also an easy way to customize a Monsoon report before printing or sharing it? Whether you’re doing a tax, MLS or foreclosure search, you can remove...

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Setting Your Monsoon Preferences

Do you know how to set your Monsoon preferences? Click on the Preferences tab on your Monsoon homepage to discover two ways to customize the look and feel of your user experience. Change Your Color Theme Select a Theme allows you to change the color theme from the default...

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A Monsoon Search Filter You Might Not Know About

There’s a cool Monsoon search filter you might not know about. It’s often underutilized and underestimated, but it can make all the difference in a search- the is/not option. Certain filters include an is/not option that allow you to fine tune a search based on exact needs. One example...

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Opening Bids in Monsoon Foreclosure Searches Explained

If you’re getting ready to do a foreclosure search in Monsoon, there are some things you’ll need to know about opening bids. The Opening Bid is the minimum amount that can be offered for the property when the auction begins. Since it’s common for there to be multiple bidders,...

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Using the Monsoon Drawing Tool

Monsoon makes it easy to find properties by using the Tax, MLS and Foreclosure search templates. But did you know you can also use the Map features to make your search even more specific? This is especially helpful if you want to search for multiple subdivisions or neighborhoods at...

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Options for Viewing Your Monsoon Results

Monsoon makes it easy to customize your experience, from the search template, to the MLS, right down to the color scheme. But it doesn’t stop there. Monsoon offers three different options to view your search results: Cards, Rows, and Map. Cards The Cards display shows each property as a...

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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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The Comping Tool in Monsoon

Did you know that Monsoon has a comping tool? With one click you can pull up comparables and get projected sales amounts for any property in the state. Monsoon also provides you with two reports: Comp Summary Report and Comp Detail Report. Here’s how it works. From any tax...

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Monsoon Moment – Property Address vs Mailing Address

The Monsoon tax system is a great resource for gathering information about a property. It can also be helpful for prospecting potential buyers and sellers. Whether you’re using Monsoon to do a tax, MLS or foreclosure search, you’re able print out mailing labels based on the results by clicking...

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Customizing Monsoon Search Templates

Customizing your Monsoon search templates allows you to obtain results based on specific criteria that might not be found in the default templates. Some examples of fields you can add include Owner Intended Use, Finance Type and Estimated Percent Gain. You can also change the order of the items...

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Accessing Plat Maps in Monsoon

If you’re looking for a Plat map, Monsoon can help in some cases. Monsoon relies heavily on data from the county, so the maps you can access through Monsoon depends on what the county makes available. Monsoon links you directly to the county assessors website via the APN link...

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Do You Know About the One-Page Tax Summary Report?

The Tax Summary Report is a one-page printer-friendly document that contains the entire tax record. If you need to print a tax record in Monsoon, try the printer-friendly Tax Summary Report. When viewing a tax record, you’ll see this box in the upper right-hand corner: Click on the drop down...

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Monsoon Foreclosure Search: Notice Date vs Auction Date

When doing a Monsoon foreclosure search, you can filter by notice date or auction date. Which to choose depends on your goal.    Notice Date Notice date refers to the notice of trustee sale. Basically, it’s the day the homeowner is informed by the lender that their property will be sold at a future date due...

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Monsoon’s Owner Intended Use Field

Looking to find folks who are renters? Monsoon can help with the Owner Intended Use field. This field, which is pulled from the affidavit of sale, is important because sometimes people purchase a property to use as a rental/investment and then decide years later to move into that property for...

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How to Find Homeowners with Equity in Monsoon

Have you ever looked at a subdivision and wished you could predict which homeowners would be ready to sell next? With some basic analytics, and with a little help from our Monsoon Tax System, you may be able to do just that. Utilizing the public records is a great...

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Your Monsoon Questions Answered

Do you have Monsoon questions? The Monsoon tax records system is an incredible resource and can help you with everything from prospecting to pricing. It takes time to learn all that it can do. These are some questions we’re often asked: Can all properties be found in Monsoon? Monsoon contains all...

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Feeling Too Blue? Changing Monsoon Color Themes

The default color in the Monsoon Tax System is Monsoon Blue. It’s a great shade, but did you know there are five other Monsoon color themes? Change Your Monsoon Color Theme When logged in to Monsoon, choose Preferences: Themes. Then, select a new theme using the arrows. Don’t forget to...

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School District Link in Monsoon

Identifying the schools that match your property is very important to potential buyers, but can be challenging for you. You’ve always gone into Monsoon to see what school district your property was in, but now Monsoon has made it easier by providing a link that takes you directly to that...

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