When entering a listing, there’s a handy button on the address tab that can help prevent mistakes and possible rule violations while saving you time. It’s called the Populate Tax Data button and works by populating some required information in your listing.
Using Populate Tax Data Button (aka auto-pop, auto-populate)
To use the button, enter in the full property address or the Assessors Parcel Number (APN) then click the Populate Tax Data. When entering a residential listing the button will populate all the below fields. Fields will vary based on the property type you are entering.
|Assessor’s Book #||Legal Description|
|Assessor’s Parcel #||Map Code Grid|
|Assessor’s Map #||Legal Subdivision|
|Assessors’s Parcel Ltr||Owner/Occ Name|
|House Number||Approx SqFt|
|Compass||Approx Lot SqFt|
|Street Name||Year built|
|Street Suffix||Geo Latitude|
|Street Dir Suffix||Geo Longitude|
|Zip 4||Lot Number|
|Tax Municipality||Tax Year|
|School Districts||Tax Amount|
Give this a try the next time you enter listing. For more info on ARMLS Rules check out our Online Rules course.