RV gate. Guest house. Community pool. HOA. Historic district. What do these words have in common? You’ve asked us how to search for them!
There are thousands of fields to search by in Flexmls. The system provides a default search template for each property class containing fields that are commonly used so that you can quickly begin your search. To find property features not included in the template, you’ll need to add those fields manually. This video demonstrates how easy that is to do.
Very specific search terms, like a lazy river or wine cellar, might not be available to add in as a field. Instead try searching the public remarks.
To get you started, here’s a reference guide of fields that might be tricky to find:
|Search Term||How to Find It|
|RV Gate||Parking Features|
|Community Pool||Community Features|
|Lazy River or Water Slide||Search via the Public Remarks|
|Guest House or Casita||Exterior Features > Separate Guest House|
|Lot Size or Lot SqFt||General Property Description > Approx Lot SqFt|
|Smart Home||Technology > Smart Home System|
|Age Restricted||Special Listing Conditions > Age Rstr|
|Wine Cellar||Search via the Public Remarks|
|Historic District||Community Features|
|Historic Home||Property Description > Nat Reg Historic Hms|
|Bay Windows||Search via Public Remarks|
|HUD Owned Property or Section 8||Special Listing Conditions (Residential) or Gov’t Assist Acceptd (Residential Rentals)|
To learn more tips on searching in Flexmls, take our Searching & Mapping online course.
Michele has been in the real estate industry since 2012, specializing in content creation and Realtor education. When not busy at work, she enjoys hiking, spending time with her two sons and long Sunday brunches.