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Searching with And/Or/Not in Flexmls

And. Or. Not. These three small words can make a big impact when searching in Flexmls. Adding and/or/not to your search terms (when available) will help you the obtain the most specific results possible.

How To Create Your Custom Map Overlay

Flexmls offers nine pre-configured MLS map overlays, find the Overlays on the map in the drop-down menu of any Quick Search. As a bonus, you can make your own, let’s get started!

Why Do My Emails Say Agent Only?

Any time you choose to copy yourself on an email from Flexmls, your email address is recognized, and you will automatically receive the private version of listings. A banner at the top of each email copy acts as a reminder of this.

Editing & Deleting Map Shapes

Editing & Deleting Map Shapes

Have you ever made a sloppy shape or found that the shape you created is just not right for your Flexmls map searching needs? This article can help you! Let’s discuss how to edit map shapes and delete the ones that are no longer needed.

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The Three CMA Types in Flexmls

The Three CMA Types in Flexmls

CMA means Comparable Market Analysis. It is a report that you can create to either show the comparable properties to a listing or to find the recommended price of a property according to the comparable properties to that listing. There are three types in Flexmls. Full CMA, Quick CMA, or Statistical CMA.

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Full, Half and Total Bathrooms

Full, Half and Total Bathrooms

The Total Bathrooms field combines the number of Full Baths and Half Baths in a property. However, the Total Bathrooms field will only count 0.5 for Half Baths regardless of the number of them.

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Member Listing Updates

Member Listing Updates

You can save an Agent Only Subscription within your Flexmls account to stay updated with listings automatically. This can be setup for recently sold listings in your neighborhood or office.

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Add an Open House in Flexmls

Add an Open House in Flexmls

You can add open house information to your listing in Flexmls to gain additional exposure and interest to your property. Edit your listing to include the date, time and indicate if it will be an in-person or livestream event.

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How to Create a Subscription

How to Create a Subscription

Creating a Subscription will allow Flexmls to email new or updated listings that meet a Search’s criteria. The process is explained and points to the Subscriptions and Portals in Flexmls Online Class.

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Using the Polygon Shape in Flexmls

Using the Polygon Shape in Flexmls

The polygon is for freehand drawing for irregular boundary lines. Using the polygon shape will allow you to see the results that might not be possible by using the search template or filter options alone.

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The Opt-In Status Report

The Opt-In Status Report

Is your client not getting your subscription emails from Flexmls? Check the Opt-In Status Report. To find the Opt-In Status Report clicking on Menu, under Contacts. It will show which contacts are receiving listing updates via email from their subscriptions.

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Who is the Selling Agent?

Who is the Selling Agent?

The words “Selling Agent” has a different meaning in casual conversation than it does while being used in the MLS. This blog explains how both terms are used.

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