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Flexmls Mobile App Available to Members

Do you want to access the MLS while on the go? The Flexmls App for Real Estate Pros provides a fast, easy way for you to search listings and manage contacts from Flexmls. The app is available on your smartphone and tablets.

Market Reports: September 2021

Active listings are down 3.1% and sold listings are down 6.2% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced an uptick, increasing 3.4% compared to last September.

Finding Golf Course Properties in Flexmls

Finding Golf Course Properties in Flexmls

The Ryder Cup is currently taking place at Whistling Straits, one of the United States’ top golf courses, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The tournament might be causing some homebuyers to have an interest in living on a golf course.

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How to Update Your Contact Information

How to Update Your Contact Information

If your contact information has changed, it is crucial to update it as soon as possible in Flexmls. Your contact information appears on reports, member searches and emails, so it’s important the information remains up to date at all times.

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How to Create a CMA in Flexmls

How to Create a CMA in Flexmls

Flexmls makes it easy to create a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). A CMA estimates a home’s value based on recently sold data of similar properties in the immediate area. Here is a quick tutorial on how to create a Full CMA in Flexmls.

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How to Embed RapidStats Live Charts

How to Embed RapidStats Live Charts

RapidStats Live allows you to embed the custom-built charts you create in the My Charts feature on your website. After you create a chart in the My Charts feature, you will have the option to embed your chart on your website or download an image or PDF version of the chart. 

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Editing a Saved Flexmls Search

Editing a Saved Flexmls Search

It’s common for homebuyers to change their search parameters throughout the buying process. You can easily edit their saved search in Flexmls to match your client’s needs. But before you make any changes, here are a few nuances to keep in mind.

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Schedule a Report in RapidStats Live

Schedule a Report in RapidStats Live

RapidStats Live allows brokers to share reports they create via email. Brokers can email the reports immediately or set a delivery schedule for their reports. Scheduling reports allows you to receive an automatic email without having to send it each time manually.

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How to Customize Your Flexmls Dashboard

How to Customize Your Flexmls Dashboard

Did you know you can customize your Flexmls dashboard? You can modify your dashboard by selecting from a list of preassembled options or by creating your own. It is easy and convenient, allowing you to set your Flexmls dashboard to your desired preference.

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Check Out the RapidStats Live Online Course

Check Out the RapidStats Live Online Course

Metro MLS has a self-paced online course available to teach brokers about the features and benefits RapidStats Live offers and how it can help you in your daily business. RapidStats Live is an industry-leading interactive reporting and market analytics tool from Markt.

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RapidStats Live Now Available to Brokers

RapidStats Live Now Available to Brokers

Metro MLS is now offering RapidStats Live, an industry-leading interactive reporting and market analytics tool from Markt, to brokers for a 90-day free trial. RapidStats Live will assist you in your day-to-day business by giving you timely, accurate and comprehensive information.

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Market Reports: July 2021

Market Reports: July 2021

The sellers’ market continued in July, with the median sales price increasing while inventory levels and days on market decreased compared to last July. View the July 2021 Monthly Market Reports to see an in-depth look at the market.

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Betsy Hanson Joins Markt as General Counsel

Betsy Hanson Joins Markt as General Counsel

Betsy Hanson has joined Markt® as general counsel. Hanson comes to Markt with a strong MLS background, having highly successful stints at the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) and Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors (CCIAOR). She brings a critical eye to the legal challenges MLSs are facing.

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Accessing the Listing Activity Report in Flexmls

Accessing the Listing Activity Report in Flexmls

Flexmls makes it easy for you to view and share the activity on your listing via the Listing Activity report. The Listing Activity report includes information on the number of people who viewed your listing, how people accessed your listing and other properties people viewed that are similar to yours.

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Market Reports: June 2021

Market Reports: June 2021

Metro MLS is now offering a new and enhanced version of the monthly market reports, with RapidStats serving as the new provider of these reports. The June RapidStats Monthly Market Reports gives members access to more accurate monthly data that better reflects the current market.

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What is Markt?

What is Markt?

Markt is our joint venture with ARMLS® (Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service) that started in April 2018. It has allowed us to partner with another top MLS to serve our members better.

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Viewing and Sharing Monsoon Reports

Viewing and Sharing Monsoon Reports

Have you ever wanted to share property details with your clients on the information you found in the Monsoon Tax System by Markt? Monsoon makes it easy to customize and share reports in just a few clicks.

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Customizing the Monsoon Search Template

Customizing the Monsoon Search Template

Customizing your search template in the Monsoon Tax System by Markt allows you to obtain results based on specific criteria you can’t find in the default templates. A custom search template will allow you to save search fields you use most often, so you don’t have to add them each time you search.

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Finding Comps in the Monsoon Tax System

Finding Comps in the Monsoon Tax System

The Monsoon Tax System by Markt has a tool that makes it easy to find comparable properties. The comps tool is simple to use. You can generate comps with one click while also having the option to modify your search criteria.

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Market Reports: May 2021

Market Reports: May 2021

As the weather warms and the first day of summer rapidly approaches, the U.S. housing market shows little sign of cooling down. Robust buyer demand, fueled by low mortgage rates, continues to outpace supply, which remains near historic lows.

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Sign Up for The Metro Word Blog

You are missing out if you have not signed up for The Metro Word blog at MetroMLS.com. Signing up to receive our blog messages via email is a fast and convenient way to stay informed on all the latest news and information.

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The MLS Plays Valuable Role in Real Estate Industry

The MLS Plays Valuable Role in Real Estate Industry

The multiple listing service (MLS) plays an essential role in helping real estate brokers and agents provide clients with a quality experience that makes homeownership a reality. Metro MLS is Wisconsin’s largest MLS, serving more than 9,000 real estate professionals. It provides valuable resources and information that positively impact brokers, agents and consumers.

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BizTimes names Erika Zignego a Notable Executive Assistant

BizTimes names Erika Zignego a Notable Executive Assistant

BizTimes Milwaukee has recognized Metro MLS’s Erika Zignego as a Notable Executive Assistant. Zignego has worked as Metro MLS CEO Chris Carrillo’s executive assistant for five years. Besides assisting Carrillo, she is the vice president of accounting, oversees human resources and manages numerous Metro MLS programs.

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Can You Show a Delayed Listing?

Can You Show a Delayed Listing?

The Delayed listing status allows the seller additional time to prepare the home if it is not ready for showings. But when a property is in Delayed status, no showings of any kind are allowed until the property moves to Active status.

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Market Reports: April 2021

Market Reports: April 2021

April was another strong month for home sales. The busy spring market continues to see many multiple offer situations driving sales prices above the asking price. While housing affordability remains an area to watch as prices continue to rise, strong buyer demand and limited housing supply show no signs of easing soon.

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Can You Advertise a Delayed Listing?

Can You Advertise a Delayed Listing?

The Delayed listing status allows the seller to offer a sneak peek of its property to potential buyers before it hits Active status. It is a way for the seller to prepare the home for showings while the listing agent starts generating interest in the property.

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Market Reports: March 2021

Market Reports: March 2021

Normal spring increases in sales activity and relaxing COVID-19 policies created a bustling March real estate market. A busy and competitive buyer market is likely ahead with existing home sellers and new construction activity below necessary levels to bring the market back into balance.

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Market Reports: February 2021

Market Reports: February 2021

Mortgage interest rates ticked a bit higher in February but remained below their February 2020 levels. With rates still at historically low levels, home sales are unlikely to be significantly impacted, though higher rates impact affordability.

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Do You Know What the Monsoon Map Can Do?

Do You Know What the Monsoon Map Can Do?

If you haven’t been using the Monsoon Tax System’s map feature, you might be surprised by all it can do. Have you ever wondered what other information the map provides? Here is a guide on how to use the map tool in Monsoon.

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