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There are several quick actions you can easily access by clicking the drop-down caret next to an MLS number. This blog explains what each feature provides.
Whether you’re looking for specific property features and assets, or just exploring a neighborhood, these tools can help you get a better sense of the surrounding location and help you benefit the most when utilizing the Flexmls map.
The Metro MLS office is closed Monday, Sept. 4 for Labor Day. There is limited support available. Here is what you need to know.
WIREX stands for Wisconsin Real Estate Exchange and is a joint venture between Metro MLS and six other MLSs in Wisconsin. The Door County MLS and Northwoods MLS don’t participate in WIREX.
Are you having trouble opening the MLS rosters on your Flexmls dashboard? If you are using the Google Chrome web browser, it is likely due to an enabled Adobe extension.
In the four-county Milwaukee metro area, active listings decreased 25.6% and sold listings dropped 19.8% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a 7.3% decrease compared to last July.
Let’s say for example your client wants to live next to a lake or river but is also concerned about flooding. There is a way to help put your client’s mind at ease. When searching with Water Features you can add an additional layer with the Flood Zones Overlay. On the map, click Overlays and select Flood Zones.
With these exciting events on the horizon, Wisconsin promises an unforgettable experience for everyone. Mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, natural wonders, and warm hospitality that define the spirit of Wisconsin.
This blog will walk you through changing the default settings of listings that Flexmls is searching for when viewing another’s listings.
The Delayed listing status is in place to give sellers additional time to prepare their homes for showings. A property can be in Delayed status for up to 21 days. You can extend the start showing date if it does not exceed 21 days, but you can’t make a listing Active before the date indicated in Flexmls.
You’ll see the Showing Service field in the Main Fields section of Add Listing in Flexmls. You don’t have to make any changes, as the field will default to ShowingTime for now. The field is in anticipation of Aligned Showings replacing ShowingTime later this year.
Do you want to learn about a specific Flexmls feature or tips to use the system more efficiently and effectively? After receiving feedback in our recent survey, we are launching a new training program!
As the summer heats up, Wisconsin is abuzz with an exciting array of events and activities from July 25 to August 6. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the state during this vibrant two-week period.
Once your seller accepts an offer, you must change the status to Active with Offer or Pending in Flexmls within 48...
The Ranking Report in Flexmls may help you determine how you rank compared to others in the MLS. This blog explains how to run the Ranking Report in Flexmls.
In the four-county Milwaukee metro area, active listings decreased 23.8% and sold listings dropped 22.6% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a 1.5% decrease compared to last June.
The summer is in full swing, and tons of events await you throughout Wisconsin. From vibrant festivals to thrilling outdoor events, there are activities that cater to all interests and ages.
Discover the vibrant and bountiful world of Wisconsin farmers markets, where the freshest produce, artisanal goods and warm community spirit come together.
To export contacts from Flexmls click on Menu, find Contacts, and go to Contact Management. Then in the top right-hand corner, select advanced then export contacts. This will export your contacts into a CSV file. Be sure to give it a meaningful name and save this file on your computer.
Exciting events await you this summer. From vibrant festivals to thrilling outdoor events, there are activities that cater to all interests and ages. So grab your sunscreen, embrace the warm sunshine and immerse yourself in the endless possibilities that await you this summer in Wisconsin.
Fireworks are a popular part of Wisconsin’s summertime culture, especially around the Fourth of July. Grab your blanket and get ready for a warm and eventful evening of fireworks. Here is a guide to fireworks shows in the five-county Milwaukee metro area.
When out on the field, the safety of you and your potential buyers is of upmost importance. Here are a few recommendations to help you navigate summertime showing appointments in the Milwaukee metro area.
In the four-county Milwaukee metro area, active listings decreased 24.4% and sold listings dropped 19.9% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a 5.6% decrease compared to last May.
Are you listing a vacant land property? Make sure your listing is geocoded to ensure it is easy for members and potential buyers to locate the property. Do you know how to geocode a property address? It takes just a few steps and makes locating the property easier for potential buyers.
Do you have a client looking for a lakefront property? Besides searching for any available lakefront property, Flexmls allows you to search by a specific body of water.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) blog is a great source of information for real estate topics, news, events, networking and education. Information from NAR’s blog can be anything from monthly mortgage rates and predictions, home esthetics trends, and most importantly key nuggets of information to help you on the job.
When it comes to searching for properties on Flexmls, using the correct dates can make a big difference. By selecting the relevant status and date range, you can quickly and efficiently find the properties you need. Flexmls offers three different date options, each of which corresponds to a specific status. With the ability to choose a date range or a number of days back, you can tailor your search to your specific needs. Whether you’re a real estate agent or a home buyer, understanding how to use these features can help you get the most out of your searches in Flexmls.
Flexmls lets you quickly and easily search an area in the Quick Launch bar. The Quick Launch bar is a convenient tool at the top of most Flexmls pages, allowing members to conduct searches without visiting the Quick Search screen.
In the four-county Milwaukee metro area, active listings decreased 18.8% and sold listings dropped 25.6% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a 9.1% increase compared to last April.
This short quiz will test your knowledge on the Monsoon Tax System.
You can now create map shapes in RapidStats Live to generate custom reports of particular areas. This highly-desirable feature allows you to draw a polygon of your desired location and select your map shapes instead of counties when running reports.
Fraudulent real estate listings are rising throughout the country. We have had instances of this occurring in Wisconsin. These fraudulent listings disrupt transactions and harm your clients. With the spring market underway, we want to remind you of a few points so you don’t find yourself dealing with a fraudulent client.
You can find comps faster with the one-click Comparable Search in the Flexmls Quick Launch bar. The results you receive from a one-click Comparable Search are a great starting point for a CMA or Subscription.
Are you part of a real estate team? Metro MLS has the Teams program available to those who consider themselves a team. The Teams program allows real estate teams to work efficiently and effectively in Flexmls.
The Quick Launch bar in Flexmls offers a plethora of benefits and allows you to do all your searching in one spot. You...
Are you struggling to activate your incomplete listings? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the process of activating your listings in just a few simple steps. Follow our step-by-step guide to ensure your listings are complete and active on the MLS, and start attracting potential buyers today!
This blog will describe the help icons and indicators displayed throughout the process of adding a listing to Flexmls.
After the work is done to set up clients on subscriptions, there’s one final step that is sometimes overlooked: the...
In the four-county Milwaukee metro area, active listings decreased 11.7% and sold listings dropped 28.4% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a 23.3% increase compared to last March.
Marketing a property is an essential part of the buying and selling process. As an agent, you can advertise yourself, your business and the listings belonging to your brokerage. As an MLS member, you must advertise in a way that allows for transparency and enhances the spirit of cooperation.
Do you know a high school senior attending an accredited college or university following graduation? This year, we started a scholarship program with the listing sanction money we collect, giving scholarships to graduating high school seniors.
You or a client may have a different definition of what you consider important enough to be called a new listing....
There are several ways to view Search Results based on different filters and time frames to monitor new activity in a search. This blog explains each category of how the results are filtered.
Flexmls Stats is the perfect tool for real estate professionals looking to streamline their search experience and prioritize their most important data. With its intuitive interface and visual displays, you can quickly view statistical data for all listings in your search, regardless of status or price. This blog post explores the benefits of Flexmls Stats and shows you how it can improve your real estate search experience.
If you are wanting to search for listings by a specific member, office or company, there are two options to search by. This first way is by Quick Search. You can do this through or via the Flexmls Menu.
Within Flexmls, you can generate a Public or Private version of the Listing Report. This blog explains how both version are meant to be used.
In the four-county Milwaukee metropolitan area, active listings decreased 14.1% and sold listings dropped 23.9% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a 12.8% increase compared to last February.
Is your client looking for a condominium? There are multiple ways to search for condominiums, also called condos, in Flexmls. The most popular way to search for a condo is to change the search template in Quick Search to Condominium.
There are several ways to see a property’s previous listings and changes. You can find Metro MLS and WiREX listings back to 1995 and earlier. This post describes each way to view listing activity.
go to Menu under Search and click CMA. Here you will see a list of previously completed CMAs to access and re-share. You will need to click Edit and on the Finish page you will have the options to View, Download, Save, and E-mail.