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You can use the radius search in tandem with another circle/shape or the fields on the property class template. Also, your client can exclude something from their search by using shapes and the “not within” function.
It can be difficult to find listings that are not “Active with Offer” in today’s low-inventory market. But Flexmls® makes it easy to exclude those contingent listings from your search, so you only view the active listings in Quick Search.
Statistics show that using a professional photographer for marketing and listing properties increases the purchase price. Ultimately, using an approved photographer helps improve the listing experience for brokers, agents and clients.
The Quick Launch is a multi-purpose search bar located at the top of most screens in Flexmls. Did you know you can use the Quick Launch bar to do a radius search? This option allows you to view results in your desired area quickly.
The Quick Launch is a multi-purpose search bar located at the top of most screens in Flexmls. You can use it to access recent searches, search various areas of Flexmls, and create basic listing searches.
Active listings decreased 10.7% and sold listings dropped 14% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a decrease, falling 12.5% compared to last April.
Are you not seeing some of your listings in the My Listings section of Flexmls? My Listings allows you to view all the listings for which you are the listing agent. But initially, you will only see your Active and Pending listings.
Metro MLS allows members to report listings errors if they notice a mistake in Flexmls. After a member fills out the form, the listing agent and Metro MLS will receive a report.
Do you want to add an already saved Listing Collection to your client’s portal? You can work on behalf of a client in Flexmls to view, change or add searches and Listing Collections in their portal.
Are you interested in looking up the production of another Metro MLS member? A report on a member’s production can serve as valuable data, and Flexmls allows you to find this data through the Quick Search screen.
Excluded listings and Delayed listings are two different status types but are sometimes used interchangeably by members. What is the difference between the two statuses?
It might be hard to distinguish between a Listing Collection and a Saved Search in Flexmls. But it is important to know how the two vary so you can use them both efficiently and effectively.
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.
Active listings decreased 12% and sold listings dropped 4.1% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a decrease, falling 8.2% compared to last March.
A Flexmls subscription sends an automatic email to your clients when a member adds a listing or edits an existing listing that meets your client’s search criteria. Is your client’s subscription out of date or no longer needed? Flexmls makes it easy to delete a subscription.
It’s not uncommon for potential homebuyers to change their search criteria during the process. Flexmls allows you to update saved subscriptions, including information like the search parameters and delivery schedule.
Recently, Flexmls split the Oven/Range field into three separate fields – Oven, Range, Cooktop – in the single-family and condominium property types. We changed the fields to align with the RESO definitions and values.
A Flexmls subscription sends an automatic email to your clients when a member adds a listing or edits an existing listing that meets your client’s search criteria. All listing types appear in subscriptions besides Delayed listings.
Metro MLS prides itself on offering accurate real estate data. We review each listing to ensure the data is correct. We also allow members to report errors if they notice a mistake in Flexmls.
The delivery frequency for an automatic subscription is weekly, monthly, continuous or ASAP. In today’s market, continuous and ASAP are popular options. What is the difference between continuous and ASAP?
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.
Here’s a look at the February market reports for the four-county Milwaukee metropolitan area. Inventory remains low while the demand is high.
Marketing a property is an essential part of the process. You can advertise yourself, your business and listings that belong to your brokerage. But you cannot advertise in a way that goes against the spirit of cooperation.
Do you need to make a change to an active listing? If you need to make a price change or add additional photos, Flexmls makes it easy to edit a listing.
Metro MLS has a Buyer and Seller Toolkit available for members to use to educate their clients on the different steps and parties involved in the real estate transaction process.
Metro MLS has a Contact Us page available with our department phone numbers and email addresses. If you have questions on IDX feeds, membership training or lockboxes, you can find the direct phone numbers for someone who can best assist you on this page.
On March 8, you will see updated values for several existing fields in Flexmls. Metro MLS is making these changes to align our data fields with the RESO definitions and values.
Do you have a property in Active listing status that is no longer available for showings? If this is the case, you must move the listing to Withdrawn status. Follow these steps to withdraw your listing.
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.
Active listings decreased 16.9%, and sold listings went down 3.8% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a decrease, falling 13.7% compared to last January.
A one-party listing is where a seller engages an agent in representing them when it comes to a specific buyer or when providing transaction services for a buyer on an unlisted property.
Do you know you can set your default map area for searching in Flexmls? The Quick Search map will automatically default to a view of the Milwaukee area. If you prefer the map to default to a different area, you can easily change it.
In just a few steps, you can quickly find open houses for listings that match your search criteria in Flexmls. To add the Open House filter, scroll down to the Additional Search Options section. You will see Open House Date as a field.
Do you want to see sales data for your entire Team? The Production Report allows you to run a report based on a specified time and property type for yourself or your Team.
Hot Sheets give you an easy and efficient way to see recent changes in a specific area, such as new listings and price changes, in Flexmls. You have access to two Hot Sheets – the 24-Hour Hot Sheet and the Custom Hot Sheet. The two options are similar but feature some distinct differences.
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.
Reverse prospecting is a tool to help listing agents find buyers’ agents whose clients might be interested in their listings. As a buyer’s agent, if you enable reverse prospecting, listing agents can reach out to you when the system thinks their listing is a good match for your buyer’s search.
Reverse prospecting allows a listing agent to market its listings to buyer’s agents. It provides an opportunity for the listing agent to connect the right property with the right buyer.
Active listings decreased 13.5% and sold listings went up 2.4% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a decrease, falling 15.5% compared to last December.
Swanepoel Power 200 ranked Metro MLS CEO Chris Carrillo as one of the most powerful and influential leaders in the real estate industry on Tuesday. Carrillo is No. 182 on the 2022 edition of the list, marking his fourth consecutive appearance on the annual report.
It is a new year, and we have tallied up the violations for 2021. Last year, there were 9,023 sanctions. Here is a list of the top 10 sanctions for 2021. The top five sanctions are the same as last year’s top five.
Do you want to generate more leads for your listing? Reverse prospecting matches a listing agent’s listing with a selling agent’s client. The goal is to connect the right property with the right buyer.
Are you looking for parcel information on a particular subdivision or condominium complex? The Monsoon Tax System by Market makes it easy to find this information in the Tax search.
Building a new listing from scratch can take time and sometimes is unnecessary. You can save valuable time with the Flexmls copy listing feature. The copy listing feature allows you to copy a listing and use most of the existing information without recreating a listing from step one.
Active listings decreased 3.1% and sold listings went down 1.8% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced a slight decrease, falling 1.3% compared to last November.
Do you want to see more information on your results screen in Tax Information? You can view more data by creating a View. A View is the columns you see on the results screen in Tax Information, also known as WIREdata.
The end of the year is almost here, so that means it’s nearly time for you to prepare your year-end reports. If you have questions about the year-end reports, Metro MLS has numerous resources available to help you.
Members can now upload High-Efficiency Image Format (HEIC) photos from their Apple devices to Flexmls. If you take listing photos with your iPhone, the change makes it easier and more efficient to upload photos to your listing.
Do you want to send out cards, letters or mailings to potential clients in a specific area? You can use the Monsoon Tax System by Markt to search for properties in a specific area and then create address labels in just a few clicks.
Flexmls has flyers and promotional reports available for agents to use to promote properties. This tutorial will highlight the differences between the datasheets and when you should use each of them.