THE METRO WORD
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 If this is the case, you must move the listing to Withdrawn status.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.
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.
By default, Quick Search opens with the search fields collapsed for easy scanning. If you don’t prefer the collapsed fields, you can easily change that. Flexmls allows you to have all the search fields expanded in Quick Search.
Brokers have expressed an overwhelming amount of interest in RapidStats Live. To ensure all brokers have received enough time to learn the product, Metro MLS has extended the free trial for RapidStats Live until Dec. 31.
Active listings are down 2.3% and sold listings are down 11.6% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory experienced an uptick, increasing 10.5% compared to last October.
MLS Aligned, LLC, is proud to announce BeachesMLS is joining MLS Aligned as an owner and member. BeachesMLS serves approximately 41,000 real estate professionals in Southeast Florida.
Flexmls Hot Sheets provide you with an easy and efficient way to see the recent changes in a specific area. You have access to two Hot Sheets – the 24-Hour Hot Sheet and the Custom Hot Sheet. Both offer numerous benefits but feature a few distinct differences.
Did you forget your Flexmls password? You can reset your password in a few steps. Here is a quick guide to resetting your password.
The Monsoon Tax System by Markt is a modern resource that allows you to find tax records and comparable properties efficiently. One way to find these properties is by using the Map during your search. One Map feature you can use is the drawing tool, which allows you to search specific geographic areas.
Does your client want to live within a certain distance from work? The quickest and most effective way to search for properties within a certain distance is by using the radius search in Flexmls.
Can you not access WIREdata while using Safari on an Apple product? If you are experiencing issues accessing any third-party websites, you will need to disable Prevent cross-site tracking.
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.
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.
In the Agent Metrics section of RapidStats Live, you will find various in-depth agent statistics, including selling activity and efficiency. These reports are easy to access and can serve as helpful tools for growing your business.
Can an Active Listing Move into Delayed Status? No. If you entered the property as active and it should be delayed, withdraw it immediately and copy the listing and add it as a new listing with the Delayed status set.
In a busy housing market, it’s important to remember the steps for practicing advertising integrity. Advertising integrity is important to remember, as it’s the law and MLS policy.
If you need to close out a listing in Flexmls, but the selling agent is a non-Metro MLS member, you need to follow specific steps to close the listing correctly. You need to select Non-Metro MLS member and put the information in the private remarks section.
Is your client looking for a house in a particular ZIP code? Flexmls allows you to use a ZIP code overlay to select your desired ZIP codes efficiently and see the boundaries of each ZIP code.
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.
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.
RapidStats Live allows you to brand your created charts in the My Charts section. There are numerous customizable options for your created charts, including the branding option. Remember, the My Charts are great marketing tools, and you can embed your created charts onto your website.
Active listings are down 2.9% and sold listings are down 1.7% compared to this time last year. The Months of Supply of Inventory also saw a slight decrease, dropping 1.2% from last year.
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.
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.