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Inventory Stays Low, Median Sales Price Increases – August 2017 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics


WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(September 14, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 482 homes sold in August; 367 single-family homes and 115 condominiums. Median sales price was $396,000 for single-family homes and $267,500 for condominiums. Last August, 474 homes (382 single-family homes and 92 condos) [...]

Adcocacy Update: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended


National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended On Thursday, September 7, the Senate voted to pass a three-month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The House of Representatives passed the legislation on Friday, September 8, 2017, and the President signed the bill into law later that day. This legislation ensures that the NFIP will not [...]

FlexMLS Updates: Fax-in Option To Be Discontinued, More New Features Coming


Fax-In Service Being Discontinued The FlexMLS Document Fax-In service has had waning usage over the last year, so FlexMLS has decided to discontinue it on October 4, 2017. Agents currently using this service should plan to use alternative tools, such as scanning the documents or using a mobile phone to create images or PDFs of [...]

Contingent Options Now Available in FlexMLS


New Flex Features: Contingent Options We have added the Contingent Option chosen to the Detail tab and report view of listings. We have also added a yellow box with a red C next to the Contingent status, which when hovered over will display the option chosen for the contingency. Lastly, we have add Contingent Option [...]

Three New FlexMLS Features Launching August 31


Updated Address Search Page On August 31, Flex will update the design of the Address search page. This change is part of an ongoing initiative to modernize the look and feel of FlexMLS to make it easier to use. This update will not change any existing functionality for the Address search. The layout of the [...]

CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS


There are only three people that control where your listings go - you, your seller and your broker. Contrary to what some believe, the MLS isn’t one of them! A false statement I frequently hear from some of our members is ‘Why does CCIMLS send our listings to Zillow [or fill in the blank of [...]

Live From San Francisco: CCIAOR Member Richard Waystack’s Report on the Zillow News from Inman Connect


I had the honor of representing the Council of Residential Specialists (#CRS) at the Inman Connect Conference in San Francisco (#ICSF) last week. While at the conference, news broke that once again makes it seem like the real estate world is ending. Instead of jumping to conclusions like many on social media, I listened to [...]

New Quick Search Tool Launching August 17th


On August 17, when you select the See All option for a field while using a Quick Search, the pop-up window will automatically resize to display more options, eliminating the need for horizontal scrolling. This improvement will make finding and selecting search options easier and faster than before.   Old Design Currently, the pop-up window [...]

Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics: Median Sales Price Continues to Rise


WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(August 13, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 436 homes sold in July, 361 single-family homes and 75 condominiums. Median sales price was $379,000 for single-family homes and $295,000 for condominiums. Last July, 453 homes (363 single- family homes and 90 [...]

2018 CCIAOR and CCIMLS Board of Directors Elections


Petition and Election Information *Candidate Petitions Due September 8th* If you have ever said, I want more input into what the Association and/or MLS is doing - this is your chance to have that input. It is the Board of Directors that sets the strategy, values and direction of the Association and MLS. We're looking [...]