Listing Agreement Upload Agents who uploaded listings between the dates of March 6, 2017 and March 31, 2017 will want to be sure that they have uploaded a listing agreement. During this time-frame we had to deactivate the requirement for document upload while Flex transferred the appropriate documents from our previous MLS software. If you [...]
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WASHINGTON (September 18, 2017) – Despite being in the prime years to buy their first home, an overwhelming majority of millennials with student debt currently do not own a home and believe this debt is to blame for what they typically expect to be a seven-year delay from buying. This is according to a new [...]
Are you using reverse prospecting? Members may now email agents directly from the Reverse Prospecting screen, the recipient's email will include their contact's contact information. This will help you save time when receiving a Reverse Prospecting email: you can see which of your contacts have searches that match the listing before running Match Contacts. Only [...]
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) [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 ConnectCraig Orsi 2017-08-15T18:36:22+00:00
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 [...]