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Membership Blog: Get To Know Our Site

You are all familiar with MLXchange, the place you go to enter and amend listings, to check your Hotsheet, work on your client list, and to access Realist and Data Co-Op. But you might also want to check out this site you are on now which has other important information that will be useful. At ctmls.ctreal.com you will find Adam’s lively and informative blogs. Click on the “Learn” tab to access all of the learning opportunities that we offer, including YouTube videos and a list of the upcoming webinars. Under the “Tools” tab is where you will find information about Realist, the ListHub, ShowingAssist and Kurio, our mobile app. The “Help” tab shows you several options for getting assistance with Continue Reading

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Membership Blog: Where To Find Help

There are many different ways to get answers to your questions about MLXchange. The CTMLS trainers offer live on-line webinars on a variety of topics as well as in-office training sessions to our members at no charge. You can also call your Service Center or the CTMLS office to get help. But what do you do in the middle of the night when our offices are closed? You may find your answer in one of the numerous one-minute videos and in-depth training presentations available at any time under the Learn tab. OR You can use the on-line help available right in MLXchange. Just click on the orange Help radio button in the top right-hand corner of the MLXchange screen. This Continue Reading

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Membership Blog: Sign It! E-mail Signatures

In a previous blog (April 19), we discussed how important it is to check your Personal Settings in MLXchange. CTMLS uses the e-mail address from your personal profile to contact you about billing. Another important aspect of the profile is your e-mail signature. Are you aware that you can modify your signature at any time and as often as you like? The system allows you to choose your own font type and size; even the color of the printing can be changed to reflect your personality! ** Find out how to use your e-mail signature as an Internet Marketing tool ** Your signature shows up in all e-mails that are sent through MLXchange and is incorporated into any e-mail template Continue Reading

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Membership Blog: What does your Service Center do for CTMLS?

Most of you think of your CTMLS service center as your Board of REALTORS®. The boards (or associations) provide a variety of services and are primarily responsible for offering continuing education courses that are required to maintain a Connecticut real estate license. Boards serve as hubs of communication for their members, providing opportunities for networking and dissemination of information on legislative, financial, legal, marketing and other issues that are of interest to their members. They often arrange for speakers and other training sessions on a variety of issues of timely concern. Boards also oversee a dispute resolution process to deal with complaints and violations of the Code of Ethics. In addition to taking care Read more […]

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Membership Blog: Changing Offices? Let Us Know!!

The staff at your service center is great, but they don’t have ESP and crystal balls are not considered standard office equipment! So if you are moving to another office, either within your firm or to an entirely different company, please let us know. The best way to inform us about your move is to complete a Member Transfer Form, indicating the office that you are moving FROM, as well as the office that you are moving TO. The broker of your new office must sign the form, then it can be faxed to your Service Center or to CTMLS. Note that if you have an outstanding invoice, it must be paid before the transfer will be processed. If your Continue Reading

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Membership Blog: Level of Access = Level of Membership (and Benefits!)

Members of the Connecticut Multiple Listing Service enjoy many benefits from membership in our service, but most of these services are available only to those who have Full Access membership. Agents with offices operating in Fairfield County that have chosen to reclassify as Secondary offices are allowed to choose between Full Access and Limited Access membership. Those agents who have opted for Limited Access are allowed to enter and amend listings in MLXchange, but do not have access to the variety of resources and tools that CTMLS makes available. All members, regardless of level of access, can benefit from our training. CTMLS offers numerous scheduled webinars on a variety of topics aimed at helping you understand the ins and outs Continue Reading

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Membership Blog: Don’t give away the keys to the kingdom–

Passwords are like keys, used to unlock doors that open to hidden treasures. Consider the passwords you have and why. What do they unlock? When you were given your CTMLS User ID and Password, it was to allow access for you to enter and amend listings, perform searches, run reports, and take advantage of the variety of services that CTMLS provides, such as Data Co-Op and Kurio. Use of these applications is limited to Participants, Subscribers Administrative Assistants who have completed an application to join our service and paid all applicable fees. As a member of CTMLS, you are expected to practice “smart computing”, which means that you must follow the most basic of the “smart computing” principles of not Continue Reading

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