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ACT NOW: Flood Insurance Rates To Skyrocket

Act NOW: Please use this easy and fast link to send a message to Connecticut’s Members of Congress asking for a delay implementation of flood insurance measures that are causing many rates to skyrocket. It takes less than a minute and can make a huge difference to affordability for home owners and buyers. Click here to act now. Read more […]

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You’re Invited To This REALTOR® Only Event At The Apple Store

CTMLS has teamed up with Apple to bring a very special event at the Apple Store in the Westfarms Mall in Farmington. On Wednesday May 15th at 8:30a, you’re invited to this REALTOR® exclusive event with members of the CTMLS and Apple teams on hand to demonstrate the incredible power of mobile devices for your business. This event is the first in what we hope to be many events to come at Apple Stores across the state and we’ll be rolling out invitations to future events in the coming weeks, but be the first to experience this terrific event that is being offered exclusive to Connecticut REALTORS®. Click here to register for the event. For questions about this event, please Continue Reading

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CTMLS Month In Review: April

When the tax man came calling in April, I bet you were cursing the day you saw the calendar switch to April, but now that we’ve turned the page we can look back fondly on all of the memories we have of the month that was. Here at CTMLS April saw the continued roll out of CTReal Mobile with members of all backgrounds giving it RAVE reviews. In April, CTMLS launched the first session of our “From Contact to Close” webinar and live class which details the process of moving through an entire real estate transaction right on your tablet. In case you missed it we’ll be running plenty of future sessions of this class including a special version of Continue Reading

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REALTORS® At The Capitol

Today, hundreds of REALTORS® will embark on a journey that will end at the state capitol building in Hartford. The REALTORS® At The Capitol event is organized each year by the Connecticut Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and is intended to allow REALTORS® to speak to legislators on the issues that are important to our industry. You can watch a brief video which explains the event in more detailed below. http://youtu.be/sFmP06HMJug This year items on the agenda include: Keeping the Recovery Moving SB 859: Banning Private Transfer Fees HB 6160: An Act Requiring Working Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors In All Residential Buildings and Private Dwellings at the Time Title is Transferred SB 971: A Modern Method of Foreclosure HB Read Continue Reading

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CTMLS Month In Review – February 2013

Ahhhhh good old short February. Just 28 brief days to muddle through and dream of the warm air of March to come. It was quite the February wasn’t it. Between the Blizzard of 2013 and the bug that caught just about everyone you know, it was a tough February to get through, but you MADE IT!! In case you were tied up digging out or laid up in bed, we wanted to let you in on some of the goings on around the water cooler here at CTMLS. Here it is, the much anticipated Month In Review for your viewing pleasure. This is our monthly digest of all the important stories that have hit the screens of CTMLS readers everywhere Continue Reading

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Where To Find It…?

Yesterday on our Facebook page we created a new photo album for where to find certain things inside MLXchange/Fusion. This album will updated on a regular basis so you can more easily find the tools you need to do your daily business inside the MLS. The first of these photos were to help you find Realist within the system. You can review the images here. Now that you know where you can find Realist 2 within the MLS, do you want to know what you can do with it? Of course you do. There are a number of amazing functions that Realist provides to your CT real estate business. Here are the five functions that Realist performs that I think Continue Reading

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How To Keep Your Passwords Secure

Back in 2012 nearly 12 million Apple device passwords were stolen by a hacker. It was a not so friendly reminder that we rely very heavily on passwords today to protect all of our information and if these passwords are not secure and protected your confidential information can quite easily be hacked. How can you keep your passwords secure? Let’s start with what you shouldn’t do, EVER. 1.) Don’t keep your username/password for any service together anywhere. 2.) Don’t use the same password for everything, while this might seem like the easiest way to remember your passwords, it’s also the easiest way to compromise ALL of your data all at once. 3.) Don’t write your passwords down on a list Continue Reading

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