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The Post-Fusion MLS Training Manual

By now you’ve probably heard that the CTMLS Board of Directors made the decision to stop moving forward with the roll-out of Fusion MLS in favor of a new (as-yet-to-be-announced) system that will be more user-friendly and fully mobile compatible. What does this mean for you? First and foremost it means you can breathe easy and use the MLS that you feel most comfortable with currently. If you’re still using MLXchange exclusively, stick with MLXchange. If you’ve transitioned to FusionMLS, stay with it for the time being. Secondly it means that you should keep your eye out for information and training on a new MLS that will replace both MLXchange and Fusion in the future. What should I do in Continue Reading

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Fusion Training On-Demand

We know that your CT real estate business isn’t a 9a-5p type enterprise. It’s possible you could be out of the office all day and in the office at night or maybe you’re out with clients all night and can only take a class at 6a. With that in mind we are constantly working on ways for you to be able to access the vast training resources we have without having to plan around our schedule. That is why today I am happy to announce that we currently have SIX recorded webinars available for viewing at any time. These webinars are available to you 24/7-365. Just simply click here and choose the webinar you want to view. Currently we offer Continue Reading

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Hot, Steamy, CT Real Estate Training…Ahhh Refreshing

With temperatures soaring into the triple digits in some parts of the state this week, CTMLS is offering a refreshing lineup of CT real estate training that you can take from the comfort of your own air conditioned office or home. You can even participate in this training in many of the cooling centers that have been set up around the state to help break the heat. Don’t let your brain fry in the heat, let it flourish with these two free training sessions from CTMLS. On Wednesday, July 17th at 10a join our trainer Lauren for the Realist 2: Your Virtual Town Hall webinar. During this informative, one-hour session Lauren will walk you through using the most powerful tool Continue Reading

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Beat The Heat: For Tax Records Click The MLS

With temperatures across the state soaring into the 90′s this week we’re all looking for an excuse to skip extra steps that will cause us to overheat. That’s why now is a perfect time to get familiar with Realist 2. Realist 2 is a complete statewide tax database that is fully searchable from the comfort and convenience of your own computer screen. Sit tight in that air conditioned office and find all the tax record information you could want with just a point and a click. There are four different ways to access the database from within the MLS. 1.) From the homepage of MLXchange/Fusion MLS – Find Resource Links –> Smartlinks –> Realist Tax Search 2.) From the navigation Continue Reading

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Learn To Create CMAs With Tonight’s FREE Webinar

Tonight, CTMLS continues our series of FREE evening webinars that focus on the functionality of MLXchange. Our trainer Lauren will lead the instruction on how to create a quick and easy CMA directly from MLXchange. The session will take you step by step through the process of taking your subject property and using the CMA wizard to guide you in creating a rich report for your clients. The session will last one hour and will cover the following topics, among others: • Comparable Search • MLXchange CMA Wizard • CMA Modification and Binder Reports • Quick Reports & Realist You can register for the class here. The next session in our evening webinar series is Wednesday night when Lauren will Continue Reading

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5 Must-Know MLXchange Shortcuts

We’re all pressed for time and when you’re navigating MLXchange to find what you are looking for you’re better off using a few shortcuts that will help you get to the information in the shortest possible time. Whether you’re heading off to a client meeting or late for an office meeting, these shortcuts will come in handy so you can be ready with every piece of information that your clients or office mates are relying on you for. These few tips will allow you access crucial information on the market in general and on a particular property. 1.) The Hotsheet: You may be familiar with this tool in MLXchange, but did you know you can customize this to truly give Continue Reading

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5 Reasons To Pay Your CTMLS Access Fees Today

It’s that time of year again, when your CTMLS access fees are due. While the bills aren’t officially due until April 30th, there is good reason to get the fees paid now. You already know that the MLS is the lifeblood of your business, without it you wouldn’t be able to expose your listings to over 10,000 CT REALTORS® as well as REALTORS® from Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Florida, New York and New Jersey using data co-op. As if that weren’t a big enough reason, here are five other reasons to get these fees paid today. 1.) Listing syndication: With 90% of all consumers starting their search for CT homes for sale online listing syndication has become one of Continue Reading

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