Category: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Rolling 12-Month Data View Analyzing market data through graphs and looking for trends can be tricky because the data points sometimes change drastically from month to month. For example, if a brand new condo building was built in October 2018, home sales may have seen a large spike that month, when October is usually a slow sales month. Thankfully, when creating charts in InfoSparks (a NorthstarMLS …

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Check out these five time-saving features you can do from anywhere you have your tablet or smartphone handy on the ShowingTime mobile app. 1. Sync Showings to Your Mobile Calendar Never worry about missing your next appointment, or spending time trying to find the information you need! With a few taps, you can sync your showing schedule straight to your phone’s calendar. Here’s How: Click on “My Profile & Settings,” …

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Tip of the Week – Matrix 360 Video Library Matrix 360, the latest version of NorthstarMLS Matrix from our vendor CoreLogic was released earlier this summer. Hopefully you've been enjoying all the new time-saving enhancements. If you missed any of our Matrix 360 Quick Video Tips, be sure to check them out and see how they can improve your workflow on the MLS.   Each video is under two minutes, give them a view! Public Records …

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Tip of the Week – Price Change Alerts in Matrix Reducing the price for one of your listings in NorthstarMLS Matrix? If you want it to show with the red down arrow (or blue up arrow for a higher price) in Matrix search result grids, Hot Sheets and Client Portals, the price must be changed by at least a half percent (.005) of the original listing/asking price.  For example, if your listing is …

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Tip of the Week – Advanced Matrix Map Searching NorthstarMLS Matrix Map Search allows you to overlay Map Layers when performing a map search. You can also use the Jump drop down menu to quickly locate a map preset. The video below shows you how. Submit Your Own Tip! Do you have a question that you would like to see featured a Tip of the Week? Or maybe you have …

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ShowingTime Font Size Want to adjust the font size for the ShowingTime mobile app? ShowingTime offers a font size for everyone's eyes! The ShowingTime app taps into your phone's native font size options to match the preferences you set on your device, like in the screen shot below. You'll just have to use your device's Font Size Settings to adjust the size to your liking and it will …

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NorthstarMLS Blog/Archive & Social Media Looking for a Matrix News announcement that isn’t active on Matrix anymore? No worries! Check out the NorthstarMLS Blog and Archive on your computer or mobile device. Most of our announcements are active for about 2-3 weeks on the NorthstarMLS Matrix News Screen before they’re removed. Should you ever need to find a past announcement to refer back to, visit the NorthstarMLS Blog …

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Life of a Homesnap Agent Video Series  Homesnap Pro/Broker Public Portal is one of the most valuable solutions available to NorthstarMLS agents as a core service. It powers the real-time agent, providing a platform for them to serve their clients and grow their business. It allows agents to pull up accurate MLS information while showing homes, connect and communicate with their clients, look up other agents, run affordable …

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Garage Stall Dimensions & Stall Numbers While it is an optional field in the MLS, most buyers want to know information about a property’s garage – such as the dimensions and stall number. A spacious garage is desirable for many potential buyers. So promote it by giving the dimensions in the property details! Even if the garage can only hold a Mini Cooper, lawnmower and a snow shovel …

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Create Your Own Real Estate Year in Review Did you know that you can create your own real estate year in review with InfoSparks (a NorthstarMLS core service) to share with your clients, sphere of influence and others in the area where you typically prospect? Within InfoSparks, you can choose from several different metrics (Homes for Sale, Closed Sales, Days on Market, Months Supply and more), to tap into. From …

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