Tag: MLS Data Fields

The final piece of our Add/Edit system (listing input and search) is coming the week of November 5. Included with that release will be new data fields and new options under existing fields. Many of these are to accommodate our SEMR MLS merger and improve our own system. Please take a few moments to check out our detailed list of MLS field changes. Here are some of the …

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Tip of the Week – Garage Stall Dimensions What size is that garage? Of the current 30,000+ Active Single-Family homes listed on the NorthstarMLS system, only 9.3% of them disclose the Garage Dimensions. Last summer we added several commonly requested data fields to the MLS – including Garage Dimensions. While it is an optional field, most buyers want to know information about a property’s garage. A spacious garage …

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Tip of the Week Garage Stall # Field Did you know there is an MLS data field for garage stall number, for when there is a designated numbered parking space in the garage (more common in condos)? In addition to Garage Dimensions and Garage Stalls, the Garage Stall Number can be included when using Add/Edit to input your listing. The Garage Stall Number should be inputted in the …

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NorthstarMLS has added several commonly requested data fields to the MLS. Contingency: We have added two new options within the Contingency field—With Bump Clause and Without Bump Clause. These two options are available only for listings located in the State of Wisconsin. According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association, a bump clause essentially permits a seller who has found another buyer with a better offer to “bump” the first …

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We are adding options to existing fields on NorthstarMLS.  Below is a list.  These changes will be available in Add/Edit starting Wednesday morning, August 15. They will be available in Matrix search/displays and on the listing input forms in Instanet Thursday morning, August 16. (The changes will not be reflected in WEBForms because of the upcoming discontinuation of that application on October 1.) Lake/Waterfront: Organized all Lake/Waterfront fields …

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The new fields announced last week (see March 12 News item in the News box), are now available on NorthstarMLS Matrix and Add/Edit. Here are the highlights you need to know. If you have any Active listings where you have entered a Lake/Waterfront Name, please take a moment to check them.  If the Lake/Waterfront Name is missing or incorrect, go to the Add/Edit system and make the correction.  …

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Starting Thursday, March 15, there will be new data fields added to all property types.  Most of these are to accommodate our April 1 expansion into central Minnesota with the Greater Lakes Association members joining NorthstarMLS. Yearly/Seasonal:  Indicate whether the property can be used year-round or whether it can only be used partial year seasonally. When creating a new listing, this field will automatically default to “Yearly.” For …

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Starting Wednesday night, February 29, there will be new options in several MLS data fields: Contingency:  There will be a new selection for “Subject to Statutory Rescission.”  This refers to the right of a person to have a set amount of time to review Association documents before they are committed to purchasing a unit. Air Conditioning:  New option for Geothermal. Heating:  New options for Geothermal, Boiler, Dual Fuel/Off Peak, Fireplace, Wood Stove, …

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