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We recently showed you how to print mailing labels from a public records search directly within Matrix 360. Today, we show you how you can also get mailing labels for your MLS listings search results. (Or maybe you want an easier way to view the public tax records for your listing search results.) Our quick 90-second video below shows you how. Give it a view!  NorthstarMLS Matrix 360 Videos On Demand Click here to …

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We hope you're enjoying Matrix 360, which was released earlier this month. A great new feature with this release is the ability to search Public Records right in Matrix – without having to open Realist separately like you did in the past.  Our video below shows you how to run a Public Record Search in Matrix. Give it a view! 

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Tip of the Week — Market Watch and Hot Sheets in Matrix NorthstarMLS Matrix offers two handy search tools on your Matrix Home Screen for quick access to local market information — Market Watch and Hot Sheets. Market Watch shows a detailed view of changes in the local market. These changes include new listings, canceled listings, price changes and more. Hot Sheets provide you with changes to the …

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Minnesota and Western Wisconsin (NorthstarMLS jurisdiction) may not be a hotbed for properties with swimming pools like Florida and California, but there are some swimming pool options available in Matrix. If you’re searching for a property with a pool for a client, remember that there are six different Pool types available for searching in the MLS — Above Ground, Below Ground, Heated, Indoor, Outdoor and Shared. Include them in your …

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Tip of the Week – Searching Listings from a Neighboring MLS Have you tried searching listings from Neighboring MLS’s in ShowingTime? Then maybe you’ve noticed that if you get TOO specific, you won’t get hits. For example, street directionals, states and zip codes aren’t part of the search index. Adding those fields will fail your search. So what should you do? When you type “2309 E 1st S, …

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Homesnap, one of NorthstarMLS’s mobile solutions, recently released several search enhancements for its mobile app. Homesnap now tallies local listings and uses clusters to show you how many homes are for sale in an area. You can see individual listings by tapping on a cluster circle or zooming in. The main map in Homesnap now shows property lines – you don’t have to click into the individual listings …

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Tip of the Week – Speed Bar Shortcut Most of us have saved a search as a regular Saved Search or Auto Email. But have you ever saved one as a Speed Bar Shortcut? By saving a Speed Bar Shortcut, you can rerun a complex search or recreate a drawn map search area with just a few quick keystrokes. Let’s say you have a specific area you like …

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The Homesnap Pro app search now covers rentals. You can search for rentals that have an open house scheduled, are pending or are currently rented. You can also use Homesnap Pro’s unified property history to see the history of any rental, including sales. Homesnap provides the detailed information your clients want, including security deposit and whether pets or smoking are allowed. Homesnap also features rent estimates, rent history …

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Tip of the Week – Searching for Rentals in Matrix Have a client that’s looking to rent? Try using the NorthstarMLS database to search for available rentals that fit your client’s needs. Currently, there are over 500 active residential rentals listed in the NorthstarMLS database. To search rentals on the MLS, hover over the “Search” tab, then the “Single-Family” tab and click on “Rentals” in the dropdown window. …

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Tip of the Week – Searching for Lofts in Matrix If you have a client asking you to find a home with a loft, you can set up an easy search to locate them in Matrix. This video shows you how it’s done: Thanks to Jenna Potter of Oak Realty (Annandale, MN) for her Tip of the Week idea on Searching for Lofts in Matrix. Jenna will be …

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