Tag: Search Fields

Tip of the Week for 8/18 Construction Types Did you know that you can search for or exclude specific construction types? This is particularly helpful for finding new construction or opportunities to build from scratch. The Construction Type field is available on the Detail search, or you can add it to the General search. Below are definitions for each value. Even if you don’t search on this field, …

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Tip of the Week Extra Room Type Field Did you know that you can search NorthstarMLS Matrix for properties that have Extra Rooms, such as a den, office, bar, game room, porch and many more? You just need to add the proper ‘Additional Field’ to your search screen. Click here to watch the video (Duration: 1 min 52 seconds) Thanks to Dylan Garrison of Downtown Resource Group, LLC …

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Tip of the Week Using ‘wildcards’ to widen or narrow search results To maximize system speed, NorthstarMLS Matrix searches for the exact criteria that you provide. To widen or narrow your search results, use the simple “wildcard” search operators listed below in text-entry criteria fields such as Street Name, Price, Bedrooms, Total Baths, Total FinSqFt, Acres, List Date, Year Built, Garage Stalls, Lake Name, etc. Use the asterisk …

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Find Lots Located ‘On Golf Course’ There are plenty of gorgeous golf courses scattered throughout the MLS territory and currently there are nearly 300 active listings on NorthstarMLS which are described as, “On Golf Course.” If you have a client who wants to be on or near a golf course, you can identify these properties and include the information in the next report you send them. First, using …

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Twin Homes Did you know that you can find Twin Homes when searching Style field? The Twin Home (TW) option is located between the Townhouse (TH) and Condo/Coops (CC) option when scrolling through the Style box. Highlight it by clicking on the name, or by checking the check box – as seen below in the screen shot.   What is a Twin Home by definition? A common confusion …

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UPDATE:  The following MLS field changes are now available on Matrix, Add/Edit and Instanet Forms: Parking Description Changes: At the recommendation of a task force of agents who work regularly with condos, we have made the following changes: Parking Characteristics—“Fee” replaced with three options: More Parking Onsite for Fee, More Parking Offsite for Fee and Valet Parking for Fee. If you have an existing listing with the replaced …

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Special Search Options Tip of the Week Submission Winner: Congratulations to this month’s winner, Jane Lynch of RE/MAX Specialists in Lilydale! She received a $30 Caribou Coffee Card for her tip submission of special search options. Here’s Jane’s tip: When searching or setting up searches for a client looking for 3 BR on 1 Level — located in the “Special Search” box (as seen in the screen shot …

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Adding Additional Search Fields: Terms (seller will accept) Have you ever wanted to add a new field to your search that lets you search for properties that are FHA, DVA or Contract for Deed? When you’re in Matrix, click the “Search” tab to get to the Single-Family/Multi-Family screen. Then select the type — General, Detail or Address. At the bottom left of the page, you will see “Additional …

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