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TrustFunds (a NorthstarMLS core service) continues to beef up its security with a new feature for you and your clients called, “Secret Word.” It’s a one-step process that will help make your electronic earnest money transaction more secure. When you prepare your earnest money request to your buyer, you will enter the Secret Word as part of the Buyer Payment Information section. The Secret Word that you choose …

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The increase of wire fraud continues in the real estate industry. That’s why TrustFunds added a new security feature to combat phishing schemes. TrustFunds, a NorthstarMLS core service, is a convenient and secure way for your clients to deposit earnest money. In your TrustFunds account, you can now upload a profile photo. Your clients will see your profile photo in every earnest money request email you send, giving …

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Most of us take for granted that the systems we rely on are always available—until they’re not. At NorthstarMLS, we’re always thinking about and strategizing ways to better ensure ours are up and running 24/7. We know this reliability and security are critical to your success. Toward that goal, we switched our single sign-on database server hosting to its vendor, Clareity Security. What are the benefits? Fully redundant …

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  The first time you log on to a NorthstarMLS system beginning Tuesday, June 3, you will see a pop-up message asking you to share your location. This information will enhance the security portion of NorthstarMLS to help protect your user ID and ensure only authorized users have access. Your location information will be used solely for this purpose. We recommend that you click the option to always …

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