MLS-Connect is Catching On

by Michelle Sinclair on July 22, 2016

Everyone wants to save time when filling out zipForm® forms, right? Utilizing the zipFormMLS-Connect® feature is a great way to accomplish this goal. MLS-Connect is often overlooked and never used, but every agent should use zipFormMLS-Connect® because of its time saving quality.

MLS-Connect allows you to import data from any listing that has been listed on the MLS in the past, directly onto your forms in zipForm®. It ports over more than 50 fields of data! That is 50-plus fields you don’t have to fill out yourself. No more copying and pasting, no more going back and forth between the MLS listing and zipForm®. MLS-Connect will do it for you!

The data imported includes property information, listing agent information, listing broker information, etc. Once this data has been imported onto your form, the data will populate on all addition forms added to the transaction.

Who is using MLS-Connect? More and more REALTORS® every month. We’re seeing double and triple digit increases in most MLSs since October 2015:

  • Southeast Area – up 275%
  • WARDEX – up 231%
  • WeMAR – up 133%
  • Northern Arizona – up 110%
  • Yuma – up 80%
  • Santa Cruz – up 64%
  • Overall statewide – up 31%

MLS-Connect is simple and easy to use! If you aren’t already taking advantage of this free member benefit, then I encourage you to start using this wonderful tool. You can learn more about MLS-Connect here.

For additional questions, please contact the Arizona REALTORS® Business Services & Technology team, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., via email or by calling 866.833.7357.


 

Michelle SinclairMichelle Sinclair is a Business Application Specialist for the Arizona Association of REALTORS®.

Have You Registered? Every Vote Counts

by Nicole LaSlavic on July 21, 2016

To increase REALTOR® participation and positively influence the political process on behalf of property owners statewide, Arizona REALTORS® has launched a voter registration drive among its members.

While 84-percent of our REALTORS® are already registered to vote, we can do better. Are you one of the 6,900 who haven’t registered or confirmed? If so, time is running out! Deadline to register for the 2016 Primary Election in Arizona is August 1. You can register online or update your voter profile now.

If you are already registered, please take a moment to update our files by confirming your registration. We may only have your business address on file, which explains why you aren’t a match in state voter records.

Arizona REALTORS® is proud to promote this important civic effort to increase the number of registered voters and voter participation across the country.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.


Nicole LaSlavicNicole LaSlavic is Vice President of Government Affairs for the Arizona Association of REALTORS®

National Flood Insurance Program Workshop

July 20, 2016

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Arizona Residential Real Estate Market Report – June 2016

July 18, 2016

This is a snapshot of four different regions of the Arizona real estate market for June 2016. For more about how these segments are divided, please see the note at the end of this article. Quick Takeaways – Real Estate Across Arizona We’re in a marginally stronger seller’s market; we are still waiting for a […]

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Take a Bow: Senate Passes H.R. 3700

July 18, 2016

Thanks to you, we did it! U.S. Senators reacted favorably to the recent Call For Action on H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act, by unanimously passing the bill on July 14, 2016. Nearly 4,400 Arizona REALTORS® joined more than 139,000 REALTORS® nationwide by lobbying to reform to Federal Housing Administration restrictions on condominium […]

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A World Without AAR?

July 14, 2016

Imagine a world without the Arizona Association of REALTORS®. Don’t worry, the Association isn’t going away, but AAR CEO Michelle Lind asks you to consider the value of your membership by imagining what life would be like…without AAR. Part 1: Contracts & Forms Part 2: Business Tools & Communications Part 3: Legislative Voice Part 4: […]

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