Category Archives: GAMLS

Webinar Wednesdays in July

Join us for Webinar Wednesdays and learn how to use the products and services that are available with your membership.

July 11, 2018  |   RatePlug with Rob Springer

Listen in as we talk with RatePlug’s Marketing Director Rob Springer and learn how this invaluable tool helps home buyers find the mortgage program that best fits their home buying scenario.

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July 18, 2018   |    CMA’s in Paragon and the Homepage

An introduction to “all things” CMA. We’ll explore how to do a quick CMA, how to use Paragon’s CMA module, as well as how to create a CMA on the homepage.

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July 25, 2018 – Navigating the Georgia MLS Homepage Including Statistical Reports

Listen in as we cover how to maneuver through the Georgia MLS homepage. Discover how to search, view, print and email listings, as well as utilize the numerous statistical reports that are available right on the Georgia MLS homepage.

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Stay Safe at Showings with the Agent Safety Timer in Homesnap Pro

We want agents to be safe at every showing.  With Homesnap Pro, you can set a safety timer or send a distress alert using these simple steps:

Open Homesnap

When you are within 2000 feet, view any property in Homesnap to set a Safety Time.

Set Duration and Contacts

Tell Homesnap how long you expect to be at the location and select your emergency contacts.

Show the Listing

You can stop the timer or add time as you go.  If the timer expires, a text message will be sent to your emergency contacts.

Issue an Instant Distress Alert

In case of distress, send a text message to your emergency contacts in one tap.

HOW DOES IT WORK?    Watch the Tutorial >

 

What’ New at Homesnap?

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FEATURE 1:  Draw Your Own Search

SUMMARY: Homesnap now allows users to define a custom search area based on their home buying or renting criteria.

BENEFIT: With this increased flexibility, agents and consumers can create personalized search areas to view property listings and the associated MLS data that are most relevant for them.

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FEATURE 2: My Clients on Web

SUMMARY: Desktop tools are now available for agents to more easily manage and build their client pipeline.

BENEFIT: Agents’ increased ability to manage their sphere of influence on Homesnap,
creates a more fluid agent-client collaboration experience for everyone.

Find out more and REGISTER for What’s New@ Homesnap webinar for a quick training on these great new features!

Listing Photos Now Integrated in CRS Tax Suite and More in The GAMLS Connection

Spring is here, schools will soon be out for summer break, and the real estate marketplace is in full swing. Raise your service levels with a better understanding of the products provided by Georgia MLS. This issue will concentrate on new integrations to the CRS Tax Suite, MLS reports that decipher your local market conditions, and training options to advance your understanding of our technology offerings.

Georgia MLS is proud to be your partner in making homeownership happen. The information we safeguard, the rules we enforce, and the community we foster help you do what you do with confidence. Thank you for helping us make the market work in 2018 and here’s to partnering together to make this summer the best ever!

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Listing Photos Now Integrated into CRS Tax Suite

No longer will you have to toggle between the MLS system and the CRS Tax Suite to view listing photos. CRS Data has now integrated MLS photos into the Property Report and Comparable pages within the CRS Tax Suite.

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Webinar Wednesdays in May at GAMLS!

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Join us for Webinar Wednesdays and learn how to use the products and services that are available with your membership.

May 2    |   CRS Tax Suite

Join us for an overview of CRS’s Tax Suite and see how easy it is to view public record data and their associated property maps. Also, learn how to evaluate properties effectively so you can produce professional CMAs.

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May 9    | Homesnap Pro Mobile App 

Learn how to access real-time MLS data on-the-go by easily maneuvering through Homesnap Pro. You’ll see why Homesnap is the top-rated real estate mobile app for agents.

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May 16   | Compliance Part 1 with Jorge Garcia

Understand the listing compliance guidelines that will assist you in maintaining accurate information on your listings.

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May 23     | The Updated Roster Management Tool (Brokers & Admins Only)

Join us and see how easy it is to efficiently add, edit, and remove members in the updated Roster Management tool.

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May 30    |    Compliance Part 2 with Jorge Garcia

Join us for Part 2 as we continue discussing Compliance guidelines and understand the importance of entering accurate property information.

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We’ll Explore Paragon in Webinar Wednesday This Month

Register for any or all of the following Webinars we’ll be presenting in the month of March.

March 7, 2018     |  Paragon Overview

We’ll explore some of the key functionality in Paragon such as searches, results, CMAs, and Client Connect.

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March 14, 2018    |  Paragon Searching and Reports

Join us as we discuss Paragon searches, how to add criteria to a search, working with listing results and the different report types in Paragon.

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March 21, 2018     |   CMA’s in Paragon and the Homepage

An introduction to CMAs. We’ll explore how to do a quick CMA and how to use Paragon’s CMA module as well as how to create a CMA on the homepage.

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March 28, 2018    |   Navigating the Georgia MLS Homepage Including Statistical Reports

Listen in as we cover the functionality of the homepage from searching, to reports.

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Love at First Sight

Can buyers fall for a home that isn’t love at first sight?  

Yes, and here are 5 ways to help them see past the imperfections when a house may be a truly great match. 

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we know that love comes in many shapes and forms. In fact, when you’re showing prospective homebuyers properties, it’s not uncommon to find a match made in heaven. The buyers want what the house has, whether it’s a gazebo or new granite countertops, and they’re ready to write a check for the down payment the minute they walk out the door from the initial viewing.

In fact, 56 percent of homebuyers purchase a property because they fall in love with it.

But you probably also come across prospective homebuyers who need help seeing what a great match a home is for them.

Here are five common objections to a home as well as ways to help buyers look past the imperfections, see the potential and fall in love.

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Article from Inman News |  February 2018

 

 

New Enhanced Office and Agent Websites Coming Soon!

Maximize your internet presence with the newly enhanced Office and Agent Websites from Georgia MLS.   SS_Wordpress

Key Enhancements and Added Features:  

Mobile Friendly
A new responsive layout designed for tablets and mobile devices. 
Style Your Profile
New themes and high-resolution images to make your website truly yours.
Social Media 
Advanced social media integration brings your social media closer to your agent website than ever before.
Track Your Traffic 
Integrated Analytics feature allows you to take advantage of Google’s tracking analytics.
Better Metrics
New and improved reports. Utilize public and MLS data to give your clients a better view of the market. 
Advanced Property Search
New and improved search to make finding a home easier than ever.
Watch the video below to preview the enhancements and manage your website profile.  Take advantage of this opportunity to ensure your website is up to date with your personal and company branding before it goes live the first week in February!  

A Time for Giving

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10 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

Tis the season of giving and giving back to your community can be a very rewarding experience and can also lead to new business opportunities.  There are many reasons to give back to your community:

  • to meet new people
  • improve or learn skills
  • make an impact

… or just because it feels good.

Here are ten ways you can get involved and make a difference this holiday season >

 

 

 

 

Understanding Social Media Ad Costs

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Social media is a great way to meet new clients and its advertising power will continue to rise, so why not create a social media ad budget that will ensure the growth of your real estate business?

Each social platform offers a different user experience, so it makes sense for them to offer different ways to advertise based on how their platform is set up.

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