At the beginning of every month, we bring new features to many of your important NNRMLS products, services or business tools. This month we give Brokers new listing-editing privileges in Paragon, announce the return of in-person Broker office visits and MLS classes, discontinue five old listing statuses, continue our monthly Homesnap webinar series and we showcase improvements to TransactionDesk. Welcome to NNRMLS’ Launch Day July 2021 Blog Post!
In this issue:
- Broker Tools
- Sunsetting Active-Pending and Pending Statuses
- Return of In-Person Training
- Paragon MLS Documents Update
- Variable Clauses in TransactionDesk
- FREE Homesnap Pro Webinar
Scroll down to read about all of the enhancements listed above.
Brokers can now change the listing agent in Paragon MLS
On July 6 our team enabled all brokers accounts to be able to change the listing agent in a listing in Paragon MLS. Previously only MLS staff were enabled to make such a change. Click here to watch a how-to video.
LISTING STATUS UPDATES:
Discontinuation of Old Statuses
For the July Launch Day we finalized the discontinuation of the four Active-Pending statuses and the Pending-No Show status. You might remember that we replaced those five statuses with two, easier-to-understand statuses: Under Contract-Show and Under Contract-No Show. Read more about that here.
As of July 6 we converted all existing Active-Pending statuses to Under Contract-Show and all existing Pending-No Show statuses to Under Contract-No Show. We individually notified the brokers and agents who had listings in these statuses so that they would be made aware of the change ahead of time. We completed this task in order to maintain a more accurate MLS database and to finalize the change from those legacy statuses to the new Under Contract statuses.
How does this affect you? As of July 6 there were no more listings in Active-Pending or Pending-No Show statuses. However, those statuses will still appear in historical data. Here’s an example; if a listing was in an Active-Pending or Pending-No Show status during its life cycle that information will show in the listing history. Remember, NNRMLS now has an Listing Status Page, which is the official source of listing status definitions.
Broker Office Visits: Brokers can now book in-person MLS office visits for their business meetings or a full class. During the pandemic we continued Broker office visits but limited them to a virtual format. Brokers or Broker Staff click here to schedule a custom office visit!
In-Person Classes: NNRMLS will re-introduce in-person training in July and our team will release a class schedule soon. Highlights will include classes focusing on MLS tools and software held at your local REALTOR® Association and at the MLS office. Watch for emails about the latest class offerings from MLS later this month!
MLS DOCUMENTS UPDATES:
We streamlined the MLS Documents section in Paragon in order to make that resource more useful and relevant for our members.
What changed? We renamed folders, updated outdated forms, and deleted older documents. MLS Documents appears as a link in the upper-right corner of the Paragon MLS page online.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES UPDATES:
You can now add “Variable Clauses” to Form Templates because we’ve enhanced the way variable clauses are saved in templates.
Now, when variable clauses are added to form templates, they will be saved as variables and can be updated later when details are known. When adding a variable clause to a template, the date/time will display as a placeholder.
Email Upload now populates the subject line with the transaction name.
Click here to learn more about both of these interesting updates!
FREE Homesnap Pro Webinar:
Click Here to register for this month’s FREE “At Your Showing Appointment – Part 2” webinar! It’s only 30 minutes!
At Your Showing Appointment is a 30-minute live webinar scheduled for Wednesday, July 14th at 11:30 am.
This class will cover:
Setting your safety timer, Snapping a pic of the house for MLS data, Inputting clients pre-approval data in mortgage calculator, walking the property lines, commute and school ratings, how to show client properties that have sold, view on ‘MAP’ to help determine an offer, the street view, and contacting the listing agent.
Click here to watch our promo video!
Click here to find out about all of the exciting monthly topics and to register for a FREE Homesnap webinar today!
We hope you agree with us and our leadership that these updates help NNRMLS make the market work! Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com with questions or submit a comment below.
Where Can I Find Training?
NNRMLS welcomes requests for appointments from Brokers to schedule custom office visits in-person or online, and offers regularly scheduled classes to help our members optimize their use of all of our products and services. Brokers click here to schedule an office visit, agents click here for the class schedule.
As an NNRMLS member, you are also invited to schedule a one-on-one with one of our Tech & Training Team. Click here to schedule one-on-one sessions.
RELATED LAUNCH DAY MEDIA:
Broker Tools: Video on how-to edit listing agent.
NNRMLS Launch Day Blogs
Homesnap Pro, NNRMLS Bring Year-Long Webinar Series to Members
Paragon Scheduled Release Blogs
Tech Support and Training Options
NNRMLS Listing Status definition page