Here’s a few hot weather tips I came up with for real estate agents as we all cope with a potential high of 107 today here in Portland! 1. If buyers close on 100+ degree day, offer a window A/C unit as a closing gift (good luck finding one right now, though). 2. Selling agents: if […]
Later this month, we’ll be adding a feature to RMLSweb that allows you to search our Forms & Documents menu by entering keywords or phrases like “short addendum” or “listing abbreviations.” We’ll post more information about this new keyword search soon.
Short video shows why RMLS™ subscribers should keep their ActiveKEYs out of the heat this week We’re going to have some serious heat in most of Oregon & Southwest Washington this week. As you try to stay cool in the hot weather, keep in mind this friendly ActiveKEY battery tip from Supra: “Temperature extremes can […]
The State of Oregon Real Estate Agency has issued the following alert on its website: The Agency is receiving calls from licensees asking if their fingerprint cards have expired. The licensees explain that someone stating to be from the Agency has called them and informed them that their fingerprints are going to expire. The caller […]
Activity down over previous week Comparing July 6, 2009 through July 19, 2009 the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 0.1% in Washington and 3.9% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Oregon, left; Washington, right) Archive View an archive of the Supra lockbox statistical reports on Flickr.
Lots of people are talking about short sales and foreclosures these days. If you didn’t know better, you might think that they’re the dominant type of listing for sale. But fortunately, you do know better and starting next week when we add two new short sale fields to RMLSweb (more on that later) it’s going to be even […]
With the recent changes to maps in RMLSweb it’s more important than ever that you make sure your listings are mapping correctly so other agents can find them later when running a map search. Watch this short tutorial to learn more about how to double check and edit your map point if needed. Need Help […]
While, the number of lockboxes that were accessed dipped during the week of the 4th of July, they seem to have rebounded nicely. Comparing June 29, 2009 through July 12, 2009 the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes increased 23.9% in Washington and 21.9% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view […]
The latest issue of the RMLS™ Market Action for June 2009 shows increases in accepted offers, closed sales and a decrease in inventory in several regions. Accepted Offers The five county Portland Metro Area saw a month-over-month increase in pending sales (8.4% comparing June 2009 with June 2008) for the first time since December 2006. Pending sales also […]
We’ve received reports of an alleged scam targeted at real estate agents. In this particular case, an e-mail is sent to the agent & the sender says that they want to schedule a showing, but that they want the agent to call them at their foreign phone number because they are only checking e-mail periodically. […]