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RMLSweb and Non-IE Browsers

We know there are a lot of you out there who use Web browsers other than Internet Explorer… and as you are well aware… RMLSweb primarily supports Internet Explorer (IE). However, we do want to clear the air about this situation, because things have changed a bit. RMLSweb is now accessible utilizing most browsers. By accessible, I […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through August 24

Lockbox activity down slightly After an increase last week, lockbox activity dipped slightly in the week of August 10-16 compared to the prior week. In Washington, the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 3.4% and in Oregon activity was down 1.4%. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) […]

The $8K Tax Credit and its Effect on Portland Metro Real Estate

There’s been some encouraging news lately in the RMLS™ market areas. The number of sales and pending sales are finally outpacing the totals from the same month in 2008.  How much of it might be a result of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit, though? I recently put together some statistics for the Oregonian on the Portland metro […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through August 9

Lockbox activity rebounds After a few down weeks, lockbox activity rebounded in the week of August 3-9 compared to the prior week. In Washington, the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes increased 18.2% and in Oregon, activity was up 8.8%. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) Archive View […]

RMLS™ Portland Office: No ActiveKEY Supply

Update (October 2, 2009): We are still experiencing intermittent shortages of ActiveKEY supplies at several offices, please check RMLSweb for the latest information. Unfortunately, due to a parts shortage at Supra, we currently have no supply of ActiveKEYs at our Portland office. We are working to obtain inventory as soon as possible. In the meantime, […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through August 2

Downward trend continues Comparing July 20, 2009 through August 2, 2009 the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 15% in Washington and 5.4% 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.

August Real Estate Events & Education

Here’s a quick rundown of upcoming Realtor® events & education for August in Oregon & Southern Washington. If you have an event that is not listed here, please let us know by commenting below. For future events, please send an e-mail to communications (at) rmls (dot) com. – August 5:Realtor Day at NW Natural Street of Dreams […]

Forms & Documents Keyword Search Added to RMLSweb

We’ve added a new Keyword Search to our Forms & Documents menu on RMLSweb. Our Forms & Documents menu has always been filled with lots of useful information, along with  the documents that you need in your day-to-day business. Now, instead of navigating through a list of folders, you can type in a keyword and search! […]

OREF: Be Aware of Disclosure Requirement That May Cause Closing Delays

Our friends over at Oregon Real Estate Forms (OREF) have issued the following update about the disclosure of Annual Percentage Rate: OREF’s legal counsel, Phil Querin, advises all brokers in the state of Oregon to be aware of federal disclosure requirement that may cause a delay in closing. Under new rules enacted by the Federal Reserve […]