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Alleged Foreign Phone Number Scam Targets Real Estate Agents

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. […]

Supra Lockbox Activity through July 5: Down Over Holiday Weekend

Far fewer lockboxes were accessed over the 4th of July weekend than on a typical Saturday or Sunday. Therefore, comparing June 22, 2009 through July 5, 2009 the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 21.4% in Washington and 21.9% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Oregon, left; Washington, right) […]

RMLSweb Connectivity (7/8/09)

We’ve received multiple reports of users experiencing issues connecting with the RMLSweb today. It appears these issues may be connected to problems with some major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) today. If you experience difficulty connecting, we recommend contacting your ISP. We have assured that RMLSweb is in normal operation & we will continue to monitor the […]

Lockbox Activity – Halfway Through 2009

As you know, we’ve been tracking the number of times RMLS™ subscribers open Supra lockboxes in Oregon and Washington. Here’s how it looks mid-way through 2009. In Oregon, May was the high point with nearly 109,000 opens. For the year so far, total, there were 520,900 lockbox opens. The same held true in Southern Washington, […]

Supra Lockbox Stats – Updated Through 6-28

Comparing Supra lockbox openings by RMLS™ subscribers between June 15, 2009 and June 28, 2009 there was a 7.7% increase in Oregon and a 1.4% increase in Washington from the previous week. Click the chart for a larger view (Oregon, left; Washington, right)

July Real Estate Events and Education

Here’s a quick rundown of upcoming Realtor® events & education in our service areas for July. 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.   – July 16: OAR (Oregon Association of Realtors) hosts Dealing with […]

Stay Cool – Make Sure your ActiveKEY does, too

As you try to stay cool in the hot weather, keep in mind this friendly ActiveKEY battery tip from Supra: “Temperature extremes can affect battery performance. If the ActiveKEY is below 0° C (32° F) or above 40 ° C (104° F), it will not charge. During very cold or hot times of the year, […]

Supra Lockbox Stats Through 6-21-2009

Comparing Supra lockbox openings by RMLS™ subscribers between June 8, 2009 and June 21, 2009 there was a 6% decrease in Oregon and a 1.9% increase in Washington from the previous week. Click the chart for a larger view (Oregon, left; Washington, right)

Agents: How Upcoming Map Upgrades Can Help You

I think one of the coolest things about our upcoming release for mapping on RMLSweb is that you’ll be able to save custom Map Ranges & use them in several different searches (including Advanced Search, Hotsheet Search, Open House Search, Broker/MLS Tour Search, Actual Expired Search and Prospecting). What does that mean to you, though? […]