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? […]

Pending Sales Continue to Increase in Clark County

One of the most interesting statistics I saw in the latest issues of Market Action was the increase of pending sales compared to May 2008 in Clark County. This was the second month in a row that the number of pending sales rivaled that of the same time period a year ago. This is good […]

Rules Changes Coming July 1

For a summary of the National Association of Realtors® recommended changes that were approved by the RMLS™ Board of Directors click here. These changes go into effect July 1.

Upcoming Events

Here’s a quick rundown of upcoming Realtor® events & education in our service areas for the rest of June. 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.   Vancouver Fine Homes Group Tour, June […]

How Affordable Are Homes These Days?

While, ultimately this is extremely personal calculation (because it depends on the buyer’s income, mortgage rates, how well the house will meet their needs, etc.) there is one generic indicator that we can use to get a sense of where the market is at overall: the Affordability Index.