How to Build Your Brand

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  The experts at Buffini & Co. have some advice for those of you looking for ways to grow your business. “If you have a business, you have a brand, and each time you connect with your clients—whether in person, on the phone or online—you have a chance to build your brand and create loyal advocates,” they state in a RISMedia article devoted to tips and tricks for improving your brand …

News: CEO Annie Ives Profiled in Angeleno Magazine

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We’re delighted to share MLS CEO Annie Ives’ feature in the Power Players section of Angeleno magazine’s June 2016 issue. The publication showcases Ives’ extensive experience with The MLS, as well as her instinct for innovation in MLS technology. For a larger view, please click the image. CLICK HERE for the full issue of Angeleno. …

Homesnap Safety Features for Agents

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Being an agent can be scary sometimes. During open houses, agents often find themselves vulnerable to any manner of visitor. Fortunately, the Homesnap mobile app has a powerful two-part solution: the Safety Timer and the Distress Alert.  Per the Homesnap website: “The Safety Timer allows an agent to set a timer when he or she arrives at a showing. If the agent does not stop the timer after a set amount …

Video: Agent Inventory Tutorial

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Have you had a chance to take advantage of our agent inventory function? If you haven’t–or if you’d like a little help figuring it out!–we’ve got a brand-new video to show you the ropes. The Agent Inventory is a handy tool that you can use to keep track of all of your listings, whether you were the buying agent, the selling agent… or both! Need any extra help, or have anything …

New MLS System Menu

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Another day, another new exciting feature on TheMLS.com! Today, we’re pleased to introduce the new MLS System Menu, which will be officially launching Wednesday morning (May 11th), and will offer a host of upgrades, including improved mobile compatibility, a revamped appearance, and easier menu bar access to important links. Check out some of the brand new features in our introductory video! …

Introducing… the Listing Click Counter!

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We are delighted to announce our member site’s newest feature: the Listing Click Counter! With this innovative addition to our listing tools, MLS members will have an easier time than ever tracking their listings. The Listing Click Counter cuts out the middle man, compiling up-to-the-minute data from Trulia, Zillow and Homes.com so that every piece of information you need is available with the click of a button. For more information about …

Photo Recap: The MLS 2016 Technology Summit

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This year’s MLS Technology Summit, which took place March 31st at Los Angeles’s Skirball Cultural Center, was a massive success, drawing huge crowds of industry professionals and a full roster of informative and inspiring speakers. Many thanks again to all those who participated in the summit; we wholeheartedly appreciate your continued support, without which the summit would not be the success that it is. …

We’ve Had a Makeover!

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Our newest issue of Broker Caravan is out, and it may be our most beautiful one yet! Not because of the gorgeous home listings (though there are plenty of those!), but because we’ve made one major cosmetic change: the paper. That’s right–we’ve said au revoir to the thin yellow newsprint of previous issues and replaced it with a heavier stock white paper, making the pages of our magazine both stronger and …