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Stay Safe

Please Share Your Safety Tips

Given the recent tragedy in Arkansas, we would like to ask you to share your tips and suggestions for how real estate professionals can stay safe on the job. We know many agents let their colleagues or family members know where they are going to be, but are there other... Read More

Main Street Ellicott City, MD

Five Local Spots Make Money Magazine’s 50 Best Places To Live in America List

The latest issue of Money Magazine ranks the top fifty best places to live in the US and we’re lucky enough to have five of them in our footprint, including two that make the top ten. Of the ones on the list, Columbia/Ellicott City, MD has the best ranking at number... Read More

House for Sale

How An MLS Can Stay Relevant As Our Industry Evolves

Recently I was invited to write a My Take column for RealtyTrac’s monthly newsletter and it seemed fitting that I write about how an MLS can ride out all the change that has taken place, and is still taking place, as the Internet becomes more central to our daily lives.... Read More

A look inside the new shipping container apartments from Travis Price Architects.

Take A Look At The New Shipping Container Apartments In Brookland

Washington D.C.’s very first apartment complex made from former sea-going shipping containers has just been completed and the architects behind the projects have two dozen interior photos over on their Facebook page. We thought we’d pass them along for a little Friday fun since there are some innovative architectural decisions they... Read More


Matrix Top and Bottom Links are Back!

MRIS is happy to announce the Top and Bottom links are back on Matrix! While there are still other items we are trying to address, we feel this is a step in the right direction. Adding these links also keeps the Button Bar floating at the bottom so it is... Read More

Curb Appeal

12 Tips for Creating Great Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything and your home is no exception. When your home is listed for sale, you’ll want the initial look to create a positive impression that invites house hunters indoors to see what’s inside. "You should be getting your home picture-ready as soon as you know for sure... Read More

Take Care

REALTOR® Safety Month: Where to Take Precautions

By Suzanne De Vita September kicks off the National Association of REALTORS’® “REALTOR® Safety Month,” generating awareness among real estate professionals of the potentially dangerous situations facing them in the field. According to government data, there were over 25 million instances of property theft, identify theft or traffic fatalities in... Read More

MAR 2014 Conference

Thanks for Visiting the MRIS Town Center!

We hope you enjoyed the 2014 MAR Conference, and thank you for visiting the MRIS Town Center! With all the information, demos and excitement, we wanted to provide a place where you can reflect on what you learned at the conference, and take advantage of an extended discount. Click below to revisit some... Read More


Support Center Hours for Friday, 9/26

The MRIS Support Center phone lines will be closed the morning of Friday, September 26th so that the MRIS Support Center team members can attend the funeral service for their former Director, Carmen Hodges. The hours for Friday are: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm: Email and Online Chat Support will... Read More

Fall 2014 Predictions

CEO David Charron Contributes To Predictions For Fall Housing Market

The Washington Post asked a few local experts what their predictions were for the housing market as we head into autumn and most people agreed that things are going to look much more even-keeled for the rest of the year, but we are still on the road to recovery. Our CEO... Read More