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More Things To Think About When It Comes To Agent Safety

February 2, 2017  |  by Ellen

As part of our continuing commitment to sharing information and suggestions about how to stay safe on the job we wanted to call attention to a recent article from REALTOR Magazine that focuses on how male real estate agents can inadvertently leave themselves vulnerable when it comes to showing properties and meeting with clients out in the world. Click here... Continue Reading


Latest Case-Shiller Report Suggests Housing Market Has Recovered Fully

February 1, 2017  |  by Ellen

Today’s release of the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller report has housing market data through November 2016 and the numbers show an annual gain of 5.6%, up slightly from the annual gain the month prior of 5.5%. That led David M. Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, to state in a press release: “With... Continue Reading

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Cloud CMA Releases Two New Updates

January 31, 2017  |  by Ellen

  There are lots of great new features on the roadmap for the Cloud CMA comparative market analysis program for later this year, but two of the newest features have already been released. First up is the option to preview each page before you publish it as part of your CMA report. To see what each page looks like just click on... Continue Reading


Submit Nominations for NAR’s Good Neighbor Award

January 30, 2017  |  by Ellen

Do you know of a REALTOR® who’s making a positive impact in the community that you feel is deserving of NAR’s Good Neighbor Award? Nominate that person! Winners receive substantial donations to their preferred charity and even the runners-up get contributions as well. MRIS has had three agents receive some level of recognition from this award in the past several... Continue Reading


Introducing Broker Solutions on the Redesigned Website

January 26, 2017  |  by Ellen

As we’ve said before, one of the main reasons why we redesigned the website was to make it easier for our subscribers to use our systems. Part of that goal was the creation of the Broker Solutions page that lets brokers and other designated staff within brokerages access all the tools they need from one navigation point. If you... Continue Reading

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What’s The Next Big Feature Coming To Your Living Room?

January 25, 2017  |  by Ellen

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) always delivers interesting new products that aim to make our lives much more connected than ever before. But one feature stood out from all the others. In amongst the smart home security systems and over-the-top entertainment options there was a little something from the car manufacturer Hyundai that brings your car much closer to your... Continue Reading


Resources For Staging Small Living Spaces

January 24, 2017  |  by Ellen

Micro-apartments and other small living spaces might be growing in popularity but that doesn’t necessarily make staging them an easy job. We pulled together a list of articles and slideshows that gives ideas for how to make small spaces look spacious enough to live in comfortably. There is lots of advice for any type of room, such as this info... Continue Reading


Be Alert For This Potential Email Scam

January 23, 2017  |  by Ellen

Realtor Magazine is sharing the story of a real estate agent who almost got caught up in what could have a ‘phishing scam’—the term commonly used to describe a way for people to get email addresses and other personal information from the people they target. An agent in Florida received an email from someone who said he was moving to the... Continue Reading


Recapping The Inman Connect NY Conference

January 20, 2017  |  by Ellen

There’s been a wealth of information and ideas swirling around a few city blocks in NYC this week, all courtesy of Inman Connect 2017. Here’s a report from some of the panels and events that took place. Make sure to sign up for your FREE Inman Select account so you can access all the articles. Worried that technology disrupt your income?... Continue Reading

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What Does The ‘Green Leaf’ Icon In Keystone Mean?

January 19, 2017  |  by Ellen

We wanted to send out a reminder about the green leaf icon () that shows up next to many fields in Keystone. There are over a hundred of these green leaf icons in Keystone, and agents continue to tell us how helpful it is to have this extra information in cases where sellers aren’t sure whether their features qualify as ‘eco-friendly’ or not.... Continue Reading

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