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About Kerry

Kerry has been at MRIS for approximately 9 years, starting in the MRIS Support Center, then moving to Product Management, and previously worked in real estate settlements. Kerry has worked on many MRIS products including the transition to Matrix, the redesign, the ActiveAgent products, and most recently the XactSite products and is a certified Product Manager. Kerry’s previous experience in the real estate industry and the MRIS Support Center provides insight into the experience of MRIS’ subscribers. In her spare time Kerry enjoys hiking, volunteering for a Siberian Husky rescue, photography, and reading mysteries. Three things Kerry can't live without are: 1: Her Siberian Husky, Indy, who appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2003 2: Her iPod 3:Her Motorola Droid. Kerry's favorite quote is: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride

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Monday Mobile Tip: Answer On The Fly Questions From Your Clients In Real Time

October 8, 2012  |  by Kerry

Have you seen the Professional Information in the new MRIS Homes™ mobile app? If not, just touch the MRIS Login option on the main menu and log in with your MRIS ID and password (not PIN). The Realtor Quick View shows you important information such as Days on Market and Days on Market Property, Property Status History, Listing Price History,... Continue Reading

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Is Your Website Smartphone Friendly?

June 13, 2012  |  by Kerry

You know that having your own branded website is important to your business, but it’s also becoming increasingly important to make sure that prospective clients can view and use your site on smartphones. Not convinced? Check out these stats: On May 7th, Nielsen reported that In March 2012, a majority (50.4%) of U.S. mobile subscribers owned smartphones, up from 47.8... Continue Reading

Focus Group Invite at NAR: Get A First Look At Stats and Awesome Infographics!

May 11, 2012  |  by Kerry

Headed to NAR Midyear next week? Be one of the first to experience the Listings360 Insight Advisor, a free new visibility portal coming to you in the next few months. See how crisp, never-before-seen infographics will transform the way you understand the exposure and performance of your listings.  Your feedback can only help the level of visibility you’ll have in... Continue Reading

Make the Most of Your Agent Website (Without The Defaults)

April 16, 2012  |  by Kerry

Are you getting the most out of your agent website? No matter which agent website service you have, there are some simple things you can do to make sure your site looks professional, polished and represents you well to potential clients. This has nothing to do with the features of your website or property search – these are things that... Continue Reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About

August 31, 2011  |  by Kerry

How much do you know about HomesDatabase and what it can do for you?  Here are 5 things you may not know. Add your Agent Photo You can upload your agent photo to display with your listings on, and in the Agent Search. Just as listings with photos get more attention, agents with photos get more attention. You can... Continue Reading

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Want to Live Within 10 Miles of the Office? Use the Radius Search!

August 2, 2011  |  by Kerry

The new HomesDatabase will feature a radius search that consumers can use to search for properties within a specific radius of an address – such as their place of work, child’s school, favorite restaurant, etc.- the possibilities are endless! The Street Address, City and State are required. The zip code is optional. This feature can be used in so many... Continue Reading

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See How The New Will Improve Your Leads!

July 28, 2011  |  by Kerry

The new HomesDatabase (coming soon!) has several lead capture forms to encourage consumers to contact you about your listing! With two great options below, consumers can get in contact with you with just one click! The “Request Information” button appeals to consumers that want more specific house information than what’s available on The “Schedule a Viewing” button allows those... Continue Reading

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Sneak Peek of the New Powerful Map Features!

July 27, 2011  |  by Kerry

Launching in the next week or so, the new will sport a brand new look for maps! Want a sneak peek of what map searches will look like? You got it! Check out the picture below that reflects two new map features: Drawing Search Area and Points of Interest. Drawing Search Area: Consumers will be able to click... Continue Reading

Looking for homes See Who’s The “Real Deal” or just a “Lookie Lou”

July 22, 2011  |  by Kerry

No real estate professional wants to spend time and effort on a potential client only to find out they can’t afford to buy. Good news! Visitors to have a higher average household income than visitors to other real estate sites. As you can see, the data shows that visitors are much more likely to afford to buy a... Continue Reading


What Has Done for Me Lately?

July 15, 2011  |  by Kerry

When you hear about, do you think “What does it do for me?” Well, there is a way to find out! If you’re thinking “I don’t remember ever getting a lead from HomesDatabase”, there may be a good reason for that. Many agents and brokers are surprised to discover that they either don’t have a website, email or phone... Continue Reading

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