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By the Numbers Seminar: Use Stats to Your Advantage

November 26, 2014  |  by Neal

The Real Estate industry is driven by statistics, and those that have access to and understand them have a distinct advantage. Please join me, Neal Feinberg, and my fellow MRIS Client Alliance Manager Adam Iobst for an informative seminar on how to utilize MRIS statistical tools, and learn how to gain that competitive edge with SmartCharts Pro. When: Monday, December... Continue Reading

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Client Alliance Manager Kim Mingo Shares Some Creative Tips For Open Houses

August 15, 2014  |  by Ellen

Now that most potential buyers have already scoped out the online pictures of a home before they go to its open house, real estate professionals have had to come up with new and exciting ways to get them to stick around long enough to get a feel for a home. One of our Client Alliance Managers, Kim Mingo, stopped by Let’s Talk... Continue Reading

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Kim Mingo Shares Home Selling Tips With WBAL-TV 11

September 16, 2013  |  by Ellen

Yesterday Kim Mingo, the MRIS Regional Client Alliance Manager, took to live television to discuss the results of a survey asking MRIS customers what their clients’ biggest turn-offs were when touring a house. Almost half of all respondents said an outdated kitchen was what dissuaded homebuyers the most, but clutter, hovering homeowners, and bad odors also made the list. Kim offered... Continue Reading


Using the Photo Comparison Display

August 6, 2013  |  by Neal

One of the most effective yet underutilized displays in Matrix is the Photo Comparison display (located in the Display drop-down menu). This display shows the Main Exterior (Primary), Kitchen, Master Bedroom, Living Room, and Exterior Rear photos side by side for all the listings selected. For your customers this gives them the opportunity to compare rooms from many listings on... Continue Reading

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Congratulations Sue Pinder – 2013 MRIS President Award Winner

April 15, 2013  |  by Jess

Every year, MRIS staff members assemble together to recognize those employees who go above and beyond their role and responsibilities to deliver exceptional service, quality work and a steadfast commitment to creating a positive environment both inside and outside of the MRIS offices. The President’s Circle was established to provide on-going recognition to MRIS employees who consistently model leadership, dedication... Continue Reading

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“Handsome Is That Handsome Does”

December 10, 2012  |  by John Heithaus

The Vicar of Wakefield, a novel by Irish author Oliver Goldsmith, was published in 1766. Vicar was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. One of the quotes from the book, noted in the title above, serves to compliment people who do good deeds in their everyday work. It has always stuck with me since I... Continue Reading

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Neal’s Tips for Automated Watched Listings in Matrix

April 27, 2012  |  by Neal

Now that the weather and the market are both heating up, there may be listings your buyer is interested in, but for various reasons cannot make an offer on (the list price may be too high or the property is under contract). To keep track of these listings we offer Watched Listings. The Watched Listings icon can be found on most... Continue Reading

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Grow Your Business By Farming Expired Listings in Matrix

March 20, 2012  |  by Kim Mingo

Happy First Day of Spring! As the weather heats up and the pollen count continues to climb, every beautiful day brings a fresh reminder of what’s to come. On my drive into work, I notice all the unforgettable signs of Spring; the multitude of robins hopping about, fields of bright yellow daffodils lining the road and of course, more and... Continue Reading

An Inside Look at MRIS from This Agent’s Perspective

February 23, 2012  |  by Scott

Good day my friends, my name is Scott Saghirian and I am the Manager of Client and Association Alliances here at MRIS. Prior to joining MRIS I was a full time real estate agent in Maryland. I must admit, in the hectic life that is real estate, I didn’t discover everything there was to know about MRIS. Sure I logged... Continue Reading

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Tools of the Trade: Sue’s Guide to Getting Organized

January 20, 2012  |  by Sue

Hi, my name is Sue Pinder and I am the Client Alliance Manager (CAM) for FAAR, PGAR, SMAR, CCBOR, BAAR and MSBR.  The beginning of the year is always busy, so here is my guide to getting organized with MRIS’s “tools of the trade”: 1. Organizing your time is always a constant effort so why not take advantage of our “Virtual Training Classes“? ... Continue Reading

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