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How To Find New Listings In Matrix

December 8, 2016  |  by Ellen

If you want to find the hot-off-the-presses listings that have just gone on the market you can use the List Date field in Matrix to find them. To get started, go to the Search dropdown menu, then click General. Once you are on the search page select the various criteria you need—such as county and price range—then look for the... Continue Reading

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Quick Tip: Sort Your Contacts in Matrix by Category

November 2, 2016  |  by Ellen

  The Contacts page in Matrix gives you many different tools for managing and finding the right information when you need it. One feature we want to highlight is the ability to look up your contacts by what type of client profile they fit—such as buyer or seller. If you ever want to send out an email (or print mailing... Continue Reading


How to Search Within a Specific Subdivision or Other Small Locality in Matrix

October 25, 2016  |  by Ellen

If your clients want to focus on one or several subdivisions, did you know you can customize a search for them using Matrix’s polygon feature? Similar to a freehand drawing tool, you simply click and drag your cursor along the exact boundaries you want to define. Say your clients want to look at homes within a specific subdivision but not... Continue Reading


How to Share Custom Displays Directly from Matrix

October 17, 2016  |  by Ellen

One of the most powerful features of Matrix is its ability to search for listings down to a very granular level. This impresses the buyers you work with and makes the search process go much faster because you weed out homes they aren’t going to be interested in early on in the process. Whenever you perform a search in Matrix,... Continue Reading

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The Fastest Way To Search In Matrix: Use The Speed Bar

August 30, 2016  |  by Ellen

One of the most popular features of the Matrix Speed Bar is its ability to streamline the searches you run for the listings specific to what your clients want. Instead of going through all the different clicks required on the Criteria page, the Speed Bar lets you type in different codes to get the same results. The codes are pretty easy to learn and... Continue Reading


Matrix: How To Search For Listings Near A Metro Station

July 27, 2016  |  by Ellen

One of the most common requests from buyers is to find a home that is within easy access of public transportation. In Matrix it is easy to find all the listings within a set radius of a Metro station and send the list to your buyers. Since this search comes directly from the MLS it will have the most up-to-date... Continue Reading

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New Matrix Enhancements Now Available

March 15, 2016  |  by Jess

Matrix received some helpful enhancements last night. Here’s a recap of what changed: •   New Auto Email Display – The Split (Map with Thumbnail) display shows listings side-by-side with the map. Listings can be sorted by Newest First (default), Price – Low to High, and Price – High to Low. •   New Agent Notification – Matrix now sends an email notification if... Continue Reading


Matrix Enhancements Coming Next Week

March 11, 2016  |  by Jess

MRIS will be releasing some small, but helpful Matrix enhancements on Monday night. To do this, Matrix will be unavailable from 10-11pm on Monday, March 14. You will still be able to search listings using Homesnap Pro during this time. Here’s a quick list of what’s being updated: •   New Auto Email Display – Your Auto Email will have a new... Continue Reading


MRIS-U Quick Tip: Discovering Distressed Properties

October 27, 2015  |  by Tera

Do you see opportunity in distressed properties but aren’t sure where to start? Our latest MRIS-U Quick Tip taken from MRIS 103: Discover Distressed Properties will give you a starting point. If you have a client whose budget is less than the price of the homes they want, or if you see distressed properties as an investment opportunity, don’t overlook the Foreclosures and Short... Continue Reading


Quick Tip Tuesday: How to Save Time With Matrix Speed Bar

October 13, 2015  |  by Tera

We’ve got another MRIS-U Quick Tip to help you save time in Matrix. Did you know you can create or revise a search from any page in Matrix by using the Speed Bar Shortcut? Located beneath the navigation tabs at the top of every page, the Speed Bar uses special codes to quickly identify or edit your search criteria. This helps reduce the time you... Continue Reading

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