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Matrix is Changing

What is Count on the Fly?

August 26, 2014  |  by Jess

When can you count the numbers of listings matching your search criteria without clicking Count? When you use count on the fly! Launching with the Matrix changes scheduled for release soon, count on the fly automatically updates the number of listings in Matrix based on criteria entered into your search or by drawing shapes on a map. Matrix will display... Continue Reading

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How Ready Are You for Matrix Changes? Test Your Knowledge!

August 25, 2014  |  by Jess

If you haven’t checked your email yet this morning, you may have missed our invite to test your Matrix Changes knowledge. Our team has put together a series of questions with the goal of helping you identify which items you know very well and/or items you don’t know as well (if any). The short quiz covers the following: •   Navigation and... Continue Reading


Experience the New Matrix with Matrix Express!

August 18, 2014  |  by Justin

As part of our efforts to help you prepare for Matrix changes, we invite you to take Matrix Express, our brand new, self-guided learning experience from MRIS-U! This quick 15-minute interactive tutorial is now available on MRIS-U, allowing you to experience the changes in workflow first-hard as you help a client search for a home. After you complete the interactive... Continue Reading

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How You Can Be Prepared for Matrix Changes

August 11, 2014  |  by Jess

If you’re looking for help with Matrix updates, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a frequent reader of the blog, or you’ve just arrived on this page from a link in an email or a post on Twitter or Facebook, this is one of the most important posts about Matrix changes we’ve ever written, mainly because it links you to... Continue Reading

MRIS 301

Matrix is Changing, Sign Up for Training!

August 7, 2014  |  by Dessie

If you’re curious to see what the upcoming Matrix changes look like “in action,” then we encourage you to register for MRIS 301: What’s New & What’s Changing. This info-packed class goes into detail about the Matrix enhancements as well as new products such as Homesnap Pro, SmartCharts Pro and MRIS Close It! (just to name a few). New sections... Continue Reading

Are You Ready for Matrix

Remember Those Matrix Updates?

August 4, 2014  |  by Jess

Now that the Spring market has passed, it’s time to reacquaint ourselves with those Matrix changes we talked about earlier this year. We want to take a couple of minutes to address what we feel are the 3 key things you need to get ready for the upcoming Matrix changes: 1. Visit for resources.The update isn’t happening tomorrow, but... Continue Reading

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The Trainer Talks about First Floor Master Bedrooms

April 25, 2014  |  by Diane Ives

Does your listing have a First Floor Master Bedroom? Many buyers may be looking for that feature so be sure to make that information searchable by buyer agents in Matrix. Listing Agents, use these hints to promote the First Floor Master Bedroom in Keystone: 1. Remarks - use words in your Agent/General Remarks, (ex: Main Level Master) that can be... Continue Reading

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Matrix Survey Results and What We’ve Heard

March 28, 2014  |  by Jess

Thanks to everyone who has filled out our Matrix Updates survey. As of today, 95% of respondents have indicated that they are aware of the upcoming changes, but individual levels of comfort vary. The change that respondents find most challenging? Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) Customization. If you’ve used the CMA tool within Matrix, the “change” to this tool is more... Continue Reading

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Matrix Update Awareness: Reports and CMA Customization

March 26, 2014  |  by Tera

We all know how important reports and Comparative Market Analyses (CMAs) are when you’re helping a client find a home. Changes in the upcoming Matrix release will give you some enhanced features that allow greater flexibility when you’re printing Matrix reports or creating CMAs. HTML and PDF Reports With the new release of Matrix, you will see an option to... Continue Reading

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Matrix Update Awareness: Saving Time with Navigation and Maps

March 25, 2014  |  by Tera

Of the changes coming to Matrix, the most noticeable changes involve how you search and navigate. Where the old workflow required you to complete separate searches if you wanted to view maps or revise your search, the new workflow lets you easily toggle between search, results and mapping. These changes will take some getting used to, but will ultimately help... Continue Reading

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