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Exciting Updates Coming to Support and MRIS Connect Next Month!

Bright things are happening next month! Starting in April, the MRIS and TREND support centers will merge into the Bright MLS Customer Support Center with new hours – 8am-8pm Monday through Friday and from 9am-6pm on weekends. We’re adding some new functionality to MRIS Connect, too. All subscribers will have... Read More


February ’17 Housing Market Update: February Tops Monthly Record For Median Sales Prices In DC and Baltimore Metro Areas

The following analyses of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metro Area housing markets have been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. of ShowingTime and are based on February 2017 MRIS housing data. DC Metro Overview February 2017’s median sales price of $399,700 was up $19,700 or 5.2% compared to last year.  This... Read More


How to Find and Print Your Annual Statement and Agent Sales Report

It’s easy to find and print your Annual Statement and Agent Sales Report using the redesigned website. For your Annual Statement, log in to by clicking Log In at the top right of the homepage. Once you’re on your Dashboard, click on your name at the top right.... Read More


Advice For Buyers Thinking Of Buying This Spring

This spring is likely to be a competitive one for real estate since inventory is still low but demand has stayed strong. In today’s Washington Post Bright MLS board member Jon Coile explores the different things buyers need to do to to prepare for the tight market, including how to... Read More

Scams in the WWW

Scammers Target Florida Agents, Threaten To Suspend Licenses

Yesterday, a group called Florida Realtors sent out a warning that an imitation group group calling themselves the Florida Board Of Realtors is sending out fake letters and emails telling agents they were in danger of having their licenses suspended. The website that the scammers created looks legitimate when someone first visits... Read More


Down Payment Assistance Resources To Share With Your Clients

The growth of down payment assistance programs has skyrocketed in the past few years so much that it can be hard to keep up. Inman Select has shared an online resource called Down Payment Resource that collects information on programs all around the country, including programs that aren’t limited just to... Read More

Lucky Charms

What Is Your Luckiest Real Estate Story?

With St. Patrick’s Day a few weeks away we wanted to ask our readers if they have any tales of luck during their real estate career that are worth sharing. Have you ever been in line at the grocery store and heard the people ahead of you discussing how to... Read More


Get an XactSite Website That’s Xactly Right for You!

Do you need a new website, marketing system and better way to organize your contacts? If so, we have an XactSite website for you. Sign up from March 1 through March 31, 2017 and get 50% off the setup fee! Choose one of these great packages depending on your business... Read More


Bright Buzz, Feb 2017

We know you have some questions about the new MLS. Read the answers to some of these questions in the February Edition of the Bright Buzz. What’s happening now? Next? Support teams from Rockville, MD and King of Prussia, PA are combining. In early April 2017, you can dial a... Read More


Take the 2017 State of the Housing Market Survey!

The real estate industry is constantly evolving, and we are curious to hear about how the market is doing where you are and what trends you’re seeing from working with clients. Share your thoughts on the current state of the real estate market, new and/or changing trends with buyers and sellers,... Read More

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