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Lead Me On

The Lead Capture widget in connectMLS will help you start turning leads into clients in no time! Use a simple link or advanced form generated by connectMLS to transfer leads directly into connectMLS from your:

  • Social media accounts
  • Websites
  • Emails

Read the latest eTip to learn how to transfer leads into clients with the click of a button

Don't Fear RPR

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR) is the National Association of Realtors (NAR) parcel-centric national database of property information.

Access RPR via:

  • The RPR link in the Tools, Resources & Links drop down menu in connectMLS
  • Go directly to

Learn More »

Register for a upcoming "Intro to RPR" webinar

Wednesday, June 11th at 10 AM »

Tuesday, June 24th at 2 PM »

Register for a webinar "Three Ways to Build Inventory Using RPR"

Wednesday, June 4th at 10 AM »

If You Like The Thing, You'll Love Infosparks

Infosparks is the newest, latest version of The Thing, and is now officially the coolest interactive online market analytics tool. 

  • Try it on your iPad or other tablet
  • Search several areas at once
  • Embed LIVE Infosparks links on your blog, website or emails
  • Get crazy with your custom searches using price ranges, number of bedrooms, etc.
  • Bar charts! Yes, you heard us - bar charts! 

It is accessible at the top of the homepage of The Thing. Here's a Picture »

Watch Coming Soon Video »

Note: The Thing is being phased out. On June 9th, Infosparks is becoming the lead/default choice, with The Thing still being accessible via a link in Infosparks until June 30th, when it will be gone. So don't be left out - start using Infosparks today!

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What's Coming Up?

Be on the lookout for the following:

Upgrades and Enhancements to Infosparks - the latest in Interactive Market Statistics

International Property Type

New Multi-Lingual IDX and Facebook IDX app from Immobel

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May 29, 2014

Summer's Almost Here


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Make plans to come to Chicago for the IAR Fall Conference from September 4th - 6th at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. Register by August 7th for just $149!

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IAR Habitat for Humanity builds are taking place this spring and summer in Springfield and Aurora

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SFR and CAR are hosting a Short Sales and Foreclosures Resource Designation Course from 9 AM to 5 PM on June 4th at CAR's Downtown office. Cost is $140 for CAR members, $150 for non-members.

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