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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 »

5 Reasons to Take Advantage of RPR »

Register for a upcoming "Intro to RPR" webinar

Wednesday, June 11th at 10 AM »

Tuesday, June 24th at 2 PM »

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 the Video »

Note: The Thing is being phased out. This Monday, 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!

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

Watch MRED Communications for a special connectMLS announcement next week

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What's Coming Up?
Be on the lookout for the following:

International Property Type

New Multi-Lingual IDX and Facebook IDX app from Immobel

  MRED In the News!

DocuSign Summer '14 Release Enables Business To Go 100% Digital »

4 Encouraging Trends for Chicagoland Buyers and Sellers  »

The Greening of MLS Listings »

As Home Prices Rise, Short Sales Fall »

Chicago Area Home Sales Down 10% in April As Inventory Remains Tight »

Presenting Offers in Person: Good Idea?! »


Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers, agents and appraisers and 8,000 offices. MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding "collar" counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana. MRED delivers over twenty products and services to its customers, complementing connectMLS, the top rated MLS system per the latest WAV Group MLS Technology Survey. Connect with MRED at

DISCLAIMER: Please always check with your managing broker or office manager to ascertain if any of your office policies supercede any general rule, information, suggestion or offer about the MLS system, other MRED products/ services or real estate in general contained in this communication.  Nothing herein is legal advice.

June 5, 2014

June is National Homeownership Month


Power search!

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Visit the MRED Statistics Page for the Latest Numbers on Your Marketplace »
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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!

Register Today »


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

Springfield Details »

Aurora Details »

MRED President & CEO Russ Bergeron was on the television show Built to Last.

Check Out Russ Starting at the 19:41 Mark »

Register for Upcoming Webinars »

DocuSign is offering 2 months free of DocuSign for REALTORS® PLUS with promo code: SUMMER. This limited time offer is available until June 30, 2014.

Learn More »

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