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Love Infosparks!

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

PLEASE NOTE: The Thing will be gone as of 10:00 PM on Monday, June 30th.

  • 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.

Access Infosparks from the Tools, Resources & Links menu by clicking the tools icon in the upper right hand corner of any page of connectMLS. Infosparks is also accessible from the Additional Information menu on any listing in connectMLS.

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Don't be left out - start using Infosparks today!

MRED 4th of July
Holiday Hours

Please be advised that to honor Independence Day, MRED's Business Office and Help Desk will be closed at 4:00 PM on Thursday, July 3rd. Our Business Office and Help Desk will remain closed on Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th.

connectMLS and all other MRED products and services will remain available during the entire holiday weekend, even when our Business Office and Help Desk are closed.

Should you have an emergency issue, please log in to connectMLS and follow the instructions in the "MRED Business Office and Help Desk Holiday Schedule" bulletin.

MRED's Business Office and Help Desk will reopen at 8:00 AM on Monday, July 7th.

NOTE: MRED Communications and Training (except for Monday, June 30th) will be on hiatus next week and will resume on Monday, July 7th.

Not Just Any
Portal In a Storm

According to our statistics, ALMOST 50% of your clients are using their mobile device to view the listings you send them from connectMLS. For example, in April 2014 alone, there were almost 1,000,000 accesses to client portals via iPhone. These numbers will continue to increase.

In response to this, MRED is excited to inform you that we have introduced the ability for MRED real estate professionals to send their clients listings from connectMLS viewable in a mobile-friendly environment.  The new Modern/Mobile Client Portal  also includes:

  • An updated/modern look and feel
  • A new Gallery Photo view
  • Swipe photo browsing on mobile devices
  • New Properties Inbox with email history
  • And much more . . .

Read the Release Notes for All the Details »

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

International Property Type

Client Full Reports Translated into Twelve Languages

New Multi-Lingual IDX and Facebook IDX app from Immobel

Upgraded Midwest Homes app

MRED In the News!

MRED Report Reveals How Chicagoland Did in May »

The 10 Top-Selling Suburbs in Chicagoland »

Median Home Prices Up 8.3 Percent in Illinois »

Altering the 'Real' in Real Estate »


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 26, 2014



Modern/Mobile Friendly Client Portal!

Read the Latest eTip »

Reminder: Agent Reports contain confidential information. They are NOT for distribution to or sharing with members of the public. Use Client Reports for that.

Visit the MRED Statistics Page for the Latest Numbers on Your Marketplace »
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May 2014 Home Sales Report [Video] »

Snapshot of Illinois Housing Market [Infographic] »


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 »


Help IAR Build a Home for Habitat for Humanity

Details (Including New/ Changed Dates »


Leasing Agent License Renewal Now Available »

Want to embed the DPR tool into your IDX or VOW site?

Yes, I Want My Site to Perform the Same DPR Functions as Available in connectMLS »

Are you familiar with MRED's Menu of Products and Services?

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Brochure »


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.

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