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A new shortcut has been added to connectMLS that will save you time!

Under the Tools, Resources & Links drop-down, you will find a "Configure ShowingTime" shortcut that will take you to the ShowingTime landing page!

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connectMLS 5.0 is Awesome!

The wait is over! Phase 1 of connectMLS 5.0 is now available! This modern and intuitive user experience enables you to Add/Edit listings on any device without sacrificing functionality.

Features Include:

  • Updated and Modern Look and Feel - bigger icons, cleaner navigation and intuitive menus
  • Improved Mobile Experience - Responsive Design allows the layout to adjust based on the size of your screen
  • Dynamic Search Bar - search for listings, clients, agents and more from anywhere within connectMLS 

And this is only the beginning! More functions and features will be redesigned and rolled out in the coming months.

Learn More About connectMLS 5.0 »

Read the Release Notes »

Training Videos:

connectMLS 5.0 Highlights via Phone »

connectMLS 5.0 Desktop View »

connectMLS 5.0 SmartBar via Desktop »

connectMLS 5.0 Add/Edit Listings via Phone »

On August 30th, unless you have already selected your display preference (modern or classic), you will automatically be logged in to the Modern view. If you would like the classic view, change your display preferences under your Settings in connectMLS.

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MRED Labor Day Hours

Please be advised that MRED's Business Office will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.

Also be advised that MRED's Holiday Help Desk hours for Labor Day Weekend (September 3-5) will be as follows:

Saturday, September 3rd - Help Desk will be Open from 9 AM - 3 PM

Sunday, September 4th - On Call Emergency Hours from 10 AM - 2 PM

Monday, September 5th - On Call Emergency Hours from 10 AM - 2 PM

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 Schedule for Independence Day Weekend" bulletin.

MRED Communications will be on hiatus the week of Monday, August 29th in observance of Labor Day. MRED Communications will return to its normal schedule starting Tuesday, September 6th.

MRED's Business Office will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 6th.

What's Coming Up?

National Association of REALTORS® Conference & Expo - November 2 - 7, Orlando Florida

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Looking for resources to learn about the new connectMLS 5.0? Visit the Training section of for Training Videos on all of the new features of connectMLS! More videos will be coming soon.

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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.

August 25, 2016

Have a Safe and Enjoyable Labor Day Weekend (Next Weekend!)


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As a member of MRED, you are invited to attend the first ever Results Summit at The Encore Resort in Las Vegas September 19-20 for $149.00 (full value $399.00). Special offer expires August 28th!

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With a successful release of BPP via the Homesnap app, MRED will be discontinuing the offering of the Midwest Homes app. More information regarding timeframes and transition plans will be forthcoming. In the interim, we encourage you to download Homesnap; check out feature item to the left for more details.

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