Join the Mobile Revolution!
 
Goomzee® is the mobile technology company providing MRED brokers with cutting-edge mobile marketing tools.  These tools are provided FREE as part of the Goomzee® Basic Plan to all MRED real estate professionals.  Lead capture functionality such as Text Messaging, QR Codes and Branded Mobile Search can get you quickly on the path to mobile success.
 
To take advantage of this great benefit, log into connectMLS and click on the Tools, Resources and Links icon in the upper right hand corner of your My MLS page.
 
 

 
    
  ShowingAssist™ Fun Facts!
   
Last Month (April, 2012):
- Over 150,000 appointments were scheduled using ShowingAssist™
- 99% of MRED offices having listings enabled their listings for ShowingAssist™
 
ONE MORE FUN FACT - Too many agents are using ShowingAssist™ for you NOT to be!  And it's FREE!
 
 
 

 
 
 Updates and Enhancements
 
 
 
DocuSign® has some upcoming updates and enhancements designed to improve an already excellent eSignature experience.
 
 

 

 

 

               Advice

 
Here is some good advice from Ed Leighton, one of our Help  Desk Analysts, about staying organized using the Forms module in connectMLS™.  This is an easy way to enhance your success.
 
Click HERE for a great short read . . .
 
  
 
COMING IN JUNE, 2012 -
WATCH FOR:
 
 
- Announcements regarding the next upgrade of the connectMLS™ system, expected in mid-June!  The best MLS gets better!
 
- Information about MRED introducing a new state of the industry framed IDX solution that will be ready to go live any day now.  This
will provide an IDX search solution for your site that is easy to
maintain and second to none.
 
- The premiere of the new mredllc.com - a cutting edge, full fledged resource for all MRED real estate professionals.  Much more detail to follow . . .
 

See this?
 

In case you missed it, here is the latest Chicago Agent Magazine article by MRED CEO Russ Bergeron:

 
 
ABOUT MRED
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 8,000 real estate offices and 40,000 real estate professionals, including brokers, agents and appraisers. MRED has expanded well into the "collar" counties surrounding Chicagoland, and its property information encompasses northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.
 

MAY 31, 2012

What's New!

 
 
MRED congratulates HRO (formerly McHCAR) on its new name!
 
HRO is hosting an Open House on Friday, June 8, 2012, from 3 to 7 pm.  It will include some short training sessions by MRED Trainer Jerry Hoffman.  All are invited!
 
 
 
Current Events

 
NAR forecasts median existing home prices to rise 2-3% this year and 4-5% in 2013!
 

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The Supreme Court has provided clarity on brokerage administrative fees.  They are a RESPA violation only when split with others.  You are fine if you don't share them.
 

 
 
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