4.2 is Coming Soon!!!
Next Tuesday, June 19th, the latest version of your MLS, connectMLS™ 4.2, will be live!
It is critical you take advantage of all the FREE training resources available to you as an MRED customer to bring you up to speed on connectMLS™ 4.2.  There is a lot of great new functionality, including a great new Power Search and other ways to more effectively and efficiently search the MLS system, but it will mean nothing to you if you aren't aware of it or shown how to use it.
Look for the stand-alone email and connectMLS™ Bulletin announcements when 4.2 goes live!


 Fannie Mae Direct!
MRED is pleased to announce an enhanced process for submitting short sale cases directly to the Fannie Mae Short Sale Assistance Desk!
Starting TODAY, June 14th, 2012, submission to the Short Sale Assistance Desk and case management will be handled by Clarifire Community, a new case submission service that will streamline the submission, approval and tracking process for Fannie Mae short sales.

 State of the Art IDX Search
 is Here!
MRED has partnered with iHomefinder for our new IDX framed solutions. The iHomefinder product, "Smart Frame", offers a new look and feel, with:
- More search capabilities
- A highly detailed consumer facing display
- A back-end reporting module with which you can track clients
- And more!
The MRED/iHomefinder partnership also brings you state of the art agent websites, WordPress solutions, and VOWs. Preview before you purchase!
PLEASE NOTE: all MRED/iHomefinder IDX, Website, WordPress and VOW products are offered on month-to-month contracts! NO long-term commitment required.
You don't even have pay to be a "premier agent" to get a great price on the functionality you choose!

Take a moment to look at a few of the most popular questions the MRED Help Desk receives about connectMLS™.  Bet something you've been wondering about is answered!
Click HERE to see this latest connectMLS™ eTip, or you can log into connectMLS™ and find this eTip on the My MLS Bulletin Board.
   Coming in Late June . . .
The premiere of the NEW MREDLLC.com!  A cutting edge, full-fledged resource for all MRED real estate professionals.  Much more detail to follow . . .
  MRED In The News!
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.
JUNE 14, 2012
What's New!

Starting next Thursday, June 21st, your Open House information will be pulled from connectMLS™ and displayed on your listings appearing on the Realtor.com website.
Your Open Houses will not appear on Realtor.com unless entered into connectMLS™!
Upcoming Events

The Appraisal Institute has its Introduction to Green Building course coming up June 25th in Chicago.  This is a great course that is not regularly presented here, so take advantage!
Is it already that time of year again?  The IAR Convention and Expo is being held in St. Charles October 2-4, 2012.  

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