4.2 is Live!!!
This past Tuesday, June 19th, MRED premiered the latest version of your MLS, connectMLS™ 4.2.  Several cutting edge features were introduced, helping connectMLS™ maintain its stature at the forefront of MLSs across the country!
The highlights include:
- Default searches for each property type
- Saving and instant recall of the previous 20 searches, including a Previous
Searches widget on your My MLS home page
- Power (Natural Language) Searching
- Bing 7 mapping enhancements down to the parcel level
- Updated Driving Directions
AND COMING THIS MONDAY, JUNE 25TH - Auto-completion of search criteria!
MRED has created a place for you to go that has all of the connectMLS™ 4.2 resources at your fingertips, like videos, documents providing highlights or detail, and training links.


 How Do You Like
 May's Numbers?
If you are in real estate, you liked them a lot!  Year over year median price gains?  Median prices crossing into positive territory?  Sales levels at the highest in four years?  And mortgage rates are still falling . . .
Don't take our word for it:

 It's Time to Get Your
 Starter Kit! 
Goomzee®, the Text Messaging and QR Code marketing experts, continually poll agents to find out what would make it easier for them to get started and use their great service.  Their latest innovation?  A "Starter Kit", for a one-time fee of $35, which provides you with:
- Two pre-printed riders (both sides) with your text number and QR code already printed on them; PLUS
- Goomzee® support staff assisting you to publish two of your listings so you can begin promoting them as soon as the signs arrive (within two business days).

Please take a moment to watch the latest NAR home ownership commercial created for NAR's Public Advocacy Campaign.  It portrays owning a home from a child's point of view, and it's quite effective!
   It's Almost Here . . .
The new MREDLLC.com will be live soon!  A cutting edge, full-fledged resource for all MRED real estate professionals, the new MREDLLC.com features:
- Simple to use functionality
- Great organization
- A limited number of general tabs for quick and easy access to info
- Site search
- Products and resources details and offerings
- An enhanced Training tab
Keep an eye on MRED Communications for the "go-live" date!
  MRED In The News!
Here is "The Future of MLS" article that will be in the July edition of The Illinois Realtor® Magazine.  This is great infomation from MLS experts including MRED CEO Russ Bergeron!
Recent Press Releases:

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 21, 2012
What's New!

Starting TODAY, 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 this Monday, 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 coming up in St. Charles October 2-4, 2012.  

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