Previous 20 Searches!
With the connectMLS™ 4.2 upgrade, you now have the ability to display your 20 previous searches right on your My MLS desktop.  This widget allows you to very easily and conveniently run searches with previously used criteria as soon as you've logged on!
This may have snuck by you with the excitement of the upgrade, so let's take a moment to get you set up right now:
  • Log into connectMLS™.
  • Click on the Setup tab
  • Choose the "Modify home page layout" link
  • Click on the Previous Searches box to add it to your My MLS home page

As always, if you need any assistance, please contact our Help Desk at 630-955-2755 or

  Good Numbers!
It's gettin' better all the time . . . but we'll let IAR and the numbers do the talking.

As distressed properties continue to make their way through the marketplace, the question remains - do you want to help your buyers get  the best deals when these properties make it to the market?
RealtyTrac® is the nation's #1 source for foreclosure information.  MRED has teamed up with RealtyTrac® to provide you with access to a wide range of benefits at a significant discount.  You know that there are still a lot of foreclosures in our marketplace.  You need to take a look at RealtyTrac®.


  What's Coming Up? 
Be on the lookout for the following over the next few weeks:
MRED's new Facebook IDX Search for YOUR FB business page
MRED's Midwest Homes Agent Branded IDX Search MOBILE app
The MLS Data Co-Op, which will allow you to market your properties and access MLS listings across the country
A significant update to ShowingAssist allowing you to schedule multiple showings and featuring a new Home Page Dashboard
MRED will be at the IAR Fall Expo and Conference in October, at Booths 403-405.  Hope to see you there!
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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.
AUGUST 23, 2012
What's New!

Here is an update from that was shared with Realtor® association leadership prior to the Leadership Summit just held in Chicago.
Upcoming Events


NAR's Green 100 and 200 Courses are coming to Evanston September 24th and 25th.  One of your fellow MRED Realtors®, Sarah Coulter, is one of the instructors!
Is it already that time of year again?  The IAR Convention and Expo is coming up in St. Charles October 2-4, 2012.  
Have you taken your business international yet?  Great opportunity to put it all together by attending the CIPS Institute, HERE in Chicago!
NAR's 2012 Workforce Housing Forum is coming up in October. Includes a class to help you work with local employers to help their employees become homeowners!



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