MRED's Tuesday Tip Sheet
for November 27, 2012
Quick Tips to Help You to a Winning Week!
Hot Tip #1
Perform the ShowingAssistTM listing setup and process showing requests quickly and efficiently
You're a cutting edge agent but you're messing around with phone calls when other agents are trying to set up showings.

Why not have technology handle it for you, with the added bonus of tracking, metrics and easy feedback from the showing agents? Click HERE to get the skinny on setting up ShowingAssistTM.
Hot Tip #2
Electronic Signatures (eSignatures) have become an accepted,
safe and effective way to transact business in today's real estate marketplace
Your clients and customers expect that a busy and successful real estate agent will be familiar with and capable of utilizing eSignature technology in any transaction done in today's marketplace.

Best for you to take full advantage of the deal MRED has entered into with Docusign.

You get a free DocuSign account for twelve months or until May 1, 2014 (whichever is later). The account includes up to five envelopes (packets of documents) per month. With DocuSign being integrated into the Forms module of connectMLSTM, this is easy to do and doesn't cost you anything. In other words, a no brainer. Click HERE for all the details and to get signed up. 

Hot Tip #3
Consider posting your listings on Craigslist

Craigslist is in the top 50 websites in the world of page views (top 10 in the United States). It is, without question, the leading classifieds service in any medium. Whatever you think about Craigslist or the posting of properties on the site, to properly service your sellers you should at least consider posting their listings on Craigslist.

If you decide to do so, log on to and click on the right side of the home page called Share My Listings (SMyL). The MRED SMyL widget allows you to easily, quickly and effectively post your clients' properties on Craigslist, as well as on the other popular social networking/marketing sites.

Hot Tip #4
Yes! MRED has an MLS home search app

It's called Midwest HomesTM, and you can go to the app store of your preferred mobile device and download it for FREE.

You also have the option to create a Midwest HomesTM app that is branded to you, so you can send it to whoever you are working with, and YOUR name and contact information will appear in the app. This costs $5.99/month and has a $30 set up fee. To learn more about Midwest HomesTM, click HERE.

  Any questions? You can always contact the MRED Help Desk at 630-955-2755 or


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