Insights – October 14, 2015

Check Out Our Latest Matrix Enhancements!

The past week has brought about exciting changes for Matrix. These enhancements have been highly requested by our members, and we continue our efforts to work with CoreLogic to make Matrix a user-friendly, powerful business tool.

Search by Bed/Bath Level

You now have the ability to search for listings based on the number of bedroom or bathrooms on a particular level. This information is based on detailed room info already entered on listing input. Read our release notes for more information.

Updates to SqFt info on Appraiser 1-page Reports

Based on feedback from our Appraiser Committee, the Appraiser 1-page Report has been updated. Bedrooms, bathrooms, and square footage are now grouped by above grade (upper, main, and lower levels) and basement. Read our release notes for more information.

Have You Taken a Cloud CMA Class Yet?

Cloud CMA is an online property report generator that is integrated within Matrix. This innovative tool helps users to create listing presentations, comprehensive property reports, listing content for social media, and more. Have you taken a Cloud CMA class yet?

Register for one of the classes below and visit the REcolorado class schedule to learn more!

HOA Auto Fill added to Listing Input

Brokers are now able to search for an HOA by name, city, or zip code and auto fill the HOA name and phone number fields in Listing Input. The HOA info is based on DORA’s list of registered homeowner’s associations. To search for an HOA and auto fill, follow the steps below.

  1. When entering a listing, click the Community tab. Under the HOA/Management Company Information section, click Search Master, 2nd, or 3rd HOA.
  2. Enter an HOA name, city, or zip code and click Run Search.
  3. Find your HOA in the list and click the Fill link on the left.
  4. The HOA name and phone number will be auto filled in the Input form.

For more detailed information, please read our release notes.

Get Your Training in Before the Holidays!

With the busy selling season winding down, it’s a great time to head over to REcolorado for some training classes. Learn to use our core MLS products, Matrix and Realist, to maximize your efficiency, customize your tools, and get your work done quickly.

We offer a wide variety of classes that cover everything from iPads to My REcolorado Profile. Check out our class schedule and register for a class today!

CCM Update – Data Share to Continue Among Participants

We have received confirmation that IRES is now in general compliance with terms of the CCM agreement they signed with us and PPAR in 2003. Based on the progress that IRES has made to cure their breach of contract, we are glad to inform you our data sharing will continue. This is good news for our members today and paves the way for a much stronger solution for all brokers and agents in the future. Read the full article here.

SRES® Designation Class

The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business. This class will be held at DMAR West on November 17. Register early to save your spot!