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NAR Announces New Guidance that Reinforces Greater Transparency for Consumers

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National Association of REALTOR® The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) announced this week the adoption of changes to its guidance for local Multiple Listing Service broker marketplaces that reinforce greater transparency for consumers. The changes ensure disclosure of compensation offered to buyer agents, ensure listings are not excluded from search results based on the amount […]

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Heartland MLS Joins ACTRIS, FMLS and Miami in Collaborative Investment in Leading MLS Technology Company

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Heartland MLS has joined three other MLSs to form a new MLS-driven collaborative, MLS Technology Holdings LLC, which this week acquired the Remine real estate platform. In addition to Heartland MLS, MLS Technology Holdings LLC is made up of ACTRIS MLS, based in Austin, Texas, FMLS, based in Atlanta, Ga., and Miami REALTORS®. “Heartland MLS […]

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MLS-Touch Releases App Update, Improving Hotsheet Interface

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MLS-Touch updated its app this week to version 3.8, bringing with it a number of additions and improvements. The primary change coming with version 3.8 is the new Hotsheet interface and functionalities. The new Hotsheet offers more categories to access more information on the new and recent activity in the KC market such as Coming Soon listings, Pendings and Price Increases. It also adds […]

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MLS-Touch Mobile App Launches Listing Update Feature

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MLS-Touch rolled out a new feature in the app earlier this week that will allow users to edit and update their Heartland MLS listings within the app. Heartland MLS believes this will be a move toward more timely data, as agents will be able to update their listing status directly from their mobile phones. “I […]

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Realtor.com Tile Now Available on Heartland MLS Dashboard

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In collaboration with Realtor.com, Heartland MLS recently launched a tile on its dashboard, which leads users directly to their agent profile on Realtor.com. With this new connection, agents have simplified, secured access to this consumer-facing marketing resource. Agent profiles on Realtor.com can be personalized by each agent to include profile images, “about” information, areas served […]

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Heartland MLS Ends COVID-19 Special Policies for Listing Statuses

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In its June meeting, the Heartland MLS Board of Directors voted to end the temporary special status allowances that were put in place last Spring after the COVID-19 stay at home order. Effective immediately, listings are not allowed to stay in Active status if in-person showings are not being allowed due to COVID-19 concerns. If […]

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Heartland MLS Listings in Pre MLS Status Now Available in Matrix Client Portal

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The Heartland MLS Board of Directors recently changed its policy to allow for Pre MLS status listings to be included in email search results so clients can see them included with other statuses in their Matrix client portal displays. This change was made so that clients have the most up-to-date information on Pre MLS listings […]

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Sell Score Feature Now Searchable Through Realist

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Heartland MLS recently introduced a new CoreLogic Realist feature into Matrix called “Sell Score,” which is a tool that predicts the relative likelihood a property will be listed for sale in the next six months using a unique algorithm that leverages both public record and proprietary CoreLogic data. The Sell Score feature can now be […]

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HomeVisit Now Available within Heartland MLS Matrix

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Heartland MLS launched this week the HomeVisit marketing service, which operates within Matrix for users to order marketing materials for their listings, such as photos, videos and more with a non-expiring usage license. Heartland MLS subscribers are offered an ongoing discount for the service as well as promotional discounts available this year. HomeVisit partners with […]

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Heartland MLS Expands to Maryville, Mo.

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Heartland MLS will be expanding its footprint effective April 13 with the addition of 60 agents, brokers and appraisers through a merger of the Northwest Missouri MLS located in Maryville, Mo. This expansion will add approximately 4,800 on and off-market properties, their photos, and transaction histories into the Heartland MLS Matrix system.   “We would like […]

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