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Find out how to get a mortgage at a lower interest rate.  At the beginning of the last downturn I took a 3/1 arm to get a rate in the 3s as 30 year fixed had risen to the 5s.  I kept that mortgage for 14 years and the rate never adjusted. I saved thousands. But be careful, it could backfire if ra...
In today's real estate world, you'll hear the term Multiple Listing Service thrown around a lot. It's more commonly known as an MLS, and almost every realtor is associated with one or more Multiple Listing Services.  Many home buyers seem confused about what the MLS Real Estate Listing Service ac...
The NY State MLS has an IDX (Internet Data Exchange) and this exchange allows for a real estate agent or broker to display listings from the MLS on their website.   Even listings that don't belong to that particular broker? YES!  That is the beauty of the MLS IDX, listing reciprocity that allows ...
Are you an auctioneer or do you buy or sell properties at Auction?   If so, you may be looking for a way to list those auctions that make sense to the public, and still offer cooperation and compensation to cooperating agents.  MLS software should be auction friendly, meaning auctioneers who sell...
Come To Summerset Landing If you are looking to downsize and live in New York State, consider looking into one of the nicest and most affordable options around.  Summerset Landing, located in beautiful Stuyvesant, NY is just 17 miles south of Albany and only a 2 hour train ride to New York City f...
Does your state have a statewide MLS?  Some states do have one but many do not and across the country in many rural areas there is no MLS at all. Enter My State MLS (www.mystatemls.com)  Started in 2014, My State MLS is a statewide MLS for the entire United States.  It is affordable, easy to join...
If you have said the words in the title of this blog post then you probably realized that Zillow ended manual listing entry for Real Estate Agents.  Now all listings must come through a feed, either a broker feed or MLS feed.  That's fine, if your MLS sends listings to Zillow, but what if you don...
Beginning this month (May 2017), Zillow group has ended manual listing entry for agents.From now on, Zillow will only take listings from an MLS or broker feed.  Smaller brokers who do not have a technology vendor who can help them to set up a feed will want to turn to an MLS. In some areas, the M...

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