Additional Fixes and Features Added to RealTracs 3.0

The latest updates and enhancements to the RealTracs 3.0 MLS System went live Wednesday August 31st.

The RealTracs help desk staff is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm to answer any questions you might have about the newly added features or anything else in the new system.  They can be reached at 615-385-0777 or via email at helpdesk@realtracs.com.

Updates:

  • Print Reports, Results Views and Print Preview: All now display the contingency when applicable for Under Contract Not Showing Listings
  • Results list below map is now displayed automatically when Search is clicked
  • List View:  Printing is now available for custom layouts
  • List Results Tab & Map List Results:  Status specific color blocks added for easy status identification
  • Phone numbers clickable for dialing on RealTracs.net when accessed via mobile device
  • Log in As:  Depressing the keyboard enter key now logs in the selected user
  • Prospector:  Unsubscribe button relocated to User Preferences
  • New Firm Profile now available via the Office Page for Office Staff, including a new field for Firm License #
  • Firm License # is now displayed on the Firm Roster via Roster Search and clicking the Firm name on all reports once the license number has been added to the Firm Profile under the Office Page by Office Staff
  • New Broker Property Log added to the Office Page menu for Office Staff

Fixes:

  • CMA:  LP/SF, LP/Acre and LP/Unit columns for subject property are now calculating
  • Auto Notify:  Clear Frequency button is now working again

Understanding the New Status Changes

The accurate status of a property is an important piece of information, as it communicates where in the listing cycle it is.  Please be aware that there are some new status choices coming to add/edit on September 7, 2016 that will replace Active with a Contingency and Pending.  While what they are called might be new, the function is not.

Under Contract – Showing (formerly Active with a Contingency) simply means the listing has an accepted offer to purchase pending clearance of a contingency, such as the sale of a home or financing.  It’s important to note that the home will still be shown to prospective buyers for back up offers.  During this time, Days on Market still accumulates.

Under Contract -Not Showing (formerly Pending) listings have a binding sales contract that has been accepted by both parties, and Days on Market no longer accumulates.  Three things are needed when moving to Under Contract- Not Showing:

  1. The Under Contract date
  2. Off-Market Date
  3. Sales Agent Name
  4. Co-Sales Agent name (if applicable)

The new status change form will be placed in the RealTracs Online Information Library when the changes are effective.

The image below will help give you a visual of the listing cycle as your property moves through the statues in RealTracs.

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There is online help available to assist you in understanding the new status changes.  A full description of each can be found here, as well as a step-by-step video tutorial and walk-through of how to change the status of your listings.

Also, as always, if you have any questions regarding the new statues, or anything else, do not hesitate to contact the RealTracs Help Desk at 615-385-0777 or via email at helpdesk@realtracs.com.  They are available Monday – Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.

Additional Fixes and Features Added to RealTracs 3.0

The latest updates and enhancements to the RealTracs 3.0 MLS System went live Wednesday August 3rd.

The RealTracs help desk staff is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm to answer any questions you might have about the newly added features or anything else in the new system.  They can be reached at 615-385-0777 or via email at helpdesk@realtracs.com.

ALL UPDATES, ENHANCEMENTS, and FIXES

Updates:

  • Media Manager: Rotation buttons added to each image
  • Media Manager: New process for uploading additional photos and editing existing photos
  • Media Manager: New process for deleting an image
  • Stats Results tab: Option added to print over 250 results
  • Stats Results tab: Option to see over 250 results added to Cross Class
  • Mobile.RealTracs.net: You can now navigate from the mobile site to the full site and from the full site to the mobile site when on a device detected as mobile.
  • Customizable html CMA: Added to Land, Multi-Family, Commercial, Rental, Auction, MLS# and Cross Class Search
  • CMA Print Options: Printing now includes only the completed custom fields
  • Auto Notify: Pick contacts button added to Step 2
  • Auto Notify & Prospector: Notifications can now be turned off by clicking the name on the notification
  • Prospector – Users activating their 26th Auto Notification will be prompted to subscribe to Prospector
  • Prospector: Search field added
  • Prospector: Unsubscribe button added

Fixes:

  • Portrait images are now handled properly on the Thumbnail view and are no longer stretched
  • History report is now displaying price change data properly
  • Public Site Report: Both the date and time are now considered so the entered dates are included in the results
  • Preview email listings links are now working when composing an email listing message
  • Delegate logins: Reports now display the “Requested By” name of the logged in user
  • Model Open House links are now displaying in the OH column for all classes
  • Office Page/Agent Performance: Date range fields added

Winners Announced in RealTracs Fee Giveaway

As part of the year-long celebration of RealTracs’ 20th Anniversary, we gave away a free quarter of User fees to several lucky winners – and those winners are below!

Two winners were chosen from Users who joined RealTracs during each of the 20 years we have been in business.  For example, there are two winners who have been with RealTracs since 1996, two winners who have been with RealTracs since 1997, all the way down to two winners who just recently joined RealTracs in 2016.

That’s 40 winners total!!

There is nothing the winning recipients need to do to claim the free quarter of User fees.  A credit of $120 will appear on your billing statement with the description, “RealTracs 20th Anniversary Giveaway”; and, a special congratulatory certificate is on the way.

It’s always our pleasure to serve the RealTracs Community of Users.  Again, congratulations to all the winners, and thank you all for your continued business!


20 Year Winners
Mitzi Ragen – CENTURY 21 Lakes, Land & Auction
Nancy Wallis Warren – Fridrich & Clark Realty

19 Year Winners
Janet F Flanagan – Coldwell Banker Barnes
Charles S. Yates – Keller Williams Realty

18 Year Winners
Sherwin Clift – Keller Williams Realty
Mike Maselli – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

17 Year Winners
Robert Worth – Coldwell Banker Conroy, Marable & Holleman
Adeline Bush – Crye-Leike

16 Year Winners
Amy Cross Nance – CrossRoads Real Estate
Teresa S. Austin – PARKS

15 Year Winners
Jennifer L. Anderson – The Realty Association
Gayle M. Halvorson – Exit Real Estate Solutions

14 Year Winners
Billy Scooter RANDALL – Burton Blackwell Realty and Auction
Tawny M. King – Exit Realty King & Associates

13 Year Winners
Shelia Lunsford – Benchmark Realty
Ben Wilson – Team Wilson Real Estate Partners

12 Year Winners
Hesh Eslami – Realty of America
Sharon Tucker – Imagine Realty

11 Year Winners
Teresa L. Tate – Exit Realty of the South
Levinia R McClain – Beck ERA Chappell and Associates

10 Year Winners
Wen Baugh – Worth Properties
Randall (Randy) Withrow – New South, REALTORS

9 Year Winners
Paul Myers Craig and Wheeler Realty & Auction
Gregory Carl Nesto – Reliant Realty ERA Powered

8 Year Winners
Willie Mangrum – PARKS
Kim Poor – Realty Savings, LLC

7 Year Winners
Jean Marie Stover – Janssen Realty
Carol Rice – Village Real Estate Services

6 Year Winners
Bianca Cerio Tinsley – Keller Williams Realty
Michelle McIntosh – PARKS

5 Year Winners
Pamela Creel – Cumberland Real Estate LLC
Sam Corley IV – Reliant Realty ERA Powered

4 Year Winners
Kevin McGuigan – McGuigan & Associates
Kenny Stephens – The DeSelms Team

3 Year Winners
Danielle Carter – Coldwell Banker Barnes
Dani Cox – Benchmark Realty

2 Year Winners
Pamela Huxtable – RE/MAX Fine Homes
Jace Davis – SilverPointe Properties

1 Year Winners
Brandon Bliss – Keller Williams Realty
Detrick Nelson – Exit Realty Bob Lamb & Associates

RealTracs is Giving Away Free User Fees!

As part of the year-long celebration of RealTracs’ 20th Anniversary, we are giving away a free quarter of User fees to several lucky winners.

Two winners will be chosen from Users who joined RealTracs during each of the 20 years we have been in business.  For example, there will be two winners who have been with RealTracs since 1996, two winners who have been with RealTracs since 1997, all the way down to two winners who just recently joined RealTracs in 2016.

That’s 40 winners total!!

Check back here Thursday July 14th, or on the RealTracs Facebook page, for the full list of lucky winners!

Good Luck!

New Home Search Features in Homesnap

We are excited to announce a number of enhanced search features in Homesnap! These enhancements launched this week for iOS and Android users, making Homesnap an even more powerful tool for finding the perfect home.

1. Homesnap now tallies local listings and uses clusters to show you how many homes are for sale in an area. You can see individual listings by tapping on a cluster circle or zooming in.

2. The main map in Homesnap now shows property lines – you don’t have to click into the individual listings to view property boundaries.

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3. The list view of homes in Homesnap is now more dynamic. Swipe right on a home’s main image to message, share or favorite it, or swipe left to scroll through all available photos.

4. It’s now even easier to look at local schools in the map view or through the search function. Then you can narrow your home searches to a particular school attendance zone and filter further by home-specific details.

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5. Search for open houses scheduled in the area you’re interested in. They will appear on the map view as purple pins with an orange dot. To see them, click “Filter,” then change the status to “Agent Open” and select a date.

Happy home searching!

Notice of Planned System Outage

There will be a planned RealTracs MLS system downtime Wednesday evening, July 6 from 10 pm until 12 midnight to perform scheduled system maintenance.

On the evening of Sunday, July 10, RealTracs will take approximately four hours of downtime in order to perform necessary system maintenance and upgrades.

When: The outage window will last from 10 pm on the evening of Sunday July, 10th until 2 am on the morning of Monday, July 11th.

What is Impacted: All MLS systems including RealTracs 3.0 RealTracs.com, RETS, and the RealTracs eCommerce Site.

RealTracs apologizes for any inconvenience as we make these important system upgrades.dreamstime_m_22882056