Tech Tip – Change Auto Hotsheet Criteria

Do you need to make changes to the search criteria of an Auto Hotsheet? This can be done easily without deleting or creating multiple hotsheets.

To modify an existing Auto Hotsheet, click on Clients, in the blue bar at the top of UtahRealEstate.com, then click on Hotsheets/Saved Searches. Put a check next to the hotsheet you need to modify, and click on Load.

This will load the search criteria for that Auto Hotsheet. Make the changes that you need to make to the criteria, and then click on Create Auto Hotsheet in the green bar at the top (not Save Criteria).

Next to Save As: New, click on the down arrow, select the name of your Auto Hotsheet, and then click on Save in the green bar at the top.

The Auto Hotsheet is now changed. The next time it is scheduled to run, the Auto Hotsheet will use the new search criteria.

We have more tips on using Auto Hotsheets here: Auto Hotsheet Common Questions. We have training videos available here: How to Create an Auto Hotsheet, How to Modify an Auto Hotsheet,  and HotSheets – FAQ’s. We also have training classes available in person and online at Praedo (click on Continuing Education, and look for the UTRE free classes). You can find more Tech Tips here.

If you have any questions, please contact our Technical Support department at support@utahrealestate.com, or by calling 1-800-236-1462, between 8am and 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Thanks!

Going Away Party for Rebecca Jensen: You’re Invited!

Please join us next Friday on February 20, 2015 at 1:30PM (Directly following our broker luncheon) for Rebecca Jensen’s going away party! Stop by the Alta Auditorium at the REALTOR® campus in Sandy for snacks and to celebrate the work that Rebecca has done for the REALTOR® community in Utah. We all wish her the best in Chicago!

Everyone and anyone in the Utah RE world is invited, so please spread the word.

Share this with your clients and friends looking to buy!

Do you have any clients who would like to be a part of our consumer website redesign focus group? They will have the opportunity to have a say in the new look and feel of UtahRealEstate.com and be compensated for their time! Share the link below to have them participate.

NOTE TO MLS SUBSCRIBERS: This is a link to share with consumers and clients, please do not click on this link yourself.

Discovery Research Group is conducting online focus groups with people who are planning to purchase a home in Utah within the next six months.

The focus groups will take place on February 17th and February 19th.  Those who qualify and are selected to participate in the focus group will be compensated with a $75 check for their time.

The focus groups will last approximately 60 to 90 minutes and will take place online via webcam. In order to participate it is important that you have access to a computer with a webcam that you are familiar with and can easily use.  If you’ve never participated in a focus group, they’re a lot of fun and you’ll contribute to making a better product for a local company.

If you or someone you know would like to participate in this online focus group please click on the link below or you may cut and paste the link into your browser window to take a short two minute survey to see if you qualify. This is strictly for research purposes and no attempt will be made to sell you anything.

All of your responses are completely anonymous and are only used to qualify you for the focus groups.

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1990696/Discovery-Research-Group-Focus-Group

If you have any difficulty opening the link, please email ginger at ginger.christensen@discoveryresearchgroup.com and she will assist you.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Discovery Research Group / Opinion Share Panel

Server Maintenance Tomorrow

At 10:00PM,  February 12, 2015, we will be performing server maintenance that may affect some of our users until 2:00AM the following day (February 13, 2015).  We expect the downtime to be about 3 minutes for any session within that window.

Please plan accordingly and if you have any questions, please give technical support a call at 801-676-5400 (Mon – Fri 8AM – 5:30PM).

February Sales Meeting Message

February’s MLS News and Updates slides are now available for your next meeting!

February MLS Sales Meeting Message (.pptx) >>
February MLS Sales Meeting Message (.pdf) >>

Or via Google Drive at https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B8knoOWsgnVsRVhDMy0xVDNiZ1k&usp=sharing

MLS Sales Meeting Message Highlights:

  • A Bit of Realtor® Humor
  • New Developments: New Android App
  • New Developments: Share with iOS Mobile
  • IDX vs Syndication
  • Tech Tip: Problems saving PDF files in Google Chrome
  • Educational (C.E.) Class dates and locations
  • Ongoing User Group Information

If there is anything that you would like addressed in future messages, please let me know! I’d love to hear from you: kat@utahrealestate.com (801-676-5408).

Thank you for your participation, I hope you find these short messages useful.

Note: You can access past messages through the “Sales Meeting Messages” category in MLS news.

New Android App!

Today, we are very proud to announce that our new Android App for UtahRealEstate.com is available and ready to download!

The new Android app is stable, and has many of the same features of our iOS (iPhone/iPad) app. With this new app, you will be able to:

  • Draw the boundaries of a map search
  • Use the Nearby Me feature to find homes nearby
  • Search for a home by address
  • Save searches within the app
  • View your recent searches
  • View your most recent property lists
  • Access your Favorites, Client lists, and Listing Inventory.
This new app is completely new, and is not an update from the old app. Because it is an entirely new build, you MUST uninstall the old app, and install the new app.

Register Now for Our Broker Luncheon

Best Practices in Listing Syndication: Increase your Business in 2015

Register now at: http://bit.ly/14v4Yv1

Friday, February 20, 2015
11:30am @ at the Realtor® Campus Alta Auditorium

Rebecca Jensen will be moderating a panel of four Utah Brokers on both sides of the issue who will share their business tips, viewpoints, and best practices regarding syndication.

We will also be answering questions from you, our audience. Come participate and:

  • Share your own syndication recommendations
  • Hear the recommendations given by the MLS Syndication User Group
  • Participate in a discussion of the issue
  • Learn more about the MLS’s website created specifically to address syndication
  • Learn what the MLS will do next regarding syndication in 2015

We’d like to recognize and thank our Syndication User Group for their valuable feedback and participation:

Rob Aubrey – Broker, Aubrey and Associates
Lavar Campbell – Associate Broker, Keller Williams Utah Realtors
Darrell Catmull – Broker, Destiny Real Estate
Mark Feigh – Agent, RE/MAX Associates
Kroger Menzer – Agent, Keller Williams South Valley Realty
Cheryl Staley – Agent, Windermere Real Estate-Utah (Fort Union Branch)
Tom Winand – Broker, Spotted Home LLC.

This event will be webcast for the entire membership at utahrealestate.com

 

Tech Tip: Update Your Client Header

Is it time to update your Client Header (the text that is displayed at the top of the Client and Client Full Reports)?

To edit the Client Header:

  1. Click on Account Settings, in the in the light gray bar at the top of Utah Real Estate.
  2. Under Communication, click on View.
  3. Scroll down to the Client Email Preferences at the bottom.
  4. You may type whatever you want to appear in the header on Client reports, or in your signature.
  5. Make the changes that you need to make, and click on Save Changes in the green bar.

You can find more information by viewing our training video on this topic here: How to Use Account Settings. More training videos are available by clicking on “How-To” Videos in the light gray bar at the top of Utah Real Estate.

If you have any questions, please contact our Technical Support department at support@utahrealestate.com, or by calling 1-800-236-1462, between 8am and 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Thanks!

Tech Tip – View your Client’s Favorites

If you have a connection with your client, your client may be adding listings to their Favorite Properties. But how do you view your client’s favorites? Is it possible to map the favorites, or view them in an Agent Full Report?

Absolutely! To view your client’s favorites, click on Profile, and then Connections. Then click on the name of your client.

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