NY State MLS Blog


The MLS for Manufactured Housing

Does your local MLS allow manufactured housing? Do they have unique fields to help you make the most of your listing? Are you able to syndicate out to major real estate sites? In short, are you using an MLS that workswiththe way you do business? Missed Us Live? Catch the Replay Meet the MLS that

The True Value of Drip Emails

In 2018, we announced the arrival of our Drip Emails feature, and it's still one of the most valuable tools available to our members. Why am I such a huge fan? One simple reason: with just thirty seconds of work, this feature can bring you thousands of dollars in commissions with no additional effort on your

The Top 7 Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades

It has never been a more vital time to address energy efficiency issues in your home. Not only will making improvements save money on your monthly bills, it will also reduce your carbon footprint at a time when our planet needs us to act. However small and simple some of the changes may seem, they add up to a significant amount of energy - and money - saved. Faced with the realities of global

4 Reasons You Need an IDX Website (and How to Get One)

You already know the value of having a website; in an increasingly digital world, if your potential customers can't find you online, you may lose a sale. However, have you considered the benefits of a website directly from your MLS? We have (it's kind of our job) - here are our favorite reasons to try one of our IDX

Trying to Heat Up Business in the Colder Months? Watch This.

Is it hot in here, or is it just our members keeping business booming this winter? Our members see the winter months for what they really are; an opportunity to help buyers and make their listings stand out in a less crowded market.What's all this about a 'slow season'? Missed Us

5 Things to Consider When Switching to Solar Energy

Climate change is undoubtedly taking its toll, and more and more people worldwide are discussing ways to protect the environment. Homeowners are increasingly choosing to rely on solar energy instead of well-known conventional sources.More often than not, we witness hundreds of acres of forests burning, first in Brazil, now in Australia; polar ice is melting day after day. It is clearer than ever

What to Consider When Downsizing

A big house requires a lot of money and time for upkeep. Sometimes, people feel they can't do it anymore, especially when they no longer need so much space. Increasingly, many couples, especially those whose children have moved out, are choosing to downsize to a smaller home. However, this sounds much easier than it actually is- there are many factors to take into account, including figuring

Resolved to Grow Your Business in 2020? Watch This.

What are your 2020 resolutions? Are you learning a new hobby or working on new fitness goals?If you've resolved to grow your business in 2020, this is your can't-miss webinar of the new year. Missed Us Live? We have you covered! Check out the replay to learn:Tips for winning more

How to Make Packing Fun for Kids

When it comes to relocation and moving from one place to the next, packing is one of the biggest and most challenging aspects. It's not until you begin packing that you realize just how much stuff you actually own. However, no need to worry or stress, packing can be fun - especially for your kids. You can make packing fun through games, while also teaching them the importance of staying