NY State MLS Blog


How Homeowners Can Know When It's Time to Replace a Metal Roof

Keeping your home's roof in good condition not only keeps the terrific looks of a well cared for roof, this home maintenance task is one of the most important chores to keep your entire home in the best condition possible. Homeowners today have a lot more practical and affordable roofing solutions than older generations

FIND is Changing

Our FIND tool is one of our members' favorite resources; they can use FIND to search properties in other MLSs across the country to help clients, even when they're moving out of state. With over 100 million listings, FIND is a favorite tool for many of our members - which is why we're happy to announce it's getting an upgrade! New Look, Same

10 Hacks to Generate Listing Leads for Real Estate Agents

The real estate market in the US has always been an interesting one. Theoretically, there is no safer market to work in, nor a more exciting one than real estate. But, as with all markets, there are numerous tricks and hacks that you need to be aware of in order to come out on top. To help you, here are our top 10 tips to generate listing

How to Create a CMA

You want your clients to trust your recommendations when it comes to selling their home. After all, a home that is priced properly is much more likely to sell for the right price in a reasonable time frame.One of the best ways to convince your sellers of a proposed listing price is by creating a well-researched and presented Comparative Market Analysis. Our new Contact Management System

Why You Should Invest in Finishing Your Basement

Have you put off finishing your basement? We get it. After all, doing so is a long, costly, and labor-intensive endeavor. And if your basement already looks like a cold, concrete cellar, it can be difficult to imagine it being anything but. However, there are several benefits to finishing your basement. Here are just a

Webinar | The MLS for Auctioneers

Sick of an MLS that only tolerates auctions? Join the MLS that's built for your auctions. Our proprietary listing wizard adapts as you enter your information to include everything you need to properly market your auction listings. In our most recent webinar, Dave gives you a peek behind the scenes at the best MLS for

Finally, an MLS for Auctioneers

Many MLSs do not allow listings from auctioneers. Even when they do, most don't provide the specialized tools that auctioneers need to properly list and promote their auctions. You're forced to settle for a listing system that tolerates auctions rather than one that's built for them. Our MLS has

Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

Putting your home on the market can be stressful. Not only are you trying to keep the inside of the house clean, but you want to make sure the outside looks nice as well. Lawn care is one of the leading factors of curb appeal that entices buyers to put in an offer. Making sure your yard, landscaping, and exterior portions of your home are stunning is an essential part of selling a home. You

Moving Out for the First Time: A Simple Guide

Moving out for the first time is never easy, but it's a vital part of growing up. Rather than avoiding the upcoming move, properly preparing for it will help you start the next stage of your life on the right foot. In order to avoid unnecessary stress and rookie moving mistakes, you need to prepare both yourself and your family for moving out. This may seem like a big project, but don't worry;