Comments, Questions, Anything: Aloha ~ I’m trying to download a spread sheet for a marketing piece and I’m having trouble saving ~ I can get labels BUT not spreadsheet of names/addresses to send to my marketing company. Help!!! Answer: Aloha, You are likely missing one simple step. Please place a check mark in the Download Spreadsheet box. Now when you run the search, the system will generate a spreadsheet instead of showing you the label format on the search results page. Click to view our guide regarding the downloading of label information.
Comments, Questions, Anything: Can I retrieve emails that were sent using the Hawaii Information System? I’m looking for my sent emails. Thank you Answer: Maybe. The only emails REsearch will archive are messages sent through the system to a recipient that has been entered as a contact. Example; when viewing your contacts, is the recipient of the email you are trying to locate listed? If they are, click on their name to select. Then go to the history tab to view the messages: Unfortunately if the message you are attempting to retrieve was not addressed to … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: I’ve been researching the MLS rules, but I can’t find what I need to know. Can you direct me to the answers? 1. If I have a seller who wants to remove the listing from the MLS for a period of time, but leave the listing agreement in place, is this allowed? If so, I’m assuming I will need to provide a “Authorization to Withhold from MLS” document. Answer: If the situation is that there is an existing listing that will be withdrawn, you do not need to submit a Certificate to Withhold Property from the MLS … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: I just released and reported a sale on MLS XXXXXX. Listor was a FSBO. Can you please make the change? Thank you! Answer: Yes we can. In a For Sale By Owner situation here is the process: How to report a FSBO (for sale by owner) or Developer sale
Comments, Questions, Anything: How do I change my picture in my profile in MLS. Q: How do I change my picture in my profile in MLS. A: Click here to view our guide regarding your head shot.
Comments, Questions, Anything: this MLS has a rule violation in the photos. MLS XXXXXX Q; this MLS has a rule violation in the photos. MLS XXXXXX A: The photo in question included a for-sale agent/office branded sign. The listing agent was contacted and promptly removed the image. MLS Rules and Regulations Section 3.05 b Photographic images and video and virtual tours submitted on listing records ….Inclusion of marketing or promotional messages or contact information including phone numbers, email addresses, and web site addresses for any participant or associate subscriber, seller, owner, or other entity is expressly prohibited. Images of … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: Aloha: I set up a drip for prospects on your site…but nothing happened..neither I or client received properties…could you go through the steps?…other person in office had same experience. Also, is there a way to click on the tmk number and have it link to the county website (see Clark Realty website)…your maps are not good and so one has to have your website and the county’s both open and it is a pain to have to take the tmk from your website and manually put it in the county website. Q: I set up a … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: i sent in the paperwork to add XXXX XXXXX as an unlicensed support staff. She does not show up in our company roster. Please advise. Q: i sent in the paperwork to add XXXX XXXXX as an unlicensed support staff. She does not show up in our company roster. Please advise. A: In this situation the correct paperwork had not yet been processed, the new office support person’s account had not been activated. In order to create an account for an office support person, our Membership department sent the office Primary contact an email containing instructions and forms to … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: Can a lay person, not an agent, subscribe to the MLS? Answer Probably not. It would need to be a very special circumstance where someone was allowed access to the system without being a licensed agent or appraiser. If by “lay person” what is meant is just someone off the street, then no access is possible.
Comments, Questions, Anything: What does TRANSD-PM mean? Where do I find a list of your abbreviations? Answer: Here is a link to the list requested: https://www.help.hiinfo.com/tmk-sale-instrument-codes/
Comments, Questions, Anything: Why does my listing XXXXXX (Fractional) not feed to Zillow and Trulia? __________________________________ Answer: The agent hit the reason right on the head. We feed fractional listings to Zillow but Zillow chooses not to display them. There isn’t anything we can do from our end in this situation.
Comments, Questions, Anything: Why isn’t my Dashboard showing daily activity for all sales, listings, and price changes any longer? Thanks! Answer: This user had accidentally collapsed the Listing Activity section. When collapsing or expanding sections on the dashboard, REsearch will remember this setting when logging off and back on.
Comments, Questions, Anything: How can I set up an alert for a property for a client so that he/she will know if its already active? Answer: The agent may setup a prospect search in order to automatically have the system email the client when a listing becomes active. Help Guide: Contacts/Prospects Overview
Comments, Questions, Anything: How do I search for condos that allow pets? Answer: The search field that should be used is “Pets” One method to locate the Pets search field would be to use Add Fields: https://www.help.hiinfo.com/using-the-add-fields-feature/
Comments, Questions, Anything: I have an agent that wants to identify any commercial property owner with a Japanese tax bill address. Is this possible in HIS and how could I accomplish this? Answer: The search field to be used on this search is “Taxbill Country” To locate the Taxbill Country field, please use Add Fields Locate “Taxbill Country” Enter any other additional search parameters and run your search. Click to view our guide regarding searching NOT a particular country
Comments, Questions, Anything: Aloha HIS !! Well, I’m a month late, but just watched your May Day is Lei Day video and wanted to extend a warm Mahalo Nui to you folks .. Well Done !! Only in Hawaii ! Mahalo Nui, Bill Answer: Thanks, Bill!
Comments, Questions, Anything: Hi, I want to know if there is a way to simply create a list of subdivisions to search for that have different starting letters. For example, I want to select Ainaloa, Hawaiian Paradise Park, and Nanawale. Once I type A, I am able to select Ainaloa – but from there I am unable to select more subdivsions, as the scroll down menu only shows subdivsions that start with A. Please let me know if you can help me or if my question needs more clarification. Thank you! Answer: The method to use when entering in … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: Aloha, How do I add a video to my listing photos? Thanks! Answer: Listing agents may add a video as a virtual tour to their listings. Please note, virtual tours attached to listings must be hosted elsewhere. Hawaii Information Service will not host the tour. Here are links to a couple of guides: Virtual Tours – Attaching new / updating / deleting Virtual Tour Rules and Regulations – acceptable virtual tour links
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Comments, Questions, Anything: Hello, I’m working off a MacBook Pro, macOS 10.12.4. I haven’t been able to see the map on four different browsers. Safari 10.1, Chrome 58.0.3029.96, Opera 44.0, and Firefox 53.0. My plugins seem to be up to date, I’m not sure if I’m doing something wrong, but I can’t see any of the islands. Am I missing a step or setting? Thank you, Eliot Answer: In this case, this is a shared TMK account. Another user had set the default map view to use the Taxmaps. The taxmap layer does not display when zoomed out too … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: We have a listing expiring tomorrow. It’s contingent. If we let it expire will it still show contingent? Answer: While in Contingent status a listing will not auto expire. The same goes for Under Contract, it will not auto expire. Here is a link to our status guide for more details
Comments, Questions, Anything: How do I search a prospect by number??? Answer: Please click to view our Prospect ID searches help guide
Comments, Questions, Anything: Trying to set up automatic notification of new listings for my prospects. I’ve clicked the notify by email immediately ticker and it still doesn’t show up when I set up the search criteria. Answer: This user had set his overall “Notify by email immediately” setting after he had added his current prospects. This resulted in those prospects not properly being set to “Notify by email immediately” when he applied the setting. In order to solve this problem this user would have to set the “Notify by email immediately” setting manually. To do this they will: Go … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: how do i delete one of my listing photos Answer: Head into Manage Photos. Simply click the red X on the corresponding photo. Be sure to click the Save All button when finished. Please note, you may not make changes to listings in Sold status. You may contact support for assistance with making changes to photos in Sold Status. email@example.com
Comments, Questions, Anything: Aloha, I am trying to do a simple search in MLS and have not been able to get past the first page. I have received messages that my search is too broad. Help! Mahalo, Answer: Upon review of this agents account, we found the default selected format was switched on only include “brand” The system needs to know which format you would like to see on the search results page. We added the MLS format and the system is now back to normal. Other reports have stated the format menu is missing most selections. In … Continued
Comments, Questions, Anything: is there a way i can add my logo to my profile? mahalo Answer: Maybe – only PB or support accounts have permission to change the office logo. Changes made to the office logo will affect all members of that particular office. The logo upload tool is on the same page as the head shot uploader.
Comments, Questions, Anything: Is it possible to search for Ag zoned listings only? Answer: Yes, you may search by zoning within REsearch Searching the zoning field