In early 2016, a new set of Market Statistics reports were added to REsearch 6 for MLS and MLS of Choice customers. These are based on monthy “snapshots” of sales data. The “classic” Market Statistics, which are updated daily throughout the month, will remain available. The new Market Statistics includes four reports (12 Month Summary, 12 Month Charts, Monthly Comparison, Year to Date) across three report sets (Hawaii Island & Kauai, Hawaii Island, Kauai). Market Statistics Data Statistics are based on a specific point in time. Data is pulled just after midnight on the first day of each month, with changes updated daily for the … Continued
Question: How do I exclude a specific MLS listing or listing agent from my searches? When setting up prospect searches, some listings keep coming up, and my clients and I already know we aren’t interested. Answer: In REsearch, you can use the ‘NOT‘ expression to exclude specific values from many search fields, including “MLS Number’ and ‘Agent ID (Listing Agent)’ in the MLS Quick Search. This method can also be used in setting up saved searches and prospect searches for your clients. How to Exclude a Specific Listing After adding your search criteria. Proceed to the following steps to exclude … Continued
Video Tour Hosting by HIS Video tours are already an important part of real estate marketing. But when emergency declarations limit whether and how many showings and open houses can be held to advertise a property, video tours become vital marketing tools. We know finding a video tour host for your video files can be a challenge, as there are specific rules covering how they are displayed online — preventing them from being posted on YouTube, for example. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to continue to conduct your business, even during shelter-in-place conditions. So Hawaii … Continued
It’s Time to Switch The Internet Explorer web browser has been around since 1995, but today is used by fewer than 5 percent of users. Microsoft has discontinued development of Internet Explorer, and Internet Explorer 11 is the last version that will be released. If you are still using Internet Explorer, we strongly encourage you to switch to an alternative, modern browser. Better Options We suggest using Chrome, which works well with our services and is available for both Windows PCs and Macintosh computers. It is free, and stays current with modern web standards. It is the most popular browser … Continued
We have updated our MLS rules to reflect policy changes adopted by the National Association of REALTORS®. Watch this four-minute video for an overview of the latest changes to our rules, addressing what NAR calls “MLS of Choice.” Where did the change come from? What does the rule change mean? What is the impact on HIS members? And how does this relate to the “MLS of Choice” service that HIS offers? Our video covers what you need to know! Prefer reading to watching? See below for more details! Resources: MLS Rules MLS Rules – July 2018 Update (Redline Changes) Summary … Continued
Frequently asked questions about the new EU law. What is the GDPR? Is Hawaii Information Service affected? Is your business affected?
We periodically send information to members and customers via email. These notices may include training schedules, holiday notices, announcements of new features, new products and services, sales promotions, and other news of interest. Although we also post important information to our Bulletins (which are visible inside REsearch), our login page, and on social media (including our Facebook page), email is often the most direct and convenient way to stay informed. We use the email address specified in your REsearch profile to send these messages, so please be sure that it is correct and current. Our email notices are sent via … Continued
Realtors Property Resource® (or RPR®) is a member benefit offered by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) available exclusively to Realtors® at no additional cost. It provides comprehensive data, powerful analytics, and client-friendly reports, accessible at www.narrpr.com or via mobile apps for iOS and Android. Getting Help with RPR Although RPR is a third-party service offered to HIS members, our Customer Support team is happy to help answer your questions. For further assistance with RPR, you can: Visit the RPR Help Desk and search the Knowledge Base. Call RPR Support at (877) 977-7576 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To … Continued
We have introduced a beta feature in REsearch that works with loan information from TMK public records to provide rough estimates of the current state of a given mortgage. Click to view the video Conventional Loans will include a calculator icon. Simply click this icon to show the estimated mortgage. A window will appear that performs quick calculations to estimate the current stage of the mortgage. The Mortgage Estimate tool takes the amount of the loan, the origination date, an amortized payment schedule, and the average mortgage interest rate for the month in which the … Continued
If you have forgotten your REsearch password, or would like to reset and set a new password before logging in, you can use the “Forgot My Password” tool. On the REsearch login page, the “Forgot My Password” link will appear when you enter an invalid username and password combination into the login form. In order to trigger a password reset, you will need to provide both your REsearch username, and the email address associated with that username in REsearch. Enter both values and click “Reset.” (If you do not know the email address associated with your REsearch account, please contact … Continued
We receive assessment information from the different island counties on a staggered schedule during the first half of the year. The latest data update status information can be found on the RESearch login page, in the right-hand column of links, as “Data Status.” This is the certification and update schedule for information for 2017: February 2017: City & County of Honolulu (Complete) March 2017: County of Kauai (Complete) April 2017: County of Hawaii (Complete) May 2017: Maui County (Complete) Annual property tax information generally becomes available in July. Although each county may make preliminary information available through their own websites, … Continued
Depending on the screen size of your computer or device and the resolution of its display, reports in Market IQ may extend beyond the edges of your browser window. When this happens, it may appear as if the horizontal scrollbar is missing. While the scrollbar is present, it is contained within the main panel of the REsearch screen. In order to see and use it, please scroll vertically down to the bottom of the Market IQ report.
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The new mobile responsive interface of REsearch 6 comes with a new “Wizard Mode” for the listing input form as well as a new photo loader. This means you can add a new listing to the MLS entirely from your mobile device, such as iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. This tutorial will walk you through adding photos to a new listing on an iPhone, but the interface will be nearly identical on Android devices. To get started, log into REsearch on your mobile device. Usually this will be done by launching Safari on Apple devices and Chrome on Google devices … Continued
Following in-person training sessions in Lihue, Kona, and Hilo, we are glad to provide this video version for those who were unable to attend or need a refresher. This video is best viewed in full screen and in high quality (high resolution).
How to create new Prospects — automatic listing searches for Contacts — in REsearch 6. For best results, view the video in full screen mode and at the highest available resolution. Controls are located in the lower right hand corner of the YouTube player.