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Common MLS Issues

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | September 6, 2021

Common MLS Issues In review, here are the most common MLS issues and violations of policy. Are you compliant? The Lawrence MLS requires documents that are germane to the listing be uploaded for verification by the MLS. Incomplete or missing documents result in the most frequent violations. The carpenter’s old adage applies: Measure twice, cut…

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Making Your MLS Associated Documents “Emailable” in Paragon

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 17, 2021

Associated Docs in Paragon – Make Yours Emailable  Have you made your Seller’s Property Condition Disclosure emailable from Paragon? Overlooking the checkbox to make “Public” will prevent other agents in the MLS from sending this important document directly to their clients from the Paragon system. As a best practice, be sure to check the “Public”…

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Syncing SentriLock with Listings in Paragon

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 17, 2021

Syncing SentriLock with Listings in Paragon For a seamless experience with your Sentrilock System, use the Paragon Integration to manage your lockbox activity. Paragon is set primarily to push information out to Sentrilock. As a best practice, lockboxes should be added to the listing from within Paragon. Simply visit your listing maintenance view in Paragon,…

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Agent Accounts with Zillow now require MLS ID

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 16, 2021

Agents with Zillow Accounts – Input your MLS ID We’ve recently learned that Agents who have signed up with, and have an active account at Zillow, need to add their Lawrence MLS ID in Zillow to associate their listings within their Agent account/profile. Not doing so will prevent an agent’s listings from displaying together within…

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LBOR River City Recognition Awards

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 16, 2021

LBOR Rivercity Recognition Awards  Each fall, the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® Community Relations Committee selects the recipient for the annual River City Recognition Awards, which are presented to a person or group who have made an Architectural Enhancement in our Community, and to a person/group who has made a Humanitarian Contribution in our community. The…

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Affiliate Appreciation Mixer

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 4, 2021

Affiliate Appreciation Mixer Save the Date: September 23, 2021. More details to follow.

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Leadership Opportunities

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 3, 2021

Leadership Opportunities If you like being “at the table” when important decisions are made, then you might be interested in a seat on the LBOR Board of Directors. Board Members help guide and navigate the direction of the LBOR and the LMLS. If this interests you, contact any of the following members of this year’s…

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LET’S ALL BE CLEAR!

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | August 3, 2021

LET’S ALL BE CLEAR We get many questions about the Clear Cooperation Policy. So below is the most simple and concise way we can address our most often asked question. A   Ideally, as soon as possible. ASAP is the timeframe that is in the best interest of the Seller, Cooperating Agents, Companies, and the Public!…

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Lessons Learned: Long Island Divided Replay

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | July 6, 2021

Video Replay – Lessons Learned: Long Island Divided Review the inside investigation that shook up the Real Estate Industry. Keynote speaker Bill Dedman, Pulitzer & Peabody award-winning investigative reporter, New York Times No. 1 bestselling author, will discuss how Long Island’s residential real estate brokerages reinforced racial segregation through illegal steering of customers. Replay from…

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Using NAR’s RPR for up to 2,000 Mailing Labels per month, for FREE!

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | July 1, 2021

Use NAR’s RPR for up to 2,000 Mailing Labels Per Month, for FREE! RPR (REALTORS® Property Resource) is a member benefit of the National Association of REALTORS®. We often hear from Agents that the favorite tool in RPR is the Seller Report. That might change with the ability to easily create mailing labels for geographical…

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LBOR Market Stats Released for May 2021

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | June 24, 2021

Subtitle Home sales in the City of Lawrence rose by 25.2% in May compared to the prior year. Existing home sales increased by 35.0%, while new construction sales dropped 40% for the month. Still a big part of the story, the inventory of active listings in the City of Lawrence stood at just 80 units…

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Wire Fraud: Now is not the time to become complacent

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | June 15, 2021

Wire Fraud: This is not the time to become complacent Wire fraud has again surfaced in our immediate area, and if you have become complacent now is a good time to tighten up those best practices to ensure that you are doing your part to deter internet crime. Locally, email hacking is again happening. The…

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Masks, COVID, and Showings

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | June 14, 2021

Masks, COVID, and Showings: At their June meeting, the Board of Directors discussed the recently lifted mandate for mask-wearing in public spaces and have issued the following guidelines for Brokers & Agents. Brokers are encouraged to follow the guidelines offered by the Douglas County Health Department. Brokers may have policies that are more restrictive than…

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The Info Hub, your newest Member Benefit

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | May 25, 2021

The Info Hub, your newest Member Benefit Your newest Member Benefit is here! We are excited to provide you with the Info Hub at the newly updated Lawrencerealtor.com. All Members may now access the Info Hub by simply following the steps (available to you on this helpful handout) to create their personal account. The Member…

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Long Island Divided; Lessons Learned

By rob@lawrencerealtor.com | May 6, 2021

Long Island Divided; Lessons Learned Join us as we review the inside investigation that shook up the Real Estate Industry. Keynote speaker Bill Dedman, Pulitzer & Peabody award-winning investigative reporter, New York Times No. 1 bestselling author, will discuss how Long Island’s residential real estate brokerages reinforced racial segregation through illegal steering of customers. June…

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