When you call into the WMLAR office (616-846-6240), Jodi is going to be the voice you first reach. She is our receptionist, but also, our Sentrilock Specialist & Trainer, WMLAR Store Extraordinaire, processor of all things new REALTOR® Member or Affiliate related ANDDDDD, yes, there’s an and, the staff liaison to the Advocacy Impact Committee.
SELF HELP RESOURCES
While the WMLAR staff can usually be reached Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 4:00PM, this is a handy page for you to save if and when you need help outside of business hours.
What is it: CE Marketplace is your one-stop destination for locating certified continuing education to meet the Michigan real estate license renewal requirements and enhance your professional development. CE Marketplace
allows licensees to find in-person or on-demand certified classes to satisfy the license renewal requirements set forth by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. CE Marketplace also provides the ability to view your certified course completions all in one spot. Simply register to create a profile and login to view your CE history. How do you access it: www.cemarketplace.net Who to contact with issues: 844-642-6633 How much is it: FREE via Michigan REALTORS®
What is it: Dotloop is an online workspace that connects everyone and everything needed to complete a real estate transaction in one place. dotloop allows you and your agent to edit, complete, sign and share documents without ever needing to print, fax or email. How do you access it: Via ‘Menu’ in your FlexMLS account. Receive the code via Jodi @ WMLAR. Who to contact with issues:
888-368-5667, firstname.lastname@example.org How much is it: $3 per month per WMLAR REALTOR® Member
What is it: Safer Showings. Smarter Engagements. Using the Forewarn app, agents can properly and safely plan for showings with a higher level of confidence. It is not meant to say, ‘don’t do business with these people’, but rather to raise red flags and cause the REALTOR® to exercise caution.
How do you access it: You will receive an email from Forewarn that explains how to load the app. Who to contact with issues: 561-757-4551, email@example.com How much is it: FREE to WMLAR REALTOR® Members
WMLAR MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE (MLS) via FLEXMLS:
What is it: The WMLAR MLS is one of 12 Member Association owned/operated MLS’s that make up MichRIC (Michigan Regional Information Center), each with its own rules, policies and fee structure. This regional initiative provides members and the public with greater exposure to listed properties while keeping the overall cost of MLS participation at a minimum. The orderly distribution of listings, via the MLS vendor tool, FlexMLS, includes offers of cooperation and compensation among all MichRIC Member Associations. How do you access it: www.ric.flexmls.com Who to contact with issues: EMAIL ANDREA @ WMLAR, 888-525-4747, firstname.lastname@example.org How much is it: Contact WMLAR.
LEARN MORE ABOUT WMLAR MLS, INCLUDING INFORMATION REGARDING MICHRIC AND POLICIES BY CLICKING HERE.
What is it: The CoreLogic Property Insights Platform integrates with any multiple listing platform to provide comprehensive intelligence and accurate property insights, helping agents research listings, identify opportunities, and improve decision-making. How do you access it: Via ‘Menu’ in your FlexMLS account. Who to contact with issues: 866-873-3651 How much is it: FREE to WMLAR REALTOR® Members
REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR)
What is it: RPR tells the story of a home, neighborhood or city — beyond the listing — by compiling all the info revolving around subject parcel from the web into one, easy to use system that conveys the information in an agent/brokerage-centric and brandable way. How do you access it: Via ‘Menu’ in your FlexMLS
account. Who to contact with issues: 877-977-7576 www.blog.narrpr.com
How much is it: FREE via National Association of REALTORS®.
SENTRILOCK and KEYBOX PROGRAM:
What is it: SentriLock is the first and only combined solution for managing property access, real estate showings, and client experiences. We are 100% owned by the National Association of REALTORS®, and 100% committed to your success, continued innovation, and data privacy. It’s all about security and ease of use. WMLAR strictly endorses and encourages the use of the electronic system and does not recommend ‘combo boxes’ except in the rarest of instances. How do you access it: Sentrilock will contact you directly via email to create your account. Who to contact with issues: 877-736-8745, email@example.com How much is it: Contact WMLAR.
What is it: The modern, convenient and electronic way to effectuate showings and get feedback! How do you access it: Via ‘Menu’ in your FlexMLS account. Who to contact with issues: 800-379-0057, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com How much is it: FREE to WMLAR REALTOR® Members
WMLAR OPEN HOUSE PAGES
What is it: Once open houses are added through the MLS, they automatically transfer to WMLAR members open house site that accessible through our www.wmlar.com homepage. Additionally, you are invited to manually post it in our public West Michigan Lakeshore Open Houses How do you access it: www.WMLAR.com, West Michigan Lakeshore Open Houses on Facebook. Who to contact with issues: Andrea@wmlar.com How much is it: FREE to WMLAR REALTOR® Members
What is it: Maximize efficiency, streamline workflows and reduce risk with the essential forms software used by hundreds of thousands of real estate professionals nationwide and beyond, powered with the latest functionality and features designed yo keep industry professionals at the center of every transaction.
How do you access it: Via ‘Menu’ in your FlexMLS account. Who to contact with issues: 866-693-6767, www.ziplogix.com/support, How much is it: Contact WMLAR.
THREE WAY AGREEMENT
Without question, the ‘rubber meets the road’ at the local level but it’s important to be very much involved and well connected at the State and National levels or organized real estate. Thanks to the Three-Way-Agreement, your State Association offers a host of outstanding member benefits and full details can be found on the website, www.mirealtors.com.
Your National Association is loaded with programs and services in marketing, insurance, technology, office solutions, technology, education and travel that are available exclusively to you as a REALTOR® member. Go to www.nar.realtor for complete details and be prepared to be amazed at all that is made available to you!
CE Marketplace – 844-642-6633
Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs – 517-241-0199