Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Windows 7 Users

If you have a computer that is running Windows 7 and would like to make it compatible with RE/Xplorer, we have just created a step-by-step guide that walks you through the settings that need to be configured. Please click here for the instructions.
As always, if it is during our normal business hours and you'd like a GFC CMLS technician to walk you through the configurations, or take over your computer and do it for you, please do not hesitate to call us.
These instructions are also applicable if you have recently upgraded to Internet Explorer 8 and need to make RE/Xplorer compatible with it.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving

Our holiday hours will be:

Wednesday, November 24th 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday, November 25th - Sunday, November 28th Closed

We will re-open on Monday November 29th at 8:30 am

Please note: LPS will be available for support 800.347.6367:

Wednesday- 7:00am-9:00pm
Thursday- CLOSED
Saturday- 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday- 12:00noon-4:00pm

Happy Thanksgiving from the GFC CMLS Staff

Friday, November 12, 2010

WCR Installation of State and Local Officers

You are invited to the Women's Council of Realtors 2011 Holiday Party and Installation of State and Local Officers. 11:30 am to 2 pm at the Crown Plaza in Southbury on Monday, December 6th. Contact Betty Hensal at 203.775.4561 or bhensal@ctrealestate.com for additional information. Amy Chorew and Peggy Doepper will be the guest speakers.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Windows 7 settings for RE/Xplorer

If you have a new PC, it will most likely have Windows 7 installed.

To read the directions on how setup a Windows 7 PC for use with RE/Xplorer, go to our home page: http://www.ct-mls.com

Click Support, and then login.

The link for the directions is near the middle, and titled "Windows 7 and IE8 settings that are necessary for RE/Xplorer".

As always , you can also call our office for support, (203) 840-6674 ext 310.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Quarterly Dues Invoices

As of August 15, 2009, quarterly dues invoices are emailed 45 days prior to the beginning of each quarter.
Invoice dates are: Feb 15th, May 15th, Aug 15th and Nov 15th.
Payments are due 30 days following the invoice date.

Due dates are: March 15th, June 15th, Sept 15th and Dec 15th.

Please be sure your email address has been updated since this is the first form of notification you will receive about your bill.
All payments must be made prior to the beginning of each quarter.

The GFC CMLS will suspend MLS Services to those who fail to pay his/her quarterly dues by the 1st of each quarter: Jan 1st, April 1st, July 1st and Oct 1st at which time all MLS services will be suspended and a late fee of $25 will be imposed.

Invoice reminders are mailed to the office on the 1st of each quarter, for those members who are still unpaid.

If payment is still not received 60 days from the invoice date, (Feb 15th, May 15th, Aug 15th and Nov 15th) MLS services will automatically be terminated and a termination fee of $25 will be assessed in addition to the $25 late fee.

1st Quarter - January 1st - March 31st
2nd Quarter - April 1st - June 30th
3rd Quarter - July 1st - September 30th
4th Quarter - October 1st - December 31st

Invoices created and emailed - November 15
Due -December 15
Unpaid agents are suspended & late fee of $25 applied - January 1
Unpaid agents are terminated & $25 termination fee applied - January 15

Friday, November 5, 2010

Town Profiles

Did you know that there are links on several of the reports in RE/Xplorer and Paragon that will bring you directly to that listing’s town profile website?

Among other things, this site gives useful information about that town’s history, culture, dining, recreation, and leisure activities.

In RE/Xplorer, you can access the town profiles by clicking on the town number or name on the Book, Full, Public, and Public with Map reports.In Paragon, there is a Town Profile hyperlink on the Book, Full, Public, Public with Map, and Book with Map reports.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

GFC CMLS Training Classes

The following sessions are available:

Listingbook Advanced Webinar 11/05/10 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

RE/Xplorer Webinar 11/9/10 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

reInsight Mobile Webinar 11/16/10 10:00 am - 10:45 am

RE/Xplorer (Westport) 11/17/10 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

RE/Xplorer (Bridgeport) 11/18/10 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Listingbook (Bridgeport) 11/18/10 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

RE/Xplorer (Bethel) 11/19/10 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Listingbook (Bethel) 11/19/10 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Listingbook (Norwalk) 11/30/10 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Click here to register or call the GFC CMLS office at 203 840-6674