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March 24, 2020 Stratus Add Edit Changes

 

4 minute quick overview of field changes taking affect on March 24, 2020

 

 

 

30 minute recorded webinar covering all changes

 

 

Here’s a brief overview of the upcoming add/edit changes in Stratus.

First, a bit of background: As you know, OneKey MLS is the merger of two different MLS
systems with two different sets of information. Before the two sets of data could be
combined, the data fields had to match! Now that they do, All OneKey agents will enter new
listings the same way and be able to search for all properties in the same way.
There are fewer open “text fields” and more sections of check boxes. Once you get used to it,
you should find it easier than before when we had dropdown boxes. You simply work your
way down the lists to check, check, check each relevant box so that all details about a
property are noted.

Here are some highlights of the new fields:
You can now specify the Elementary School, the Middle or Junior High School and the High
School for your listing. This is not required – only the school district name is required.
Stratus Add/Edit Changes
Exterior Feature options have been increased such as: Fenced Yard, Roof, Deck, New
Windows and ADA access
Next, there are more ways to describe a property’s lot such as: Wooded, Historic
District, Level, sloping and stone or brick wall.
The new field “year renovated” will surely be something that agents will find very useful.
You’ll see two different sections for noting what will be included or excluded with the
sale, such as: Second Freezer, Hot Tub, Shades/Blinds. Note that STOVE is now
“Oven/Range”
One major change is the individual room descriptions by floor. Instead of typing LR,
DR, KIT….. agents can add each room with specific highlights such as dimensions,
flooring, fixtures and amenities. Just click the PLUS SIGN to add each room.
Modifications and Exclusions is a new section where you will find options such as
Short Sale, Agent/Broker Owned and Buyer or Agent Exclusions. Just below that are
fields that allow you to indicate that the SELLER has instructed you not to send their
property listing to Zillow or REALTOR®.com
When a property is Co-listed between two different real estate companies, you will
now enter both firms on one listing rather than enter two listings. One of the offices
will be the “primary office” which will need to be decided between the offices and the
seller.
Multi-family properties now have descriptions for EACH unit.
Once you enter a number greater than 1 in the # of families, you can THEN use the
new section that appears to describe each unit. Use the PLUS sign to add additional
units and the details.
On rental listings, you are now mandated to offer some compensation to cooperating
brokers just as you must for residential listings. You will see the Listing Broker
Compensation field no longer exists on add/edit. There will be a video regarding just
that subject.
There is now a section to add an Open House on Land listings.
This indicates that the listing agent will be available at the parcel of land during the
time noted.

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