MLS Training Courses

M.A.P.S. certification
MLS Academy for Professional Success
Get a quarter year of MLS fees for free!

Navigate your way through our 6 course curriculum to receive MAPS certification and get a quarter year of MetroTex MLS fees for free! Course selection is designed to give students a comprehensive knowledge base of the various MLS applications available to them. All of these courses are free to MetroTex MLS subscribers and are all approved for TREC CE credit (TREC provider #0011).  Maps Certification rules and information

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Advanced Matrix MLS
TREC: #03-00-020-04040
(Advanced Manual)

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview:
This class will address more advance functions using Matrix. Key topics
discussed include map searches and layers, custom searches with the add/edit field,
save searches and driving directions. It will cover the three CMA products in
Matrix as well as Market Watch, Hot Sheets, Stats and so much more.
In this 3 hour course you will learn following techniques:

•Customizing the Home Page Widgets
•Perform Detailed Searches
•Customizing the Market Watch & Hot Sheet Reports
•Saving Searches
•Sorting
•Using the Cart
•Mapping

 

Zipform® Online
TREC #03-00-010-33737
(ZipForm Manual)

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview:
ZipForm® allows you to fill out real estate forms online and save to a transaction. All Texas REALTOR® members have access to this product.
NOTE! You must set up your ZipForm® account prior to attending class.
Go to www.texasrealestate.com to set up your account. Need Help? Call 1.800.383.9805
In this 3 hour course you will learn:

•How to create and maintain transactions
•How to create timesaving templates
•How to e-mail forms and print blank forms
•Using ZipLogic Digital Ink (Electronic Signatures)
•Using the “Sticky” note
•And much more!


Introduction to Instanet

TREC: #03-00-118-31561

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview:
This 3 hour hands on class will demonstrate how to utilize the Instanet website to create and share legal documents, use e-signature (Authentisign), utilize paperless document storage and manage tasks to complete real estate transactions accurately.
In this 3 hour course you will learn the following techniques:
•How to sign in and setup your Instanet account
•Overview of the agent dashborard
•How to add documents to a listing
•Creating a transaction
•Locating and filling various forms
•How to send for e-signature
•Using the task manager
•And so much more!


Accessing Property Records

in NTREIS TAX
TREC: #03-00-109-33302
(Property Records Manual)

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview: Richly featured, public records database fully integrated with your MLS. This 3 hour class will show you how to:
•Search property records by various criteria
•Search Bank Owned and Foreclosure properties
•Explore the rich integration with MLS data
•Search by map and utilize the mapping tools to customize your view
•Create and view CMA results
•Set up your personal options
•Produce mailing labels and other exports

 

Managing your Listings
TREC: #03-00-109-33301
(Listings Manual)

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview:
This course will demonstrate how to correctly and accurately add a
listing into MLS. The importance of the MLS input sheets is discussed
along with rules concerning data accuracy. Students will also learn how
they can create a virtual tour, or add their own by an approved vendor. Syndication,
Open houses, MLS tours, showing instructions and Keybox management will also be addresses.
Getting the best & accurate exposure in MLS and beyond!

In this 3 hour course you will learn:
•Importance of the Data Input Sheets
•Auto-populating and copying listings
•Proper mapping and location corrections
•Understanding the various stages of a listing
•Photos – what you can and can’t do
•Listings Syndication
•Reverse Prospecting and Hit Counter


Client Management

TREC: #03-00-020-04042
(Client Management Manual)

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview:
Topics covered in this class include adding custom searches for your clients
and how to set-up and customize auto e-mails. You will learn how to customize
your banners, import photos and add an e-mail signature. We will also dive into the
Matrix portal from both Agent and Client Points-of-View.

In this 3 hour course you will learn:
•How to add a Client
•Managing your Clients
•Understand the Client Portal
•E Mail History
•Creating Auto e mails
•Client CMA
•Reverse Prospecting and the Hit Counter
•So much more!

 

Intro to RPR
REALTOR® Property Resource
TREC: #03-00-039-32197

This course is part of M.A.P.S. certification – MLS Academy for Professional Success

Course Overview:
This course will demonstrate how to create and execute various
in depth graphs, charts, CMA’s and Valuation information to assist the agent
in presenting professional reports to their buyers and sellers.

In this 3 hour course you will learn following techniques:
•Understanding the benefits of using RPR®
•Understanding the difference between an AVM and RVM®
•How to create reports that can be used while in a listing presentation
•How to save reports and favorite searches
•How to find information on current MLS listings
•And so much more!