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Browser Recommendations For Using Paragon

Below are the recommended “Browsers” for using the Paragon MLS website. It is ‘NOT’ recommended that you use Internet Explorer as Black Knight (Paragon) has stopped supporting Internet Explorer all together, which means that when Paragon comes out with new

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Upcoming Supra Ekey Non-Member Access Webinar & Resources

Supra (Ekey) will be conducting two sessions in January for End-User Training with Non-Member Access (NMA)! This webinar will be good for agents who wish to learn how to set up a onetime showing access to a Supra Lockbox associated

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WLSSD Update

WLSSD Ordinance Update In June of 2017 the WLSSD passed required revisions to the Ordinance Establishing Standards for Reduction of Inflow & Infiltration which all municipalities connected to the WLSSD system (included below) must follow.  Of particular interest in this

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Software Survey

Goal:  Improve the Multiple Listing Service! The MLS has gone through some significant changes and discussion recently and the MLS Management Committee is committed to the LSAR Strategic Plan and utilizing resources and emerging technologies to further member success.  To

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Alert – Be sure to Follow Safety Protocols

There has been a report of a cash buyer claiming to have won the lottery requesting property showings.  Please refer to your office policies on client/customer and showing procedures. NAR has many resources on staying safe here:  https://www.nar.realtor/safety Also, be

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Reminder! WB-11 Mandatory Use Date 1/1/20!

The Real Estate Examining Board approved revisions to the WB-11 Residential Offer to Purchase form. The optional use date was November 1, 2019, and the mandatory use date was January 1, 2020. A version can be found on the DSPS website

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LSAR MLS Rules & Regulations Update

At their meeting on December 17, 2019, the Board of Directors approved a number of changes to the LSAR MLS Rules & Regulations.  A copy of the rules can be found in the “MLS Documents” within the MLS or at

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Sign Up to Opt-in For Future LSAR Personal Agent Rankings (Realtors Only)

Personal Agent Rankings go out bi-annually (midyear and end of year) and if you would like to receive your future LSAR MLS agent rankings, please fill out the opt-in form by clicking on the link below. Rankings are based on

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Realtor.com Pro Search Has Replaced The “Find Property Search Resource” In The LSAR MLS (Paragon)

Realtor.com® is very excited to announce that a new professional search experience “realtor.com® Professional Search” has arrived. The NEW realtor.com® Professional Search product replaces your existing Find application. Using Professional Search, agents can now perform property searches anywhere in the nation

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LSAR License Availability In Paragon MLS Agent/Membership Roster Search

Now you have access to MN and WI license numbers within the LSAR MLS (Paragon)!  Users can now view license numbers  on the Agent Roster or through the Agent Information linked in a listing report.  Simply click on the name

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MINNESOTA REALTORS® FORMS USE POLICY CHANGE AND ACCESS BY UNLICENSED ASSISTANTS

The Minnesota REALTORS® recently became aware that many of our REALTOR® members were allowing their administrative staff to access and use the Minnesota REALTORS® approved forms which was prohibited under the Minnesota REALTORS® Forms Use Policy (“Policy”). The Minnesota REALTORS®

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Entering Listings for Comp? Remember These Steps

Question:  How do I enter a listing for comparable purposes in the MLS? Answer:  MLS users are permitted to input listings in the MLS as comparable properties even when the sale itself did not originate out of the MLS.  Examples

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EMAIL OPT-OUT MESSAGES

Paragon has been receiving quite a number of emails kicked back due to an invalid email address. They have put into place a solution to help eliminate these kickbacks. If an email is kicked out, the system will automatically “opt out”

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