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Black Knight (Paragon MLS) will be performing regular monthly “system-wide” infrastructure maintenance during the date/time listed above. There may be some intermittent outages within the Paragon system during this time. This includes Paragon, Mobile, Connect, PXL, and BKFS Hosted LAMPS Products.  

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LSAR Member’s License Availability In Paragon MLS Agent/Membership Roster Search

Members who have access to the LSAR MLS (Paragon) can now search the license numbers of members who participate in the LSAR MLS. If you go to the Membership tab on the homes screen in Paragon, you can search by

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Some of Your Paragon Tools Have Moved With the New Update! (Where Did My Assume Identity Go?)

Paragon’s New User Menu and Common Questions We’re introducing a new user menu in 5.73. This change brings all the main user actions into a single drop-down in the top right hand corner of Paragon along with displaying the logged

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Action Required: Download New Supra eKEY app for iOS 13 (Apple Products) September 19th 2019

Apple will release a new operating system, iOS 13, for iPhones and iPads, on Thursday, September 19 2019. A new version of Supra eKEY app is now available in the Apple app store. Important! Please update your eKEY app to

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MLS Options Task Force Update

The MLS Options Task Force was established to explore merger or other service and cost sharing options with neighboring MLSs. Based on feedback from LSAR members, the Task Force is negotiating a proposal to the LSAR members on a NorthStar

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Lockboxes are hot, hot, hot!!

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MN Hands-Free Law – August 1!

The hands-free bill was signed by Gov. Tim Walz on April 12, 2019, and becomes law on Aug. 1, 2019. What can I do under the new law? The new law allows a driver to use their cell phone to

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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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Get Ready For Forms Changes August 1st 2019

The MN REALTORS® Forms Committee is finalizing the FY 19 changes for the MN REALTORS® approved forms (“Forms). The revised Forms will be released and become effective August 1st 2019. Members should begin using the revised Forms on and after

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REVISED MN RESIDENTIAL LEASE AGREEMENT – EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

The Minnesota Legislature has adopted new requirements for residential leases that are EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. The revised law (Minn. Stat. § 504B) now requires that a written residential lease MUST: identify the specific unit the residential tenant will occupy before they sign the

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MN Radon Update – Effective 1/1/19

The Minnesota Radon Licensing Act (Minnesota Statutes 144.4961) was passed by the legislature and signed into law in May 2015. This act gives Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) the authority to write rules and enforce laws related to the radon

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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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