Author: Christy

February Residential Market Trends

2022 Residential Market Report

What else is new with FMLS?

By now we’re sure you’ve heard the news! MAAR has partnered with Georgia’s FMLS (First MLS), offering our members more programs and tools, but at no additional cost to you! What changes can you expect? The GCMLS Board of Directors voted to discontinue Area Numbers. The map or zip code search features provide greater latitude for you …

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Big Changes Coming with FMLS!

GCMLS has partnered with FMLS (First MLS) out of Georgia. This move allows Gulf Coast MLS to offer our subscribers more programs and tools, at no additional cost to you. For the same amount of your current MLS access fees, your Matrix will be enhanced with the power of FMLS support to move into the future faster. Aligning …

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Here Comes the Beginning of a Beautiful Relationship!

The anticipation is building! In roughly 2 months, the GCMLS subscribers will have access to the complete FMLS suite of products and services, including Matrix, Remine, Cloud CMA and much, much more. That means GCMLS subscribers will benefit from the awesome technology services FMLS members already enjoy, including FMLS’ world-class Customer Support and the FMLS Training …

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2021 Municipal Election Results

In case you missed it… The city has been buzzing with all of the news. Three of the seven Mobile City Council races will be decided by a run-off election. In a big win, Mayor Sandy Stimpson won for a third term in office. He has been Mayor since his election in 2013.  Born in …

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Lessons Learned: From Long Island Divided

It is time to have all of the uncomfortable conversations. We need to learn from the past, and all of our mistakes if we plan to heal and not repeat our offenses in the future. In a 3-year investigation, Newsday found evidence of widespread separate and unequal treatment of minority homebuyers and minority communities on …

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In the recent GCMLS Board of Directors meeting, the Directors voted to remove the MLS areas and replace them with the latest map search options. There are a variety of reasons behind the decision. Please read the attached article for some historical perspective.   Plan to attend one or more of our spot-on training sessions …

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& this time, we hit it out of the park – Welcoming Liz Merrow

Help us welcome our newest staff member, Liz Merrow! Liz is ready and willing to be the best Administrative Assistant. She has experience in many aspects of real estate, including mortgage lending, first-time homebuyer education and MLS. She coached softball for over 8 years and served on the park board as president for 2 of …

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Checking in with Community Relations

We are halfway through 2021 and what a year it has been! After being cooped up all through 2020, MAAR’s Community Relations Committee has been taking taking this year by storm. Let’s see what they’ve done so far:   For Valentine’s day, our volunteers made handmade cards and put together packaged goodies for the local …

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