Member Tools & Resources

  • Bluetooth enabled, work with Smartphone App SentriSmart or keycard
  • Association owes boxes, checked out to broker or agent, agents only pay for monthly access
  • Features include One-Day Code and more
  • Makes showings and tracking access simple

  • Transaction Management System
  • Electronic file with all forms and documents and populates from MLS data
  • Single sign on from MLS or direct web login
  • E-signature can be added for nominal fee
  • Web-based fillable forms branded to MKMLS

  • MLS System
  • Access to historical data
  • Syndication or direct data feed to HomeSnap, realtor.com, Zillow, ListHub, and numerous brokerage websites
  • Features include CMA, Contact Management including Collaboration Center, statistics, integration with other services
  • Offers 4 classes of property with more than 150 fields of information
  • Cooperation and Compensation agreement with more than 200 other local agents

  • Mobile App with all Paragon MLS fields available to agents “MLS on the GO”
  • Features include Messaging, Personalized Newsfeed, Connect with Clients, and more
  • Also have homesnap.com consumer website as well as homesnap app for consumers, both offer property data directly from MLS with no advertising

  • Centralized Showing Service
  • Scheduler service provides online and automated showings scheduling & notifications
  • CSS mobile app offered for easy access
  • Feedback surveys automated and ready for Seller Report
  • Reports including statistics to compare listing with average showings information across MLS

  • Realtor® Property Resource
  • Access to all public property information in U.S., economic data and more
  • Create customized property CMA reports
  • Integrated with Mid-Kansas MLS data

Education

  • Locally offer free 12 hours of Quick Study Continuing Education courses
  • Locally offer free additional education as schedule and budget allows
  • Locally offer various topic speakers and trainings throughout year
  • Access to KAR’s Keynote online series
  • Access to KAR provided live and online courses

Networking

  • Reno Council hosts breakfast meetings 8 times per year, free to attend
  • McPherson Council hosts luncheon meetings at least 5 times in year, charge to cover lunch
  • Pratt Council hosts luncheon meetings at least 4 times in year, buy own lunch
  • Association events, such as Summer Picnic, Installation Banquet and more
  • Wednesday REALTOR® Tour/Caravan

Website

Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities

  • Director positions on PLR Board of Directors and Mid-Kansas MLS Board of Directors
  • KAR voting Directors attend KAR conferences
  • Committee and Task Force involvement
  • KAR Right Track Leadership Academy

Community Involvement

  • Councils are involved in community projects
  • Examples have included providing meals for Circles and Red Cross Canteen, delivering Meals on Wheels, volunteering at events like KMOM dental clinic, and donating funds to Fire Pup program, Brush Up Mac, and United Way

Advocacy

  • Locally each Council must be involved in local efforts to protect private property rights and other matters important to our industry.
  • State and National Associations have lobbying efforts to protect the interests of our industry
  • Information on getting involved available at https://realtorparty.com/

Professional Standards

  • REALTORS® agree to abide by Code of Ethics
  • Provide Ombudsman program

REALTOR® brand

  • Members are licensed to use REALTOR® term and “R” mark
  • REALTORS® agree to abide by Code of Ethics – not just a licensed agent
  • Access to all member benefits available from National Association of REALTORS®
  • Access to all member benefits available from Kansas Association of REALTORS®

Other Notable Services

  • Technology Hotline
  • Legal Hotline Access for nominal annual fee
  • Access to all resources and benefits available from KAR and NAR

Safety

  • HomeSnap PRO and SentriSmart Apps both provide a Safety timer feature agents can use at a showing
  • Will agent location to an alert agent provided list, if activated
  • https://www.nar.realtor/ provides other safety resources for agents

Forms

  • Mid-Kansas MLS is the owner of nearly 50 forms for use by only members of MKMLS
  • Forms are available in Instanet as fillable forms, and also PDF versions are available
  • All forms, including Purchase Contract, Right to Sell, addendums, etc. have been approved by Legal Counsel

MLS Statistics

  • Monthly reports compiled from MLS data by WSU to generate reports for overall MLS and reports for McPherson, Reno and Pratt counties specifically.
  • SnapShot or Fast Stats published monthly to social media, website and affiliates