MLS ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • 9-17-20: Thank you for your continued patience as our team and Supra worked through the cause of the Supra eKEY system delays. All issues have been resolved and all eKEY functions are working as expected. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. If you are continuing to have any problems using your eKEY, please contact Porscha Smith at Porscha@OmahaREALTORS.com.

  • 9-16-20: Some users are currently experiencing a connection delay with the Supra eKEY System including inability to wirelessly update their eKEY app. Our team is currently working with Supra to restore service as soon as possible. A notice will be sent once this has been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

  • 9-15-20: August Market Statistics are now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 9-9-20: Paragon Connect is a new modern, mobile, and responsive interface that reimagines the commonly used Paragon functionality and workflows in a fast, intuitive, and accessible way. Paragon Connect is a web based solution, meaning you do not need to go to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to download a native app. You simply open the browser on your smart phone, tablet, or desktop computer to access it! Beginning October 30th, 2020, Paragon Mobile will no longer be available for use. The application will be replaced with Paragon Connect. Learn more about Paragon Connect.

  • 8-27-20: New reports available in Paragon! These newly designed reports can be found in the “Reports” drop-down and under the “Detail” tab. The two new client facing reports are called: “Client Basic w/Pics” and “Client Detail NoPics”. The new agent facing report, not to be shared with clients but for agent use only, is called: “Agent Detail- New”. Currently these reports are only configured for Residential listings. Login to view.

  • 8-17-20: July Market Statistics are now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 7-29-20: On Tuesday, July 28 Paragon System Updates were deployed. For a detailed view of what has been updated please click here.

  • 7-23-20: The GPRMLS Public Remarks are a great tool for reaching potential clients and giving enticing details about the property for sale, however there are limitations to what can be in the Public Remarks. For a rule reminder about Public Remarks, click here. To view full GPRMLS Rules, click here.

  • 7-15-20: June Market Statistics are now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 6-29-20: In an on-going effort to maintain security in the SentriLock lockbox system, the Midlands MLS Board of Directors approved the activation of the SentriConnect mobile app for non-SentriLock users. In approving the use of the new app, the Midlands MLS Board also approved discontinuing the use of one-day codes effective July 1, 2020. After July 1, 2020, all access to lockboxes will be through the use of the SentriConnect app for all non-members of Lincoln's SentriLock service. This includes agents, vendors and contractors. View more Info here.

  • 6-16-20: May Market Statistics are now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 6-3-20: In an effort to support your training needs, Black Knight has brought back a regularly scheduled series of webinars. The calendar can be found by clicking here. These free, live webinars will help you gain the knowledge to assist you in the constantly evolving Real Estate industry in order to help you address the needs of buyers and sellers in an ever-changing world.

  • 5-27-20: This is a rule reminder about GPRMLS Rule 1.17(V)(F) : Associated Documents. Associated Documents in Paragon can only contain information about the listing and may not include anything that promotes an agent or company. The Seller Property Condition Disclosure and Lead Based Paint Disclosure (if applicable) are required to be uploaded in the Paragon MLS Associated Documents within 2 days of the listing being input in the MLS. If any of the green fields are checked, the applicable certification must be input in the Paragon MLS Associated Documents. As always, if a rule or policy is unclear, MLS Staff is here to help. For MLS Rules questions please contact MLS@GPRMLS.com. View full GPRMLS Rules here.

  • 5-21-20: Black Knight MLS Customer Care will be closed on Friday, May 22, 2020 as well as Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day. Black Knight will, however, be open Saturday and Sunday during regular support hours to assist you. View contact info here.

  • 5-15-20: April Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 4-15-20: March Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 4-13-20: GPRMLS has developed an Addendum Regarding Disruption of Real Estate Related Services for circumstances where a client may need to extend a closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This form is optional and was not produced with the belief that it must be used for every transaction or to take the place of a narrowly-tailored set of detailed, transaction specific terms. Please refer to your Broker’s discretion for questions regarding form use or specific circumstances. View addendum here.

  • 4-7-20: The Paragon MLS system will be down for scheduled system-wide maintenance beginning Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 10:00 pm and concluding no later than 6:00 am on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. 

  • 4-6-20: Effective April 6th, 2020, there are two TEMPORARY changes to Section 1.17 of the GPRMLS Rules. A notice will be emailed when the rule changes are rescinded. All GPRMLS Rules are still being enforced and are subject to the fine structures outlined in the GPRMLS Rules. View rule changes here.

  • 3-27-20: LIMITED TIME LIVE TRAINING - In an effort to support your training needs, Black Knight has brought back a regularly scheduled series of webinars. These FREE, live webinars will help you gain the knowledge you need to continue being productive, even when the work environment seems to be constantly changing! The calendar can be found by clicking here!

  • 3-16-20: February Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 3-12-20: Introducing... Paragon Connect! Paragon Connect is a web based solution, meaning you do not need to go to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to download a native app. You simply open the browser on your smart phone, tablet, or desktop computer to access it! Learn more here.

  • 3-2-20: The GPRMLS Listing Submission Policy is now in effect! All Residential listings are now required to be inputted in the MLS within one day of public marketing, including Coming Soon listings. See more details here.

  • 2-17-20: January Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 2-17-20: The Paragon MLS system will be down for scheduled system-wide maintenance beginning Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 10:00 pm and concluding no later than 6:00 am on Wednesday, February 19. During this time the Paragon MLS system will be unavailable for access. 

  • 1-30-20: Beginning March 1, the existing Seller Acknowledgement – Waiver of MLS Benefits will be invalid and no longer accepted by GPRMLS.

    For “Coming Soon” listings, the GPRMLS system includes a “No-Show” status that can be used until a property is available for showings.

    In the “No-Show” status, listings:

    • Can be fully marketed

    • Will be displayed to other MLS agents logged into the MLS system

    • Will not syndicate to any third party or broker sites

    • Will not accumulate Days-On-Market until placed in the New/Active status

There is currently no time limit on how long a listing can be in the “No-Show” status.
 

No-Show Status Addendum (PDF) - New Form 

 

If a seller requests that their listing be withheld from the MLS, the Office Exclusive Listing Addendum and the corresponding Listing Agreement must be submitted to the GPRMLS office within two business days of the list date on the Listing Agreement. The listing cannot be marketed to any individual outside the listing firm.

 

Office Exclusive Listing Addendum (PDF) - New Form 

  • 1-29-20: Resolved! Error When Saving/Editing Listings Black Knight is aware of and currently investigating an issue causing users to see a server error message when saving listings. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • 1-28-20: The Great Plains Regional MLS Board of Directors have adopted an updated fine structure for violations of the GPRMLS Listing Submission Policy as GPRMLS Rule 1.17(I)(A)(2). Enforcement for this policy begins March 1, 2020.

    The Fine Policy is as follows:

1st offense:

$100, plus a fine of $100 for each additional day once notified by the MLS.

2nd offense:

$500, plus a fine of $100 for each additional day once notified by the MLS.

3rd offense:

$1,000, plus a fine of $100 for each additional day once notified by the MLS.

4th offense:

Fine to be determined by the GPRMLS Board of Directors up to the maximum allowable
by the MLS, currently $15,000.

 

NAR’s mandatory Clear Cooperation Policy requires all Residential listings be input into the MLS within one business day of the listing being publicly marketed. The Great Plains Regional MLS Board of Directors adopted this policy as the GPRMLS Listing Submission Policy 1.17(I)(A) - 1.17(I)(A)(1)(a).

 

Public marketing includes, but is not limited to: Yard Signs, flyers displayed in windows, digital marketing on public facing websites (including social media), brokerage website displays (including IDX and VOW), digital communications marketing (email blasts), multi-brokerage listing sharing networks, applications available to the general public.

 

Here are 5 Things to Know about the New GPRMLS Listing Submission Policy

 

GPRMLS Clear Cooperation Article

"Coming Soon" and the "No Show" Status

NAR Clear Cooperation FAQ

Full GPRMLS Rules

  • 1-16-20: December Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 1-13-20: In August 2019 the process of transitioning the Tri-County Board of REALTORS® MLS (consisting of Gage, Jefferson, and Saline counties) to the Great Plains Regional MLS Paragon system officially began and the final stages of the conversion are almost complete. 

    Beginning tomorrow, January 14, GPRMLS users will start to see the Tri-County listings appear in the GPRMLS system.

    As a result of this transition, you may see duplicate listings. This is normal and will be addressed as the conversion is being completed.

    On February 10, all Tri-County users and listings will be fully integrated into the GPRMLS Paragon system.
     

  • 1-8-20: Free MarketStats Webinar | Wednesday, January 15th | 10:00 am

    MarketStats is a statistical product that consists of two highly beneficial tools: FastStats and InfoSparks.FastStats is a tool that includes monthly shareable statistical reports from interactive maps based on prevalent geographic areas. FastStats is easy to use and each report includes a variety of metrics for an overview of important market trends.

    InfoSparks is an interactive tool that allows you to create customized, shareable statistical reports. You can compare up to four different geographies at a time using a wide assortment of housing variables and periods of time. All created reports are branded to you in static or live charts that can be easily shared or embedded on websites and social media.

    These great tools can be found in the MLS under the Resources tab. FastStats is accessed by selecting FastStats – Omaha or FastStats – Lincoln and to access InfoSparks click on MarketStats.

    Recorded ​Webinar

  • 12-19-19: NAR’s new mandatory Policy 8.0 requires all Residential listings to be input into the MLS within one business day of the listing being marketed. The Great Plains Regional MLS Board of Directors adopted this policy as GPRMLS Rule 1.17(A) - 1.17(A)(1)(a) with a March 1, 2020 implementation.

5 Things to Know about the New GPRMLS Listing Submission Policy

NAR Clear Cooperation Policy Adopted Article

"Coming Soon" and the "No Show" Status Article

NAR Clear Cooperation FAQ

  • 12-18-19: Paragon Support will be unavailable beginning Thursday, December 19 at 11:30 am through 1:00 pm. Complete closure schedule:

    • Tuesday, December 24, 2019-Early Close @ 3 pm CT

    • Wednesday, December 25, 2019 

    • Tuesday, December 31, 2019- Early Close @ 5 pm CT

    • Wednesday, January 1, 2020

  • 12-16-19: November Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 11-27-19:  The Paragon MLS system will be down for scheduled system-wide maintenance beginning Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 10:00 pm and concluding no later than 6:00 am on Wednesday, December 4. During this time the Paragon MLS system will be unavailable for access. 

  • 11-15-19: October Market Statistics now available for Lincoln, Omaha, & Regional Markets! View Now!

  • 11-12-19: With the addition of the Lower Level Below Grade field for Tri-Level and Multi-Level properties, please note that the Finished Below Grade field must be populated with the sum of the lower level below grade SqFt (if applicable) and the finished basement SqFt.

    There is no auto-calculation currently available for these two fields.

    Lower Level Below Grade + Finished Basement = Finished Below Grade

    Example: If the Lower Level Below Grade = 400 and the Finished Basement = 800, the Finished Below Grade field would be completed with 1200.

    MLS Measuring Guide and Definitions