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How to Use The South Padre Island MLS

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Looking to buy or sell a property in South Padre Island, Port Isabel, or Laguna Vista? Then the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) on the Franke Realty website can be your best friend! Our MLS is a powerful tool that can simplify and streamline your real estate journey – giving you comprehensive, up-to-date information on available properties. This guide will walk you through how to use the South Padre Island MLS on the Franke Realty website and highlight the benefits of using this service. 

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How to Use The South Padre Island MLS

The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is a database used by savvy real estate brokers to share information about properties for sale. Using it can benefit buyers and sellers. Here is where homebuyers and sellers can be connected. 

The MLS consolidates listings from multiple real estate agencies, providing a wide array of properties in one place. There listings on the MLS can be updated regularly giving you the latest and greatest when it comes to homes availability, prices, and details. You can also see photos, descriptions and key features of each property! We told you this nifty tool would be your best friend! 

If you’re a seller, when you list a property on the MLS, you can ensure maximum exposure to potential buyers. Franke Realty is excited to connect with you to offer expert guidance and support and provide access to what’s on the market. 

So, How Do You Use This Thing?

Step 1  

Once you open our website, immediately on the homepage is the MLS search option with the button that says, “Search Our MLS.” Click that to start your search. 

Step 2 

The results load immediately with all the listings in the local area. To narrow down your options, you may want to modify your search. Click Modify Search to explore Advanced Search Options.  

Here you can enter what type of property you’re looking for (single family residential, commercial, lots and land, rentals, or multifamily residential.) Input the location (city, county, or postal code) min/mix price, bedrooms and baths.  

Step 3 

Now you can check out your search results. Browse through the listings and notice how each provides a general snapshot of the property, including a photo, price, location, and key details! For more information, click on the listing to view additional details. This typically includes a full description, multiple photos, property specifications, and a virtual tour. 

Step 4 

If you find any properties that you love, be sure to save them to your favorites for easy access later. This feature is particularly useful if you are comparing multiple properties.  

Step 5 

If there’s a property you can’t stop thinking about, you’ll want to contact the team at Franke Realty immediately! If you have your eye on something, someone else might too. So, contact Franke Realty so you can gather more information, and schedule a viewing of the property. You can do both using the contact form on the listing page. If you’re unable to visit in person just yet, be sure to check out the virtual tour which can hold you over until you’re able to set up a tour. Once you select a property, you can also check out the mortgage calculator and print out a flyer for the property. 

What Are Some Benefits of Using the MLS on Franke Realty’s Website?

As you can see, the MLS has it all! Its convenient user-friendly interface makes it easy to search for properties that meet your specific needs without leaving the comfort of your home. Using it allows you to quickly filter out properties that you don’t like, showing only the ones you care about. Tap into a wealth of information in one place, including property descriptions, photos, and local market data. 

Chat with the experts at Franke Realty. These experienced agents are available to assist with any questions and provide expert advice throughout your entire buying or selling process. You’ll never miss a listing since the MLS is continually updated. You can access most current information available regarding your favorite property. 

Maximize Your MLS Experience

Be specific. The more precise your search criteria, the more relevant your results will be. Use the advanced filters to narrow down your options. Keep in mind that properties can move quickly, especially in desirable areas. Regularly check for new listings and updates, while working with a Franke Realty agent to stay ahead of the competition! 

Try This Tool Today!

Why not give this invaluable resource a try? If you’re looking to buy or sell property in South Padre Island, Port Isabel, or Laguna Vista, follow this guide to easily navigate the MLS. You’ll be well on your way to successful property acquisition with the MLS on Franke Realty. Visit our homepage to access it today! Contact us today to buy or sell a South Padre Island property.

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