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yes ... it is actually a requirement to have directions in our mls
Nina Hollander, Broker
Candice A. Donofrio
Fort Mohave, AZ
Still always, the reason is some people still do not have GPS updates for new areas.
Nina Hollander, Broker
Margaret Rome Baltimor...
Yes. Directions to what??!!
Tony and Suzanne Marri...
we have it, it's a required field, it doesn't have enough characters and is generally wrong.
yes, it sure helps the new agents!
Our MLS does have directions to the properties on it.
Nina Hollander, Broker
Yes they should be there. How else are you going to know where the property is located?
Not optional. Directions - decent directions - need to accompany listings.
Yes. You can be sure the agent has a reliable GPS system.
Yes...so people can ok drive by before I go to show it
They should be put in and more accurately than some do!
Yes, yes. I like to know generally where it is located without having to get my GPS out or mapping tool. Then when it is time to show I want to know how to arrange my showings by location.
Absolutely. On my listings, I always double-check and drive the route to make sure it's the most efficient and/or scenic. When I'm working with buyers, I always review the map for nearby points of interest, and generally use my GPS to get there.
Jenna Dixon yes please especially condominium complexes and where guest parking is.
Yes. I see all the time "use GPS" and that is ust not helpful. Although I will use my GPS to get there, written directions gives me an idea of where the property is. No putting in directions is a shortcut and seems lazy.
I think you should, especially for remote listings, but most put dumb directions in. Sometimes GPSs don't always get you where you need to go.
we always have directions filled out in MLS.... it's good to know what's in the area of the home's location.... and/or which side of town...
Required and often quite useful.
Jenna Dixon with current technology, GPS is on almost every smart-phone.
Though having directions for some places difficult to find is desirable.
It's a requirement to have cross streets and basic directions in our MLS. A holdover from the dark days before every phone had a GPS.
Jenna- explicit directions are important. A GPS is not failproof.
not optional here...
yes- GPS's are not alway dependable!
I put in directions in every listing, I definitely want the agents to find the home!
It's a required field in our MLS -- you can find every different quality of remarks ranging from very specific and excellent directions to "Google It".
Showing that I provide quality information to other agents as well as the public is never a bad idea.
Definitely should be there and even more importantly when it's confusing. GPS does not always hit it accurately. Telling up to use Google Maps or Mapquest is just lazy. Don'y you want to make the home as easy to show as possible?
Are you asking if we should input or follow them? Input, yes... follow, not so much as I've come across some very bad directions in the past.
Yes absolutely! If they can't find the house, they can't show it!
Yes. GPS isn't always acurate, some aren't updated, some don't contain new roads, some send people to wrong area, some areas don't have service, many agents do not have or use GPS.
Definately a 100% MUST if you want agents and buyers to find your listing. Typing check GPS is unacceptable
Becasue Google, Suri and my wife at times say they will handle it
Definitely. In the Sarasota MLS, it is a violation to not do so.
Still a requirement in my MLS
Always. It helps other agents to get a general idea of the homes location w/o having to GPS or use a map.
Yes, it's required by our local MLS
We enter a map grid and users can also look at the Bing maps integrated with the MLS. Alternatively, they can go to their favourite online or offline mapping tool to get or manually determine directions.
Good morning Jenna. I do not use them. Some folks do not know their right from their left.
GPS not always accurate in our area. Having directions a big help if written well. Mark
Absolutely, if some agents might not find the house.
directions may be overkill, but making sure the address is correct and that it shows up in the correct place on the map is an essential that many miss on.
Jenna - It is a requirement for our MLS, so no options here. I don't think it is a bad idea.
Helps in our area plus.. when I'm looking for a buyer the good directions give me markers / locations. I find it helpful.
Only in the private remarks for agents. My clients don't want a bunch of lookie-loos.
Best of luck.
I do not add it. Everyone has a GPS these days and my mls has map that is very easy to use.
Good morning Jenna. The street address should be sufficient.