FAQ | Frequently Asked Questions

How do I search for rentals?
Under property type, select “Residential Rental”. You can do this from the homepage search or the map search.

How do I search for open houses?
Under Property Search Criteria, check the “Open House Only” field and a pop-up calendar will appear to select your date range.

How do I draw my own map search?
Under the map, select the “Draw Search Area” icon. Click on the starting point and drag your mouse to begin building your search area. Create a simple triangle or intricate polygon to search in the precise location you want. To stop drawing, or to close the shape, look for the “End Drawing” button in red.

How do I search if I don’t want to do a map search?
Click the “Traditional Search” button on the homepage or choose the “List View” option on the map search. Both options will display the listing photo and information like number of bedrooms, bathrooms, year built with the option to view more details.

How do I search by MLS#?
You can enter an MLS number on the Location search box on the homepage. On the map search, select the “More Search Criteria” link to expand your search. At the bottom, you will see the option to search by MLS#, Address, School and even Subdivision.

How do I search for keywords like granite or hardwood?
On the map search, select the “More Search Criteria” link to expand your search further. Keyword search is available here, as well as other advanced search criteria such as Lot Size, Parking, Features and more.

How do I search for a home if I don’t have a specific location?
On the homepage, fill in your other search criteria. You can leave the Location box blank, or enter a zip code, city, or neighborhood. On the map search, fill in your desired search criteria. You can leave the location blank or enter a zip code, city or neighborhood. Check the option to “Auto adjust the map area based on the criteria entered below.” 

How do I search for a Real Estate Agent or Office?
Select the REALTORS® tab in the upper right corner to search for agents and offices.

How do I save a listing?
Press “Save” on any listing that interests you. As a new visitor, you can register with your name and email address to save specific properties or searches. can remember you the next time you visit to easily access your favorite listings.

How can I save notes on the houses I like best?
Use the 5-star “My Rating” option to help remember which house you loved with a 5-star rating versus those you liked with a 3-star rating. Use the notes field underneath the star rating to recall favorite features like, “Great basement. Updated kitchen. Bathrooms needed work.” You can access all of your notes and star ratings with your free account. Only you will see your notes and ratings.

How do I filter or sort by price or bedrooms?
Use the “Sort By” drop down to choose from over a dozen sort options. Popular sort options include List Price High to Low, Beds High to Low, Baths Low to High and much more.

How do I download the MRIS Homes mobile app?
To download the MRIS Homes mobile app, text MRISHomes to 87778 or search for MRIS Homes in your smartphone's app store.