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TrendSheet 4 - CA / VCRDS (Flex)
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Creating a Custom Export for use in VCRDS - FlexMLS

  • Hover your mouse over 'Preferences' and select 'My Exports'.
  • Select 'New'.
  • Name the export 'TrendSheet 4', make sure 'Detail group names show in front of the detail name' is selected and that 'Residential' is also selected and click 'Next'.
  • Click on each of the following categories individually and click 'Add' after each one. Once you are done, the categories will appear on the right side of the window and they must be in the same order as below:
    • Status
    • Listing Price
    • Sold Price
    • Status Change Date
    • Listing Date
    • Sold Date
    • Days on Market
    • Pending Date
    • Special Conditions: In Foreclosure
    • Special Conditions: Real Estate Owned
    • Special Conditions: Notice of Default
    • Special Conditions: Short Pay Subject to Lender
    • Approx SqFt
    • Dwelling Total Floors
    • Year Built
    • Pool
    • Pool Construction: Above Ground
    • Pool Construction: In Ground
    • Pool Description: Community Pool
    • Pool Description: Private Pool
    • Concessions Amount
    • Lot SqFt
    • # Bedrooms
    • Baths - Full
    • Baths - 3/4
    • Baths - 1/2
    • Parking Spaces/Information: Total Garage Spaces
    • Parking Spaces/Information: Total Carport Spaces
    • Parking Spaces/Information: Total Covered Spaces
  • Once the list is complete and in the above order click 'Next' and you are done.

How to Export your Data

  • Verify that the search you are exporting includes every type of listing (active, contingent, pending, closed, expired, canceled, etc) for at least one year back from the effective date you're using. The further back you go the more likely you are to include pertinent data. I recommend 2.5 years since TrendSheet 4 analyzes two years of data.
  • Click 'Export' at the top right then click 'download a file'.
  • Verify that 'Export all matches' is selected.
  • Click 'Custom Text Export' and choose the export you created which should be named 'TrendSheet 4'.
  • Type in the verification text and click 'Export'.
  • Save the file by whichever file name and into whichever folder you prefer (depending on your browser settings you may not be given the option to choose the file name/location).

The last thing to do is copy and paste the data from the export into TrendSheet 4. If you need help with this please check out our video on the topic: