Virtual “Livestream” Open Houses in Flex
Flex now has Virtual “Livestream” Open Houses available. Agents can use a multitude of online communication services including GoToMeeting, Zoom, and Google Hangouts to conduct their Virtual Open Houses. See our Knowledgebase article for information on how to set up a Virtual Open House.
When setting up your Virtual Open House, you will choose “Livestream” as the Type as shown below and paste your link/URL. Add the date, time, text, and comments. When finished, click the Add Open House button.
You can view upcoming Virtual “Livestream” Open Houses in the same place where you are used to seeing Open Houses.
When you’re viewing listings on the search results page, click the Detail tab, and then click the Open House or Tour of Homes link. For Virtual “Livestream” Open Houses, a clickable link will be displayed in the new Link field.
To search for upcoming Virtual Open Houses, under Daily Functions on the menu, click Tour/Open Houses and enter search parameters. The link to a virtual event will be available in the event details.
Terminology Change From “Virtual” to “Livestream”
To clarify the purpose of virtual open houses/tours of homes, and to align with the RESO Data Dictionary, anywhere you see “Virtual Open House” or “Virtual Tour of Homes” will be changed to “Livestream Open House” or “Livestream Tour of Homes.”
The following live web conferencing services are allowed in Flex:
- Facebook Live
- Google Meet
- Microsoft Teams
- YouTube Live
- Zoho Meeting
Updated May 2021