Matrix: How to Run a Basic Search

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Performing A Basic Search

Follow the steps below to perform a search for listings. This example will guide you through performing a Basic Residential search, however, the steps are similar for a Residential Income, Residential Lease, Land/Lot, Mobile Home or Commerical search.

Step 1

Matrix platform’s navigation menu bar allows you to access the search features in several ways. When you hover over the search tab you will see a drop down menu from which you can select the type of search you want to run.

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Alternatively, you may click on the search tab itself to view all the search options on one screen.

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Step 2

First, select the property type you want to search (such as Residential Detail), then input your search criteria in the search screen.

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Step 3

To generate the search results, you can click on either the Map or Results button.

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ADDITIONAL SEARCH OPTIONS

Refer to the table below for a list of special characters allowed for search fields. 

Special Character Description Example
+

Greater than or equal to:             

Allows you to search for values that are greater than or equal to the value you entered. When using the + character, it must follow the value you enter. 

Bathroom: 3+

Find all listings that have 3 or more bathrooms.            

Less than or equal to:

Allows you to search for values that are less than or equal to the value entered. When using the – character, it must follow the value you entered.

 

Bathrooms: 4-

Finds all listings that have 4 bathrooms or less.

Range:

Allows you to specify a numeric range.

List Price: 150000-200000

Finds all listings with a list price ranging from $150,000 to $200,000.

,

Either/Or:

Allows you to enter multiple values in a single field.

Area: 689, 690

Finds all listings that are located in either area 689 or 690.

*

Wildcard:

Searches for unknown letters and/or numbers.

Street Name: *Park

Find all listings that are located on a street that ends with the word Park.

Street Name: Park*

Finds all listings that are located on a street that begins with the work Park.

Property Description/Agent comments:

"key word" Finds all listings with the "key word" in the property description or agent comments. Use commas to separate multiple key words.

!

Exclude Selections:

Allows you to exclude listings that contain a specific value for search criteria. When using the ! character, it must precede the value you enter.

Year Build: !*1960*

Excludes all listings that contain properties that were built in 1960.

 

 

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