RP Data Professional

Tutorial Videos and Getting Started Guides

We have created a number of tutorial videos and Getting Started Guides designed to give you a quick overview and demonstration of the tools and features available in your RP Data Professional account. These videos and guides allow you to learn at your own pace at a time convenient to you, and aim to ensure you are maximising the full benefits of your subscription. For more in depth training options, please click here

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Index of Videos


 

Getting Started in RP Data Professional

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Key Learnings

In this video we'll give you a quick rundown of the things you can do in RP Data Professional. We'll give you an overview of:

  • Your homepage
  • Searching for properties
  • Customising reports


How to Personalise Your Dashboard

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In this video we'll show you how to customise and order the panels on your homepage, so you can quickly and easily access the statistics that are important to you. You'll learn how to:

  • Change the order of panels
  • Minimise, maximise and hide panels
  • Restore panels


How to Set Your Suburb Statistics

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In this video we'll show you how to access median sales statistics for your suburb of choice from your homepage. You'll learn how to:

  • Set your suburb
  • View Median Price statistics
  • View Recent Sales Prices


How to Manage Your Personal Account Details

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In this video we'll show you how to manage your personal account details so your account information remains up-to-date to ensure alerts and notifications reach you. You'll learn how to:

  • View your account details
  • Update your account details 
  • Upload your headshot 


How to Manage Users

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In this video we'll show account administrators how to manage users within their account. You'll learn how to:

  • Add single or multiple users to your account
  • Upgrade users to administrators
  • Delete users from your account


How to Manage Your Branding

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In this video we'll show account administrators how to set their branding, which will flow through to all users associated to their account. You'll learn how to:

  • Create your own branded template
  • Upload your company logo
  • Active your template


How to Search for Properties

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In this video we'll show you the different ways you can search for properties within your account. You'll learn how to:

  • Search for a single property address
  • Search by street, suburb or postcode
  • Search for properties by parcel numbers and legal document description numbers


How to Conduct an Advanced Search

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In this video we'll show you how to use Advanced Search features to help you find tricky properties quickly and easily. You'll learn how to:

  • Search by a partial street name
  • Search by partial suburb name
  • Search by street number ranges


How to Perform a Name Search

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In this video we'll show you how to search for properties in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia by owner name. You'll learn how to:

  • Search by last name
  • Filter results by first name and/or suburb
  • Confirm your search result 


How to Perform a Company Search

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In this video we'll show you how to find properties owned by businesses, corporates or trusts. You'll learn how to:

  • Initiate a company search 
  • Confirm ownership information


How to Use Enhanced Mapping Tools

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In this video we'll show you how to use enhanced mapping capabilities to research and present details about a property and its surrounding area. You'll learn how to:

  • Customise your map view
  • Use data layers and measurment tools 
  • Quick view key details about particular properties


How to Use Prospector

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In this video we'll show you how to use the Prospector tool to identify properties that are more likely to sell in the near future. You'll learn how to:

  • View the Prospector panel on your homepage
  • Search for withdrawn listings and listings over 60 days old
  • Find leads 


How to Perform a Dynamic Radius Search

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In this video we'll show you how to perform a dynamic radius search. You'll learn how to:

  • Search for properties within a distance radius from your target property
  • Use the 'nearest neighbour’ search to choose the number of properties you want displayed 


How to Use Search Results Tabs

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In this video we'll show you how to use the different pre-filtered search results tabs when you perform a search that returns multiple results. You'll learn how to:

  • Apply filters to your results 
  • View recent sales, auction results, what is currently on the market and rentals for the area 
  • Extract direct marketing data 


How to Refine Your Property Search Results

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In this video we'll show you how to refine your search results so you can find the exact properties you're looking for. You'll learn how to:

  • Locate and use the Refine Search panel
  • Use basic filters to reduce your results to match a specific criteria
  • Drill down into your search results even further with advanced filtering options


How to Use Saved Lists

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In this video we'll show you how to save properties you are interested in for future use. You'll learn how to:

  • Save custom lists of properties or add properties to an existing list for future use
  • Utilise saved lists for things such as your current listings, recent sales, properties you are currently prospecting and comparables for a property you are researching
  • Retrieve a saved list


How to Use On The Market Information

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In this video we'll show you how to access on the market information to help you stay up-to-date with what's happening in your local market. You'll learn how to:

  • Use the On The Market search results tab to view current, active listings
  • Use the Market Compare search results tab to get a historical view of sales advertisement
  • Use on the market information to understand local trends such as days on market and vendor discounting


How to Use the Multi Property Activities Toolbar

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In this video we'll show you how to use the Multi Property Activities toolbar when you perform a search that returns multiple results. You'll learn how to:

  • Activate your Multi Properties toolbar
  • Save properties to a new or existing list future use
  • Create a custom report or export data


How to Produce a Statement of Information Report

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In this video we'll show you how to produce a Statement of Information report for Victorian properties, to ensure you remain compliant with Consumer Affairs Victoria legislation laws. You'll learn how to:

  • Access the Signature Reports platform to produce a Statement of Information
  • Update the property's attributes
  • Select three comparable sales


How to Generate a Valuation Report

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In this video we'll show you how to generate a Valuation Report, or AVM. You'll learn how to:

  • Launch the AVM report builder from your homepage
  • Generate an AVM report for the Property Task panel on a Property Detail page
  • Confirm attributes and produce your AVM report


How to Build a CMA Report

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In this video we'll show you how to build a Comparative Market Analysis report for a specific property. You'll learn how to:

  • Find comparable properties, recent sales, on the market listings and rentals
  • Preview, customise and save your report
  • Create templates to use when creating future reports

Getting Started Guides

These guides provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform some key tasks in your RP Data Professional account. 

Personalise Your Dashboard (PDF 2573kb)

This guide will show you how to customise your homepage in RP Data Professional.

  • Customise and Order Panels
  • Minimise, Maximise and Hide Panels
  • Restore Panels

 

Simple Searches (PDF 883kb)

This guide will show you how to use the basic search functions in RP Data Professional.

  • Find a specific property address
  • Find all properties in a street
  • Find all properties in a suburb or postcode

 

Advanced Searches (PDF 1040kb)

This guide will show you how the different ways you can search for a property listing.

  • Name and Company Search
  • Parcel Search – Lot, Plan, Business Unit Plan and Strata Plan
  • Building Name Search

 

Search Results Tabs (PDF 1682kb)

This guide will show you how to filter your search results to find the exact properties you are looking for.

  • Pre-filtered Search Result Tabs
  • Refine Results to Find Properties
  • Apply Advanced Filters

 

Advanced Search (PDF 942kb)

This guide will show you how to perform an advanced search when you are having trouble finding a property.

  • Search Partial Street or Suburb Names
  • Search Street Number Ranges

 

Property Tasks (PDF 3977kb)

This guide will show you how the different property tasks available to you once you have done a property search in RP Data Professional.

  • Create Reports
  • Save Properties
  • Export Data

 

CMA Reports (PDF 2304kb)

This guide will show you how to produce a CMA report for a specific property in RP Data Professional.

  • Getting Started
  • Selecting Properties to Include in Your Report
  • Organising Your Report

 

Saved Lists (PDF 921kb)

This guide will show you how to save multiple property search results as a list for quick and easy future use.

  • Save a Custom List
  • Access a Saved List
  • Advanced List Creation

 

Territory Builder (PDF 481kb)

This guide will show you how to save all of the properties located within a specified map area for quick and easy future use. 

  • Create a Territory
  • Define Your Territory
  • Access a Saved Territory

 

Enhanced Mapping (PDF 1435kb)

This guide will show you how to use RP Data Professional enhanced mapping capabilities to research and present details about a target property and its surrounding area.

  • Map Functionality
  • Map Layers
  • Drawing Tools

 

Account Administration (PDF 396kb)

This guide will show you how to perform the administration tasks in your account.

  • Manage Users
  • Manage Branding 
  • Manage Your Personal Account Details