When you sign up for IDX Broker as part of your integration with www.TheCustomizedWebsite.com, you standard IDX Broker Integration fees are waived, saving you$199.00.
IDX Broker Custom MLS Integration provides:
- Dynamic Map and Search Functionality
- Custom Foreclosure, REO, Short Sale Results (varies by MLS Board)
- Automated Client Email Updates
- Unlimited Slideshow Capability
- Unlimited Showcase Listing Capability
- Seamless Integration with Website look/feel via CSS/HTML
With IDX Broker, you can provide your site visitors with the tools they need with or without initial registration. The search options include:
- Basic Search (quick, easy, core criteria)
- Advanced Search (This is almost anything a Realtor can search by and WAY BEYOND your typical IDX solution.)
- Address Search
- MLS Listing Number Search
- Quick Search and Wild Card Search
- Map Search (fully integrated Google Earth mapping)
In addition, if you run a team or office, IDX Broker offers an Agent Roster page at no additional charge and Agent Bio pages too!
For those who want to add more interest and variety to their websites, IDX Broker comes with a Custom Widget section to provide for:
- Featured Listing Showcases
- Featured Listing Showcases
- Custom Search Showcases
- Custom Search Slideshow
- Custom Quick Search
- Wild Card Search
- Agent Showcases
Of course, the main goal of any website is to create customer loyalty and to gain leads. To achieve that lead conversion, IDX Broker provides the following:
- Contact Page
- Property Info Request
- Home Valuation Request
- Schedule a Showing
- Property Manager Signup
- Lead Login Page
- Custom Email Updates
- Saved Search Management
- Contact Forms
- Valuation Requests
- Mortgage Calculator
Finally, IDX Broker offers you the ability to stand out and offer unique content by providing you the tool to provide an unlimited number of pre-defined search pages/links. By creating custom links to pre-defined search results, not only are you providing your customers with exceptional content, but you are providing search engines and easy path to your IDX Broker contents with your HTML and CSS. These custom links include:
- Custom Link – Results Pages
- Pre-defined Subdivision Results
- Foreclosure/Keyword Results
- Pre-defined Map Search
- Pre-defined Address Links
- Pre-defined MLS# Links
- Listings By City, Zip Code or Subdivision
An excellent example utilizing these custom links can be found here.
You can integrate IDX Broker via frames on your website or you can use the Global Header option provided. To utilize the Global Header, you need to know or have a web master who knows HTML and CSS.
The advantage to the Global Wrapper is seamless integration for dynamic pages. In laymans terms, that means that any link, search or results page that opens looks like it is still part of your website with all navigation features in place. This becomes most relevant when you are using IDX Broker to increase the appearant size of your website (for example, a Standard Point 2Agent site gains multiple search pages and an unlimited number of custom link pages) and when your customers receive email updates and follow the link, they are directed, essentially, to your website page with full menu options.
IDX Broker does not require long-term contracts and pricing for individuals start at $39.00 per month. Multi-User packages are available. To register, you will need to download and complete the IDX Broker Agreement 2009 – TheCustomizedWebsite. If you have any questions, feel free to call 321-460-0665.