Learn more about the terminology involved in IDX for real estate websites, and how understanding the most common acronyms can ensure you build the best website for your real estate business.
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As a real estate agent, it is essential to have a functional, user-friendly website where potential buyers can easily browse listings. Installing the best IDX plugin for WordPress will ensure that your potential clients get the most accurate and current results possible.
The Data Dictionary was created by RESO (Real Estate Standards Organization) to standardize data names used in Real Estate Data and technology. SimplyRETS uses the Data Dictionary as the basis of our data model to normalize all of the data in our API to get the highest compatibility level between MLS data feeds. Below is the latest Data Dictionary (v1.7) definitions in an easy to read and linkable format:
Whether you are a solo real estate agent or part of a bigger brokerage, having an online precense is a critical part of finding and closing sales. Not only do many people start their search online before contacting an agent, but a place for your existing clients to search and view properties can help increase brand awareness and give you more authority in your local market. Building a website from scratch can be a big project, though, and it doesn’t always make sense to spend time and money on custom website development. That’s why we’ve focused on building a plug-and-play solution to easily creating WordPress IDX websites for your real estate business. With that in mind, this post is aimed to give you a general idea of what it takes to build a real estate website to display and search your MLS listings: Sections Select a domain name and hosting provider Choose a free or paid theme Install the SimplyRETS plugin Add pages and short-codes
One of our biggest goals at SimplyRETS is to make it easy for anyone to build real estate software with listing data by creating simple and modern web development tools that that reliably normalize data from any MLS feed. This is why we’re excited to announce the newest feature we’ve been hard at work on: SimplyRETS now supports RESO Web API data feeds.
This is a guest post by Suzie Wilson from Happier Home. If you are trying to sell your home, throwing an open house is a great way to create interest and possibly even get the bids coming in. The key to throwing a successful open house is creating a welcoming environment. The more you do to make the place feel like home, the more other people will want to make it their own.
Building apps with SimplyRETS When you’re ready to build a new website with SimplyRETS, we try to make the process as simple as possible. There are a few things you’ll need to know about how it works, but we break it down into three easy steps to make everything as simple as possible: Getting RETS or RESO Web API Credentials from your MLS Creating an app with SimplyRETS Start building your website or application Not so bad, right? So let’s go through these!
Welcome to the SimplyRETS Blog! SimplyRETS is a service which connects to your RETS or RESO Web API IDX feed to offer a vastly simplified and modern REST API. We are helping developers building real estate software save time and money so they can focus on what’s importand; innovation. SimplyRETS makes it easy for developers with little or no experience in real estate data to get started quickly.
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