Are you a real estate agent looking to make the most of your online presence?
Having an up-to-date and efficient IDX website is essential for engagement with
potential home buyers. You need more than a website to generate new real estate leads,
you need a real estate IDX website with five key features. Continue reading to learn more.
MLS data is a great resource for real estate agents
and their clients. But without proper programming,
it can be difficult to integrate it into a website.
With the SimplyRETS MLS listings API, you can
improve the overall quality and performance of your
Integrating a RETS feed into your real estate WordPress website allows
you to add a search and display interface for your MLS listings and
provide your clients with faster and more accurate information
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
Code and Coffee w/ SimplyRETS At SimplyRETS, we try our best to make using our API and services a simple and
pleasurable experience. This article describes some simple tips geared towards
maximizing the stability and performance of your SimplyRETS application.
Map real estate search apps
are a great way to enhance web app functionality and user-engagement. They can
be significantly more user-friendly to use for real estate listing search
utilities than standard html forms. Many features in the SimplyRETS API are
built with this specific use-case in mind. SimplyRETS real estate map search For the uninitiated, SimplyRETS leverages your RETS or
RESO Web API data feed to provide a more modern and robust API for developing real
estate software using listing, open house, and agent data from your MLS. Our
services are designed to be simple and effective for any developer to use
productively. In this tutorial, I’ll outline how to build a simple map-based search app using
the SimplyRETS API. If you want to skip to the code or follow along with a
complete sample, you can use our
Github Examples Repo.
We’ve prepared a live demo with the code from this tutorial
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!
When building real estate websites and applications with the
SimplyRETS API, there are
several built-in features that make it easy to paginate through listings and
search results. This post will outline those features and provide examples for
creating and navigating “pages” of listings.
At SimplyRETS, we’ve been working diligently on giving brokerages and developers
an easier way to build apps and websites using Real Estate listing data. We’re
excited to announce that over the last 4 weeks, we’ve added fast track support
for 8 new Real Estate Associations: Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) My Florida Regional MLS (MFR MLS) Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB) Kitchengton-Waterloo Association of Realtors (KWAR) Massachusetts MLS Property Info Network (MLSPIN) Southeast Florida MLS (SEF MLS) Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) Santa Cruz County Board of Realtors (SCCBAR)
Today, I’m excited to announce the v1.3.4 release of our WordPress plugin which
has all new integration with Google Maps to give your visitors a better Real
Estate property search experience. SimplyRETS believes in making IDX and RETS searches better and easier to
user. We’re constantly looking for ways to improve both our
WordPress Plugin and our
API in this regard.
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.