IDX is short for INTERNET DATA EXCHANGE, a term coined by
NAR... IDX (Internet Data Exchange) also known as Broker Reciprocity
(BR) allows participating Brokers to display active MLS listing
information on their web site(s), provided that the data display conforms
to the policies, rules and specifications of their MLS Board and state
law. IDX is a MLS data solution that is provided to the Brokerage for
use on their websites. IDX solutions do not require that you obtain a
registration from the user. Brokers can display the MLS listing data of
all brokerages that have chosen to participate in IDX, so long as they
prominently display the BR logos, disclaimers and appropriate
distinctions between their own listings and those of another office.
What is eIDX.com?
eIDX.com is an Internet Service Provider who specializes in managing IDX
data feeds and web sites for our real estate brokerage and agent
clients. We provide superior real estate data services.
eIDX.com manages and updates our client web sites daily with the most
current real estate housing data available, straight from their local
Who can use MLS IDX
Typically only real
estate brokers have direct access to MLS IDX data. Real estate agents
can receive access to IDX data through their broker. This usually
requires written permission from their employing brokerage to
publish the IDX housing data. MLS rules about the use of IDX data
vary from MLS to MLS.
eIDX.com respects and complies
with your local MLS rules about the display and use of IDX data.
Can the eIDX.com home
search be used in my web site?
Answer: Yes, if you are a real estate broker who participates in
your MLS's IDX program. And Yes, again if you are agent employed
by a brokerage that participates in their MLS's IDX program, if you have
written permission from your broker.
Do I have to host my web
site with eIDX.com?
Answer: No, you do not have to host your site with eIDX.com.
Our IDX home search web solutions are designed to work on your existing
How much does it cost?
Costs vary depending on the IDX home search product you subscribe to.
Please refer to the individual web solution profile you are considering.
To view our pricing plans click here.
How soon can I get it?
Our IDX frame web solutions have a 3 business day turn around to
implement. Our custom web sites with site content management
require 30-45 days to complete. This is due to the increased labor
required to develop the site.
How do I build an IDX
Building an IDX-enabled web site can be as simple or complex as you want
to make it. On the simple side, You can add our IDX web solutions
to virtually any web site by "Framing" the IDX data into your site.
You, your web designer or our team of Internet professionals can setup
your frame. We also build custom web sites for real estate
brokerages and agents. These web sites offer more powerful lead
generation tools than are possible to implement by simple framing
Don't I have this
Some MLS systems provide IDX frame home searches for their members.
Some large real estate franchises provide IDX home searches for their
agents. So the answer to this question is... you might. Now
it is a question of how good do you have it? Some of our best
clients had another IDX solution in their web site prior to becoming our
client. In today's challenging web environment, our IDX home
search tools provide a competitive advantage over competing web sites.
We believe what distinguishes our IDX home search web solutions is our
superior ease-of-use and client-friendly search processes that lead web
visitors to return again and again. Someone once said...
"Information is cheap, it is what you do with information that makes it
valuable." This is very true with IDX home search web solutions.