Why Your Listing Is On My Website
Jay Thompson, Phoenix Real Estate Guy, Discusses the Basics of IDX
Posted by: Thompsons Realty
Jay Thompson has been on a roll lately - providing excellent content for agents and brokers! Today he talks about the basics of IDX - and, although he frames the discussion around his local MLS, the concepts will apply to whatever geographic region you find yourself in. Take it away, Jay!
I get emails like this all the time…
Hello Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Can you tell me why you have my listing on your web site?
The short answer is because YOU authorized it when you entered the listing.
Apparently though, there are a number of real estate agents and even Designated Brokers that do not understand IDX (Internet Data eXchange).
How it is possible in this day and age for agents to not understand the fundamentals of IDX is mind-boggling. That Designated Brokers don’t understand it is… well, it’s incomprehensible. Yet many don’t seem to get it.
Given that, here is the long answer…