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Studies show that open forms generate more leads. Adding a More Information Request widget to your Property Details pages is a great way to maximize lead potential. To add the widget: * Go to APPEARANCE > WIDGETS * Locate the IDX: MORE INFO widget a...
LOG IN TO YOUR IDX CONTROL PANEL Your Registration Key is located in your IDX Control Panel. You can access your IDX Control Panel within your WordPress dashboard. Go to Your WordPress Dashboard > OPTIMA EXPRESS > IDX CONTROL PANEL Once you are in yo...
Easily connect your website to your social media presence with the social widget, and add linked icons to popular social media sites from any widget area. You can add a link to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and Yelp...
The Agent Bio Widget allows you to easily add your photo, contact information, and a short bio to any widget area on your site. Two layouts are available - the Standard option will display nicely in footers and wider sidebars, while the Narrow version is ...
Add an open lead form to any widget area using the Contact widget. You'll be notified whenever someone submits the form and their information will be entered as a lead in the Control Panel. To add the widget to your site: * Go to APPEARANCE > WIDGET...
The Property Gallery widget will display a Gallery of 1-10 listings in a widget area, or display a link to a Saved Search page. SEARCH PAGE WITH A PROPERTY GALLERY IN THE SIDEBAR Here are the different types of galleries this widget can display: FEA...
Power, Broker and Gold package clients can create Saved Search Pages that show results within an area drawn on a map. This allows you to target specific local areas - whether it's one block, a coastline, the area around a golf course or an entire region, ...
Collecting and nurturing leads is vital to getting the most out of your IDX! There are many built-in features in your account that require users to register and these are enabled by default. Additionally, you can optionally prompt users to register thro...
Address and Listing ID are two additional search options for your website. Those seeking a specific listing can enter the Listing ID or the property address, or for a more general search, find all results available on a particular street. Add Address Se...
Optima IDX POWER, GOLD AGENT and BROKER plans include our Interactive Map Search feature. This map-based search can be incorporated into your website by linking to the provided Interactive Map page, or by embedding the map search widget into an existing p...
Optima IDX includes two types of templates for IDX pages - "Responsive" and "Fixed Width". The responsive page template is the default page template for new accounts created on or after November 14, 2014. If you set up your Optima IDX account prior to N...
_HOW DO I SUBMIT IDX PAPERWORK AND OBTAIN APPROVAL FOR IDX FROM MY LOCAL REAL ESTATE BOARD OR MLS® SYSTEM?_ Please follow the instructions in the email you received when you signed up for iHomefinder IDX. (This email has the subject line "ACTION REQUIRE...
Your account sends a variety of email notifications related to lead activity on your site. By default, these emails are sent to the main company contact in your account. You can manage recipients for these emails using the "Email Advanced Routing" setting...
Featured Listings highlight your own listings, or your brokerage's own listings. Please note, it is not permitted to show any listings from outside your brokerage in your Featured Listings. All iHomefinder accounts automatically populate a Featured Listi...
Highlighting your featured sold and pending listings (where you represented the seller) on your website is a great way to instill confidence in your new prospects. It's easy to manage your featured Sold/Pending listings and control how they're displayed i...
You'll get the most from your OmniPress site if you know the basics of WordPress. WordPress is a content management system and it's what you work with when you login to your website dashboard. If you're new to WordPress or you need to brush up your skil...
Where do I find my Client ID number? * Your Client ID number can be found in your iHomefinder new client welcome email, and in the top right corner of your IDX control panel (next to your name). * To have your Client ID number re-sent to you, please co...
There are a number of settings that allow you to easily customize the appearance of search results on your website. These settings apply to search results as well as your Featured Listings page, Saved Search Pages and additional listings pages. To custo...
We include sold listings when they are part of the IDX feed from your MLS(R) System. Allowing consumers to find sold listings on your website is a great way to increase usage of your IDX search tools. By default, when the IDX feed from your MLS(R) System...
When you have an online virtual tour you would like to include on a featured listing (a listing represented by you or your brokerage, not an IDX listing represented by another brokerage), you can add a virtual tour link manually to the listing. HOW TO A...
iHomefinder strives to ensure our IDX service provides complete and updated listing information at all times. Here are answers to frequently asked questions regarding IDX data quality. WHY DOESN'T IDX INCLUDE ALL AREA LISTINGS? As IDX is managed by hu...
The Email Alert Popup help agents and brokers attract more signups for email update listing alerts. This popup appears after a site visitor performs a search, and invites them to enter their information and receive daily listing alerts on their current se...
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR IDX? IDX is only available to an agent or a broker who is a member in good standing of their local real estate board or MLS(R) System. (IDX in some MLS(R) Systems is for brokers only, not agents.) Individuals or groups who are not lic...
Google Universal Analytics is a powerful tool that tracks information about your users and their behavior on your site. You can use this information for many purposes, from optimizing your site to making your most popular content more accessible. iHomef...
IHOMEFINDER RESELLER API _Automated Account Set Up and Pass-Through Fee Lookup_ ARE YOU A STRONG CANDIDATE FOR LEVERAGING THE RESELLER API? The Reseller API is an ideal solution for you, if you are a prospective or current Reseller Partner of Broker...
In order to be approved for IDX when you sign up with iHomefinder, some boards in Florida require you to send a Florida Realtors(R) FTP link to iHomefinder for verification. If applicable for your account, please follow these steps to obtain the link. Thi...
iHomefinder now provides large photos (640 x 480) for ALL of our clients in ALL of the boards we serve. Some smaller photo sizes will remain in place for older listings in some boards. We also provide photos larger than 640 x 480 for the following boa...
NOTE FOR THE RESELLER API: MANUAL PASS-THROUGH FEES Please note, the following pass-through fees [http://www.ihomefinder.com/mls-coverage/additional-idx-service-fees/] (PTFs) are listed as "variable" in the Reseller API for their applicable board. The fe...
For information on whether a specific board we serve includes sold listings in our IDX [http://support.ihomefinder.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/211/0/idx-sold-listings], please see the IDX Coverage page [http://www.ihomefinder.com/mls-coverag...
Co-mingling means that your search results pages contain listings from more than one MLS(R) System, when you have more than one MLS(R) System on your IDX account. As of 2016, many real estate boards and MLS(R) Systems permit co-mingling with IDX listings...
DATA FEED OPTION NAPLES (NABOR) FTP NAPLES (NABOR) FTP + BONITA (BEAR) FTP NAPLES SOUTHWEST FLORIDA RETS DATA SOURCE Florida Realtors(R) (FAR) FTP Florida Realtors(R) (FAR) FTP SWFLMLS Matrix RETS COVERAGE Listings from Nap...
DATA FEED OPTION BONITA SPRINGS-ESTERO (BEAR) FTP NAPLES (NABOR) FTP + BONITA (BEAR) FTP BONITA SOUTHWEST FLORIDA RETS DATA SOURCE Florida Realtors(R) (FAR) FTP Florida Realtors(R) (FAR) FTP SWFLMLS Matrix RETS COVERAGE Som...
_HOW CAN GNIAR MEMBERS SIGN UP FOR MY WEB DESIGN SERVICE?_ First, the GNIAR member will need to go to the GNIAR IDX Store, http://gniar.mlp.ihomefinder.com/ [http://gniar.mlp.ihomefinder.com/] and sign up for the IDX product you wish to use for their se...
Please note, in the following boards, clients must request IDX sold listings. They are not included by default. Additional MLS approval, fees, and lead time might apply for IDX solds to be added. FL - Daytona Beach FL - Flagler FL - Marco Island GA - A...
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For the latest product news, best practices & tips and tricks, and to subscribe to our monthly newsletter, see the iHomefinder Blog [http://www.ihomefinder.com/blog/].
We provide IDX pending listings in data feeds, when available and permitted in IDX by real estate associations and MLS(R) Systems. You can view the current list of boards with pending listings here [https://www.ihomefinder.com/boards-now-pending-listing...
Pending Listings All Boards with IDX Pending Listings [http://www.ihomefinder.com/boards-now-pending-listings/] More Info on IDX Pending Listings Info on Featured Pending Listings [http://support.ihomefinder.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/20...
IS THERE A LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF PROPERTIES RETURNED PER SEARCH? Yes, we have a system limit of 300 listings per search in our IDX, in order to best serve consumers using a variety of devices and internet connection speeds. Some boards and MLS(R) Syste...
Please note the following guidelines for implementing IDX for multiple brokerage offices across multiple MLS(R) systems. * These rules apply when all of the agents and brokers involved aren't members of all of the MLSs for which you would like to show ID...
Brokers can extend MarketBoost alert functionality to their agents, allowing them to subscribe their existing leads and new contacts to Market Reports, Listing Alerts and Open House Alerts for all Markets created by the broker. In order for an agent to ...
By default, the Optima IDX pages are hosted by iHomefinder, at idxhome.com. However, you can change this default domain by adding a CNAME record (subdomain) to your domain, and point it at idxhome.com*. After this is configured, you can use your custom ...
iHomefinder carefully manages IDX listing data to ensure that only fields an MLS(R) System permits for display are shown, and that the search menus and displays provide the most informative and user-friendly information to consumers. We are happy to rece...
Website performance, speed, and page loading times can vary depending on many external factors such as the speed of your internet connection, and the connection between the client's host and our servers. Here is a link to our demo site for reference, w...
These are the property types in our IDX search menus. House - A single-family property for sale (detached, or townhouse or rowhouse). Advanced search options can often provide separate results for attached and detached subtypes. Condo - A single-family ...
Email alerts allow visitors to your IDX website to sign up for ongoing automated emails with listings meeting their search critiera. You can view and manage the leads who have signed up for email alerts, via the iHomefinder control panel.
The property organizer allows visitors to your IDX website to log in and save searches and properties. You can view and manage the leads who have signed up for the property organizer, via the iHomefinder control panel.
Basic search in our IDX offers these features: * Search by these uniform criteria: * City (and neighborhood, in some urban areas such as New York and San Francisco) * Zip code or postal code * Bed and bath minimum counts * Minimum square foot...
Each IDX page using our service has a link at the bottom, "Real Estate IDX Powered by iHomefinder" going to our corporate site, where our notice [http://www.ihomefinder.com/dmca/] for the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) [http://www.copyright.go...
If you have questions or concerns regarding accessiblity or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us via our accessiblity form [http://www.ihomefinder.com/accessibility/].
You can find information on lead generation here: iHomefinder Newsletter [http://www.ihomefinder.com/generate-real-estate-leads/] iHomefinder Learning Center Series [http://www.ihomefinder.com/learning-center/]
If you have any concerns about the locations where properties show on maps in our IDX tools, please contact us [http://support.ihomefinder.com/index.php?/Tickets/Submit] with this information: * iHomefinder client ID * Listing ID number or address f...
Active - The listing is for sale (or for rent / lease). Active with Bump - The seller has accepted an offer, and reserves the right to "bump" that offer in favor of another offer. Contingencies have not yet completed. Active without Bump - The seller ha...
Depending on the specifics of a board's data feed, we can sometimes include distressed listing information in advanced search and detailed listings displays, when available in RETS-IDX data and when permitted by a real estate board for display on IDX webs...
For general info on IDX, please see this page on our website [http://www.ihomefinder.com/what-is-idx/].
COMMON TERMS USED IN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TYPES Building total area - measurement of all floor area, with the outside walls included in the measurement. Cap rate (capitalization rate) - annual net operating income divided by the cost or value of the pro...
_My real estate board has announced our MLS(R) System is changing from one software vendor or product* to another. Will this impact IDX?_ iHomefinder IDX can work with data from every MLS(R) System software vendor, so your IDX will continue to work witho...
iHomefinder provides Down Payment Assistance (powered by Down Payment Resource) when included on properties in the IDX data we receive from real estate boards. For more information, please see this page on ihomefinder.com [http://www.ihomefinder.com/down...
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