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Serving Customers with Radius Searches

What is a "Radius Search?" It's simply a search that yields listings within a certain distance of a specified point.  It could be a home address, a hospital, shopping mall, park, or any physical location.  It's not the same as using Walk Score, and it can be a better...

Limiting Property Types in Searches

Should You? At times, there may be valid reasons for limiting certain things visitors can do on your site or certain information available. In general, it seems more customer friendly to let the consumer do what they want. From another perspective, how many times have...

Diverse Solutions: We’re Here to Help!

Do You Need Some Support? At Diverse Solutions, we believe in providing you with the most advanced technology available along with the support that you need to fully utilize that technology. With these goals in mind, we provide our customers with tons of support...

IDX and Google Analytics

Tracking IDX Traffic Using Google Analytics Did you know that our Mapping IDX already has google analytics integration? If you are not already using Google Analytics to analyze the traffic on your website, you should be.  This post is not meant to be a tutorial on...

Engage Your Mapping IDX User

Encouraging dsSearchAgent User Activity It's a nice addition to your day when you receive a text message and email letting you know that you have a new dsSearchAgent lead.  They've registered on the site, perhaps because they want more features in their searches, or...

Polygon Custom Links for IDX

Neighborhoods Aren't Square Most neighborhoods aren't square or rectangular, unless you're in New York City.  There the streets create some very neat long blocks and short blocks, easy to draw a normal rectangular shape around for searching purposes. However, for the...

Sold and Pending Results in IDX Searches?

In your settings for your IDX search you can specify which properties will be displayed by default in searches.  The options look like this: The Con: Unless you're doing a CMA, which means you can look up the sold properties to make that happen, let's talk about why...

Easy IDX Search Customization

Are You Helping Your Site Visitors to Search? Check out your competitors' websites and their IDX search pages.  Or, check out just about any other real estate agent website and see the listing search options offered to the site visitor.  Generally, they'll all have a...