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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Customize Your Mobile IDX!

Making Your Website Mobile. A Real Estate Must! The image shows the desired result of a mobile-friendly IDX search utility with lead capture features.  Once you receive an email like this, you’re ready to do your follow-up marketing to move this prospect from a...