Customize IDX Broker Templates

Here at Realty Candy, we constantly have a variety of new customization requests from our clients. The most common of these requests is to customize IDX Broker page templates, or create a new template from scratch. Sometimes when our clients come to us with a template idea, we discover we can edit an existing template of ours to bring their vision to life even easier.   That’s exactly what happened for Matt Brown at Naplesfloridarealestates.com.   He previously had a Wix site, but decided to switch to WordPress to expand his customization opportunities, and wanted to make the new WordPress […]

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IDX Connect: Squarespace Website IDX Broker Integration

What do we need to get IDX Broker on your site? We just need 3 things to get IDX Broker on your site:: Please visit http://platinum.realtycandy.com or https://bit.ly/2EHKjbZ to signup for an IDX Broker account. When you use our signup link, they waive their $100 account creation fee. If you already have an IDX Broker account, please send an email to developers@idxbroker.com that simply says “We want to use RealtyCandy as our developer.” It is fast, free, and easy. Your payments will be the same as they are right now, and you will continue to pay IDX Broker directly. They typically make this change […]

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How to Create a Saved Link in IDX Broker

What is a Saved Link? A saved link is a tool in IDX Broker that allows users to showcase listings from certain cities, counties, postal codes, subdivisions, etc. We could even filter them by price range or any other search criteria available in the IDX Broker Advanced Search. IDX Broker Saved Links are ideal to create simple and effective community pages that you can link directly from your website. You can also share them with your leads. Where to Create a Saved Link In order to create an IDX Broker Saved Link you need to first log in to your […]

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IDX Connect: Wix Website IDX Broker integration

What is IDX Connect? IDX Connect is a service we offer our clients in order to integrate IDX Broker with their websites. In this particular post, we are going to review an IDX/Wix integration. What does IDX Connect include? OmniSearch tool on the homepage Branding and styling: we will make your IDX pages match your website pages 20-point setup and optimization OmniSearch Tool When we do the IDX Connect service for a client, we add our OmniSearch tool to the home page. (pictured right) With our search tool, website visitors can run searches filtering by city, county, postal code, address, […]

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WordPress Theme Simply IDX 3.0 Setup

At RealtyCandy, we offer IDX Broker integration to existing sites or brand new sites. If you decide to create a new WordPress site hosted with us, there are a few things you receive with your signup: 1. First, we install our WordPress theme, Simply IDX 3.0 to your site. This theme has multiple home page designs to choose from and comes with a visual page builder called Beaver Builder that makes building a site fast and simple. 2. We integrate your IDX Broker account to the site, no additional charge required. This service is normally $79 on its own, but […]

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Customize IDX Broker’s “Thank You” Page for Leads

Many of our clients want to customize every aspect of their IDX Broker integration as much as possible to make their site experience more personal for their users. One question we get often is how to set up the lead sign up “Thank you” page with a wrapper. The “Thank you” page will have the Global wrapper applied on it. You can set the Global wrapper here. (Pictured above)   You can also find this page by logging in to your IDX Broker account Dashboard and navigating to Design > Website > Wrappers. (Pictured to the left) Setting up your […]

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Customization Showcase – Neil Lyon Group’s Neighborhood Page

At RealtyCandy, we offer customization services for IDX Broker-integrated websites, and we love working with sites built on platforms like Squarespace and WIX, so we like to highlight some of our clients who came to us with great ideas we implemented on their site. One of our clients with some impressive functionality on their Squarespace site is the Neil Lyon Group. The Neil Lyon Group is among the top producers in Santa Fe’s real estate market. Working jointly with Sotheby’s International Realty as the #1 brokerage in Santa Fe, they have earned that spot from their dedication to their labor […]

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Content Marketing From Home With IDX Broker

A common question we get asked here at RealtyCandy is, “how do I generate more traffic with my website?” Website traffic is the most valuable commodity for anyone trying to grow their business online. Understanding how it works and what to do to improve your statistics are where most people get lost on their own. For the real estate agents that come to us with this question, we mainly give these two answers.  Buy Lots of Ads The first option is you can try buying Google ads, Facebook ads, or ads on another highly trafficked website. Of course, that’s expensive, […]

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Zen IDX: Quick Setup Sites

With Zen IDX, you can have a new site and custom Home Page with complete IDX Broker integration faster than ever before. This means you don’t spend extra time falling behind on leads while trying to switch from an outdated site with poor traffic statistics to a modern, functioning site that keeps leads coming back for more. This theme comes with a convenient form designed to ask you for the exact information the page needs. Nothing more, and nothing less, which means we don’t have to go back and forth sending emails and making phone calls to try and describe […]

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Search by Price Reduced: NEW from IDX Broker

One of the newest features from IDX Broker is the ability to filter searches by listings with a price reduction. What this means is that IDX Broker has created an easy way of not only displaying Reduced Price listings and information to potential clients, but also giving them the opportunity to seek out these properties specifically by adding Reduced Price as a searchable term that filters out properties that do not fall under this category. How Does It Work? You can see in the advanced search, there is now an option to track price reductions in the last day, 3 […]

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Email Updates for IDX Broker Returning Visitors

At RealtyCandy, we’ve created many Premium IDX Broker features and tools that we offer to our clients for FREE. One of the free tools that we frequently get questions about is for our daily returning visitor report email service. People often want to get email or text updates rather than have to manually keep track of leads. That’s why we created our text alerts and email alerts tool. Text Alerts allows you to receive a text every time a visitor registers, or a visitor who’s made an account returns, to let you know the last page they were viewing on […]

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“Miami” Premium IDX Template Design

There are many free Premium IDX Templates available for all sites with integrated IDX Broker. The Miami Premium IDX Template is just one of these page template designs that can drastically improve your website’s browsing experience and overall look, plus boost client engagement with your properties and make it easier for leads to understand which agent they are contacting for each listing. Features of the Miami Premium IDX Template When you click on a property listing to see the details, that listing details page is the page that the Miami Premium IDX Template is created for. Its design showcases an […]

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