IDX for WIX real estate sites

IDX for WIX – Daniel Scarfone Miami Florida Realtor

We were happy to get a call from Daniel Scarfone a few weeks ago. He is an agent with Douglas Elliman real estate in Miami Florida. When Daniel asked “Do you do IDX for WIX websites?”, our response was a resounding YES! Daniel had his WIX site built already so we just hopped in there and setup IDX to his WIX site. Since Douglas Elliman has a luxury image for real estate, the look and styling of the site was important.  One of the great things about our IDX for WIX integration is that we are able to bring the […]

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WIX plus IDX Broker

IDX Broker and WIX site for Alabama real estate office

Get all the MLS listings to your WIX real estate site WIX sites are the rage for all kinds of businesses. Get IDX Broker and connect all the MLS listings to your WIX real estate website. Webb and Company Real Estate in Leeds Alabama built out their own WIX website, but they wanted to have IDX Broker in order to show all of the MLS listings on their site. The folks at Webb and Company didn’t want to use WordPress for their site, and someone on their team was willing to build the new site on WIX. When they contacted […]

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Best map search for IDX Broker

Maxima Map Search for IDX Broker – Video

With our new Maxima Map Search for IDX Broker, your clients will get the great map search functionality that was only available on big portal sites like Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, and We are making this available to all our IDX Broker clients for free during this month. Is this really the best map search for IDX Broker? We had a few clients like Yanai and others who wanted the best map search available. We listened to them and worked hard on these new templates that we got from IDX Broker. With this map search you can quickly find properties […]

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real estate wordpress ssl

The Joy of SSL

When you think of real estate, you don’t often think about the importance of security, but for your real estate website, having a SSL certificate can be important.  This is what gives you that little green padlock in the corner of your browser and makes all of your webpages use HTTPS instead of HTTP. What is SSL? SSL literally means Secure Sockets Layer.  It provides an encrypted way to send data.  Today we actually see a lot of TLS being referred to as SSL, but that is really something for the “techies” to worry about. According to there are […]

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Questions to ask about WordPress and IDX website

3 Questions NOT to Ask When Getting a New Real Estate Website

I had an interesting chat conversation with a prospective customer the other day. To protect his privacy, let’s say his name is Ron. How does RealtyCandy compare to all of your competitors? Ron was asking me to justify purchasing a RealtyCandy website vs. one of our competitors. That is a great question, except I really don’t know what our competitors have. Does that mean we don’t watch the market or we don’t know what is going on in the real estate world? Not necessarily. We do follow what happens in the real estate industry and we have been members of […]

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Avada Theme and IDX

Avada and IDX: A powerful combination for your real estate site

RealtyCandy provides IDX Broker setups for best-selling themes like Avada, WPResidence, and Houzez, and we recently started providing BYOT* setups for these themes for a much smaller price. Avada Theme is a very popular theme, but it’s not a real estate theme like WPResidence and Houzez. This shouldn’t stop you from considering it for your real estate website though, and we are here to tell you why. About the Avada theme Avada is one of the best selling themes of Envato Market and it’s no wonder. It’s a theme that you can work with to create a beautiful and professional […]

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tracy shubin realty wpresidence wordpress idx broker site setup

Setup Your Own Real Estate Site with WPResidence and IDX Broker

The WPResidence Theme is a very popular theme amongst our clients – it’s elegant, modern, easy to use and very flexible, and comes with popular tools and plugins like the WP Visual Composer. With WPResidence, you can import one of the many demos they provide and work to create a beautiful site customized for your business. Today we are going to take a look at the site, the WordPress and IDX Broker site of Tracy Shubin, and some of the things she was able to accomplish with the theme. We recently started selling IDX Broker setups for popular real […]

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Sweet Home Pro Sothebys Demo Full website setup with wordpress and idx broker

Saving time with Sweet Home Pro: A Setup Walk-through

Today we are doing a little walk-through on a setup with the Sweet Home Pro Theme. Last time we did a Sweet Home walkthrough, we made an RE/MAX demo, so we thought about using another popular Real Estate Branding for this demonstration, the Sotheby’s. We ended up using the Liv Sotheby’s site as an inspiration for the design and branding changes. Here is a detailed description of the process. […]

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Smart Home free easy to use real estate theme download customizer features

Get to know SmartHome our new free WordPress for real estate theme

We are presenting now our second free WordPress for real estate theme that we released, it’s called SmartHome. It is designed to be modern, clean and fully customized. It is really easy and intuitive to setup. You will have your website fully customized in about 30 to 60 minutes. We are offering it to everyone for free. Download the theme here. You can also download it on LeaderCRM. You just need to activate your account at to get the free download. You can see a Demo here Quick & Easy Setup Our goal when building SmartHome was to […]

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Sweet Home Pro Full Website Setup Real Estate Wordpress and IDX Broker Real Estate Theme

Sweet Home Pro Setup: a complete WordPress and IDX Broker setup for your business

We are really excited to announce the release of the improved and quick start version of the Sweet Home Theme. The Sweet Home Pro is a theme designed to improve the installation, setup process, and management of the Sweet Home installation. We developed it after studying the main roadblocks when getting started with the Sweet Home Theme, and came up with an improved Sweet Home theme as a solution! RealtyCandy is now offering complete Sweet Home Pro setups for our clients. The goal is to deliver a fully customized, branded and ready-to-go website for our clients in 2 business days. […]

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Fixing IDX Broker 404 errors on details pages

I just got this question from a client: Q. Is there any way to NOINDEX the listing details pages (just the listing details pages)? I’m getting a lot of notices from Google of 404 status for listings that have have been removed. A. I am not really sure how to do that. I don’t think you can. I used to get a lot of questions about that.  Here is the link I would share with people: 404 errors are not bad.  They let Google know that the page isn’t there anymore and that they should remove it from their index.  […]

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Auto Saved Searches for IDX Broker

If you are like a lot of our clients, you have IDX Broker setup, but you find that some of your leads are not getting the emails with the property updates. Get the most out of your IDX with email updates When you have a new lead signup for an account and save one property or even a handful, our server uses AI to look at the properties and searches that your users have looked at, and create a saved search for them. I just looked at a report showing a snippet of traffic from some of our clients: It […]

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