How are MLS listings put on your website?

Asked by Marsha Nicholson, Fairfax, VA Tue Apr 3, 2012

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Dianne Hansen, Agent, Fairfax, VA
Tue Apr 3, 2012
I have and IDE that is part of our office's services. It looks into the MLS directly. But honestly, the best database for homes in Northern Virginia is FranklyRealty:
http://franklymls.com/NoVa
Good luck,
Dianne Hansen
Keller Williams
Fairfax Gateway
Web Reference:  http://franklymls.com/NoVa
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KHALIL EL-GH…, Agent, Vienna, VA
Mon Aug 20, 2012
Most company websites have an IDX feed with update times ranging from 1-72 hours from the date of entry. The fastest and most accurate feed to the MLS is simply the national Realtor.com site. It may not have as many stock piled stats as other consumer sites like Zillow and Trulia, but is most in sync with the MLS. It is also one of the only sites that has an easy way to search for open houses. Glasshousere.com up to 2% cash rebate for buyers.
Web Reference:  http://www.glasshousre.com
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Nancy Lundell, Agent, Fairfax, VA
Wed Apr 25, 2012
At Long and Foster, when you submit the listing information to our local MLS it automatically goes to our personal websites and all the dozens of other websites that Long and Foster has relationships with. Likewise, when you change status on the MLS, which must be done in response to specific deadlines -- or you are fined -- it updates automatically to the other sites as well as our personal websites.
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Cindy Jones, Agent, Alexandira, VA
Wed Apr 4, 2012
If you are an agent and asking this question you need to speak to your Broker about the policies for your Brokerage and make sure you are complying with all advertising rules.
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Alain Picard, Agent, Puyallup, WA
Tue Apr 3, 2012
If you put the listing on your local MLS many sites will pull the listing info from your local MLS.
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John Fitzger…, , Fairfax County, VA
Tue Apr 3, 2012
I always enter my listing data and upload photos myself. It's a pain, but if i do it myself, it's done right and in a timely manner.
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Doug Woodruff, Agent, King George, VA
Tue Apr 3, 2012
I get the MLS listings because of who my website was purchased through.
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Tim Moore, Agent, Kitty Hawk, NC
Tue Apr 3, 2012
They seem to obtain listings from many sources. I have a dozen on here and I did not put any there myself. They get them from MLS systems, Homes & Land websites and others sites. If you are an agent with MRIS I am sure they send them to Trulia when listed for sale. FSBO listings are not allowed here so they must be listed with a Realtor.
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