We need to fire our current IDX provider and find another. Any recommendations?

Asked by Justin Bowers, Seattle, WA Thu Jan 22, 2009

As a Windermere agent, we currently have a modifiable IDX links, however the look doesn't match our branding. It matches Windermere's. We currently have our other 2 download agreements being used, but we're looking to fire one of them. Here's our challenge. One of the IDX providers refused to change the "schedule a showing" option from an email link to a form which prevented the capability of web based email users to contact us. We then spent an incredible amount of time changing to another provider who did great in helping us customize the look and feel of our IDX so that it matched our image. However, much of our lead generation from multiple different sites comes from offering instant email notifications of new listings. Not only has our new provider failed to complete this function, but has also failed to keep us updated on its progress over the last several months. I'm considering switching to iHomefinder, but they don't really have and up-to-date look and feel.

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Courtney Coo…, Agent, Seattle, WA
Sat May 2, 2009
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Graphical Data is awesome:) The support is stellar, too:)
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Terry Harmon, , Springfield, MO
Fri Jan 11, 2013
Hi Justin,

I run Real Estate Tech Dojo, and we specialize in building custom IDX solutions to spec for our brokers and agents. We can provide you with any feature sets you like, and also let you customize your site to match your branding.

Check out our website at http://realestatetechdojo.com for more information.
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Justin Bowers, , Seattle, WA
Tue Apr 13, 2010
I've actually solved the problem, and was mostly just going through the provider's growing pains as a new guy. He's turned out to be the best!!! I've certainly played with Wolfnet building http://focusrealtynw.com and not at all a fan. The custom search link builder is glitchy, and the width of search results are 'fixed,' so embedding them is only convenient if the allowable space for the site being built matches that of the idx--should be the other way around. Top Producer is just too expensive and also not user friendly. <3 IDXNW. But, thank you for the recommendation.
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Nation-wide…, , Lacey, WA
Tue Apr 13, 2010
Have you tried Wolfnet or Top Producer?
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Chris Mattix, , Lynnwood, WA
Wed Apr 29, 2009
Not sure if you found an IDX solution, but our company, GraphicalData.com, provides IDX solutions for almost 1,000 Windermere agents and offices. If you're still looking I'd love to talk with you as I'm the Director of Sales and Training for the company. Please take a look at our portfolio of site located here: http://www.graphicaldata.com/chris/portfolio.html. You can contact me directly and I can site down with you and go over our product.

Chris Mattix
425-361-6668
Chris@graphicaldata.com
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Jeanmarie T…, Agent, Mukilteo, WA
Wed Feb 4, 2009
Cevado Technologies is very good provider..
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Sean Cutright, , Canton, OH
Wed Feb 4, 2009
My company specializes in what you are looking for, if you are still looking at that option. If so, I'd be happy to see if it fits what you need. Please let me know.
Web Reference:  http://www.seancutright.com
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Karen Mcknig…, Agent, Kirkland, WA
Thu Jan 22, 2009
Justin, I have an awesome solution through my company and I'd be happy to visit with you about it. I have two different solutions that I use in two different ways.

Warm Regards,
Karen
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