Does the LinkU Listing Database sync my IDX/MLS Listings?

Some clients have questions about the disparity between their office listings and the listings they have available in their LinkU control panel and wonder if they sync with their MLS/IDX. Unfortunately, they do not. There is no syncing between the listings in your LinkU control panel and the IDX/MLS.

Our system will allow you to add listings manually to your LinkU listing control panel, or import listings from an IDX provider, such as iHomeFinder, IDX Broker or FirstIDX.  Once you import a listing from the IDX into your website, it is imported into our database. From here, you would be able to use the listing in any showcase listing sliders, slideshows, etc that may be in use on your site, or use with any of our marketing tools, such as an e-mail campaign. Once imported into our database, you will need to maintain the listing manually, so if anything changes on the listing in the MLS, such as price, description, etc, you would need to make those updates manually in your LinkU control panel to the listing, as it is not done automatically, since they do not sync with your IDX or MLS data.

If you would prefer to not manually maintain your featured listings, then you do not have to use our listing database, you can solely use the IDX Agent or Office listing link from our Premium IDX services.
If you are using a PremiumIDX, such as iHomeFinder, IDX Broker or FirstIDX you can simply associate your Office ID or Agent ID with your IDX account and those listings can be displayed automatically on your website.

Usually we set this up for you when we setup your IDX, however you also have access to these settings through your LinkU control panel and IDX service control panel. See this article for details on setting this up:

LinkURealty MLS/IDX

  1. Design Integration with iHomeFinder (Dynamic Wrapper)
  2. Design Integration with IDX Broker (Static/Dynamic Wrapper)
  3. Design Integration with iHomeFinder/FirstIDX (Static Wrapper)
  4. Does the LinkU Listing Database sync my IDX/MLS Listings?
  5. Import Listings from IDX Broker
  6. IDX Broker Search Error: Whoops! the requested url does not exist
  7. Quick Search for FirstIDX
  8. How do I add MLS/IDX link(s) to my website?
  9. Listings are missing from my IDX My Listings or Office Listings page.
  10. How do I IDX/MLS for my website?
  11. Automatically display or update agent or office listings
  12. What are the My Listings and Our Office Listings menu items for?
  13. How do I create links for specific or pre-defined searches with iHomeFinder?
  14. My office listings were showing on my iHomeFinder IDX My Listings or Our Office Listings page but now they are gone and only my Agent listings are showing.
  15. How do my properties get onto my site with iHomeFinder IDX?
  16. My iHomeFinder IDX listings are missing photos?
  17. How do I verify if Email Updates are being sent?
  18. When setting up a new IDX, I cannot find my MLS or Association or Board of Realtors.
  19. What methods are available for IDX/MLS integration?
  20. How do I update or add my LinkU website design to FirstIDX or other 3rd party IDX?
  21. How do I setup design integration with FirstIDX and my non-LinkU website?
  22. Can I link to specific or pre-defined searches for my FirstIDX search?
  23. Can I modify any of the IDX search forms?
  24. How do I use Google Analytics to track FirstIDX as part of my website?
  25. Search homes lead form is not appearing, or appears every search.
  26. How to use iHomeFinder 7.0 IDX
  27. How do I manage my iHomeFinder leads and settings?
  28. Can I customize the city list on my iHomeFinder IDX search?
  29. Why are some search fields not available on my IDX search, but are available in my MLS?
  30. Quick Search by MLS Number for FirstIDX
  31. Getting "Precondition Failed" error message with IDX Broker

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