Internet Data Exchange (IDX) is an umbrella term used to cover policies, standards, and software pertaining to the display of real estate listing information on websites.
Most importantly for agents and brokers, IDX is what enables members of a multiple listing service (MLS) to integrate real estate listings from the MLS database into their own websites.
But why exactly was IDX created? How does it work? How does it help you become a successful real estate agent? What does it cost to integrate IDX listings on your website?
We detail everything agents need to know about IDX below, including its origins, evolution, features and benefits, as well as how beginner real estate agents can get it set up on their sites.