What is IDX?
Most brokers and agents want the public to be able to search for listings (listings taken from our MLS system) from the broker's or agent's own website. IDX makes this possible.
An Overview of IDX:
Brokers cannot advertise other brokers’ listings without each broker’s approval. Internet Data Exchange
In conjunction with the broker's decision to participate in IDX, the seller may prohibit their property from being displayed on public websites.
IDX Business Rules specify, among other things, requirements on how to “treat” other brokers’ listings.
What is Agent IDX?
In simple terms, Agent IDX is IDX for agents. Whereas a broker may select any third-party subcontractor to build an IDX website, an agent is limited to three options .
Both the broker and the agent should be familiar with the IDX Business Rules.