Realtor Tim Soper Simplifies the Online Property Search for His Clients Using Custom IDX Search Tools

IDX Broker provides real estate agents a custom IDX solution for displaying their MLS listings.

Eugene, OR, August 31, 2008 --( Tim Soper with RE/MAX Pinnacle in Shorewood, Ill. has selected IDX, Inc. to display his Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED) as a seamlessly integrated part of his real estate website, making the property search more straightforward for his clients. Using the IDX Broker software, raw data is extracted from MRED and then formatted to appear in a customized fashion on Soper’s website. Information from thousands of listings is transmitted automatically and without interruption so that the data displayed on Soper’s site is consistently accurate and reliable.

Soper has complete administrative control over the appearance of his IDX MLS data feed, with options for customizing details for listings results, login and registration requirements, and application layout. A lead management section giving Soper access to contact information and saved search criteria from clients opting to sign up for email updates on properties meeting their specifications in the MRED as the become available comes standard with IDX Broker software as does detailed site traffic reports. All of these customizable features allow Soper to manage his business more efficiently and spend more time providing a personalized experience to his clients and interacting with them face-to-face.

The custom IDX search application seamlessly integrated into Soper’s website gives the clients five different ways to search for their ideal property; basic, advanced, map, address, and/or listing number. Within each of these options lies customized search categories that give clients the option to select school, exposure, style, and features in an effort to narrow down results and help them find their ideal property. With these new customized IDX search tools, Soper is now able to save himself and his clients time on the real estate search.

About Tim Soper
Tim Soper is a Broker-Associate and a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Pinnacle in Shorewood, IL. He has been a Realtor since 2002 and has bought and sold residential, commercial, multi-family, HUD/investment, and farm properties. Soper is a Certified New Homes Sales Professional (CSP) and has worked as a New Homes Salesperson in a townhome community in Aurora, IL. In the community’s first year, Soper and his partner were able to sell over 75 homes totaling over $15 Million in sales. As a former Vice President and Director of Operations for a start up company in the Women’s Wholesale Footwear Industry, Soper’s company achieved $20 million in sales in its first year. He also owned and operated a Morris, IL gymnastics school for 6 years, is the proud father of two children, and has been a Morris resident since 1994.

About IDX, Inc.
Based in Eugene, Oregon IDX, Inc. is nationally known as a leading provider of real estate search applications. IDX, Inc. manages over $1 trillion worth of active listings data from over 150 Multiple Listings Services (MLS). IDX Broker is IDX, Inc.’s principle real estate software utility. The easy to manage and customizable software helps real estate professionals display home listing data from their multiple listing service (MLS) on their individual and/or office websites. For more information on the services provided by IDX, Inc., please visit

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