Frequently asked questions

Question:

Do my listings feed directly from the MLS? How often?

Answer:

Yes, your listings will be automatically fed to your site. The frequency is dependent on your MLS platform. Some feed every few hours while others are every 2 days.

Question:

Where do you get your neighborhood information? What’s included in the neighborhood profile?

Answer:

Our Neighborhood and School Report data compiles more than 100 different neighborhood elements at the Census Block Group level including housing trends and statistics, demographics, local economic information, school, environment and quality of life covering all 50 states.

Question:

Can I link to my virtual tours from my website? How?

Answer:

The Gold and Platinum levels, allow you to link your listing to a virtual tour. This is done by login into the admin page and clicking on the link labeled “My Listings”. Some MLSs provide us with V tour information with your listings; therefore, eliminating a manual upload.

Question:

Can I link to my other website? If yes, then how?

Answer:

Yes, you can do this on the custom links page on Gold and Platinum levels or simply add it on your home page (using the RAD editor). However, we do not recommend that you link your other site for the following marketing reasons:

a. Bouncing visitors from one site to another may confuse the visitor

b. It will be harder to measure specific advertising efforts

Question:

Where are all my contacts being saved (Gold and Platinum)?

Answer:

The contacts are saved with your account on a Real Estate Digital-owned server. It is secure and accessible only by you.

Question:

What is the nature of the relationship between Weichert, REALTORS® and Real Estate Digital?

Answer:

Real Estate Digital is a Weichert preferred vendor. The relationship is such that the two companies cooperate to serve you, the agent, best. For example, in order to offer you the RED agent websites (branded Weichert Agent Pages) at the lowest possible price, Weichert dedicated a team of RSMs and a team of Help Desk technicians.

Question:

What is an IDX?

Answer:

This is the ability to display virtually all the listings in your MLS on your website. It is short for Internet Data Exchange and also known as Broker Reciprocity.

Question:

What is broker reciprocity?

Answer:

This is the ability to display virtually all the listing in your MLS on your website. It is also known as Internet Data Exchange (IDX).

Question:

I am on a team but can I have my own website?

Answer:

You can choose to have your own website or join the team website at a reduced cost.

Question:

Is there a team package at a lowered rate? How does it work?

Answer:

Yes, if you are a part of a team, you will be able to have a one unified website where all of your information is displayed including all of your listings.

Question:

Who gets the leads from my site?

Answer:

All of the leads generated from your website are yours and are sent to your e-mail.

Question:

Will my website be linked to weichert.com?

Answer:

Yes, your website will be linked through:

a. The associate search on weichert.com
b. The office page on weichert.com
c. Your listing detail page on weichert.com (only with the Platinum) 

Question:

Are my listings on weichert.com branded with my name? Does it link to my website?

Answer:

Your listing on weichert.com will always have your name; however, your name will only be a link to your site if you have the Platinum level

Question:

What happens if I leave Weichert, Realtors?

Answer:

This is an exclusive Weichert, Realtors program. If you choose to part from the organization you will give up your website and all of its content.

Question:

Why can’t I buy my own IDX enabled website?

Answer:

All agent sites must comply with local MLS rules. If a site does not comply, the MLS can strip Weichert of all IDX privileges.

Question:

Why do I have to pay for a website?

Answer:

Being in any type of business mandates a branded website. In real estate, having a website is a must to connect with today’s buyers and sellers. One key feature that differentiates AgentPages™, is a fully integrated and agent branded IDX where your prospect can search for all the listings in your MLS on your website. Remember, you are the only contact information on all of these listings regardless of the listing agent or broker!

Question:

Do I have to buy this?

Answer:

Your participation is strongly recommended; however, it is not mandatory.

Question:

Where do I go to make changes to my website?

Answer:

http://admin.weichertagentpages.com

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