IDX - INTERNET DATA EXCHANGE FORMS
IDX - affords Service Participants the option of authorizing display of their active listings on other Participants' internet websites.
IDX agreements and order forms for Participants and Subscribers can be found at www.wardexre.com on the home page under the Standard Forms icon.
Third party vendors requesting direct IDX feed must contact the MLS directly at email@example.com or 928-704-2800.
All renewals must be approved by WARDEX and renewed annually to prevent interruption of service. There is no charge for IDX Links and 1 RETS (per vendor) per year. A second RETS vendor fee is $50 (prorated).
The WARDEX Agreement and Order form - 2 documents - must be completed and submitted to WARDEX for activation. Incomplete forms will be returned for completion.
Renewals - if there are no changes to your URL, webmaster or IDX vendor just complete the renewal form each January - no Broker or webmaster signatures required.
IDX Links Feed
Settlement is reached regarding VOW(Virtual Office Websites)
VOWs requiring users to login to receive MLS data prompted an antitrust lawsuit by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2003. Click here for the Podcast explaining the May27, 2008 NAR and Department of Justice settlement concerning VOWs. (6.59 min.) Also the Podcast explains the important MLS Participant rule which will affect current MLS Participants in May 2009. This rule will be mandatory for all MLSs and is in place to protect our data from licensed brokers participating in a MLS for the express purpose of using our MLS data to distribute and/or sell to the general public (ex. such as Goodlebase, Yahoo, homes.com, zillow.com etc.).
VOW SUBSCRIBERS MUST ISSUE WARDEX A LOGIN ID FOR MONITORING AND AUDIT PURPOSES.
WARDEX VOW Agreement PDF - MUST COMPLETE AND SEND TO WARDEX WITH ORDER FORM TO OBTAIN APPROVAL
MarketLinx VOW Order Forms PDF - use RETS form
Other RETS Feed