International MLS for Realtors
help REALTOR® associations and MLSs deliver new
value to their members by expertly translating their
listings into 13 languages. Our professional translators
and proprietary technology open doors to new markets
and new opportunites.
IDX Alliance' combines expert translation and
powerful technology to help real estate professionals
market properties worldwide.
increasing number of US portals are ‘internationalising’
their content by adding new languages to their
website to appeal to as many international buyer
markets as possible.
on the sample sites below to see how the International
IDX feeds into each website.
can now provide international listings with a technology
company that expertly translates online real estate listings
into thirteen languages, today announced the launch of
the International IDX Alliance, an online exchange for
real estate professionals worldwide to share and market
each others' properties. The Alliance -- which seizes
opportunities presented by an increasingly global real
estate market fueled by the Internet, a weak U.S. Dollar
and the growing demand for second homes -- launched with
two major American REALTOR(R) associations representing
over 14,000 real estate professionals and French FNAIM,
which represents over 1,700 estate agents in Paris and
surrounding areas. Alliance membership is open to real
estate associations, MLS organizations, brokers and agents.
you're a realtor looking to reach a global audience,
look no further as our professional team will create
a website with the ability to reach an audience in 13
participation is straightforward. Members provide our
team with a feed of their listings, which are then translated
into thirteen languages using a proprietary system,
which combines technology with human translators.
Translated listings are fed into the Alliance listing
Realtors pick the international listings they wish
to display on their Website, in the native language
example, an agency in Paris may choose to display properties
from Miami, Florida -- in French -- while an American
broker may in turn elect to display French listings
on their Website, in English. Contact information is
only to the displaying party, no matter where the listing
"In the Florida market, over 65% of Realtors(R)
made sales to International buyers last year,"
said Teresa King Kinney, CEO of the REALTOR(R) Association
of Greater Miami and the Beaches, a founding Alliance
member. "We have worked with Immobel to translate
our listings for more than seven years and now the International
IDX Alliance puts our members' listings in the hands
of professionals worldwide who can deliver qualified
buyers. Likewise, by showing foreign listings to domestic
buyers, our members have a new opportunity for outbound
referrals. The decision for us to participate was an
easy one to make -- it's just good business."
The International IDX Alliance Foundation promotes
the international trade in real estate through qualified
real estate professionals. Immobel, the leading translator
of online real estate listings, was founded ten years
ago by Janet Choynowski, an American citizen who built
a successful real estate brokerage business in Poland
at the end of the Cold War. Over 60 MLS organizations
and REALTOR(R) Associations use Immobel's translation
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