Listings on Your Website

There are several ways to have IRES MLS listings on your website to share with the public:

Frame ColoProperty®

Frame IDXModerately Easy, Free

Any IRES subscriber in good standing may may request a special link to frame ColoProperty® in order to display all active listings on his or her web site for free. Here’s how it works: When a visitor accesses® through your framed site they can search all IRES active listings. If they click “Request Info” on any listing detail, the inquiry will be emailed to you instead of the listing agent. If you are an active IRES subscriber and would like to register for your special ColoProperty® framing link, simply submit this online form. We will send you the code for your new frame generally within one business day of your request. Select from the two options below:

My Inventory

My Inventory

Moderately Easy, Free “My Inventory” is the listing inventory of an individual or office, dynamically linked to® and updated automatically every hour. Each listing features all of the trimmings found on® such as maps, multiple photos, virtual tour, your personal photo & contact information, and the “Request Info” button that sends a lead directly to you.

To sign up for your free Inventory link submit this online form.
Inventory Example


More Difficult, More Expense Participating broker/owners may download active listings of other participating broker/owners and display them on the broker web site in accordance with IRES rules and policies. You may have heard this program referred to as Broker Reciprocity or Internet Data Exchange (IDX). Find a RETS Developer Ask IRES

See a visual comparison chart for framing ColoProperty and IDX.

Read our Listing Syndication FAQ’s to understand the difference between IDX and Listing Syndication.

Download Type

RETS All downloads are available via RETS (Real Estate Transaction Standard). RETS facilitates and standardizes data transfer between partners in the real estate industry. Benefits include:

  • Updated data as often as you wish
  • 40 photos included. Sizes available: 160×120, 240×180, 320×240, 480×360, 640×480
  • Virtual Tours
  • Open Houses
  • Longitude & Latitude

Available Download Packages

IDX Our most popular download. For listing display on Broker Websites. Custom Downloads Custom downloads may be set up for IRES subscribers and third party companies by request. Contact Us to find out more. VOW Virtual Office Website (VOW Policy)

Third Party Access

Third Party web developers may qualify to receive the IDX download and are subject to the IDX rules and policies. Forms required include the Broker Authorization for Third Party Access and the Database Access License Agreement. Please contact IRES for all of the details, fee structure and forms.

Opt Out Broker/owners who choose not to participate in IDX are required to submit the IDX Opt-Out Agreement to IRES.