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Introducing the Data Distribution Facility® for Realtors®
The Data Distribution Facility online service available exclusively to CREA members. It is included in CREA yearly membership fee.
The Data Distribution Facility (DDF®) expands your access to a national pool of listings, gives you control over where your listings go, and helps you drive and measure traffic to your listings—whether they are on your website, or a third party site. DDF® is entirely optional and fully customizable to your preferences.
Simplified uploading and updating lets you focus on your clients while expanding your reach, and a national shared pool can help transform your website into a one stop-shop for relevant listings.
How to Access/Setup DDF®
The DDF® is available through REALTOR Link®. >> To access the DDF® go to http://tools.realtorlink.ca/Distribution/.
The DDF® Dashboard Overview page displays. In the center of the page are icons for different tasks in the Data Distribution Facility (DDF®), as well as Technology Providers, Destinations, Training material, and Notifications. Each of these icons provides a short explanation of the task/feature and a link.
The main navigation is on the top right, with five links:
- Overview: This brings you to the DDF® Home/Overviewpage.
- Permissions: This brings you to the Permissionspage, where you control where your listings will be displayed.
- Data Feed: This brings you to the Data Feedspage, where you control the details of your feed.
- Providers: This brings you to the Available Technology Providerspage, where you will find a list of available Technology Providers.
- Destinations: This brings you to the Available Third Party Destinationspage, where you will find a list of available Third Party Destinations.
How to setup a CREA DDF® feed using the DDF® Wizard
The Data Feed page, in the DDF® Dashboard for CREA members, has been replaced by a “Wizard” style interface that will guide CREA members in the process of creating or editing a Data Feed through a series of steps.
The DDF® Data Feed Wizard allows CREA members to select the Technology Provider that will operate their data feed. Select Right Solutions, Inc. Provider.
This is how CREA members create a DDF® Data Feed and select a Technology Provider using the new DDF® Data Feed Wizard:
2 – On the Data Feeds Page, CREA members click on the “Add a Data Feed” button to get to the DDF® Data Feed Wizard
3 – CREA members follow a guided set of steps that help them create the data feed and select a Technology Provider. CREA members use steps 2 and 3 on the Wizard to select a Technology Provider.
4 – CREA members click on the Review Data Feed button which presents them with a summary and confirmation button to create the Data Feed.
5 – Finally, the CREA system sends an e-mail notification to both, the CREA member and the Technology
Provider he/she selected.
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