Icing Property API - FAQs

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Property API

What is a property API?

A property API is an interface that includes a set of routines and tools that allow applications to share property data.

How can a property API help my business?

If you have property data that needs to be shared with other applications or vice versa then a property API can help your business grow.

Rightmove API

What is the Rightmove API?

The Rightmove real time API allows you to add, update and delete properties to the Rightmove website and receive data to your software or website. There are no limits into what system the Rightmove API can be integrated and it replaces the older BLM upload system Rightmove used to use. This real time data feed has the benefits of flexibility, two-way communication and an easier way to manage media uploads.

What features are included in the Rightmove API?

The features included are:

  • Secure HTTPS communication with X509 certificate authentication
  • XML or JSON schemas
  • Add, update or delete current properties or property in real time
  • Add premium listings
  • Add featured properties
  • Read current properties on Rightmove
  • Read email and telephone leads for properties

Zoopla API

What is the Zoopla API?

The Zoopla API allow you to pull property data from the Zoopla website giving you access to over 27M homes. There are no limits into how this data is used but in most cases it will be to list properties on your own property management system and gather data about valuations or property estimates.

What features are included in the Zoopla API?

The Zoopla features allow you to:

  • Property listings based on Postcode or Area
  • Area value graphs
  • Property rich lists
  • Average area sold price
  • Property valuation estimates
  • Average sold price
  • Arrange viewings
  • Arrange appraisals
  • Property historic listings

Gumtree API

What is the Gumtree Property API?

The Gumtree Property API allows you list your properties on the Gumtree website. With integration into your own property management system you can easy create unlimited property adverts for the general public. It allows you to reach out to over 1.2 million potential clients through Gumtree.

What features are included in the Gumtree API?

The Gumtree API’s features include:

  • Unlimited posts to Gumtree to advertise your property.