WeDid: Salesforce and REA (realestate.com.au) Portal

Challenges

All real estate listings reside in Salesforce. However, these listings need to be consistently updated to the website portal to truly reflect the availability and pricing information (to name a few). The major challenges are:

  • too many listings to keep track of the status and update to the portal
  • listings get updated too frequently causing a  timing issue

 

Solution:

 

Purpose Synchronise listing information from Salesforce to designated REA portal path for retrieval
Applications Salesforce
FTP – REA Portal (realestate.com.au)
Tool Dell Boomi Atomsphere
Information Salesforce Listing > REA FTP Server
Data Formats XML
Volumes ~100
Process Any listings that are created/updated will be synced to REA FTP server as zipped file containing listings in XML format.
Schedule Every 10 mins
Complexity Medium