Import Realtor Data To Google Sheets

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This article will teach you how to import Realtor data to Google Sheets using the Amigo Data Add-on. 

Are you looking for a property to buy/rent? Or are you looking for a lucrative investment? Use the realtor data to access real-time data of US real estate and agents. Filter the data to compile a list of desired real estate properties for you to choose from and fulfil your dream of being a homeowner

To import Realtor data to Google Sheets, we will follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Log in to RapidAPI and generate the API key
  2. Choose the endpoint
  3. Install the Amigo Data Add-on
  4. Import the data

How to import Realtor data to Google Sheets

Follow the steps given below to learn how to import Realtor data to Google Sheets.

Step 1: Get the API key

Login to RapidAPI here. If you don’t have an account created, you will need to click the Sign-up option and create one.

Search for Realtor API and click on the result according to the snippet below.

Searching for the Realtor API

Click on the Subscribe to Test option and choose the plan you wish to subscribe to. The paid plans will allow you to make significantly more requests than the free plan, i.e., Basic Plan.

Subscribing to use the Realtor API

Upon subscribing your API key will be generated and automatically added as one of the required parameters in the API documentation segment.

API key

Step 2: Choose the API endpoint 

In the leftmost section of the API documentation, you will find the list of endpoints available with which you can import Realtor data to Google Sheets.

List of API endpoints available

For the purpose of the tutorial, we will import data related to those properties which are for sale in the US. 

To do so, select the drop-down arrow beside Properties→ click on Search properties for sale

In the centre section of the API documentation, you will find a list of query name and their parameters. While the required parameters will be automatically filled with default values, we can modify the query parameters to filter the data to suit our preferences. 

For instance, to find the list of properties available for sale in Chicago we change the location query‘s parameter from Santa Monica to Chicago.

Query parameter and their values

Once you have inputted the optional parameters click on Test Endpoint. If you have entered proper query values, you will find a success message at the rightmost section of the API documentation. 

Click on Code snippets→ change the programming language from (Node.js) Axios→ Shell→cURL.

Changing the coding format to access the endpoint URL

Copy the API endpoint URL and take note of the headers and their values. The same will be used later while using the Amigo Data extension.

API endpoint URL

Step 3: Get Amigo Data Google Sheets extension

The Amigo Data Add-on is an extension in Google Sheets that allows you to import data from various sources without coding. 

You can either install the extension directly from the Google Workspace Marketplace or follow the steps below:

  1. Open a new google sheet
  2. Click on Extension→ Add-ons→ Get Add-on
  3. Search for “Amigo Data” and install it.

Step 4: Import the data to Google Sheets

Go to the Google Sheet in which you want the data to be pasted. Click on Extensions→Amigo Data→Connect

Accessing the Amigo Data Add-on

Select Custom API from the list of sources

List of sources to connect

Paste the API endpoint URL copied earlier under the API URL section. Select the Details tab and add the following headers along with their values noted earlier and click Preview.

Key: X-RapidAPI-Host
Value: realtor16.p.rapidapi.com

Key: X-RapidAPI-Key
Value: Your_key

Entering the API endpoint details, specifying the key and their values

Click on Flatten to present the data in separate columns. Once the data are separated into columns, click on Import.

Cluttered data imported

Amigo Data Add-on will shortly import Realtor Data to Google Sheets and the list of properties available for sale in the city of Chicago will be displayed on your screen as shown below.

Imported data separated into columns

Amigo Data allows users to set a refresh schedule that automatically updates the data imported to ensure that the user is provided with the latest data without any manual input. To learn how to automatically update your data at regular intervals and receive alerts for the same on your email or Slack channel, click here

In this article, we learned to import Realtor Data to Google Sheets. To learn how to import data from other sources, check out our blog.

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