Real Estate

Crafting an Effective Real Estate Website

By rockwood

Crafting an effective online platform that reflects your brand and showcases your properties is crucial for success in the real estate industry. Here’s how to create a compelling real estate website:

1. Define Your Goals:

Before you start building your website, establish clear objectives. Do you want to target a specific audience? Are you focused on residential or commercial properties? Defining your goals will guide your website design and content.

2. Choose the Right Platform:

Select a user-friendly Content Management System (CMS) like WordPress or dedicated real estate website builders. These platforms offer a range of customizable templates and plugins designed specifically for real estate.

3. User-Friendly Design:

A clean, easy-to-navigate design is crucial. Ensure your website is responsive and mobile-friendly since many users browse on smartphones.

4. High-Quality Visuals:

Real estate is a visual industry. Invest in professional photography and videography to showcase your properties. High-quality images and virtual tours can make a significant impact.

5. Informative Content:

Provide detailed descriptions of your properties, including features, location, and price. Utilize blog posts to share insights about the real estate market, neighborhood guides, and property-buying tips.

6. Local SEO Optimization:

Optimize your website for local search. Include location-specific keywords in your content, meta descriptions, and tags to increase visibility in local search results.

7. Property Search Filters:

Integrate robust search filters to allow users to narrow down their property search according to their preferences, such as location, property type, price range, and more.

8. Contact and Lead Capture Forms:

Make it easy for potential clients to get in touch. Include contact forms and lead capture mechanisms. Respond to inquiries promptly to build trust.

9. Client Testimonials:

Display client testimonials and success stories to establish credibility. Positive feedback from satisfied clients can encourage trust and engagement.

10. Consistent Updates:

Maintain an updated listing of available properties. Remove sold or rented listings promptly and regularly update your content.

11. Social Media Integration:

Link your website to your social media profiles. Share your listings on social platforms to expand your reach.

12. Analytics and SEO:

Use website analytics tools to monitor traffic, user behavior, and lead generation. Implement SEO best practices to improve your website’s search engine ranking.

13. GDPR Compliance:

If you operate in regions like the European Union, ensure your website is GDPR-compliant, respecting user privacy and data protection.

14. Cybersecurity

Invest in security measures to avoid malware into your website. You can invest in software like Privacera to help with data security.

15. Local Resources:

Offer additional resources like neighborhood guides, financing tips, or a real estate blog to keep users engaged and informed.

16. Stay Updated:

Keep your website and listings current. Stale content and outdated properties can deter potential clients.

In today’s competitive real estate market, a well-designed, informative, and user-friendly website is your best tool for attracting and retaining clients. Ensure it reflects your brand, offers a seamless user experience, and keeps up with the dynamic world of real estate.

Jim Marks Named As Leading RE Conference Speaker

By Blogger

Jim Marks Speaker Real EstateLeading RE will be hosting its conference February 24-28th and we are excited to announce that our very own Internet Marketing Authority, Jim Marks will be the Social Media and Inbound Marketing speaker at their event!

Preparing for the more than 1,500 real estate professionals expected to attend the conference is not something Marks takes lightly, knowing that the his insight into technology and consumer habits is critical to real estate agents, whether they be individual agents, brokers or relocation specialists.

Jim Marks seeks to drive traffic and conversion to real estate professionals by inspiring them with techniques based on proven research gained from millions of clicks and strategies that will cause their clients to engage, call, click, interact, and subscribe.

Jim firmly believes that, “Agents don’t just need more tools, they need knowledge and a road map to success.” In his speaking, Jim’s goal is to get attendees to be “inspired and to leave with that grand ‘Aha!’ moment that will cause change in the way they run their real estate business and really, their lives.”

Jim Marks will be speaking alongside industry greats and conference keynote speakers who include Pulitzer Prize columnist and author Dave Barry, television personality and author Joan Lunden and Shawn Achor, author of the international bestseller, “The Happiness Advantage.”

We hope you enjoy his fun, no-nonsense approach and solid takeaways. Come back after the conference and share with us what you learned either in the comment section or by contacting Virtual Results directly. We’d love to hear what you think!

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Welcome Home our Wayward Son, Drew Meyers

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drewWhen I left Corporate America, and the ragged life of a Internet Retailer Around Consultant to live the dream of owning my own business, I didn’t pine for big dollars, huge offices and tons of staff. I wanted Virtual Results to quickly accomplish one thing.

I wanted VR to be able to hire the best. I selfishly wanted to be able to work with ONLY who I wanted to work with. I have been fortunate to be able to do just that. VR is my dream team, and this week it got DEMONSTRABLY better.

Our wayward son has come home.

I knew I wanted to work with Drew Meyers the day I met him. Smart, Honest, Hardworking and FUN, Drew loves life, people, travel and technology. We have a ton in common.

Today, after a 6 month “trial run’” where Drew did some consulting for Virtual Results while traveling the world.. Drew Meyers signs on full time and takes a key role at the helm of Virtual Results.

I am elated for this announcement. Drew is going to take on a LOT of Responsibility at VR. We have a whole new product line, soon to be released and Drew will be charged with running this side of the business. I am confident, he is up to the task and great things are imminent.

Drew, Welcome to Virtual Results. We have been waiting for you.

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