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Responsive real estate website design – a DIY project, Part 2

by Mike McGee on 6:09 am February 3, 2014

OK, it’s taken a lot longer than I expected, but it’s finally time for the “big reveal” of the new, mobile-responsive makeover of my company’s website, IntownElite.com. But first, some background on the project. If you have a fairly simple site, consisting primarily of text with some photos, this can be fairly simple. A well-designed, responsive theme takes care of the rest, making your content look good on all devices, right out of the box. However, if you have more complex content, your workload can … Read More »

Can Your Smart Phone Find your Chicago Dream Home?

by Mark Miles on 7:27 am October 5, 2012

At this point, we’ve lost count of how many real estate apps exist for both the iPhone and Android platforms. They come with a wide variety of functionalities because, as we all know, different users have unique preferences when it comes to looks and usability. So here’s one real estate app that you may have missed. It has every feature you could hope to have handy during a house hunt and, best of all, it’s intuitively easy to use. The Real Estate Book has been … Read More »

First Look: RealtorDotCom App Solidifies Clients; One Link From a Category Killer (Realtor.com Agent-Branded Real Estate App)

by Sam DeBord on 6:00 am September 16, 2012

Realtor.com released their new agent-branded mobile real estate app on the Apple iPhone and iPad this week (Android can’t be far off).  With their previous version of the mobile app already being the most accurate nationwide real estate app (direct MLS listing data) and having the most advanced search (draw an outline of a neighborhood with your finger), integrating agent-client relationships is sure to increase this app’s use by professionals and consumers. Before going into the new features, it’s important to see the value of … Read More »

Updated Realtor.com Mobile Experience

by Drew Meyers on 1:34 am February 23, 2012

Realtor.com just announced an upgrade to their mobile app — with the primary new featured being ability to find listings with a price reduction, foreclosures, and recently sold properties. I’ll admit I’m not much of an apps guy myself, and certainly not in the market to buy a house — so am not the target market. For those of you who have tested the new app, would love to hear your thoughts as to what you think…

iPad to Big Screen TV

by Drew Meyers on 10:58 am September 27, 2011

Imagine spending an hour with your clients flipping through listing photos on your iPad — but the results displaying on a huge 42 inch (or larger) television mounted on your office wall. Or even using a projector. No more huddling around an iPad. That day is coming with iOS5. Something tells me this type of technology is going to be part of the brokerage office of the future. Just a hunch.

Real Estate Mobile Marketing Guide

by Ryan Clark on 3:04 pm August 23, 2011

Mobile marketing for real estate is so in your face right now that it can’t be ignored any longer. The options available for you to create and tailor your mobile application are so plentiful that you could literally have one ready within an hour of reading this. I want to talk about two aspects – getting up and running and then the marketing benefits from all of these efforts. The mobile market is absolutely massive and it continues to grow so hopefully this gets you … Read More »

Google's URL Shortener Now Also Generates QR Codes

by Michael LaPeter on 10:33 am April 8, 2010

I just heard about this and thought it might be useful for agents out there using QR codes on their sign riders/ flyers etc: Google’s URL shortener, http://goo.gl/, now automatically generates QR codes.  Matt Cutts wrote about it and provides an example here: Matt Cutts Google QR Codes Google doesn’t seem to have fully rolled out their URL shortening service yet (there’s no signup or obvious way to use it from their page at http://goo.gl), but I know at least one way to use it is by … Read More »

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