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Flexmls Introduces IDX WordPress Plugin

Flexmls Introduces IDX WordPress Plugin

Today Flexmls has taken its IDX WordPress plugin out of beta and it is now available for purchase and download. I have been beta testing the plugin for a few weeks and found it works well. There is a $240 per year annual fee for…

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This is cool: Win a free setup for a "Website that Works" from Virtual Results

This is cool: Win a free setup for a "Website that Works" from Virtual Results

Virtual Results makes beautiful, and functional, web sites. And they recently announced a new product, “Predesigned Websites that Work“. To sweeten the pot they are having a drawing for a FREE setup of a “WtW” (I just made that “WtW” up) — saving you, assuming…

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1000watt Index Goes Global

1000watt Index Goes Global

Since launching their “1000watt Index” in January, the folks over at 1000watt Consulting have amassed quite the collection of real estate technology service providers. Today they announced that the index has gone global, and is now called the Global Real Estate Index — complete with…

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Diverse Solutions releases dsIDXPress WordPress plugin

Diverse Solutions releases dsIDXPress WordPress plugin

Back on December 23, I wrote an article here on GeekEstate Blog about a WordPress plugin that Diverse Solutions was developing that would allow IDX listings to be fully indexed by search engines. Earlier this week, the plugin came out of beta testing and has…

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A sneak peek inside Diverse Solutions dsIDXpress WordPress plugin

A sneak peek inside Diverse Solutions dsIDXpress WordPress plugin

Last night, Diverse Solutions announced their new plugin, dsIDXpress (currently in beta testing). I’ve been fortunate to be an early tester of this plugin, and can sum its potential up in one word: Awesome. Radical. Kick ass. OK, that’s four words. Work with me… What…

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Zillow Adds Rentals. And more.

Zillow Adds Rentals. And more.

If I were Craig Newmark — the “Craig” in that little site known as CraigsList — I’d be looking over my shoulder with my eye on Seattle. There lies the corporate home of Zillow, where they just rolled out the latest addition to the second…

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Realtor.org Redesigns Home Page

Realtor.org Redesigns Home Page

Realtor.org released a new home page design this morning. And unless you are a fan of circa 1990 web design, the change is long overdue. Here is what it looked like yesterday: Here’s what it looks like today: Thoughts on the redesign My initial thought…

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Disqus Commenting System

Disqus Commenting System

[Author’s note: This article was originally posted on Phoenix Real Estate Guy. Drew and I both thought it might be good for Geek Estate Blog readers as well. It’s been modified ever-so-slightly from the original] Back in May 2008, I tried out the Disqus (pronounced…

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Point2 Agent Changes Pricing Model: Will no longer support free sites

Point2 Agent Changes Pricing Model: Will no longer support free sites

Point2 Agent, one of the leading suppliers of templated real estate web sites, has announced a change in their pricing model. Effective March 9, 2009, Point2’s “Standard” level of web site will be moving to a paid pricing model. All previously established and new Standard…

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VendAsta Secures Funding for MyFrontSteps

VendAsta Secures Funding for MyFrontSteps

VendAsta Technologies just announced they have secured $3M in venture capital for MyFrontSteps.com. What is MyFrontSteps? From the press release (PDF file): MyFrontSteps connects people over social networks allowing them to share their home and home experiences with friends, family and the world – from…

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