Introducing rewIDX iOS

REW Andy posted this 3 7,705 Views

We're excited to launch our new native iOS App for iPhone and iPad - rewIDX! REW is currently working with individual MLS Boards to approve this product and allow our customers to serve IDX data to potential and existing clients via the app. Once approved by your board, we'll set you up with an iOS Agent Account if your site is running on the 4.2 Backend platform or later. What is it? The rewIDX App enables users to search for properties in their area, similar to the way the IDX o...

Things to see in 4.3...

REW Michael posted this 6 5,939 Views

Another great REW Summit this year in San Diego! Those who had the chance to come out and attend this year were shown an early preview of some of the new features we've been working on here at REW. Now that the brand new LEC-2013 is out the door, I'd like to share the list of features and improvements that are available in REW's latest 4.3 platform. Updated Monday, August 26, 2013 Lender Integration (Add-On) The Super Admin can create Lender accounts. Lenders can log into the Lead M...

NEW LEC, NEW Backend, NEW Mobile App and a promo! Discounts for a limited time only.

Morgan Carey posted this 9 6,056 Views

I hope you had a fantastic and relaxing holiday weekend and enjoyed the celebration of your countries independence. Here at REW, we have something else to celebrate - new products and a brand new backend! As I am sitting here updating this blog entry from Inman San Francisco and I am so excited to announce the first installs of LEC 2013, the new iOS iPhone and iPad app and of course unveil the features of our new 4.3 backend! Let me tell you about these products! How about the LE...

Your Search Engine Rankings Don't Matter (& The Metrics That Do!)

REW Melissa posted this 7 1,426 Views

It would be a lie to say I don't get excited when one of my client sites starts ranking on the first few pages for a major keyword. It feels like months of hard work is finally paying off, and that's awesome! But after a celebratory high-five with the next person I see in the hallway, it's time to settle down and get back to an unfriendly SEO reality: search engine rankings don't actually matter. If you're looking at your website's success in terms of where you think your link is placing ...

Update - Google maps extension to November:

Morgan Carey posted this 7 3,578 Views

For those of you that do not know, Google is cancelling its map API "version 2" which is the version used on any REW websites running backends 4.1 or older. Originally this cancellation was to occur on May 19th, 2013 which left us almost no time in order to upgrade thousands of customers. You can read about the situation here: http://www.realestatewebmasters.com/blogs/morgan-carey/27671/show/ After working diligently with Google we have some great news! Google has granted us an extension...

Google Maps Version 2 Cancellation Questions

Morgan Carey posted this 121 5,874 Views

Please use the comments section of this blog post to ask questions and seek answers regarding Google's decision to cancel version 2 maps as of May 19th, 2013. The problem:Version 2 Google Maps is going to be cancelled as of May 19th, 2013What this could mean:  This could mean that any older websites using version 2 Google mapping could see any part of their website that uses Google maps cease functioning and / or potentially show an error message. We say "could" because we cannot pred...

An Intro To SEO: FAQs & Need-To-Knows For REW SEO Clients

REW Melissa posted this 1 1,771 Views

Edit: Updated June 8, 2015 General SEO Questions What is SEO? Search engine optimization is a set of actions and standards intended to increase the amount of relevant, organic search traffic to a site. It can be seen as an alternative to paid traffic (like PPC) and traditional offline marketing; those are short-term solutions, whereas SEO has long-term benefits. The act of SEO is a complex and constantly evolving process, which requires time, dedication and technical know-how to ...

LEC 2013 is finally here! pre-sale and REW promotion

Morgan Carey posted this 51 10,547 Views

LEC 2013 is finally here! presale and REW promotion LEC 2013 mockups now available! (And there are some awesome deals below) At the end of this month, we will be launching our LEC 2013 (limited edition custom) pre-sale (REW Summit attendees get early access). Mockups are ready to go, the response has been overwhelmingly positive and we have already sold 30 markets prior to even announcing the mockup officially. If you want an LEC 2013 and your are in a popular market - you need to act ...

Dev Server Maintenance

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On Saturday, February 2nd between 9am and 5pm Pacific time the dev server (rewdev.com, rewlec.com, and rewtemplates.com) will be down for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

What's new in 4.2...

REW Michael posted this 9 18,421 Views

This year at the REW Summit 2012 in Miami, we had a chance to show attendees a preview of the latest 4.2 platform and all the new features to be included in the release. In this post I review each of the newly introduced features and breifly explain how they work. During the presentation we took additional ideas and suggestions that were not yet implemented. Out of these many great improvements, there were a few that stood out and were chosen to be developed by the R&D team here at REW...