Latest REW Website to launch July, VR listings, AR App and NEW Zillow-Like IDX Search!

Morgan Carey posted this 1,796 Views

(Important update! Due to demand, new installs are now into August, 2018. If you are ordering, please ensure you get your order in ASAP as there is a LOT of demand for this promotion!) You heard it here first! I could not be more excited to announce the launch and pre-sale of our latest website platform, the BC 2.0 (it's so new we haven't actually got a name for it yet).There are so many exciting new innovations that we are going to be announcing this summer and showcasing at the upcoming...

Client spotlight - Jolenta Averill, Lake & City Homes Realty

Virginia posted this 119 Views

One of the things we love about our work at REW is that no client is the same—everyone has an interesting story to tell about their market their business or their personal journey into real estate. In our interview with longtime client Jolenta Averill, we share her fascinating journey into real estate and how she became a successful, independent broker in Madison, Wisconsin. Jolenta surpassed $100 million in personal sales volume in 2017.  Q: While most brokers come into rea...

Customizing REW Software? Read This First!

Michael Audet posted this 135 Views

One of the big reasons I joined Real Estate Webmasters four years, ago after consulting with them for 2 years prior, was due to their ability to take on any custom project, no matter how big.  Over my earlier career working with a number of very good software companies, not being able to customize software to a client’s needs was one of the major challenges I experienced,.   We were always trying to convince any potential customer that our software, our technology, was t...

Study: Should Real Estate Websites Use Forced Registration?

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 2 341 Views

If there's one contentious issue when it comes to real estate websites, it's registration settings. Some agents swear by forced registration and others shudder at the mere mention of the words. The purpose of this blog is to provide a powerful example of how forced registration can impact real estate lead generation in a big way. What is Forced Registration? Before we jump into our experiment, let's clarify exactly what it is we mean by "forced registration." In this case, we mean t...

What's the difference between REW CRM and the REW Leads app?

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 331 Views

Here at Real Estate Webmasters, we've created two phenomenal lead follow-up tools for our clients to use. Both are included as part of the monthly SaaS program and both can be used to help take your business to the next level, improving your ability to follow up with clients and leads. However, despite seeming similar on the surface, REW CRM and REW Leads are two very different pieces of software. Let's break them down... REW CRM overview Mobile responsive web platform Single ...

Announcing REW’s second spring release

Vy L posted this 253 Views

REW’s second spring release is here! I hope you are seeing our commitment to regular platform updates as we continue to introduce changes every month. Our product development team has also been busy preparing for the launch of the latest REW website platform. If you have not heard about this, take a look at Morgan’s announcement in this recent blog post. We’ll have more news to share about this feature-rich design in the near future, while we’re working hard to bri...

Should you get an iOS app, Android app, or both?

Andy posted this 414 Views

Now that we've launched our branded REW IDX app and our clients have taken notice, we've started to receive questions about the two different versions of the app. One of the biggest questions is whether a real estate agent needs an iOS app, an Android app, or both. In this post, we're going break it down and answer that question. When one app is actually two First, let's explain why we have two separate apps. When an app is created for both iOS and Android, the app is created twice&mda...

The 2 ways to turn buyers into loyal lifelong clients

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 1 1,289 Views

Real Estate Webmasters recently hired a market research company to complete extensive surveys and interviews with Realtors, buyers, and sellers across North America. We gained a lot of valuable insight into the real estate industry, which we've shared throughout this blog over the past month. In this post, we're going to summarize the research that told us how Realtors can turn their buyers and sellers into loyal, lifelong clients who will be happy to share their name with all their famil...

Will upgrading my real estate site hurt my SEO?

Eric posted this 417 Views

Upgrading your site can be a scary thing. You've worked hard to build up authority, earn traffic, and create a system that effectively generates leads. Therefore, it's understandable that one of the most common questions we get when people are considering an upgrade is, "Will it hurt my SEO?" The short answer is "no." Completed properly, an upgrade shouldn't have any negative impacts on the authority you've built. It should only help. Here's what you need to know: Steps of a proper REW...

GDPR FAQs for Realtors with websites

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 537 Views

In exactly one week, the European Union's new data laws go into effect. Here's what REW clients need to know... What is GDPR? GDPR is the acronym for General Data Protection Regulation, which is a series of laws that will go into effect in one week, on May 25, 2018. GDPR tackles 7 different principles of data collection and protection, a few of which apply directly to real estate sites: Principles relating to the processing of personal data Lawfulness of processing Condi...