3 Ways to Top Zillow with Real Estate Webmasters

Eric Doty posted this 1,246 Views

One of the most common questions we receive from our clients is, "How do I become the top-ranked real estate website in my market?" Perform a quick Google search for real estate in any U.S. market, and you'll almost undoubtedly see search portal giants like Zillow and Trulia holding the top ranking spots. How have these search portals come to dominate the search results? And what can you do as an agent to surpass them? Why Do Users Love Real Estate Portals? To start, we must ask ...

Google VR is Coming to Vision

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The VR experience on Vision is going to the next level in the latest REW CRM release. Enhanced listings can now feature fully stereoscopic images and videos—taking your site visitors deeper into the places and properties they love. Virtual reality is an emerging technology that is rapidly becoming more accessible and expected in the real estate industry. Property seekers today have increasing time and affordability constraints that make property purchases a high stakes game. B...

Introducing New CRM Lead Sorting Options: Score & Value

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Look out for some exciting improvements coming to how leads can be prioritized in the REW CRM. At Real Estate Webmasters, our goal has always been to make following up with your most valuable leads as quick and intuitive as possible. We want you to spend your time on the highest quality leads that are most likely to engage with you. As part of the upcoming 2018 Spring C REW CRM update, we’re introducing two brand new ways for you to sort leads, so you can get in touch with your w...

What’s new in REW’s third spring release

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It’s time for another platform update, REW’s third release of the Spring. This update brings with it some dramatic enhancements as well as another series of requested fixes to our web products. We’ve committed to ensuring your REW CRM, Vision design, and REW mobile apps keep getting better, and I’m excited to share that our product development team have bundled your most requested changes into this release. Here are some of the biggest updates you’ll see over...

Virtual Realty is Here! Is Your Company Ready?

Michael Audet posted this 1,542 Views

Virtual Reality is here, is your company ready to take advantage? I was just looking through some of the websites of real estate companies I admire, but don’t serve ,since we are in the technology business, and I was amazed at how many great companies have substandard websites.  Most, but not all, are at least responsive now, but beyond that many designs are so dated and the user interface is so cumbersome and they just look old.  Today, the truth is, if your website is m...

Behind the scenes of Discover

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To find out exactly what our latest site design is all about, I interviewed two of the clever minds behind Discover—REW's newest website design. Designer Brendan Katernick and developer Evan Seabrook tell all about the making of Discover.  Q: How would you describe the style of the new website? Who do you think it will appeal to?  Brendan – The Discover site builds on our design for Vision with some more modern enhancements. I think it will appeal to single agents...

Client spotlight - Jolenta Averill, Lake & City Homes Realty

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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 1,244 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?

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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?

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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 ...