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How to build a real estate website for your business, or create a property portal using Easy Property Listings for WordPress

We’ve built Easy Property Listings from the ground up to by dynamic, expandable and easy to use. It’s packed with features that help you connect your listings and property data with your visitors in very intuitive way.

In this video i’m going to show you how to build a clean and elegant real estate website portal in about an hour using some of my favorite WordPress tools and plugins and show you some of the new changes coming in version 1.3.

There are over three hundred new features, tweaks and nifty changes that have been added in this release and here are some of the highlights.

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10 Steps to creating a great Real Estate newsletter to help you connect with buyers and sellers

Some real estate agencies are unaware of the value of engaging, local real estate news. Instead they rely on mass mail outs of real estate letters which are often boring to read and displayed with little imagination.

MailChimp is a program which will save you thousands of dollars in postage costs and countless hours of envelope stuffing. If you’re wondering what is MailChimp, read our article about what makes mail chimp the number one choice for real estate agencies.

How to create a real estate newsletter using MailChimp – 10 steps to creating a great real estate newsletter to help you connect with buyers and sellers.

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How to Create an Author Box in WordPress Showing Your Gravatar Photo, Name and Profile

You’ve just spent hours writing a great blog post and press the publish button and the only credit you get is your name. Well here is how to change that by adding a great profile about you, the author and extra contact details if you want them.

Adding an “About the Author” box to your posts is a simple way to upgrade your WordPress blog. You’ll have your posts branded in under 10 minutes its that easy.

The Goal

Once you understand the power of WordPress tags to call and insert information into theme template files you can easily build a dynamic site and customise your posts.

Here is an example of a simple author box with a Gravatar image and description.

Simple WordPress Author Box
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We are an internet marketing agency specialising in real estate agents because we have been there, we know what its like to sell homes, negotiate, market property and promote yourself… often by yourself or with a small team

We are here for you, we want to help you succeed online, reduce your financial outlay on out dated marketing mediums that are taxing your pocket and the environment each day we use them. Digital is where its at, its cheaper faster and today… no waiting for printers, flyers and crap that you can’t monitor with analytics. Generation X is here,we are everywhere and we live in a ‘buy now’ world. Look at the largest generation of home owners for the next 10 years, there are more of them, expect now and don’t want to chit chat, we just want it done.

Don’t ring me for idle talk, I don’t have time to chat… send me an email and I’ll get to it when i’m finished when I have time. I am Gen X

Never before have we been so connected to one another yet we are all still so far apart in the real world. I can travel the world in a few mouse click, investigate anything, learn whatever I can dream of and more… all from my iPhone. Lets look at this as a simple picture of the real world that real estate training has forgot to mention. Sorry old skool trainers but you are so far behind of whats coming and is about to crash the party that if you are not telling your students to get online in a big way then lookout for the agents who do, they are coming they move fast and we are showing them what to do.

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Negotiating a real estate commission can be one of the toughest challenges for a real estate agent

Put that in context with a soft market and you have a recipe for an agent to practically ‘give away’ his or her services. It’s important to let the client know that your experience, professionalism, and ability to sell properties is why you’re worth it.

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