Whether you are a solo real estate agent or part of a bigger brokerage, having an online precense is a critical part of finding and closing sales. Not only do many people start their search online before contacting an agent, but a place for your existing clients to search and view properties can help increase brand awareness and give you more authority in your local market. Building a website from scratch can be a big project, though, and it doesn’t always make sense to spend time and money on custom website development. That’s why we’ve focused on building a plug-and-play solution to easily creating WordPress IDX websites for your real estate business. With that in mind, this post is aimed to give you a general idea of what it takes to build a real estate website to display and search your MLS listings: Sections Select a domain name and hosting provider Choose a free or paid theme Install the SimplyRETS plugin Add pages and short-codes
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Assertible logo Behind the scenes at SimplyRETS, we focus a lot of our effort on testing to make sure our API, website, and other web services are always functioning properly. Our infrastructure relies heavily on continuously testing at each step of the development process. One of the tools we rely on the most is Assertible, a tool for testing and monitoring APIs and websites. We use Assertible to monitor and continuously test our API, website, blog, and any other web services in our infrastructure.
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