Colorado Springs Real Estate Marketing
As the Colorado Springs real estate market begins to recover and grow, you may be scrambling to investigate the advantages of developing your own agent website. If you're currently with Realestatewebmasters, realwebagent, realpagemaker, point2homes, or any other of an endless number of real estate hosting companies, you may be wondering why you're not getting more traffic.
The real estate website hosting providers do offer some useful services for agents including contact management, lead management, Colorado Springs MLS IDX listings, content management for starters. The way they sign up new real estate agents is by offering these services and then boasting about marketing services including search engine optimization. Custom web design, content development and SEO is something they don't do well because they are programmers, not marketers. Of course, they'll advertise SEO services because it's a great way to capture customers for their core products. If you've asked for quotes from these companies, most will quote in the $10k to $30k range for what you need.
Web hosting and CRM tools are a commodity and although many real estate agents believe SEO is a commodity, our clients success shows custom SEO is the only way to go. If you want to succeed in the Colorado Springs real estate market, it is necessary to go beyond the common techniques and effort of your competitors, no matter which brokerage they're with.
What we can offer you:
» Sophisticated, custom SEO that allows you to dominate all keyword areas
» A CRM and Contact management system that agents appreciate having
» Expert real estate content development that powers your Google rankings
» A unique Web site and search engine optimization of MLS IDX listings where possible
» Blog setup, Facebook Account, Twitter Account
» Link building that powers your Google rankings
Hot Real Estate Markets - Vancouver & Edmonton
The key for real estate investors is investing in areas of the US and Canada where home sales are brisk and home prices are rising. Vancouver BC and Edmonton AB are two Canadian markets that are thriving. Canada's stable economy and strong prices for oil, gold, potash and other natural resources mean there is lots of opportunity north of the border for risk-averse real estate investors. In Vancouver, residential home prices have has increased 4% from $557,384 in November 2009 to $580,080 in November 2010. In Edmonton, residential home prices rose .65% ( $319,479) from October, and are .33% from last year at the same time.
Selling Condos. As you know, the condo sales market is hot right now in many cities, particularly Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Edmonton. The US market is lagging, but most economists are decidedly bullish about the economy and this should keep the condo market active. We have a proven plan for getting visibility for clients in their respective cities for condos & apartments. More condo sellers too will list their condos for sale with you because of your strong visibility. In your negotiations with prospects we can help you put forth a convincing reason why you offer the best marketing results and thus get them the best price in the quickest time. Time is of the essence as many agents see their listings DOM increase. It does affect clients confidence and can erode your relationship with them.
You're competing against a large number of real estate agents from Remax, Century 21, Keller Williams, Royal Lepage and Prudential brokerages. It's very unlikely you'll dominate Google rankings in the Edmonton area without serious Vancouver SEO help. It's prime virtual real estate that is definitely worth fighting for.
Gord Collins is a 13 years veteran of the search engine wars. Starting before Google was a major search engine, Gord has long studied all the elements of search engine indexing systems and ranking behavior . Start if off with top notch services and the best Real Estate SEO consultant available --- Bay Street SEO.
Real Estate Referals - Web Marketing
More Colorado Springs brokers and realty agents are turning to their web sites to generate real estate referals. Direct leads are the primary purpose of Web-based real estate marketing. However, when homeowners want to move or buy a new home, many of their friends and relatives are on the lookout for homes too. By maximizing your site's visibility, you increase the likelihood all of these people will find your site.
That's why a new hosted real estate web site is wise. We can help you create a site with a compelling message, add lots of listings and display in a way that is relevant to all of these people. If the message is what they want to hear, you may get them to refer a client.
Your broker templated site is not sufficient in this era. The web is crowded with real estate websites and you need to go above and beyond what they're doing. Mediocrity abounds on the web. Builders, FSBO, Broker Associations, and other real estate agents are building multiple sites to crowd the search results. They're smart because the web is the best source for real estate referals and leads.
Your choices are infinite when it comes to Web design and adding additional social media sites. The choice is yours. If you don't have the time to blog, tweet, and boost your image on Facebook, we can help you there too.
What we demand in our clients is a true drive for success in real estate sales. Without that energy and enthusiasm, SEO projects may not achieve their potential.
Bay Street SEO has extensive experience in helping agents. Our Real Estate SEO services help make a substantial difference boosting sales and building client loyalty. Call now to discuss your plan for 2011. 416-605-7026.