Berkeley, CA – August 9, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — iHomefinder is pleased to announce new IDX solution client Trent Jones of Ask Now Investments. Ask Now Investments proudly serves real estate clients in Ventura County and the Ojai Valley areas in Southern California. This brokerage guides its clients to make sound real estate investments. With the Optima Express IDX solution on their website, Ask Now Investments offers website visitors a fast, comprehensive IDX/MLS search experience. iHomefinder has been a leader in IDX/MLS property search and data management for over fourteen years. Listing Pages and Widgets, Property Organizer tools, and Branded Email Updates are just a few of the ways in which Ask Now Investments will improve their clients’ and prospects’ online experience as well as their own lead generation.
Listing Pages and Widgets quickly and easily make the WordPress websites more engaging, with little effort on the part of the realtor. Ask Now Investments can enhance their real estate website with a widget gallery of all their Featured Listings in the sidebars or in other widget areas. This brokerage now has the option to create a Featured Listing page, Saved Search pages and Listings Gallery shortcodes. All of these features are now available for Ask Now Investments to add to their WordPress website.
Visitors to the Ask Now Investments website will have the ability to create their own Property Organizer. Within the Property Organizer, visitors’ can save their favorite properties, apply a rating to each property and add comments to their favorite properties. The Ask Now Investments team can then access their visitors’ saved properties, complete with ratings and comments, through their control panel. They can use this information to create a more personalized customer service experience for each prospect and convert these prospects into clients.
With branded Email Updates, Ask Now Investments will automatically notify clients and prospects of new listings that meet the criteria of their saved searches. These branded emails deliver each client personalized attention, without the realtor needing to do anything. Email updates are also sent to all clients and prospects when there are changes in status of listings results based on their saved searches. Each email is branded with his photo and logo, so his email recipients are reminded over and over who is providing this valuable information. Email updates help brokerages turn website visitors into clients.
Online marketing is very competitive and the Optima Express IDX solution will give Ask Now Investments a marketing edge. Home buyers can start their search on Ask Now Investments’ website from their desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Optima Express will continue to help Ask Now Investments improve and maintain a high quality MLS/IDX searches on their WordPress website.
About iHomefinder, Inc.
iHomefinder is a leading national provider of real estate search technology and websites. Using the Internet Data eXchange (IDX) standard, iHomefinder securely powers hosted property search and lead capture in thousands of real estate websites. We partner with a wide array of web designers to integrate our technology in real estate websites. We also maintain trusted relationships with hundreds of MLSs across the U.S. to provide licensed, accurate, and timely listing data. The company maintains a long-standing reputation for strict compliance with the local rules of each MLS.
In addition to serving real estate professionals, iHomefinder provides technical compliance and consulting services to innovative Internet marketing firms who require licensed access to national real estate listing data.
Established in 1997, iHomefinder is privately held and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area
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