How to Show up on a Busy Real Estate Search Site

Posted on | February 10, 2016

OnlinePresence_Depositphotos_77322364_l-2015WebSizeIncreasing your presence on real estate search portals is a great way to generate leads and build your business. Focusing on the sites that get the most traffic will get you the best return on your investment of time and energy.

Realtor.com is one of the sites that your prospects are landing on.  This property search site comes in at #4 on a recent ranking of the top 15 most popular real estate search sites, as reported by eBizMBA.

 

Here are a few tips to help you connect with potential clients on this busy site:

First, do a search for a Realtor in your town and see who comes up. Are you on the list? Is your profile filled out completely? If you haven’t done it already, be sure to claim your profile. This is worth your time on this site that has a large audience.

Next, to further snazz up your appearance on realtor.com, gather ratings or reviews from your happy clients. Realtor.com has a helpful guide that provides some tips on how to gather your past reviews and ask for new ones from your clients.

Lastly, have you heard of House Talk? This is a conversation platform that was just unveiled by realtor.com.  It is a place for home buyers, sellers, and dreamers to start discussions or ask questions.

How can an agent benefit from this new conversation platform? Get in on the conversation. Helping to answer questions from buyers and sellers will show you are an expert at what you do and can connect you with potential clients.

And one last tip – check out those other sites that land in the top 5 of the most popular real estate search sites. Are you showing up, gathering reviews, and participating in the conversations on these sites as well?

As you connect with these clients, they’ll need title insurance and escrow services. AmeriTitle is recognized as a trusted resource for settlement services in the Pacific Northwest. Our convenient locations in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington offer superior service and local expertise in all aspects of escrow, title insurance, and mapping services.

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realtor.com is the official search site of the National Association of REALTORS®

 

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