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7 Real Estate Web Design Predictions for 2017

Posted by Keisha Singh in Creative on 29 November 2016

Tags: branding, design

The constant and rapid evolution of technology, ideas and designs have seen real estate websites come a long way since Prop Data launched its first website back in 1999. Therefore, as 2016 draws to an end and the New Year fast approaches, we decided to take a look into the future and identify the 7 most pronounced web design trends we anticipate for the real estate industry in 2017.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Real Estate Branding

Posted by Keisha Singh in Creative on 14 November 2016

Tags: branding, design, tips

Building a strong real estate brand that effectively appeals to your target market and clearly differentiates you from your competitors, is one of the most important investments for any estate agency. Therefore, whether you are creating a new brand from scratch or redeveloping an existing one, you need to consider a few simple branding ‘do’s and don'ts’.

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7 Property Website Essentials

Posted by Keisha Singh in Websites on 13 September 2016

Tags: Custom Homepage, content marketing, custom websites, design, mobi, mobile web

The purpose of your real estate website is to distribute information, promote your property listings, position your real estate brand, communicate your marketing message and ultimately convert your website visitors into high quality leads. The aim is to effectively engage your prospective buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants on your website and encourage them to take action by picking up the phone, completing an online enquiry form, or signing up for your monthly email newsletter.

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The Role Of Colour In Branding

Posted by Michaila Pirie in Creative on 16 March 2016

Tags: branding, design

Colour plays a vital role in how we experience the world, which is why colour is essential for establishing a sound corporate identity. Colours are the main backbone of a strong and easily recognisable brand as colours can subconsciously communicate a brand’s promise to its customers. Choosing the correct brand colours for your real estate business can have a significant impact on your overall success. 

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Importance Of A Well-Designed Real Estate Logo

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Creative on 09 March 2016

Tags: design, internet marketing

Logos are a crucial aspect of marketing. As your real estate business' major graphical representation, a logo cements your brand and becomes the single most visible element of your company within your target market. A well designed logo is a vital part of your marketing strategy and careful planning and implementation is necessary. A professional logo that truly captures the essence of your business will build trust and make it more likely for prospective clients to partner with you.        

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Why Professional Website Design Is Important

Posted by Michaila Pirie in Creative on 02 March 2016

Tags: branding, creative articles, design

In today’s ever changing world, visual communication is becoming increasingly important. The human brain processes imagery much faster than words and most of the information we consume is through visuals. Your real estate website should convey your brand/message and impactful visuals are the best way to do so. Appearance matters, which is why professional website design is a crucial part of being successful online.

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10 Reasons to upgrade to the Prop Data Starter Package

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Websites on 19 October 2015

Tags: analytics, branding, design, google analytics, online marketing

A successful real estate website provides prospective clients with a superior property search facility, great content, and beautiful design that is perfectly aligned with your corporate identity. Your website is the first point of contact that your prospective clients will have with your brand and it is therefore imperative to make a lasting impression. 

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Are you ready for Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm update?

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Websites on 13 April 2015

Tags: design, google, internet marketing, marketing, online marketing, website update

In a few days' time, Google will make a major change to their mobile search algorithm. The change, due to be released on 21 April, will affect mobile search only and is expected to be the biggest change to date. After this change is implemented, mobile-friendly websites will enjoy higher ranking within mobile search results.

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10 Problems to anticipate when you next redesign your Real Estate website

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Websites on 20 March 2015

Tags: branding, design, google, internet marketing, lead generation, online marketing, property portals, seo

Your website is the cornerstone of your real estate agency’s online marketing strategy, so your next website redesign requires careful planning as there are some hidden pitfalls that you need to be aware of. With a good service provider on your side, this process doesn't have to be difficult.

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