How to build a Real estate Website using WordPress Theme23January / 2017 How-to-build
For a real estate website, the main criteria when selecting a theme is its accessibility. It should provide easy navigation, clean and light-weight. Considering that you will have a lot of data on your site. A slow loading theme can result in poor user experience. We bring you with our Hexo – Premium Real Estate WordPress Theme using high-quality PSD images. HTML5, and CSS3 standards are well maintained. Real estate agents, dealers, agencies have advantage with this theme.
Highlights of Hexo WordPress Theme:
- Fully Responsive for Desktop, Tablet, & Smartphone: This theme looks great on major desktop browsers. Google Chrome, IE, Safari, Opera, Firefox etc.This theme looks great on tablets and smartphones.
- 30 Fully Layered PSD Files: We included 30 PSD pages that were skillfully designed .The staff at ThemeForest have approved such designs.
- HTML Version: We have also included 10 professionally built HTML pages that were approved by the highest standards.
- Real-time One-Click Data: Data can be prepared for your online business with a few simple clicks.
- Mail-chimp plugin: We added a MailChimp plugin in this theme for building a marketing campaign.
- Contact form 7 support: A fully responsive and easily customizable contact form so you receive questions from your customers and visitors.
- 24/7 Customer Support: Timely and responsible support for all your queries regardless of theme building.
Properties, Agents, and Seller as Custom Post Types:
You need to keep property and seller data irrespective of any theme. A sound option to maintain these data is to create custom post types for Property, Sellers, Agencies, Dealer or Brokers.
The features for the Custom Post Types should be created as custom fields. For e.g. Price, Location (City, State, and Zip Code) etc.
Custom Taxonomies To categorize property listings, the property should have custom taxonomies. For e.g.
- Property Status (Ready-to-Move, New Project, Under Construction Projects)
- Property Type (Commercial, Furnished Home, Land& Plot, Residential).
- Number of Rooms (1BHK, 2BHK, 3BHK, Duplex, Studio etc.
User Registration and Login Module
Property Agents or Dealers should have a registration option. For this, you will have to create a new user option. The user also has the option to create, publish Property Listings. You can choose to auto-publish property listings or publish only via admin approval.
Our Advanced Search Option
The Hexo theme has inbuilt advanced property search system for real estate properties. It takes care bedroom, size, price, location and other attributes. Easy and Spontaneous for users and admin to use.
Contact Form 7 for Lead Forms
Contact Form 7 comes with a quality standard contact form. You can add it to your posts and pages straight away.
Subsequently activating the plugin, you can simply copy the form code and paste it into a post or page, and your visitors will be able to send messages directly to your email inbox through the website form.
Added Features (Banners, SEO, Reviews System, Email Notifications):
For other features, you can either look out for a WordPress plugin or provide a custom feature.
- Banner: You can add banners as a custom post type with a plugin such as Random Banner Plugin.
- Search Engine Optimization: A required plugin, WordPress SEO, can help rank your website in an organic search.
- Reviews System: To provide visitors the option to review dealers or sellers on your site, you can provide a simple rating option as a custom field for the custom post type Property Agent. The Comments field accepts the comments.
- Email Notifications: A custom WordPress plugin can put in place which can allow visitors to subscribe for email notifications based on custom taxonomies.
A real estate website is sure to prosper with the suitable amount of features, navigation, an advanced search, and informative listings.You can, of course Hexo, Real Estate WordPress theme from Digital century sf which will surely suit your requirements and convenience. We would like to hear from you, so do leave your message and contact us.
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