In the real estate business, there are many opportunities to get an advantage from online operations. And great looking multi-functional websites like no other services can help with that.
In order to create your own website I recommend you try the HomePress WordPress theme developed specifically for property needs.
HomePress is a premium real estate WordPress theme from StylemixThemes featured by a powerful uListing. It can be used to create amazing real estate listings websites or marketplace that your customers will love to surf.
HomePress is very easy to use on the frontend as well as from the admin’s perspective. This allows getting access to the functional properties management system. It has all the flexibility you need to provide the best user experience to your customers. So, let’s all the features of the HomePress theme in detail.
1-Click Demo Import
15 premade homepages designed in unique and modern styles are available to get you started in seconds. Install any demo via 1-click import and start creating your website immediately. HomePress is supplied with the demo switcher that means you can change the demos without losing your content.
uListing Plugin Integration
This ultimate duo of the HomePess theme and uListing plugin takes your website to a new level.
HomePress comes with a built-in uListing, an amazing classified ads listing plugin from StylemixThemes. uListing is a groundbreaking plugin built on Vue.js. This is a full-featured directory and listing software suitable for use with WordPress 4.6 and higher.
The plugin has a free version and can be downloaded and installed in a few minutes. Besides the fact that the plugin is free, uListing has a range of premium-level features. They include fully customizable field forms and a drag and drop builder.
Additionally, premium add-ons that are available at an affordable price include subscription, user roles, compare, social login, wishlist features.
However, even the free version of the plugin will impress you with its powerful functionality. It is useful for those who are looking to create a professional business directory-listing site on WordPress.
You can design and display listings for any niche such as potential apartments for rent or sale, job, event, property, real estate, and course listing. Inventory builder, unlimited attributes, customization options, and many other things make the plugin indispensable.
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Advanced Search Options
The extended search functionality is one of the key benefits of the HomePress theme. Giving your customers as much flexibility as possible while looking for the desired options is crucial. The main searching features include:
- Unlimited Search Fields
- Autocomplete Search Suggestions
- Radius Search and Geolocation
- Custom search
HomePress advanced search options give you the power to turn website visitors into real customers. The enhanced filters with unlimited fields allow users to find exactly what they are looking for. Users can also customize their search based on the criteria to shorten the results.
Saved Searches and Email Alerts
HomePress makes it very convenient from a user’s perspective when it comes to searches. Once users set up the filters, they can save their searches and get the email notification later if any updates matched their query will appear on the website.
They also can save favorites and compare properties to make the best choice.
Compatible with IDX Plugins
Ever wondered how to use MLS listings on your site? Thanks to IDX plugins integration, including the most popular ones like IDX Broker, iHomeFinder and Realtyna, you don’t have to look for other solutions.
HomePress theme has also been tested with each plugin to make sure there won’t be any compatibility issues.
More precisely, if you install one of the IDX plugins, it will not interrupt theme functionality and will work smoothly. The data you will import via IDX can be managed only with the plugin options, theme adjustments cannot be applied to it.
Header and Navigation Bar
All StylemixThemes products are very user-friendly and differ with their extensive and easy navigation. The navigation of your site is similar to the engine that drives all the elements. With navigation options that HomePres has, you will deliver a great and enjoyable user experience.
The theme has a variety of header options to make your website look excellent. HomePress has an option of using a slider revolution, and custom sliders.
Front-end Listing Management
All users registered on your website can manage their accounts directly from the frontend panel. They can save their favorite properties to the wishlist for later. Also, they can submit their own listings and set up their personal profiles.
This allows you to turn your website into an online listing platform and monetize it. Integrations with popular online payment systems will help you with that. You can easily accept payments via PayPal and Stripe and get extra profit from your real estate business.
There are plenty of layouts available in the HomePress theme. Among them a single property page, agent and agency page, inventory layout.
You get more than 10 different layouts for the homepage, 8 different and unique layouts for the single pages and 10+ page layouts for the inventory page. With predesigned options, making a website becomes a cakewalk.
Single Property Page
The single property layout showcases the property gallery with an unlimited amount of images, description, documents attached, and of course a contact form. You can create advanced sticky contact forms that will generate as many leads as possible.
It also allows you to conduct a 360 virtual tour, display walk score, and stats of the property page views. The layout also features the mortgage calculator, images gallery, property amenities, Yelp Nearby section, floor plans, and documents.
Your clients can also save the property in their favorite page and then revisit them whenever they wish. The users can also compare the properties they are interested in.
The visitors of your website can search the entire directory on the search results page, which provides them with a holistic view of your properties. You can set it as a listing page, full-map and half-map page, and grid or list view pages.
When it comes to maps, you can set up a custom map design and select from the three online map services: Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, or MapBox.
Agent pages display the properties attached to an agent.
You can display an agent’s info details, an image, and a contact form to redirect messages directly to his email. Agent pages work as an agent profile where you can create a perfect representation of yourself as a professional.
Thanks to the tools available, you can customize the page as you want, and of course, create a design and contact form to collect more leads.
When it comes to customization, you get full control over how your theme looks. You get a variety of layouts to make it look the way you want. In addition to this, you have the Elementor integration, which allows you to change the look of your website easily.
In your WordPress Dashboard, you get the Theme Options control, which allows you to do most of the major and minor changes required to change the design and structure of the theme.
You get general controls like background, sidebar controls. You can also change the colors, typography, and can customize the title box, post types, footer, and IDX pages from the theme options tab.
Yelp Plugin Integration
Yelp has over 135 million reviews worldwide. It puts great local businesses right at your fingertips. Discover new foods, hot spots, places for shopping, and local businesses near you thanks to the plugin integration.
Just choose the needed category and nearby services of the chosen category will appear on the properties page. Users will never miss the best-offered services near them.
HomePress WordPress theme is more just a good design and some helpful features. One of the best development teams is standing behind it providing constant improvements and support.
You can rest assured that HomePress was built with the highest standards and best practices. Everything has been optimized for speed and multilanguage support.
You’ll also find that great care has been taken to ensure that HomePress caters to the specific needs of the real estate industry and was built with realtors in mind.
Note: This article was published in collaboration with StylemixThemes
Passionate about technology, entrepreneurship, and marketing, Mansoor Ahmed Khan is in computing since he knows how to type on a keyboard. His daily life is rocked by his family, projects, and his screen. Probably in this order, he likes to be convinced at least. You can reach out to him at [email protected].