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Marketing Your Home on the Internet

May 11, 2010

MORE THAN 90% OF

HOME BUYERS

BEGIN THEIR SEARCH

FOR A HOME

ON THE INTERNET!

According to a 2009 study of home buyers  conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 90% of home buyers begin their search for a home on the Internet.   Eight out of 10 home buyers who used the Internet to search for a home purchased through a real estate agent.  An E consumer is an “Educated Consumer”!  Home buyers that have done extensive research on the Internet are in a better position to make a decision and once they begin the physical search usually decide on the home they would like to purchase  much faster than the buyer that has done no research prior to looking at homes.

When marketing your home The HeartHangers has taken that into account and spends a great deal of time in assuring that your home is fully exposed to the potential home buyers performing their preliminary search on the Internet.

Below is an example of the many ways that we provide a dominant online presence for our clients.

www.remax.com is the #1 real estate company website used by home buyers to search for property.  Homebuyers can use this website to look at ALL properties on the market.  “Nobody Sells More Real Estate in the World than Re/Max!”


DebbieHutchins.com and BobbyFarris.com where you can use the “My HomeFinder” to search for properties, save favorites and even perform an ongoing search of homes within your guidelines!

RealEstateOfGreaterBirmingham.com is the website of Re/Max First Choice.  Here a home buyer can search and preview ALL of the MLS and learn valuable information about communities and is a good source of local real estate information.

The HeartHangers Blog presents your home to the public in a blogger format that is easy to read and can share more detail about your home.  Buyers and Sellers can also find interesting information here to help them with their real estate needs.

Debs Doodles at ActiveRain is an International blogging platform in a real estate based online community designed to promote the real estate industry.  With strong search engine optimization ActiveRain is an excellent way to promote your home to the public by getting it to the 1st page of many search engines.  Debbie has been honored to have several of her posts featured and ranks #1 in Shelby County and #7 in the state of Alabama.

The “HeartHangers” Re/Max First Choice is our Business Page on Facebook which has more than 400 million active users.  Each listing is posted on Facebook which gives it exposure to the many Homebuyers and Realtors.

Postlets.com is an excelent website where we can enter data about your home and automatically create a web flyer with HTML code that can be used to post it various places on the Internet like Facebook and in Blogs.  Poslets also auto sends the listing to various syndicated sites such as Front Door, Google Base, Hot Pads, Oodle, Trulia, & Zillow.

RealEstateBham at Twitter.com is a micro blogging format where we can post links to listings and other related data that is interesting to the real estate home buyer.  Our HeartHanger blog also posts to Twitter here.

We use Tweetlister.com to post listings on an autofeed that posts a link to the tweet page every day.

The Official Site of The National Association of Realtors Realtor.com is used by Realtors in their marketing with listing enhancements and virtual tours.  This site is used by more Homebuyers to look at homes than any other website.

Trulia.com is an all-in-one real estate site that’s jam-packed with the most useful and timely information on homes for sale, neighborhoods, markets and trends.

All of our listings are auto fed to FrontDoor.com a place to find real estate listings and great articles and videos on how to buy, sell or finance a home.  You can search listings and watch real estate videos on this site that is sponsored by HGTV.

Check out The HeartHangers Channel on YouTube to view videos of our featured homes!

Call the HeartHangers today to give your home the dominant online presence that is needed to get it SOLD!

Debbie Hutchins 205.368.2474

Bobby Farris 205.365.1563

Re/Max First Choice

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