5 Tips to Capture More of Homes.com’s Record Traffic Growth

HDC-B2B-Blog-Image-2181Spring is in the air and as the snow melts up north and the days get longer across the country, home buyers and sellers are prepping for the summer buying season. We continue to see strong consumer trends at Homes.com with a 52% year-over-year increase in website traffic for March and over 13 million unique consumers looking at homes! Continue reading

Drive Your Marketing with Social Media — Free Webinar

RISwebinarblogThis Wednesday, April 15th at 3 PM/ET, join RISMedia and Homes.com for a special RISMedia Agent Webinar — “Close 50+ Deals a Year with Social Media.” In this free webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • convert social media prospects into clients,
  • share compelling content that generates leads,
  • grow your database through social media,
  • and prioritize social media marketing plans.

Hear great tips from social media masters Mike Bjorkman (Home Smart NCG) and Deanna Miller (Stark Social Media Agency), along with Homes.com’s own national speaker, Joe Sesso.

Availability for this free webinar is extremely limited, so be sure to register to reserve your seat now!

40% of U.S. Markets Have Now Recovered from the Housing Bust!

Houses-with-TreesWondering what home prices looked like at the start of the New Year? The most recent Homes.com Local Market Reports have arrived and you’re going to like what they have to say. It’s official ‒ 40% of all U.S. markets have reclaimed their peak home prices prior to the recession! Now that we have that out of the way, let’s take a closer look at activity during January 2015 in the Top 100 and Top Midsize markets measured in this report. Continue reading

How to Become the Local Expert in Real Estate

2177-HDC-Corcoran-Article-Image-BLOGBelieve it or not, summer is almost here, and that means summer vacations. I got an early start on mine in February by leaving winter behind and heading to where it was summer – down under in Australia to teach real estate workshops.

While I was gone, I found myself thinking a lot about home. Absence does make the heart grow fonder. That’s true because what’s close to us matters most to us. Then, I started thinking about what the lesson is for Realtors. Continue reading

Google’s Mobile Algorithm Set to Change April 21st- Is Your Website Ready?

HDC-Mobilegeddon-v3-2173There are some big changes, quite possibly the biggest of all time, coming to Google’s mobile search algorithm. It’s being called “Mobilegeddon” and is expected to be the dawn of a new era of internet that has never been seen before. If you haven’t optimized your website for mobile by the cutoff date of April 21st, you’re going to be left in the dust of your competitors that already have.

It would be a major understatement to say that consumers rely on mobile devices during their search for a home. In fact, 40% of Homes.com’s total traffic now comes from mobile and there has been a 192% increase in mobile property leads since 2014. This means that there’s a huge opportunity to grow your business if you are able to provide a mobile platform that your audience can rely on. Continue reading