It’s the beginning of a new year, and much like the beginning of every new year, you have new choices to make for your business, including the important decision of where you are going to advertise your real estate listings online. Much like all other businesses, you want to ensure you’re advertising is getting you the best results for your investment. So, how do you ensure the best results?
Initially, a good starting point is to monitor your current advertising and each of the results separately. There’s no easier way to determine your best advertising investment than by understanding the results you’re receiving from each of your current advertising channels. For example, do you know where you receive the bulk of your real estate leads? Or, do you know which site makes your cell phone ring most frequently? Monitoring each and every real estate lead is a great start to understanding your best results.
But, where do you start when you’re looking to advertise your real estate listings on a new site? First, you need to understand how that site connects you with homebuyers. Next, once you’re familiar with how the site connects homebuyers and sellers with real estate agents, you need to set your expectations. How do you set your expectations? For starters, simply look at how the site has performed over the past year. Did traffic to the site grow? Did the company implement additions to the site to aid real estate agents in connecting with more home buyers? Is the direction of the company moving with the advances in technology?
With these questions in mind, here are the Top 5 reasons to advertise your real estate listings on Homes.com: