Category Archives: Wordpress for Real Estate

In defense of common decency – and why stealing will cost you more in the end

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One of the reviews for Deborah Griffin, Scottsdale AZ Realtor, starts, “HONEST & LOYAL”. What if we told you that it appears Deborah Griffin is little more than a common thief? Read on and judge for yourself…

Parallax Scrolling – Really? Do we have to?

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I bowed out of most of the various technology for real estate groups some two weeks ago, fearing that I was getting caught up on the wrong side of many issues relating to the creative side of design and tech for Real Estate.  My learless feeder, despite all my great arguments, chose to stay and…

WordPress Real Estate Site Design – a case study of a phoenix site evolution

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WordPress has been pitched to real estate professionals for years now as the platform of choice, the magic blue/red/pick-your-color pill for your real estate business, and with good reason.  But not all wordpress sites generate the same results.  This particular case study details the evolution of http://forsalephoenixhomes.com – a site that was originally built on…

UPDATE: Diverse Solutions IDX Security Issue

Diverse Solutions makes key changes to their control panel security designed to greatly reduce risks to their clients and developers. But more changes are still on the way…

Formal Letter to Members of Metrolist Board and Assoc. Reps

In the interest of full disclosure, I am publishing the actual email that I sent to members of the board and participating associations.  List of emails this was sent to is below. ——————————— Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, distinguished members of the Board, staff and association representatives. When the decision was made to no longer…

Open Letter to Metrolist MLS re: Diverse Solutions IDX fiasco

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Att: Melissa Olson, Jim Wanzeck, Ed Hardey, Kate Jones, and anyone else who may be in a position of responsibility at Metrolist, Inc. According to your website: “Metrolist is the only real estate Multiple Listing Service (MLS) serving the metro Denver area. We provide a broad database of real property listings for real estate brokers to better serve buyers…

Diverse Solutions IDX Security Issue

Hi everyone: Not happy to be writing this post, and while it’s probably not a very big deal for the vast majority of Agents out there, this newly discovered issue could be huge for some, brokerages in particular.   Description: Two days ago we discovered a sizable vulnerability with the Diverse Solutions control panel.  In…

The Diverse Solution Mobile Web Snafu

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Diverse Solutions’ Mobile Real Estate Search: how to make sure your site visitors have the experience you intended when using your site on a mobile device. It’s not hard. You just need to think it through.

To WordPress, or not to WordPress…

That was the question… of the day on a recent discussion gone wild in Jimmy Mackin’s ever growing Facebook Group, Tech Support for Real Estate, of which our very own Inna Hardison has been a giving member for some time. Well, in all fairness, that wasn’t the question when it started.  The question was Diverse…

Real estate website design – same tools, different results. Before and after.

Wordpress sites for real estate by HaMedia Group

WordPress, by virtue of being a pretty nifty platform, contains almost a promise of magic. If you go with a WordPress real estate site – everything in the world will be just fine, so they say. I love WordPress for many reasons, and yes we do build real estate websites almost exclusively in WordPress, but…