A lot of real estate business owners assume that to have a professional, informative, and stunning website you have to fork out a ton of money and invest in a long-term contract with a web design firm. Well, it’s simply not true. There’s another, more agile way to get started.
With WordPress Themes, you can create a fully functional website that you can manage & control yourself with a shorter learning curve than you might think. In fact, there are hundreds and hundreds of “off-the-shelf” WordPress themes for businesses that have stunning design and amazing functionality beautiful galleries to display your listings, map features, search functions and more.
And, even better, WordPress themes are open-source so you gain access to a wide community of resources and help…which means you’ll never be left high and dry by a design firm using a proprietary software.
That said – like owning your own house – there are additional responsibilities that you’ll need to take care of when you run your own website rather than using a website builder. Be sure to think through your requirements and how you are going to actually use and market your site.
Here are 8 WordPress themes for real estate businesses and agencies (+2 frameworks) curated from marketplaces and theme sellers around the Internet.[Continue Reading]