chicagotribune.com/homes: chicagoland’s online real estate marketplace
Improved User Experience and Functionality.
the onLine soLution For your Listings
chicagotribune.com/homes provides advertisers and consum- ers with an updated real estate site, showcasing new ways to view Search Results, larger photos and more information on the Details Page! The user experience delivers the features and functionality that home buyers and sellers are looking for!
BeneFits to you
The average Internet buyer spends 2.2 weeks with their Agent before purchasing their new home, while a non-Internet buyer spends 7.1 weeks. A better user experience online means you’ll spend less* time per buyer, and more time closing deals!
*CAR Internet and Real Estate Survey, 2006
80% of home buyers search online - means you need to have your properties and contact information front* and center in front of thousands of qualified home buyers.
*NAR 2006 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers
Prime brand placement and contact information directly on the Search Results page is now available in three options: List View, Map View and List+Map View
Lead form placement on the Details Page means more quali- fied buyers and sellers will be sent directly to you via phone or e-mail.
My Saved Properties module allows consumers to save properties and contact the advertiser at their convenience!
Detailed reports offer an easy way to track your investment and provide feedback to sellers!
imProveD site Features
More prominent advertiser branding & contact information on Search Results
Three ways to view Search Results: List View, Map View and List+Map View
Larger property photos on the Details Page
Prominent display of additional photos, floor plans and virtual tours
Mapped location of the property on the Details Page
Lead form integrated into Details Page
Lots of additional property features listed
Higher visibility Open House and New Construction icons
Improved ‘Save This Property’ module with ability to save favorite listings, and compare properties and share details via e-mail
Map homes for driving directions
Plus access to all the same great features as before!