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Liz and Bill Spear
Transaction Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
Transaction Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

Ed, Depending on what you're looking to do, Wordpress is the go to for a fair number of Rainers.  Between hosting, support and IDX feed our out of pocket is about $150/month and the time it took to create the IDX search pages and other content.

If you don't have time for creating/making it, yoursiteneedsme.com offers a reasonable Wordpress site creation and hosting service using IDX Broker.

Mar 16, 2023 07:41 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I have two sites, one is wordpress and other is my first (self done) website from point2agent   it's a template,  it picks up my listings from the MLS, it includes a wordpress blog section, and allows rss feeds which gives me a $100/year search of my MLS with no registration.  My wordpress site has forced registration after the 3rd photo.   But the point2agent site worked really well for me over the years, was simple to learn and navigate and had me "ready" for a wordpress site when I took that step.  And instead of replacing that site, I just added the second.  my total cost is $600 or so a month, but that includes both sites, IDX for both sites and some backend CRM fees I pay as well.  

Mar 16, 2023 11:34 AM
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Shayne Stone
HomeSmart - Fulshear, TX
"Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor" RETIRED

Maybe check into y'all MLS service. The MLS service here in Houston Texas provides us one and also offers a premium one for little additional charge!

Mar 16, 2023 07:31 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The RIGHT CHARLOTTE REALTOR!

YES!!! YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team (Charr is the owner) is AMAZING! They have done several of our sites and they are WONDERFUL to work with and so very affordable. 

I highly recommend them! Good luck.

Mar 16, 2023 07:39 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

I do not ... I had the frame built then I did the rest myself with a little help from a friend.  

Word of Caution:  Beware of the recommendations made here. Do your vetting. 

Mar 16, 2023 09:01 PM
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John Meussner
Mortgages in AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IN, MD, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI - Fair Oaks, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Fair Oaks, CA 484-680-4852

220 marketing provides decent site templates that are wordpress and customizable so you can quickly & easily make edits or changes.  They're the most affordable I've found for a decent platform outside of building something yourself.

Mar 16, 2023 10:05 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

If you are going to search for a website, get one that will work for you properly.   Wordpress you can tweak to your desire, and template sites may not have as much flexibility.

Mar 16, 2023 08:58 AM
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YourSiteNeedsMe.com - Brooklyn, MI
$399 Real Estate Websites - YourSiteNeedsMe.com

Hi Ed! As Debe Maxwell, CRS mentioned, we specialize in Real Estate Websites! You can check out our NEWEST Designs ($499 setup plus $49/monhly hosting - IDXBroker is separate) here: https://realestatewebsiteswithidx.com/

Feel free to contact me directly at support@yoursiteneedsme.com if you have questions. I will be on vacation from Friday March 24 through April 2nd FYI! 

Mar 21, 2023 02:05 PM
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Steve Penner
Royal LePage Dynamic RE / Pro Ledger Bookkeeping Software - Winnipeg, MB
REALTOR® / Pro Ledger Online (owner)

suprisingly.. "google sites".. is free and very easy to use.. and very fast... nothing loads quicker in my opinion... and google seems to like it. 

 

Mar 17, 2023 03:12 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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I find the site that KW provides does the job well.

Mar 17, 2023 02:24 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

You can lots of cheap/reasonable sites only to have problems getting the IDX to keep working. I've had a few box sites & they are not worth it. Best to setup a WP site & that's that.

The RE/MAX website they give every agent is just laughable. It's bad SEO for you. Make sure everything is about YOU.

Mar 16, 2023 08:56 AM