April 13th, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-04-13 at 3.04.00 PMResidential Properties Ltd. has been awarded the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® , a global community of more than 500 high quality independent real estate firms. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) presents the certification in recognition of excellence in website design and function.

2016WQC_blueResidential Properties Ltd.’s website, ResidentialProperties.com, earned the certification after receiving high marks in a number of critical areas relating to website performance, including usability, design and content, interactivity, customer service and mobile responsiveness. The evaluation was conducted by Virtual Results, LLC, a real estate internet and social marketing firm selected by LeadingRE to review the websites of participating members.

Available only to firms affiliated with LeadingRE, the WQC is awarded based on specific measurements that are updated each year based on the latest in internet marketing strategies and evolving consuming preferences. To maintain the certification, companies must be re-certified every two years.

“We created the WQC to raise the bar in online marketing and recognize the companies that are demonstrating best practices with their websites,” said Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “The 136 companies that earned the WQC this year have not only mastered the technical components, but they have also shown superiority in providing highly local content, up-to-the-minute information on homes, and responsive customer service.” 

In addition to earning the LeadingRE WQC Award, ResidentialProperties.com has also been recognized as one of the top 25 real estate websites in the entire country by the Real Trends 2015 Real Estate Website Rankings, placing as a finalist in four separate categories, including “Best Neighborhood Pages,” “Best Property Details,” “Best Video Strategy,” and “Best Map Search.”

The site’s modern design was created with special attention to the user experience, providing visitors with an improved navigation and easy-to-use tools. In addition to its enhanced property details pages, comprehensive community pages, and advanced search tools, the website also features a video page showcasing nearly 1,000 property tours, as well as an assortment of company, community, and industry videos. And of course, the site is also fully responsive, ensuring quality performance across multiple platforms, including smartphones and tablets.

Residential Properties Ltd. has always been on the cutting edge of website design, first launching its site in 1996 when the internet was still in its infancy. Today, the company continues to stay at the forefront of technology in order to help simplify the process of sharing information with clients.

October 5th, 2010

It is sometimes fortunate to sit near someone, for someday they may be famous. So it is for me to be near our Information Technology guru here at Residential Properties. Tom Flanagan is now writing articles on Real Estate Technology for Inman News. Inman is an independent online news and information source for the Real Estate community and is based in Alameda, CA.

Tom published an article a couple of weeks ago on their site and has since been asked to write as a technology columnist. So, look for Tom’s articles on the Inman site. His latest product is 5 recession-proof tech strategies just posted on the site and if you read it today you will see the whole article. After 24 hours, you will only get the teaser, unless you have their premium subscription.

You can sign up for an email alert on their news headlines and for a RSS feed at the top of their page.