Over the last few years, web design and functionality in commercial real estate has drastically improved. So, there are increasingly better and more professional websites developed every year.
Below is a selection of the best real estate websites for 2016 to give you inspiration for your next website project.
All of the websites were hand-selected based on superior visual design and website development, user experience, content, and performance.
William Pitt - www.williampitt.com
Perfect example of beautifully designed website, that attracts the visitor's attention with a visuals of the properties represented on the website and a simple search bar. Homepage also has a block of new listings and useful market information.
Zillow - www.zillow.com
Website with a simple navigation and a user-friendly and informative search bar that catches the visitor's eye, that is full of valuable tools and information.
Radpad - www.onradpad.com
This website is based on the separation by cities with the central part of the homepage occupied with a video sequence and a simple search bar for cities. Each city box has a range of average prices for houses and apartments.
Hotpads - www.hotpads.com
Here is an illustration of a clearly presented listings divided by their location - cities. The boxes have the pictures of the best known sightseeings or cities' views.
Remax - www.remax.com
The eye-catching feature of this website is a search bar with division into fields of concern in the center of banner. The boxes below represent the most interesting offers for site visitors.
Homely - www.homely.com.au
This real estate website contains all the most popular features as video, simple search bar, cities boxes, that have clickable buttons for property categories - for sale and for rent.
Auction - www.auction.com
This website has an intuitive user-friendly menu, search tool and the list of types and cities where properties are located.
Cedar Bay - www.cedarbayvillas.gr
An elegant design, slide-effected information boxes, and hidden menu make this website a model to emulate for a real estate site with luxury properties.
Redfin - www.redfin.com
This website is full of necessary information that strikes visitor's eye from the first glance: informative search box, testimonials, commercial offers, list of cities for search and an opportunity to ask a question to an agent.
Trulia - www.trulia.com
The website page is divided into two parts, one of which is static with banner and another one contains every filter a visitor may like to use: neighborhoods, new listings, the cheapest properties, school districts, lofts, luxury properties etc.
East United - www.eastunitedforwebby.blackjet.ca
Unusual modern design makes a visitor to fix his eyes on this real estate website. It looks similar to thumb through a newspaper or a magazine with plenty of font styles and colorful pictures. It will allow nobody to stay indifferent.
So, what are the most inspiring and informative features the mentioned realestate websites have?
1. Vivid imagery that brings a site to life.
2. Scrolling featured properties that give viewers an easy glimpse into finding their perfect home.
3. Home page video, then allows one to send an inquiry.
4. Slider at the bottom or at the top which will take site visitors to a detailed property page.
5. Large Quick Home Search section that makes home searching easy.
6. Helpful resourses like Market statistics and useful information for buyers and sellers alike.
7. Easy to use navigation on the home page.
What features will you choose for your own real estate website design?
Whatever you choose - it can be done with WordPress. Loads of quality real estate plugins, easy learning curve, gorgeous themes, constant updates and fixes, and plenty of support when needed make WordPress the prime tool for agents and brokers in this digital day and age. Years of working with WordPress gave Estatik team extensive knowledge of all the features that can help you to make your custom website unique.
Estatik offers Custom Website Development Service - we will help you to create a website that inspires from the first sight!
Bukado is a custom real estate website showcasing featured listings, easy for all users to navigate and with elegant design.