MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert, Realtors®, one of the nation's largest privately-held real estate companies, recently relaunched its Web site, weichert.com, with an array of new and improved features. The enhancements are designed to facilitate easier and faster navigation for the over 100,000 visitors that browse the site each day.
The first of several updates that will be introduced to the site in the upcoming months, the new weichert.com includes quicker search speeds, an easy-to-navigate interface, added property search options, and property address and mapping functionality for listings in certain Multiple Listing Services.
"The enhanced capabilities and design of our Web site offers a new level of convenience for consumers," said Mike Montsko, president of the Weichert Lead Network. "As more and more consumers utilize the Internet to buy and sell homes, it is essential that we continue to offer the best online tools and resources at weichert.com."
Homebuyers and sellers browsing the redesigned weichert.com will immediately notice the sleeker look of the Weichert homepage. Backed by the site's improved speed, a 'Search for Properties' feature is conveniently located near the top of the site for easy access. Additionally, the popular 'Quick Search' feature, where consumers can speedily search for homes based on key attributes, is now prominently displayed throughout the site.
Brand new to Weichert.com, consumers can now broaden or narrow the results from a completed search with the 'Refine Search' option. In addition, property address and mapping functionality will be included on listings in the MRIS Multiple Listings Service (DC, Va., and Md.), allowing clients to easily search for properties that pique their interest.
One of the leading real estate Web sites, weichert.com had over 35 million visitors in 2007. Indicative of its value to consumers, weichert.com consistently ranks as a top site among all real estate companies for the length of time that visitors spend at the site, according to Hitwise®, which monitors the activity of major Web sites.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. For more information, Weichert's customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD or at Weichert's Web site, www.weichert.com. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.