Setting up a website that hosts listing search, captures leads and publishes blog posts can be challenging.

But the real estate website provider Placester says it’s turned the process into a cakewalk.

Placester, which provides website solutions to real estate agents, brokers and listing sites, has made it possible for agents to launch websites in just five minutes, a process that used to take a minimum of three hours, according to CEO Matt Barba.

The company’s revamp of its setup process is a response to agent feedback that Barba said revealed two big problems with agent websites: They offer too many design choices, and they take too long to set up.

Screenshot showing sample Placester agent website.

Screen shot showing sample Placester agent website.

 

Placester’s website solution, which costs $45 a month, features responsive, customizable designs, Internet data exchange (IDX) and social media integration, blogging capability, phone and email support, and lead capture functionality.

The company has also overhauled the back-end dashboard for its agent sites, offering a new interface featuring drop-down navigation and slide-out menus that let agents manage settings and perform maintenance tasks without loading a new page.

The redesign follows the company’s debut of a white-label solution that offers local media companies free-text search and a native advertising system geared towards real estate.

Backed by leading investors including Romuls Capital and Techstars, Placester has raised $8.9 million in total funding to date.

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive marketing emails from Inman.
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
Don’t miss out! Inman Connect Las Vegas starts today and you can catch all the excitement with a virtual ticket.Register Now×
Limited time: Get 30 days of Inman Select for $5.SUBSCRIBE×
Log in
If you created your account with Google or Facebook
Don't have an account?
Forgot your password?
No Problem

Simply enter the email address you used to create your account and click "Reset Password". You will receive additional instructions via email.

Forgot your username? If so please contact customer support at (510) 658-9252

Password Reset Confirmation

Password Reset Instructions have been sent to

Subscribe to The Weekender
Get the week's leading headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Top headlines from around the real estate industry. Breaking news as it happens.
15 stories covering tech, special reports, video and opinion.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
It looks like you’re already a Select Member!
To subscribe to exclusive newsletters, visit your email preferences in the account settings.
Up-to-the-minute news and interviews in your inbox, ticket discounts for Inman events and more
1-Step CheckoutPay with a credit card
By continuing, you agree to Inman’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You will be charged . Your subscription will automatically renew for on . For more details on our payment terms and how to cancel, click here.

Interested in a group subscription?
Finish setting up your subscription