HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. / MAY 03, 2019 (STL.News)
The Multiple Listing Service of Hilton Head Island (HHIMLS), in partnership with Homes.com, launched a new website on April 25, 2019, to improve the buying and selling experience for REALTORS®, real estate professionals, sellers, and buyers.
The new Listing Enhanced Agent Profile (LEAP) provides HHIMLS members with many benefits that are currently exclusive to HHIMLS.
“This is a revolutionary move for us as an MLS,” said Colette Stevenson, chief executive officer of HHIMLS. “We have always attempted to be proactive to stay at the forefront of changing technology, and this partnership will enhance the experience of HHIMLS members, property owners, and homebuyers. We are proud to be the first MLS in the country to integrate this new technology from Homes.com.”
“HHIMLS is taking a bold step in providing their members with great new ways to reach consumers, through the broad reaching HiltonHeadMLS.com website, and the interconnected personalized Agent Profiles. These will be popular new resources helping consumers find real estate and local experts in the SC and GA Lowcountry,” said Andy Woolley, vice president of industry development.
Benefits for HHIMLS Real Estate professionals include:
The ability for agents, within this new website, to differentiate themselves with a home listing category exclusive to their properties, a biography, photography of their listings, videos, links to social pages, a custom URL, and more.
A unique webpage enabling a free website for the agent.
A profile page designed to capture leads of those actively in the market to purchase or sell a home. Buyer information from those who view listings will automatically be loaded into the agent’s private dashboard.
The ability to utilize the power of social media by aggregating their Facebook and Twitter posts to appear on their exclusive social wall on the website.
A direct link to access an intelligent series of high-impact electronic email marketing campaigns.
In addition to email campaigns, there is a monthly newsletter function allowing brokers and agents to keep their previous and current buyers up-to-date on new listings, market trends, and more.
The contact manager will keep an up-to-date list of current and past clients and will import any leads generated from advertising sites.
In addition to it being easy to use for REALTORS® and agents, the new website also offers an all-in-one place for buyers to find their ideal dream home.
Benefits for homebuyers and sellers include:
Buyers now have the ability to create a user profile that will allow them to track their favorite properties and saved searches with automatic notifications.
More neighborhood and listing information are readily available, including demographic data, public record sales, bike score, walk score, school information, religious organizations, and weather statistics.
The website will have a quick search feature where homebuyers can look up homes for sale, agents, offices, sold homes, rentals, and open houses.
Coming Soon — Buyers will be able to schedule a showing for properties of interest, rate their agent, and see the rental values of their properties.
“We live in a very fast-paced world, so we need to be as efficient as possible,” said Stevenson. “With this new website, we will make the lives of both buyers and agents less complicated when it comes to buying a home.”
To find an HHIMLS agent or to learn more, go to http://www.hiltonheadmls.com.
About Multiple Listing Service Of Hilton Head Island
Multiple Listing Service of Hilton Head Island (HHIMLS) is a premier multiple listing service in South Carolina, established in 1976. A proud member of the Council of Multiple Listing Services, it is the listing platform facilitating $4 billion in annual real estate transactions. Headquartered on Hilton Head Island, it serves Agents and Realtors representing properties in South Carolina and Georgia. HHIMLS is vital to real estate professionals’ and to consumers’ success by maintaining the most dependable and powerful data in the marketplace, updated in real time. More information about HHIMLS is available at hiltonheadmls.com and (843) 785-9696.