Aleso Gourhan of Sotheby's International Realty Chooses Optima IDX

August 24th, 2012

We're pleased to announce that Aleso Gourhan, a real estate broker for residential buyers in the San Francisco Bay Area, has chosen iHomefinder Optima IDX for her website. iHomefinder has been a provider of premium IDX search technology for more than a decade. Aleso is a full time broker and top producer for Sotheby's International Realty. She specializes in residential property in the East Bay, specifically in the Oakland Hills, Piedmont, Berkeley, Montclair, Rockridge and Albany.

Realtors using Optima IDX benefit from the search engine-indexable listings, powerful search and proven lead generation technology that fits seamlessly into their website.  Optima IDX provides agents with premium real estate technology, including advanced MLS search capabilities and customizable templates and widgets. All of the Optima IDX pages incorporate search engine optimized (SEO) content.  This optimization allows more potential clients to find the realtor's site through search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. Once visitors land on the site they can register to receive email alerts on new properties, schedule a showing or request more information.  This IDX solution provides a wide variety of lead capture opportunities that help brokers connect with prospects and clients. After finding their favorite listings, visitors will enjoy viewing enhanced property listings which include large photos, Google Maps, WalkScore and a mortgage calculator.

Together Aleso's real estate expertise and Optima IDX technology offer East Bay real estate consumers top notch service for their home search.  Tech savvy consumers in the Bay Area love the mobile IDX, social media share and interactive map capabilities now available on Aleso's website. Clients and prospects can access her real website on the go from any smartphone. No software downloads are needed to use this mobile IDX as it is entirely browser-based.  Aleso can extend her powerful MLS search and listing technology to even more clients through iHomefinder's Facebook Business Page App.  Other options to extend her online reach include an easy to use blog and the ability for consumers to sharing any listings within the MLS on their social media sites. All of these Optima IDX capabilities will greatly enhance Aleso's already successful business with an even stronger online marketing presence. The investment Aleso has made in Optima IDX will continue to benefit her business and her clients for years to come.