Introduction To The iHomefinder Partner Program
We recently held a webinar for website service providers that reviewed all the benefits of our Partner Program. We explained how the Partner Program works and why it helps hundreds of Partners grow their business serving real estate professionals. We also shared some common best practices Partners follow to attract and retain clients, and we provided an overview of the key features in iHomefinder accounts that partners can white label to include with their services. Watch the webinar and discover how you can start growing your real estate website business faster!
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Personalize Your Services
Listen to your clients’ needs and address their specializations such as property types, price range, or locations. This account customization also provides you with opportunities for additional services and revenue.
Set Client Expectations
Clarify what your services include and confirm your clients are not expecting services outside of what you offer. They are often exploring multiple services and may get confused.
Time can be required for IDX licensing approval before your clients’ sites can go live. Our Partner Program provides all the information you need to plan and set your clients’ expectations.
Additional fees may apply for IDX service in some MLSs. Our system provides Partners with this information so you can provide accurate quotes to your clients.
Be Consistent & Organized
There can be a lot of information to track for each client’s website launch, and this starts adding up quickly when you are managing multiple clients. Considering developing a standardized intake form to collect client information and requirements and keep this with their record. And make sure to document any custom content they have such as videos, images, and testimonials that will be used on their website.
Address Universal Needs
Your clients should understand how your service helps them save time, work more efficiently, and grow faster. when your clients understand how your service addresses these needs, they will appreciate the value of your service even greater.
It’s worthwhile to make the effort to educate your clients and explain the “why” behind features in your service so they appreciate the value and understand why their website and all the features (discussed below) are so important to their business when used properly. You may even find you can add training services to add to your revenue. This will help your clients apply best practices in their accounts, help them get the most value, and reduce client churn.
Features & Benefits For Agents And Brokers
Our solutions for agents and brokers are ready for you to add to your clients’ websites within one day of joining our Partner Program. Much more than just IDX property search and lead capture, iHomefinder accounts help agents and brokers work more efficiently so they can grow their business. Your clients get all the features and tools they need to maintain an effective online presence and manage their leads and their business.
Problem: Agents struggle to compete with the big search sites. They need search options that keep their leads and clients returning to their own site.
The most powerful IDX search available, Premium Search with lead capture combines advanced search options with mapped results to give your site a search that rivals the big real estate portals. Learn more >
Problem: Agents need to position themselves as local experts and stay top-of-mind with relevant, market-related content. Creating this content for every lead and past client is difficult.
MarketBoost email and website reports nurture agents’ leads and enhance their website with local market updates, allowing agents to focus on closing. Learn more >
Optima Leads Mobile App
Problem: Agents need mobile tools to manage and work their leads from anywhere at any time.
Optima Leads for iOS and Android allows agents to work their leads and add new leads at any time on their favorite mobile devices. Learn more >
Real Estate CRM With Marketing Automation
Problem: Multiple systems & services slow agents down. Agents need tools integrated with their IDX website to monitor their business performance, record more details about leads, and manage their day-to-day tasks.
Our optional CRM for agents, built-in to their iHomefinder IDX account, helps agents work more efficiently, track activities and tasks, and take control over their business growth. Learn more >
Problem: Agents don’t meet consumer expectations and lose opportunities.
Marketing Automation provides instant follow-up and smart email campaigns you won’t find anywhere else. It also aggregates leads from over 30 third-party systems agents use for online advertising and lead acquisition. Learn more >
Partner Program Features & Benefits
When you join our Partner Program, you’re instantly equipped to start providing accounts to your clients, scale your business, reduce overhead that comes with using IDX services from other vendors, and add to your revenue. You also can read more about these benefits in our article How iHomefinder Partners Accelerate Their Growth.
Through our integrations, your clients can use any CRM in the marketplace and new leads will enter their iHomefinder account. and they can forward new leads to other services.
Our APIs help you streamline client account setup and scale your operations as you grow. And your own Partner Portal makes it easy for you and your team to provision and manage your clients’ accounts.
MLS IDX Licensing
An automated system provides every new client with instructions for IDX licensing with their MLS. All communications include your branding, and our dedicated IDX licensing team steps in where needed to keep the approval process moving forward for your clients.
Your branding appears throughout your clients’ experience as they interact with all aspects of their account, even in their app. It also appears in your Partner Portal where you manage your client accounts.
Partner pricing starts at 25% off retail and scales to almost 50% off retail based on your client volume.
Training And Support
We take support very seriously and provide top-notch support and measure your satisfaction with every support case. We don’t mind bragging that our support satisfaction scores are well above industry average!
- You provide tier 1 support to your clients, while we provide you with unlimited tier 2 support by email and phone
- Your partner orientation includes a recorded training you can review and use with your team any time
- Our online Support Center provides how-to articles, setup guides, searchable Knowledge Base, and tutorial videos that you can white label, and more
Interested in learning more about iHomefinder products and the benefits of joining our Partner Program? Contact us today!
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