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nevcty-broadThe Nevada County Association of REALTORS® is based out of Grass Valley, California and has approximately 700 agent members and 800 property listings. This Association covers the areas of Sierra Nevada and Gold Country, from Grass Valley to Nevada City and Truckee. Interested participants in this association can visit our MLS® System information page for more details.
We're pleased to announce an option for Down Payment Assistance is now provided in all iHomefinder accounts in MLSs where Down Payment Assistance is available. Click here to view a list of MLSs with support for Down Payment Assistance. dpa_listing2 Provided by Down Payment Resource, this service makes it easy for consumers to inquire about programs sponsored by federal, state and local governments, and other organizations that help new homebuyers fund a down payment. Approximately 5 percent of consumers who click DPR on a Realtor or broker’s IDX website will submit their contact information to learn more about their homeownership opportunities.  

How to Enable or Disable Down Payment Assistance Links

To enable or disable these links for listings shown on your site, login to your iHomefinder IDX Control Panel and select SETUP. Under Listing Settings, select Property Details where you will find an option for showing or not showing "Down Payment Assistance" links when available. DPA_CP2  
We have had an incredible response to our Optima OmniPress websites with IDX and we're excited to announce the addition of Broker plans, adding our popular broker features such as agent bio pages with listings, lead assignment, office information pages, agent roster pages, and more. Agent bio pages will automatically populate with an agent's own listings and can be customized with logos, images, YouTube and Vimeo videos, website links, and custom HTML. Each agent also gets their own Email Alert subscription service for their prospects, with the agent's own branding. Office pages are also customizable and include a Google map link to your office location. iHomefinder broker plans are designed to scale easily, so you can easily add Agent and Office pages to your account as your business grows. Broker Plan Features
  • Office Information Pages with Agent Rosters
  • Agent Bio Pages with Agents’ Listings
  • Office Pages and Agent Bio Pages for Mobile Devices (added to the Mobile IDX included with Broker plans)
  • Auto or Manual Lead Assignment Options
  • Geographical and Preferred Language Lead Assignment Options
  • Agent Log-In's for Lead Management
  • Email Alerts (new listing) Consumer Subscription Service with Agent Branding for Each Agent
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We at iHomefinder are so happy to introduce our latest product, Optima OmniPress - easily set-up, hosted WordPress sites with IDX & lead generation. They're beautiful, they're powerful - and they start at just $44.95/month! We're big fans of WordPress, but as we've worked with clients using Optima Express, our IDX plugin, we've noticed what a hassle it can be for real estate agents to get hosting, a domain name, install WordPress, choose and modify a theme and add an IDX plugin. That's a lot of tech work for people who are supposed to be out selling real estate! Enter Optima OmniPress: pick a theme, choose a color and just like that, you're up and running with a fantastic-looking WordPress website. IDX is pre-installed, and your approval will be handled by our automated process. Just upload your logo and add your bio and photo to give it a personal touch. Customize the slideshow using our library of images, or upload your own. Add Community Pages & City Links to get search engines indexing listings and driving traffic to your site. You have the world of WordPress open to you if you want to go further - but if you don't, you have a professional looking, feature-loaded website ready to go. Each Optima OmniPress site comes with a free custom domain name, a mobile website, Facebook integration and iHomefinder's powerful WordPress IDX & lead generation technology. It's WordPress without the hassle! Sound too good to be true? Check it out yourself by signing up for a trial account - no credit card required. Or learn more about Optima OmniPress features and packages.
Two new features added to the latest version of iHomefinder's Optima Express plugin make adding IDX to your WordPress site easier than ever. Email Branding Add branding to the emails sent to your leads and subscribers directly from the WordPress Admin. Previously located in the iHomefinder Control Panel, it’s now even easier to add branding to the emails sent on your behalf. If your branding is already in the Control Panel, there’s no need to adjust it unless you’d like to make changes. Choose from 2 options: 1. Upload your photo and logo and we’ll display them along with your name and company name in a default header & footer on your emails 2.Add your own custom header and footer HTML for display on your outgoing emails Optima Express Menu Get your site up and running faster. Optima Express now creates a menu linking to all available IDX pages. To use it on your site, go to Appearance > Menus within the WordPress Admin and select the Optima Express menu under Primary Navigation. Note that if you change the URL of a page within the IDX Pages section, you must update the link in the Optima Express Navigation Menu to reflect that change. Upgrade your version to take advantage of these new features or sign up for Optima Express today!
The latest version of iHomefinder's Optima Express is out today, and you'll find a great collection of features and widgets in this new version of our IDX WordPress plugin. We'll detail each one in its own post today, but here's a list of everything we've added:
  • Agent Bio Widget - add your photo and bio information for display in any widget area on your site
  • Social Media Widget - add links to your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts for display in any widget area
  • Email Branding - upload your custom branding here, or add a photo and logo to use the default header
  • Optima Express Menu - setting a new site up is a breeze if you use this menu that links to all your IDX content
  • Community Pages Wizard - Power and Broker clients now have a shortcut to create great-looking community pages with Property Galleries
  • SEO City Links - Power and Broker clients can boost SEO by adding cities to this widget, designed to get listings in your market area indexed by search engines
  • Gallery Slider Shortcode - Our popular Gallery Slider is now in shortcode form and easier to add
Stay tuned for more details on each feature, or sign up for Optima Express today and see them for yourself.
It's a great day for brokers! Optima Express Brokerage, iHomefinder's IDX WordPress plug-in for brokers, is now available. Now the powerful search and SEO of Optima Express is combined with broker-specific features that will turn WordPress sites into lead-generating office solutions. Optima Express Brokerage includes all the features of Optima Express Power, with the addition of Agent and Office rosters and pages, Lead Routing and Management and more. Learn more about Optima Express broker features. Unique to the Brokerage package is the ability add Property Galleries of an office or agent's Featured Listings to pages or posts within a WordPress site. It's simple to use the iHomefinder-provided Office and Agent Bio pages on your site, but if you choose to build your own, you can easily add current Featured Listings: just click the icon to add a Property Gallery from the text editor menu, select Office or Agent Listings, and then choose the specific agent or office from the dropdown menu. The agent or office's current Featured Properties will display on that page.
Now get even more leads and display more listings with Optima Express, iHomefinder's IDX plugin for WordPress! The newly launched Optima Express 1.2.0 includes five new pages to generate leads and show listings on your WordPress site. Existing Optima Express clients just need to update their plugin to the current version to take advantage of these great new pages. Open Homes Search Site visitors can search exclusively for open homes with this new search page for WordPress. The City Selector and auto-suggest indicate which cities have current open homes, and results display open home information. Sold/Pending Listings Configure off-market properties to display on this page and show off your history of success! Supplemental Listings Add pocket listings, listings that are coming soon, or any other non-MLS listing to the Supplemental Listings page. Contact Form Get more leads from your WordPress site with the Contact Form. Leads can be tracked through your Control Panel. Home Valuation Request This form allows potential clients to contact you for valuation information on a property they'd like you to list. These leads can be tracked though your Control Panel as well. Learn more about Optima Express, iHomefinder's IDX WordPress plugin.