109,000 people visited VailRealEstate.com during 31-day stretch
VAIL, Colo. – (Aug. 30, 2007) – Slifer Smith & Frampton
, the Vail Valley’s premier real-estate firm, recently announced that the company’s award-winning Web site, VailRealEstate.com, received a record number of visitors during July. More than 109,000 people visited the Web site, up from a monthly average of 85,000 visitors. Eighty-five thousand visits is in line with national company averages.
“A majority of people use the Internet to start their search for homes or properties, and we’re very excited to be able to provide an easy-to-use and informative resource to people interested in Vail Valley Real Estate,” said Bettina Medina of Slifer Smith & Frampton. “Our site has won numerous awards and received accolades for its ease of use and ability to let people do their research without having to sign in or sign up. It’s become a tremendous tool for interested buyers and a great marketing resource for our company.”
The company also attributes the success of the Web site to the amount of search engines and networking being done via other sites, such as LuxuryRealEstate.com and LuxuryPortfolio.com.
Some of the Web site’s features include:
o Mapping technology that provides an easy understanding of the entire Vail Valley.
o The ability for people to save their searches, customize their search criteria and be alerted when a property becomes available that matches their search criteria.
o Streaming video of featured properties, as well as video of different communities in the valley.
o Information regarding individual communities.
o A “Market Watch” section that provides a detailed analysis of the Vail Valley; the site also includes an in-depth market analysis entitled “The Slifer Report” detailing market activity and trends.
o The ability to download scenic shots to a desktop.
In addition to these new upgrades, VailRealEstate.com features all listings available for purchase in the Vail Valley. It also provides information such as community facts and events, company history, various projects and charitable organizations, recent newsletters and news articles, statistics and many other key items for real estate buyers and sellers.
Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate has been the most-trusted name in Vail Valley real estate for more than 40 years.