Google for Real Estate Professionals

By
Real Estate Agent with Dilbeck Real Estate

Google has created a resource for real estate professionals to help them maximize their internet presence.

Their website states "The majority of home buyers use the Internet to research properties. Google makes it easier for real estate professionals to connect with home buyers and renters at every stage - while they're looking for properties, checking out locations and selecting their agent. It's how you reach more sellers, attract more buyers and sell more homes."

Google lists links to Google Maps, AdWords and YouTube to help generate leads.

Additional tools include Google Analytics and Google Earth.

Why not take advantage of this information provided by Google and help your real estate business.

The link to Google resource for real estate professionals is here:

Google for real estate professionals

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Comments (16)

Antoinette Scognamiglio, GRI, ASP
Coldwell Banker Realty - Mountain Lakes, NJ
There's no substitute for EXPERIENCE!

Thanks ladies!  Will investigate this immediately.  I love Google!

Feb 03, 2010 12:49 AM
Fran and Rowena, La Canada Realtors - (818) 952-0077
Dilbeck Real Estate - La Canada, CA

Good luck Antoinette!  Hope it helps you in your business.

Feb 03, 2010 12:51 AM
Celia Maddox
Solutions Real Estate-The Celtic Connection - Gilbert, AZ

Thanks for the info. I learn a lot from Active Rain blogs. Best Regards,

Feb 03, 2010 12:53 AM
Retired from ActiveRain
Baker, OR

Good tip.  I'll check this out today.

Feb 03, 2010 12:54 AM
Fran and Rowena, La Canada Realtors - (818) 952-0077
Dilbeck Real Estate - La Canada, CA

Celia and Rick - Glad to pass it along.   Ours is a community that helps each other!

Feb 03, 2010 12:57 AM
Darla Maddalone
Bend Oregon Homes Online-Principal Broker, SFR, CSP - Bend, OR

Fran and Rowena, good info.  I'm checking out the Google link you provided. 

There's always something new when it comes to real estate and internet presence.

 

Feb 03, 2010 01:03 AM
Dean Bergstrom
Bergstrom Realty Inc., Brokerage - Stoney Creek, ON
Broker of Record

Lots of things to do here, I'm doing a few of these already, some cost money some for free. Keep your budget in mind when looking at some of these. Good information for everyone at the link.

Feb 03, 2010 01:26 AM
Brad Andersohn
Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty - Fairfield, CA
ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876

Yes, Google has many tools to help generate more exposure and awareness to Real Estate and Agents.  I'd have to agree 110% with your statement, "Why not take advantage of this information provided by Google and help your real estate business."  :-)

Feb 03, 2010 01:29 AM
Buddy Snipes
Trusted Agent, Inc. - Northlake, GA

F&R: have you tried Sketch? I don't think I'm smart enough to figure out how to do a floor plan on that puppy. I like the idea however.

Feb 03, 2010 01:41 AM
Jeff Craig
Hang Me Up Photos - Jamestown, NC
Greensboro Area Real Estate Photography

Fran and Rowena, thanks for this info.  Every google tool seems to help.

Feb 03, 2010 01:51 AM
Fran and Rowena, La Canada Realtors - (818) 952-0077
Dilbeck Real Estate - La Canada, CA

We think that the fact that Google is separating out the real estate profession shows the strength of the tie between us.  Good for us, good for Google.

Thank you all for your kind comments!

Buddy - no we haven't tried Sketch.  But wow ... what it seems like it can do!  For those who want to see, it's here:  http://sketchup.google.com/

Feb 03, 2010 06:10 AM
Jan Chilton
Myrtle Beach, SC
Real Estate Marketing

Between this, Insiderpages, Yellowpages, Inman, Superpages, Merchant Circle, and a dozen other ones, this is killing me!  :-)

Thanks for finding yet another way to keep me busy...:-)

Feb 04, 2010 01:34 AM
Fran and Rowena, La Canada Realtors - (818) 952-0077
Dilbeck Real Estate - La Canada, CA

Jan -  haha!  You're so good at all of this. We imagine you know all that Google stuff already!

Feb 04, 2010 01:51 AM
Leslie Prest
Leslie Prest, Prest Realty, Sales and Rentals in Payson, AZ - Payson, AZ
Owner, Assoc. Broker, Prest Realty, Payson,

I use all kinds of Google things- I just bought an Android phone which synchs with a lot of them. Google is great.

Feb 04, 2010 03:29 AM
Fran and Rowena, La Canada Realtors - (818) 952-0077
Dilbeck Real Estate - La Canada, CA

Leslie - yes, they have great products.  And, on the internet, their search engine is tops!

Feb 04, 2010 04:38 PM
Bob Willis
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Orange, CA
Orange County & L.A. County Real Estate Agent

Thank you for sharing.  It's nice to be able to find all of the Google stuff in one place.

Aug 10, 2010 05:43 AM