No other endeavor can be as personally and financially rewarding as real estate.
From a single piece of non-descript properties, vast fortunes have been built. Selling, development, agents, brokerage, or financing, the list of opportunities in real estate are endless.
In a few short decades, the internet has disrupted the industry dynamic. In some metropolitan markets, 84% of potential homeowners or property investors start their search online. The impact of a top-notch website for agents or brokers is enormous. Internet technology is fast becoming the difference between a good or great agent.
The following WordPress real estate themes are some of the best available for 2020:
- AgentPress Pro
- WP Residence
- Real Spaces
- Herald News Portal
- Real Estate 7
RealHomes, by Inspiry Themes. ThemeForest.net. Price – $59.00 Regular License.
Inspiry Themes is a designated Elite Author on ThemeForest, and it shows. Inspiry has sold 21,366 units so far and the company offers a lifetime of free upgrades and support.
RealHomes has a huge number of widgets for every phase of your business, from call to action to Google maps. One of the most impressive features of the RealHomes theme is its comprehensive CRM and customer input systems. Manage your customers inside the theme admin control panel, plus a history of every piece of communication is kept safe online.
A strong feature of RealHomes is the property add screen. Every detail is available along with a 360° video. Customize every aspect of the property, along with agent info. RealHomes is compatible with all the current technologies in real estate, including IDX.
- RealHomes is by far one of the best WordPress real estate themes available, with a myriad of features.
- The theme may overwhelm those who do not know what to expect and how to manipulate HTML.
Neve by Themeisle. Price – Personal/$49.00 per month, Business/$79.00 per month, Agency/$129.00. Themeisle is a new breed of website construction and marketing. A monthly fee covers dozens of themes and plugins.
If your HTML coding and plugin development skills are a bit lacking, this is a great way to go. Themeisle offers four different WordPress packages, with dozens of different sites and plugins in each package. Prices range from $49 to $69 for the basic configuration and $129 to $199 for a business service.
If you are an agency or have an overabundance of ideas you need to get online, this is an excellent option. The individual sites are lightweight and fast to load. Each site is responsive and ready for mobile.
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- A huge assortment of designs. Easy configuration is easy to load to your hosting provider and easy to add pages.
- It may be too simplistic for those who understand web building.
- The monthly fee can get expensive if no leads are coming in.
AgentPress Pro by Studio Pro. Price – $99.00, Entire Collection of Themes/$499.95.
StudioPress is a developer community only for the WordPress platform and Genesis framework. Genesis is a fundamental base code for developing and adding to existing WordPress themes and plugins.
AgentPress is loaded with features tailored for real estate agents and brokers. The theme includes a custom listing module to design property input screens exactly the way you want. AgentPress is a mobile responsive site, which is a strong point of the Genesis Framework. Extensive color styles, menus, widgets, and layout options come with the theme.
If you like to write content or purchase articles for your site, AgentPress is ready with the Gutenberg editing system. Started in WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg features a block style editing engine and is one of the best content management applications available.
- SEO optimized with open-source coding
- Overall the AgentPress Pro theme is a well thought out site with plenty of exclusive options.
- The theme leaves out a lot of needed technology in its description like IDX.
WP Residence by WPEstate. ThemeForest.net. Price – $59.00 Regular license.
WPEstate is another Elite Author on the ThemeForest platform. There have been 15,548 units sold, making this an excellent choice for agents or brokers.
Plenty of options, plus individual users and agents can submit their properties free of charge on the front-end of the theme. Twelve pre-made demos make it easy to get up and running quickly. Upload the theme package to your hosting provider, choose a demo, and your site is online. The one-time fee is all you pay for a lifetime of support and upgrades.
If an agent or broker wants to expand offerings, WP Residence offers full e-commerce capabilities such as a WooCommerce and Stripe Payment system. WP Residence has excellent membership functionality, necessary for repeat and referral business. Listing properties and showing the best attributes is an advanced feature for WP Residence. The theme provides fourteen separate widgets to bring out the best features for each property.
- Extensive property design options and theme enhancements
- Agents can use the theme for any area of real estate including selling, investing, and managing
- Options could overwhelm to the uninitiated
Real Spaces by imiThemes. MHThemes.com. Pricing is subscription-based, $49.00 for a single template. $129.00 for all themes in the directory.
Theme directory has ten separate templates if you choose the full plan pricing. All themes are elegant and well designed.
Real Spaces is a responsive template necessary for the mobile world. Real Spaces has excellent property submission functions and impressive multi-user account profiles — plenty of color schemes, widgets, and layouts available. Real Spaces is ready for search engine submission with plenty of how-to documentation and SEO optimized code.
The best feature of this theme is its social media abilities. Twitter is featured throughout, and it is easy to set-up or connects an existing account. Every other social media icon is available in the theme package or easily downloaded.
- A great theme to start with to build that first website
- Lightweight and fast loading
- May be too simplistic for sophisticated users
- No mention of IDX or other technologies in company description
ImagineStudio by AgentImage. Price – Quote only. AgentImage is by far one of the most diverse and impressive collections of website designs available for the Real Estate agent. AgentImage is a real estate agent exclusive site. There are three design collections with dozens of templates in each design. Combine advanced WordPress capabilities with IDX technologies, and agents have a combination that is hard to beat.
Each template looks hand-coded and custom-designed. The site offers a host of packages to help agents rule their local markets. Choose from SEO, PPC, blogging, and Social Media packages to rule your local market.
IDX functionalities are the best part of the AgentImage offering. There are several Internet Data Exchange packages to choose from, and all the information is captured and displayed effortlessly in each template. Adding IDX to your website sets your site far above the competition.
- The best package available for real estate agents.
- Hundreds of designs and lead capturing capabilities
- Custom designs and thousands of plugins available
- All the necessary real estate technologies are available
PerfectRent by Emez. TemplateMonster.com. Price – $75.00.
Emez is a premium developer for the TemplateMonster platform. The developer has produced hundreds of themes and carries high scores in support and design ratings. Template Monster is a great resource for many real estate designs.
One of the first opportunities agents or brokers turn to, is the lucrative residential rental market. PerfectRent has all the features and functionalities need to rent residential or commercial properties. If drag and drop web design is your forte, then the Elementor page builder is constructed into the theme design to help customize your site.
A very good feature of PefectAgent is its mobile-first policy. Not only is the theme responsive, but every element of PerfectAgent is designed for the smaller screen.
- Plenty of images and top-notch graphics
- 24/7 Lifetime support
- Retina ready
- Specific design for rental properties
- The Elementor page builder is ANOTHER! Good technology to learn
HomeList by Ongoing Themes. TemplateMonster.com. Price – $85.00.
Ongoing Themes is one of the newer premier developers for TemplateMonster. Great numbers in all the right categories.
If you are pursuing a career as a listing agent, this is the perfect template: great homepage graphics and lead capturing functionalities. Lots of SEO documentation and integrated plugins for enhancing listings and agents can use local or national properties for the homepage. The membership system is excellent for agents or brokers with drip newsletters and on-demand alerts. Integrated Google maps and geolocation is available for every property in your portfolio.
Plenty of advanced technologies go along with HomeList. HTML 5, responsive, and speed optimized are just of few.
- Good graphics
- Good contact us and membership pages
- Easy drag and drop
- Looks a bit cheap on some pages
Herald News Portal
Herald News Portal by Meks. ThemeForest.com. Price – $69.00 regular license.
Meks is another Power Elie Author, which is a high honor for developers on the ThemeForest platform. Templates with this designation are quality works with good technologies.
One of the best ways to generate leads for your business is by providing a news and information portal. Residential home buyers want as much information as possible, the more targeted and market-specific, the better. Investors can not get enough news.
Herald is a news portal with tons of customization features. The portal is designed for fast loading on any size screen and offers over 500 different layout options for your content. Great graphics manipulation and lead capturing modules. Easily monetize the site with ads, Google AdSense, and other money-making agencies.
- Impressive customization
- Turn the site into a full e-commerce store
- Responsive design
- Not for the faint-of-heart, users should know HTML
Real Estate 7
Real Estate 7 by Contempo. ThemeForest.com. Price – $59.00 regular license.
Contempo is a five-star rated developer, which is high praise. Contempo has an impressive portfolio of templates from automotive to day spas.
Real Estate 7 can be configured for a team of agents and brokers. The hand-crafted template lets you track what properties your client has been looking at and then triggers an alert. Real Estate 7 includes the Eliminator page builder along with a myriad of plugins for added functionality. Powerful search features such as geolocation which will update the screen as your client is searching.
There is a complete e-commerce ability with PayPal and Stripe payment integration. Several demo templates are included with more arriving. A responsive design, booking system, and a powerful admin are a few of the features.
- Elegant, well-crafted design
- Multiple IDX options
- Extensive documentation
Houzez by Favethemes. Athemes.com. Price – $59.00 regular license.
Athemes is another quality platform that goes beyond offering a collection of websites. Athemes offers outstanding plugins and hosting providers for a one-stop-shop.
Houzez is all about the customer experience and finding the right property within your market area. Full integration with advanced search functions and Google Maps. Excellent graphics and home page carousels for highlighting specific properties. Plenty of technologies are available, including iHomeFinder, Mapbox, OpenStreetMap, and IDX. Add an e-commerce store and let users pay with credit cards or PayPal.
Import demos and get started immediately — with an endless supply of design options and mapping technologies. Users can set their search parameters, and the site will make additional suggestions with autofill. Houzez is designed for users to find the right property.
- Beautiful graphics and layout options
- Great property management system and customer geolocation options
- The theme is not functional for rural agencies
HomePress by StyleMix. StyleMix.com. Price – $39.00.
StyleMix is a specialty developer that builds and supports a wide variety of theme styles and plugins.
Site visitors have plenty of search options with HomePress. Set-up the keyword auto-complete function to give your clients what you want them to see. Use radius search and geo-location to highlight specific properties on your hotlist. HomePress integrates all the popular mapping technologies.
A variety of calculators, such as mortgage and payments, are included — responsive web design with outstanding membership and saved property functions. Clients can use the 360° virtual tour and compare up to five properties.
Use the available demos to develop several homepages to keep your site fresh. Plus, you can use a variety of added headers for a unique and personalized look.
- Beautiful theme
- Plenty of technology integrations
Nexos by Sanljiljan. ThemeForest.com. Price – $48.00 regular license.
On top of being an Elite Author for ThemeForest, Sanljiljan Nexos is the highest rated theme on the platform. With thousands of templates, that is no small feat.
Adding income streams and finding opportunities is a great thing about real estate. The problem is finding the right direction and sticking with it. Nexos is all about bookings, adding other agents, and properties. The template includes full booking functionality, including calendars and reservation systems. Use Nexos for a bed and breakfast, residential or commercial rentals, or vacation bookings.
The front-end of Nexos lets other agents or clients add their properties to your portal. Open Street and Google Maps are supported, along with custom layouts and search forms.
- Lifetime support and very clean code
- Dedicated solely to bookings, not set-up for listing and sale of real estate
- Everything is an add-on, not included
DreamVilla by Fortune creations. ThemeForest.net. Price – $29.00 regular license.
In a short time on the ThemeForest platform, FortuneCreations has already been designated an Elite Author with a five-star rating.
DreamVilla is not for agents in the south of France, even though it could be. The template is designed specifically for a single property. DreamVilla is responsive and retina ready with Visual Composer as the page builder. Plenty of graphic technologies go along with DreamVilla, including the Revolution Slider, with an additional three home page variations.
The template includes a booking manager and an impressive lead capture system. It is possible to add additional properties by purchasing a WordPress widget: a good mapping system and plenty of documentation complete the template.
- Excellent for a single property rent, sell or investment
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