Our flag-ship website reiq.com has recently undergone a million-dollar facelift in response to REIQ members' calls for a more dynamic, easier-to-use website that will inject more competition in the online listing market.
Responding to the needs of our members and the growing number of visitors from the general public, this clean new look represents the next phase in the website's development with greater property search options for Queensland property hunters.
The site is a big step for the Queensland real estate industry -- besides creating a more responsive, interactive and user-friendly website, it has the potential to make the online listing market more competitive if members embrace it.
The site already boasts nearly 100,000 listings from thousands of Queensland real estate agents who also must be accredited with the REIQ to list their properties on reiq.com.
The site was developed after extensive research which recognised that many consumers and agents wanted better online property search options.
It's no secret that people today head online first when searching for property.
In fact, according to REIQ research, it is estimated the vast majority of properties are viewed, judged and decided upon online before a buyer or renter even steps foot on the premises.
That's why we've invested in making reiq.com a better experience for property hunters, with bigger pictures, more property details, easy navigation and access to the REIQ's wealth of market knowledge.
REIQ accredited agencies have also been calling for more options in the online listing space and reiq.com gives them another way to promote their properties.
With the unveiling of our new-look reiq.com is being supported by a state-wide television advertising campaign launched last Sunday, we expect to see a growing number of Queensland property hunters head to the site.