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14th November, 2012 | Articles |

Open-Realty

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One of the better web listing management applications available to you is Open-Realty that is also free to use and it can be used to do a number of useful tasks in a simple as well as easy manner. Open-Realty is written in the scripting language known as PHP and it can do many things including being fast as well as flexible in fine tuning your website. Of course, being open source, it is bound to be a favorite for those who need an effective tool for their websites.

Some of its notable features include ease of both installations as well as configuration, ability to make additional (unlimited) fields to listings, supports many property classes through just one install and you can also define unique fields for each type of property class. In addition, with Open Realty you can upload many images at one time to your listings and the application also automatically makes thumbnail images, and you can also upload Virtual Tours to listings.

When visitors come to your site, Open-Realty makes it possible for them to sign-up as members and thus save their searches as well as get email notifications each time a new property is added that matches with the criteria you used for making searches. In addition, Open-Realty provides flexibility in being able to display listing fields to each and every user, or just for registered members and even to only agents that may have logged in to your web site.

Other aspects to Open-Realty include its ability to automatically place information related to maps, schools and even neighborhoods on to your site, and it also has built-in contact forms that makes it very easy for anyone to get in touch with you, and there is also a WYSIYG Editor that makes it possible to edit your pages including for contact as well as about information pages.

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