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Century 21 Agents & Brokerages Website Design Showcase2021-03-15T18:30:45+00:00

CENTURY 21 AGENTS,
WE HAVE GOT YOU COVERED.
LOOK THE BEST YOU CAN
ONLINE WITH BRIXWORK

Century 21 agents, we got you covered. Look the best you can online with Brixwork.

Whether you are a Realtor®, a team of agents, or manage a brokerage, we have Century 21 agents covered – all across Canada! Make a unique impression that suits your niche area – we ensure the design is 100% compliant to Century 21’s brand standards while still maintaining a customized approach to showcase each unique vision.
We’ve worked with Century 21 brokerages & agents across 3 different provinces in Canada and we continue to grow.
Custom Merritt Realtor® Website Homepage

Jared Thomas

Semi Custom Merritt Realtor® Website

Century 21 Realtor®, Jared Thomas, narrows in on his niche area in Merritt, B.C. With a highly customized homepage that highlights his specialty area of Merritt through thoughtful touches on the photography & layout to remain consistent with Century 21’s national vision.

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Custom Merritt Realtor® Website Homepage
Custom Yellowknife Brokerage Website

Century 21 Yellowknife

Fully Custom Brokerage Website

A large established brokerage such as Century 21 Yellowknife requires a highly specialized website that highlights their amazing team & listings up North. We made sure to thoughtfully design a website that will be visually stunning and unique to attract the Yellowknife sellers and buyers.

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Custom Yellowknife Brokerage Website
Century 21 Logo

100% ADHERENCE TO THE NEW CENTURY 21 BRANDING

HIGH DEGREE OF CUSTOMIZATION AVAILABLE

MLS® RECIPROCITY AVAILABLE IN SELECT REGIONS

Century 21 logo

100% ADHERENCE TO THE NEW CENTURY 21 BRANDING

HIGH DEGREE OF CUSTOMIZATION AVAILABLE

MLS® RECIPROCITY AVAILABLE IN SELECT REGIONS

Edmonton Realtor® Team Custom Communities Page

The Esposito Team

Semi Custom Brokerage Website

The Esposito Team, a well-established Realtor® family team in Edmonton, shines through their custom website pages that adhere to the Century 21 brand while strategically telling their own story. With an emphasis on a customized communities page and branded marketing page, the Esposito Team makes its unique mark on the Edmonton Real Estate market.

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Century 21 brand logo

IF YOU ARE A CENTURY 21 AGENT NEEDING A BETTER WEBSITE, SEND US AN EMAIL NOW OR CALL!

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Merritt Century 21 Realtor® Mobile Friendly Website
Edmonton Century 21 Realtor® Team Mobile Friendly Website
Yellowknife Century 21 Brokerage Mobile Friendly Website

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How Brixwork 4.5 Brings You More Traffic With Faster MLS® Sync2021-02-23T22:20:20+00:00

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How Brixwork 4.5 Brings You More Traffic

In August we tested version 4.5 of the Brixwork Real Estate Website platform. It enabled more frequent MLS® syncs in most of the boards we cover (excludes any real estate board data supplied by CREA DDF). This has been launched in September 2019, and we are excited to share the details behind it!

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How Does This Help Our MLS® Reciprocity Subscribers?

New content loaded frequently means your website is more up to date. This results in Google™ increasing the crawl frequency of your website. Ultimately this leads to your website showing up on more search results, at higher rank positions, for street/address/neighbourhood searches!

More Relevant Google Traffic leads to More high-quality Leads!

The Brixwork platform always allowed our Realtors® to live-query any listings by MLS # to quickly feature their own listings within minutes of it going live. The rest of the listings were synced 3~4 times a day. This has been improved to almost every hour during the day & early evening (12+ syncs per day).

Other Upgrades For Even Better Performance

Further optimizations have been made throughout the system for even better performance faster load-times, and better listing photo sync.

  • Photo storage and timestamping improved for all MLS® regions – smarter storage, faster load times, reduced bandwidth!

  • Smarter global cache systems mean listings & photos load even faster than before, especially for repeat customers!

  • Improved the sync mechanism to reduce bandwidth & delays by over 9x for every MLS® region.

  • Increased default photo size for TREB (Toronto Real Estate Board) listings.

  • Optimized file storage mechanisms & sizes to reduce overflow storage (cost savings passed onto you – our monthly fees have increased only once in 3+ years so far).

  • MLS® Sync logging mechanism improved to handle the increased load and allow easier troubleshooting in case there are issues.

  • WordPress core version 5.2.3 has just been released, and websites with Blogs will be automatically upgraded (if not done already).

Always Be Better Than Yesterday

This is one of the mottos we live by, and the ongoing investment of time and resources by our team is our way of living up to our words while delivering better value to all of our loyal (and newly onboarding) clients.

The degree of expansion & improvements could not be possible without the great infrastructure that Amazon Web Services provides us! We are proud to be on the best cloud in the world, enabling us to work faster than ever to deliver better performance to our real estate professionals.

 

Jeff Kee & The Development Team

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    Notable Real Estate Websites Launched in 20172017-10-10T03:29:15+00:00

    Bigger & Better Initial Impressions

    The new websites we want to showcase today have some key improvements compared to many of our previous years’ projects. One of the bigger focus was on having a Cinematic Intro on many website sections such as the homepage & team pages, or the listing detail pages which is an entry point for visitors almost 40% of the time.

    Full width images with menu items overlaid on top, as well as video background intros became more popular. Optimization for mobile devices for a better first look was also a major focus – not only for visual purposes, but also for load-time purposes. There have been many engineering improvements under-the-hood that contribute towards a much faster loading time, which is loved by both clients and Google™.

    How Customization Can Help Realtors®

    Truth is that every real estate agent in town has equal access to the current MLS® listings, all sales history of any property, as well as the same statistics provided by each respective real estate board. Even our template websites get the hand-crafted attention to match the colours & text, as well as the overall feel, to your brand specifically. Our customized websites help to distinguish our agents even further from the crowd. Impressions do matter, and therefore custom designed real estate websites with hand-crafted labour behind them makes all the difference.

    Not only is it better looking – but having a brand-specific message, with a unique set of content helps your website stand apart from the crowd on search engines as well. Content is king when it comes to SEO.

    Ken Stef (Custom Designed Website)

    ken stef real estate branding and website design
    ken stef real estate branding and website design

    Cinematic Intro Homepage with Video

    Ken Stef (Vancouver Westside Realtor® specializing in luxury residences)’s custom illustrated branding was brought to life beautifully in this custom designed website.

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    Kevin Lam (Custom Designed Website)

    Vancouver Realtor® Kevin Lam Custom Website Design
    Mobile Responsive Real Estate Website Design for Kevin Lam

    Custom Listing Icons with Cinematic Intro

    Another beautiful usage of the Cinematic Intro, but with a gorgeous Vancouver photography gallery is showcased on Kevin Lam’s website. His listing gallery icons were also customized to be a seamless tile of 3-per-row with a neat hover effect for better information delivery of real estate listings.

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    Nest Presales (Presale/Building Search Enabled)

    Vancouver and Burnaby Presales Map Search Website Design
    Vancouver and Burnaby Presales Map Search Website Design

    Presales and Buildings Google™ Maps Search

    Nest Presales has a more specific niche which our team helped them capitalize upon. Not only is there presale search module easy to use, but coupled with the amount of rich information on the presale buildings, their website has performed outstandingly well on the Google Traffic front.

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    Presales and Buildings Search Module Upgraded2019-09-19T21:36:31+00:00

    NEW PRESALES AND BUILDINGS SEARCH MODULE

    Anticipating the growth in the condo/townhouse market and pre-sales across major metropolitan regions in Canada, we have been heavily investing in our buildings/condos related modules in the last several years.

    Our newest offering is a tool to allow our real estate agents to showcase anything from Presales to active condo towers in the most effective way possible.

    List And Map Hybrid Search

    Check out a live preview here!

    Nest Presales has one of the best Metro Vancouver Presales & listings available to the public curated on our map/list hybrid search module. Lynn and Colin have done an absolutely amazing job of putting in a wealth of data and information on the buildings section. They also have some of their key Metro Vancouver condo buildings with active MLS® listings flowing through regularly.

    • Location, Location, Location – Google™ Maps enabled search!

    • Search by city/subarea, or drag the map

    • Quickly scan through the list instead of the map

    • The map & list interact with each other on hover/click for easy browsing.

    • Pets and Rental availability flags and filters

    • Type of homes and listing price ranges whenever available

    • Click on row to highlight on map

    • View more for full details & all listings

    • Search engine-friendly URLs for Each Building

    • Optimized for mobile view, scroll and tap

    • Each search generates a unique URL to share on Facebook & Social media

    • Each search also can be a unique page for Google™ to crawl

    Building/Presale Detail Pages To Your Liking

    Once a visitor clicks on the details, they can see a full description of the development, and browse through any assignments or listings available.

    • Photo gallery and Youtube Video Tours

    • Features and amenities available

    • Floorplans available in PDFs

    • Google™ Maps and Streetview embedded

    • Active MLS® listings in the building

    • Exclusive and Assignments can be displayed

    Frequently Asked Questions About Our Presales & Buildings Search Module
    How much is it per month? How much to set up?

    This add on is offered on a monthly subscription basis. However, the page that displays the details of the building is a one-time setup to determine the layout & design according to your site, with a range of options available. Please contact us for more details.

    How much customization is available?

    The map/list hybrid search module is a centralized module maintained and updated by the Brixwork team, so no customization is available as each software update would render the customizations useless. Because of the complexities involved in such a system, we cannot offer customization on this system.

    How is this better from the existing building gallery?

    This system allows our Realtors® to constantly add a large inventory of presales from all across the city, not restricted to a singular neighbourhood. Also, because the map & list talk to each other, it’s an intuitive tool that helps understand which building/presale is where.

    What’s an alternative method from this when it comes to marketing/farming buildings?

    Our existing building galleries module can be seen here on Momentum Inc.’s Buildings Gallery. This is useful when targeting a set number of buildings in a geographically limited region.

    Where does the presale data come from?

    There is no central data for all presales, such as the MLS IDX provided by Paragon, for example (in the REBGV region). All the photos, descriptions, amenities, unit types, PDF floorplans must be entered by each website owner. Brixwork can assist in such data population at an additional hourly rate if you prefer.

    Which buildings/presales can be loaded to my list?

    Because each client has to load & populate the data, it’s up to each agent/team to decide that. Brixwork only provides the tools and framework needed to allow our customers to continuously add more to the stock.

    How about MLS® listings integration? How will that work?

    Any listings that match up with the address ranges (our system accounts for multiple buildings in one development) will be automatically displayed under the same building. That means that any presale building that morphs into an active building with MLS® listings loaded will automatically get such listings populated and displayed. With update 4.5 – where we updated our listing sync X3- any new presale listing will be swiftly reflected in the presale page.

    Want this building search module on your website?

    If you answer yes to any of the questions below, shoot us an email to set up a consult!

    • I work with a lot of pre-sale buyers, or listings in condo buildings that are completed.
    • I’ve always wanted to show off how much knowledge and information I have about the buildings/presales I specialize in.
    • I want to curate a better online gallery of the products I have expertise of, in order to gain more online leads, or show to existing clients.

    Happy Selling!

    Inquire About the Building Map/List Module

    Learn more about our Buildings, Developments and Presales Farming  and Targeting Tools

    Presales & Buildings Page

    6 Benefits of our New Toronto MLS Integration2013-08-27T22:20:10+00:00

    How We Got There

    Years ago, we took the step to integrate our servers to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver MLS (REBGV) to launch one of the finest real estate websites & marketing services for our clients in Vancouver. Since then, we have since expanded our territory to five other Canadian regions—WLS (Whistler Listing System), KADREA (Kamloops & District Real Estate Association), RAHB (Real Estate Association of Hamilton and Burlington), FMRA (Fort McMurray Real Estate Association), and, most recently, TREB (Toronto Real Estate Board). And we cannot forget about our one USA territory, CBOR (Columbia Missouri Board of Realtors) integration that was done a few months ago.

    We have had overwhelming support from real estate agent clients from all around the country, and we have finally taken one big step forward towards the Eastern Canadian region…

    Welcome, Toronto!

    Toronto, now our sixth Canadian region, has been connected to Brixwork via MLS® RETS integration to bring you the best listing search & display results for our clients in Toronto. With special thanks to the lovely staff at TREB, we are now officially launching our services in Toronto, Ontario.

    Our CEO Jeff Kee will be making a business trip to Toronto between September 3rd ~ 12th (2013) with meetings set up with some agents & brokerages. If you wish to have a private consultation, please fill out our contact form and he will do his best to make it happen.

    6 Benefits Of The TREB MLS® Integration via RETS

    Here are some of the Benefits that our Toronto Real Estate Agents, and their clients, can now take advantage of via Brixwork Real Estate Marketing:

    Benefits to Real Estate Agent
    1. More fully branded search tools and pages for clients to use
    2. Effectively define your niche area through pre-defined listing pages
    3. Easy to share listing search results and detail pages by email, social media etc.
    Benefits to Customers
    1. Map based or list-based option to easily search for listings
    2. Easily save search results which auto update any new listings upon future visits
    3. Easy to share listing search results and detail pages by email, social media etc.

    If you are interested in learning more, please take a look at the MLS Integration Page on our website.

    A Recap of the Vancouver Urban Forum2012-07-10T21:02:57+00:00

    The Vancouver Urban Forum, by The Global Civic Policy Society and Sam Sullivan

    VUF (June 6th, ’12)

    Few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Vancouver Urban Forum (#vuf on Twitter) facilitated by the Global Civic Policy Society, thanks to the generous sponsorship by the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia for local industry business people including myself. The former mayor of Vancouver, Sam Sullivan, is the founder of the Global Civic Policy Society, aimed at urban reform policies that make sense economically, sociologically, and environmentally.

    Great Speakers, Great Ideas

    The array of speakers were diverse, entertaining and engaging. From economists to city planners, from scientists to sociologists, the highly experienced and qualified speakers were absolutely brilliant in their approach to finding a solution to some of the problems Vancouver (and other cities in our modern era) faces, and will face in the future, related to population growth, city infrastructure, construction and city planning policies, and affordability.

    Meet Edward Glaeser (Ph.D Economics)

    One of the most notable speakers was a New York Times Best Seller and a current Harvard University Professor of Economics, Edward Glaeser. Not only did he have a spectacular set of credentials as mentioned above, but his studies and viewpoints on urban densification and real estate prices across many North American cities were real eye openers, and he challenges the conventional and popular views on how to best control real estate building supply and purchase demand to make cities affordable – and it also shuts down some of the most common pessimistic scapegoats of real estate affordability in Vancouver.

    Here are two videos of Mr. Glaeser’s presentation at the VUF:

    Meet Dan Zack from California

    Another very insightful presenter was Dan Zack, a city planner from Redwood California. He talked about achieving high density and affordability without necessarily cramming high-rise steel towers in blanket form. “Delightful Density” was the title of his presentation, a neat alliteration!

    To watch more videos from the event, you can visit the Videos page on the Vancouver Urban Forum website. There were dozens of great presentations, with different points of focus (environmental issues, traffic issues, infrastructure issues, global issues etc. all revolving around urbanization and density).

    So then the question that hits us all is, how do these facts affect the livability in your city or neighbourhood? In case of Vancouver, the suffering is the same; to develop new condos is like pulling teeth, especially outside the downtown peninsula. Once you get into the West-side of Vancouver, new developments are almost always met with a harsh tirade of angry residents who are concerned about increase in traffic and decrease in sunlight around their neighbourhoods, while the macroeconomic realities of increasing population & demand met with insufficient real estate leading to price spikes in Vancouver (and of course excessively easy credit was a factor in this unnatural increase in demand – which is why we recently saw drastic tightening in the mortgage regulations).

    What Do You Think?

    What is your opinion on the Vancouver Urban Forum and some of the speakers? What is the direction you would wish your city councillors took when it comes to city planning for the next two decades? What is the most realistic solution to a livable, walkable, affordable, reachable lifestyle for all?

    3.7.4 Allows Featured City/Areas, Buildings and More2012-06-05T15:02:25+00:00

    It seems we’re updating at a breakneck speed, but that’s what it takes to stay on top I guess. Version 3.7.4 was rolled out overnight to offer you features to help you better focus your niche area in the city as a Realtor®. This is especially important for customers subscribed to the MLS® Reciprocity integration feature, because our system will have to pull in all the areas listed under the system.

    Featured Areas & Sub-Areas

    Featured Real Estate Areas Help Niche For Realtors

    You can set certain cities & areas as "Featured"

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    Safety Warning for Realtors in the Vancouver Region2012-02-01T00:14:32+00:00

    This is an important notice we received thanks to our client Yujin Jung (www.yujinjung.com Tri-Cities Real Estate, Vancouver/Burnaby/Coquitlam/Port Moody) and we thought it’s an important notice to put out there for the safety of all real estate agents, especially young females.

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    We have recently received information from members about suspicious activity characterized, at the least, as “creepy.” A person who identifies himself as “Damian” has contacted at least three female REALTORS® posing as an interested condo buyer. In one case, one REALTOR® set up a meeting at his home for a presentation, where he made repeated attempts to initiate physical contact by putting his arm around her despite her requests that he not.

    In at least one other instance, he phoned a REALTOR® late at night – again posing as an interested condo buyer – before making inappropriate suggestions and requesting late-night meetings at his home.

    In any of your day-to-day business, it is important that you feel secure when meeting with potential clients in public or in private. Always tell your colleagues when and where you are going to meet potential clients and when you will check-in.

    If you have concerns, consider asking a colleague to come along. And always remember that you simply don’t have to engage further with anyone who makes you feel uncomfortable. Go with your instincts!

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    Let’s not forget the case of Lindsay Buziak, a young BC real estate agent who was murdered in a house she was showing to a stranger. Always be careful!

    January 19, 2021

    Century 21 Agents & Brokerages Website Design Showcase

    Brand compliance doesn't mean you cannot stand out from the crowd. Take a look at these gems for Century 21 brokerages & agents across Canada!

    Written By Jessica Hussey | Design & Visuals, Featured Clients

    October 29, 2020

    3 Benefits of Having Community Guide Pages on your Website

    Custom content pages are a gold-mine for Google™ and even better you can curate the pages to your audience and entice readers to stay longer. Take a peek at what the 3 key benefits of community pages are.

    Written By Martyna Noworyta | Design & Visuals, Marketing & Promotion

    November 12, 2020

    Hiring – Production Line Graphic Designer

    Join our team to create beautiful visuals in one of the most active niches in Canada - marketing real estate. We are a boutique firm with in-house design only.

    Written By Jeff Kee | Company Updates

    September 18, 2020

    Instagram Dos and Don’ts for Realtors

    Good design, consistency and originality on Instagram posts will help you create an impressive feed that will outshine all of the other thousands of Real Estate professionals. Check out the do's and don'ts for Instagram!

    Written By Martyna Noworyta | Design & Visuals, Marketing & Promotion, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media & Marketing, Technology & Trends

    July 15, 2020

    Digital Dominance for Real Estate Agents in a COVID World

    Modern business requires modern tools. Here are a list of critical cloud software & apps that every real estate professional can use to increase efficiency & close more deals.

    Written By Martyna Noworyta | Design & Visuals, Marketing & Promotion, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media & Marketing, Technology & Trends

    April 14, 2020

    Ways To Increase Online Presence & Brand Awareness for Real Estate

    There is increased online presence & brand awareness for real estate during COVID-19 crisis. Check out great ways to increase your website engagement here!

    Written By Martyna Noworyta | Design & Visuals, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media & Marketing

    July 15, 2019

    Offering Edmonton Real Estate Website with EREB IDX Integration!

    Hello Edmonton! Brixwork has completed the integration of the EREB MLS® IDX (Reciprocity) system. We are bringing our beautiful website templates with great search engine & social media performance to Edmonton real estate agents! Take a look through our website design options!

    Written By Jeff Kee | Features & Development

    June 6, 2019

    Boutique Project Marketing for Townhomes and Condos

    Brixwork has been providing project marketing services for new builds for years. As demand for more new boutique townhome/condo projects increases, so does the need for higher-level project marketing. No matter how big or small, your project deserves a proper brand presence that'll set you apart from the rest.

    Written By Jeff Kee | Design & Visuals, Featured Clients, Features & Development

    May 7, 2019

    Notable Realtor® Teams and Brokerages Custom Website Showcase

    High performance teams and boutique brokerages need the best online image possible. Brixwork combines functional features and exceptional visuals to create custom website designs built to stand out!

    Written By Jeff Kee | Design & Visuals, Featured Clients

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