Buy Vs Build A WordPress Site For Realtors

November 13, 2017 Zach Richardson No comments exist

This post will break down the cost for paying a designer for a WordPress website.

Our pricing information comes from a Power Seller on Fiverr.

We’re going to break down the sellers standard package item by item, show how much time each takes and how easy it is to do it yourself.

Buy Vs Build A WordPress Site For Realtors

The standard package costs $460 and consists of 19 items.

That means each feature is 24$ a piece.

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With those costs in mind, let’s look at the time it takes to do each of these tasks.

How To Make A WordPress Theme Responsive

With most modern themes on WordPress, built in responsiveness is a standard. Installing a responsive theme takes around 5 minutes. You just saved yourself 24$.

How To Find Good Content For Your WordPress Site

Most people have a challenge finding good photos and icons because there are so many options. Luckily, we’ve got you covered.

For high res photos for your real estate website use Unsplash or Pixabay. Both are free and open source. Collecting photos will take about 30 mins. A blog post about

For icons use The Noun Project. Type in any keyword you want and the icon will come up. This will take about 30 minutes.

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How To Customize A WordPress Theme

When it comes design customization, it really depends on the flexibility of the theme. We suggest using the Tesseract theme because it simplifies the customization process. Our Intro To WordPress For Real Estate course teaches you step by step how to make a beautiful site using Tesseract.

As for choosing a color scheme we suggest using It randomly selects a color palette for you, how cool! You can read more about using Coolers here.

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The messaging you select for a website is a little more complicated. It involves doing more research about the proper keywords, the local market wants and the local competition.

The time for this could vary greatly depending on the size of your site.

What Is A WordPress Plugin?

WordPress is an open source software. This means that it can be edited and modified.

Plugins are the agents performing the changes. Plugins often add more features, give you tips on how to make your site better or make your site able to accept payments.

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Installing 5 plugins takes about 5 minutes. We have a list of the most essential WordPress plugins here.

How To Make Pages On WordPress

Creating a page take one click, and putting them in a menu takes about 5 minutes. Getting the pages live will take about 10 minutes, but organizing content will take longer.

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To organize content we suggest using the site origin plugin. It allows for you to create a very modern looking website.

How Hard Is It To Make Changes On WordPress

The standard package include 3 revisions. But a modern business, especially a realtor’s is constantly changing.

For example your house inventory is always changing. Knowing how to make a page with a slider that makes a virtual walk through of the house could half the time you need to sell a property.

Like everything, there is a learning curve but you can do it.

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If you want to learn step by step how to build your own WordPress site, sign up for Tyro’s Intro To WordPress For Real Estate Class now.