With 200 years of experience in the property sector, The Chancellors Group is one of the country’s leading independent estate agents – with 48 networked offices in Southern England and Wales. So when the wanted a web site that was at the cutting edge of customer service and convenience, they came to iWeb.
The skilled designers at iWeb created a bespoke web site design that complements their position as leading agents in the property market. Whether visitors are buying or selling, they’re provided with flexible features which make the entire experience much easier.
The Chancellors Group web site make extensive use of an iWeb PHP framework and open source search engine platform, SOLR. The entire property database is also easily maintained with full back office integration. Users can enjoy superfast searching with the ability to alter the search criteria and narrow it down to exactly what they’re looking for. There’s also an innovative search facility that allows visitors to draw a defined area that contains the properties they’re interested in on a map. They can also to save these areas, edit them share them with friends.
Home hunters can be constantly kept in the loop by text and e-mail alert too. Properties they are interested in can be added to a personal portfolio and then they’ll be kept informed of all developments. Also any homes that come onto the market in preferred areas also generate an alert – so they’ll always be the first to know.
The new Chancellors Group web site also offers standard features – like a blog section, branch locator and information and separate careers section. Visitors can also request a free market appraisal of their property online.
The main Chancellors web site is also joined by two related property sites concentrating on London and Wales. The content for these is specific to the area they specialise in.
Chancellors’ customers with smartphones also benefit from a fully customised mobile version of the site. This has another unique feature that allows users to search for properties in whatever geographic location they happen to be. Simply access it and the dream home could be within walking distance.
The Chancellors Group web site and its innovative search features are a great example of iWeb delivering what was required and much more besides. We can do the same for your bespoke web design too. So why not get in touch?