Real Places is a premium WordPress theme for Real Estate websites. It has a purpose oriented design and It offers decent design variations with flexibility and customizability to fulfill various requirements. This theme comes loaded with tons of useful features related to Real Estate and you can learn about those features through live preview and details provided below.
This theme includes advanced properties search functionality that is not only powerful but also fully customizable to fulfill various requirements. You can choose which fields you want to display, In what order you want those fields to appear and what data will be displayed in those fields. You can display multiple location fields to provide search behavior like State > City > Area. You can change the values in price related fields. You can also decide how the properties search results page should look like and how many properties it should display and those properties should be sorted in what order.
This theme includes Google map support that enables you to display Google map with properties markers on search results page, properties display pages, property detail page, home page, contact page and taxonomy archive pages.
Using drag and drop layout manager for home page, You can show or hide and arrange home page modules in any order you want. You can also use Visual Composer in home page contents module to add custom contents to home page.
This theme includes various page templates to display multiple properties. These templates include comprehensive set of meta-boxes to filter & sort properties to fulfill any requirements. So basically, You can create a page containing any number of properties having any layout and those properties can be of any type, status, location and feature OR any combination of these. You can also filter properties based on information like bedrooms, bathrooms, prices etc.
Real Places provides a very easy to use interface to add/modify/remove additional details related to a property. This feature can be used in many ways especially to add a certain type of information for which there is no other meta box available.
You can provide various types of files ( pdf, office documents, images etc ) as attachments to a property. This feature can be use in various innovative ways to share further details about a property.
You can add floor plans related to a property using a very intuitive user interface provided on property add/edit page in WordPress admin side. Each floor plan can have its own description, image, price and other specifications like size, beds, baths etc.
Child properties support is provided, So that you can add big building with child/sub units to display each one with different information and prices. For example a building with 3 different types of flats with each one having different bedrooms, bathrooms, area and price.
A visitor can add a property to his favorite properties. Later on he can view his favorite properties and if needed he can also remove a property from his favorites collections. Favorites information for a simple visitor is stored in cookies but for a logged-in user it is stored in database.
You can build any type of slider using Revolution Slider plugin that comes included as part of this theme’s main pack. If you only want to use properties slider then there are already two slider variation available for those.
This theme is translation ready and you can translate it to any one language without the need of a plugin. But, If you want to build a multi language website then you can use a plugin like WPML with this theme.
You can choose to display up to four locations boxes in search form.
You can choose 1, If you want to display all locations into one select box.
You can choose 2, If you want to display locations like State > City OR City > Area.
You can choose 3, If you want to display locations like Country > State > City OR State > City > Area.
You can choose 4, If you want to display locations like Country > State > City > Area.
A real estate property is like a post in WordPress and You need to simply create users for your agents with author role. You can know more about roles from https://codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities . So, You do not need to enable registration for public and manually added users with author role will be good enough to add properties using WordPress dashboard. You can forward documentation’s add property link to your agents for guidance.
You can use ‘feed/?post_type=property’ after your website URL to get property feeds. for example: http://www.your-website.com/feed/?post_type=property
Demo Example: http://realplaces.inspirythemes.biz/feed/?post_type=property
Later on you can use Google feed burner http://feedburner.google.com/ and create a feedburner widget on your website for people to subscribe.
Following plugin might also help in this regard. http://wordpress.org/plugins/feedburner-form/screenshots/
This theme supports dsIDXpress plugin as an additional feature and it represents only following part of the the theme http://realplaces.inspirythemes.biz/idx/
So, it is a complete theme even without dsIDXpress plugin and that plugin is not required for this theme’s basic functionality.
Please check out screenshots to understand what this theme offers without dsIDXpress plugin.
You can add, modify, remove, search and list properties with the basic features of this theme and without any extra plugin.