Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes (Home Point Real Estate)

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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I have not heard of this provider before.  I like WordPress not for SEO, but for the plugin landscape.  Anything I want, I can find.  Need to automate a blog?  Got it.  Need to autopost your blogs to every social network on earth?  Got it.  Security controls?  Got it.  Indexable IDX?  Yup, got that too.


I had no trouble with wordpress and no learning curve (or at least a VERY small one).  I like the control and I hate paying someone else to do what I can do.  Plus this way, I get the best of breed products that I control myself.  Why use REW's auto blog, when I can tailor one to my own liking?  If I want to add a new page, I can do it myself and not have to explain my vision to someone else.

Nov 20, 2015 08:48 AM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Gene - I use Weebly, and am very pleased with how easy it is to use. I am working on updating my site as we speak.

Nov 20, 2015 04:18 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I have not tried a Weebly site.  Let us know how it works for you.

Nov 20, 2015 02:13 AM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Gene, Wordpress did not exactly pass the Pat Test.  I did not find it to be all that user friendly and moved to REW, which is so far so good.

Nov 20, 2015 12:11 AM
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Working on a Wordpress site now.  It's a learning curve. 

Nov 19, 2015 11:37 PM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Thanks for the info; will be reading responses.

Nov 19, 2015 10:43 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty


Nov 19, 2015 10:29 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I have used WEEBLY for other enterprises and it met every expectation.

I also use AWS....and a number of others. The reason is the perception of user demographics. Just like AOL users and Foursquare and MySpace have very distinct users so do these service providers.

What I have discovered, however, is the user demographics does not create sufficient leverage to merit the overhead of maintenance. Success is reliant on feeders and selection of the correct key words and phrases and of course, feeding the one you want to win.

Nov 19, 2015 10:05 PM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I have not heard of weebly.

Nov 19, 2015 09:32 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Gene. Knew nothing about the site, but will check it out over the weekend, thanks for the heads up.

Nov 19, 2015 05:28 PM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Friday morning Gene. My answer is no.

Nov 19, 2015 05:09 PM
Sandra Graves
Keller Williams Realty - Folsom, CA

I haven't heard of them. They look almost exactly like Wix. I haven't tried any of them because I've been with the same hosting company for over a decade and I pay one fee for unlimited domains and websites. I tried your URL and got website not found.

Nov 19, 2015 03:30 PM
Toronto, ON

Although I have heard of Weebly, I have never researched the site.

Nov 19, 2015 12:22 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I have seen it advertised on TV.  Frankly, I was not impressed with it, but if it works for you all the more power to you.  A

Nov 19, 2015 11:59 AM
Gary Coles (International Referrals)
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
Latin America Real Estate

I have seen a few articles lately that have suggested Weebly and am curious to see what people in real estate have to say about it.

Nov 19, 2015 11:30 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC


Nov 19, 2015 10:44 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Not familiar with Weebly, Gene. If it is easy to navigate then it would definitely be worth a try.

Nov 19, 2015 10:25 AM
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

I wouldn't bother with something that doesn't get good SEO?

Nov 19, 2015 10:22 AM
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

i have like 7 web sites using weebly. i like it fine. my seo is fine. i also added ihouse web , for a different reason.. mixed results so far

Nov 19, 2015 08:06 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Easy is important, gets used more.

Feb 11, 2019 10:22 PM