Insight Realty is a Pittsburgh- and Philadelphia-focus commission rebate broker. With their unique business model came a need for custom development work for their website to highlight their unique benefits for buyers and sellers alike.First, Insight wanted to incorporate a slider on the homepage to show buyers and sellers how much they could save by working with a rebate broker instead of a...Read More
No two real estate offices are the same. That's why we have no problem providing custom technical development to address an office's specific needs. Integrity Plus Realty in Westmoreland County approached Joyce Inc. at the start of 2019 looking for a major site upgrade. The firm had seen explosive growth within the last few years and needed a modern website that could support their ever-expanding...Read More
Heading into 2019, one theme emerges for most major real estate predictions: Uncertainty. Of course, heading into every new year brings a sense of uncertainty. However, according to the Urban Land Institute’s annual Emerging Trends report, 2019 seems particularly unsure. From shifts in consumer demands, to the mounting affordable housing crisis, to the impact of Amazon and super-fast e-commerce,...Read More
Google My Business is a free feature offered by Google to both online and brick-and-mortar businesses. Your business probably has one, whether you know it or not.Google My Business information is represented in the right-hand box that appears on certain Google searches. This is called the Knowledge Panel, and contains things like your business' hours, a link to your website, user reviews, photos,...Read More
Francis J. Palo, Inc. General Contractors is a construction company based in Clarion, PA. Their long-standing website showcased their heavy highway division, but made no mention of their other divisions: Industrial, CNG and Environmental Services. They wanted a website that showcased the full scope of their capabilities with a fresh, modern look.After assessing their needs, Joyce, Inc. began...Read More
How do you show an odor?That's the problem one company brought to us. Solutio Tek, an odor control solution company, was having trouble communicating their services into a visual website. They were also in the middle of changing the name of their company, making this a perfect time for a website redesign.Our design team developed a new site with a clean, bright feel. The homepage photos showcase a...Read More
As a client of Joyce, Inc., you have access to a Control Panel that lets you easily access and edit many aspects of your site. If you've never used it, or haven't used it recently, here are some of the things you're able to do (depending on your site's age and type):Edit page contentWrite a new blog entrySee your leads (contact form submissions)Update your agents or staffChange photos Update...Read More
This year, our season started off with a double-header. A long-time client challenged us to update both of their websites at the same time. Bootay Bevington & Nichols, LLC is celebrating 15 years of serving Pittsburgh and wanted to celebrate with a more attractive, mobile friendly website. Our content writers set up SEO-rich dedicated pages for each of their services offerings so that...Read More
High Flight Academy is a flight school based out of the Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport. After trying multiple different approaches to getting their website built, they contacted us to get their site airborne (if you'll pardon the pun).
The client's requests:
Elevate the design and content to a professional level.
Help funnel visitors to sign up for a $99 test...Read More
Joyce, Inc. specializes in websites for real estate brokers. Below are some of the myths and misconceptions we've encountered while discussing our IDX website software, ListingManager.Myth: New websites are expensive.Close one extra transaction and you'll have recouped your cost. The new site will provide plenty of ways to capture that one extra sale.Myth: Realtors don't need websites.People look...Read More
As a brand-new real estate company, Harvest Real Estate Services was looking for a full-service agency to help them get established online. The Joyce, Inc. team provided a from-scratch site design and wrote all content for the site with one thing in mind: community.
During our initial Discovery meetings with the Harvest team, we heard over and over that "community" was the foundation...Read More
We get asked by our real estate clients all the time: "How should I be using social media for my real estate agency?" Every business is different, and every social media strategy should be customized. But there is one piece of information we give to all of our real estate clients: houses that are posted on social media sell faster and for more money.As we've worked with real estate agencies for...Read More
Aishel Real Estate provides buyer/seller services, but also property management, property investment advising, and rental properties. They needed their new homepage to help drive users to the appropriate content page quickly and easily.
Aishel Real Estate's new homepage guides users toward the right section of the site with above-the-fold buttons for each of their business units....Read More
Albert Anthony Real Estate has partnered with REGENT PENN to bring modular homes to Pittsburgh. This broker-builder project is one of the first endeavors to build new homes faster and with less disturbance in the dense neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. The homes are constructed off-site in a climate-controlled facility in Pennsylvania, then shipped and assembled onsite.
Because modular builds are so...Read More
RE/MAX Realty Access approached us requesting a completely new site.This client had two priorities: improving their site's design and boosting traffic.For the overall look and feel of the site, we played into the RE/MAX logo's color scheme and invested in beautiful, high-quality photography. To improve the functionality and SEO-friendliness of the site, we wrote the content for several new pages...Read More