We are thrilled to receive this website designation and to be recognized as a real estate leader using “best practices” in website design and Internet communications.
Bettendorf, Iowa (Vocus/PRWEB) February 26, 2011
Mel Foster Co. has earned the Website Quality Certification (WQC), presented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® to member companies that have demonstrated excellence in website design, functionality and execution. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® - a global network of 600 premier real estate firms who set the standard of quality service, while generating a high volume of referral, relocation, and real estate business. As Iowa's largest independently owned real estate company, Mel Foster Co. was invited to join the nation's leading network of independent real estate brokers in 1993.
Every aspect of the site, http://www.melfosterco.com, was reviewed to ensure exacting standards were met in six key areas, ranging from design and content to human interactivity to search engine optimization. The WQC was introduced in 2009 to recognize and encourage superior websites among Leading Real Estate Companies of the World’s 600 member firms. Mel Foster Co. is one of 111 applicants to earn the 2010 WQC designation.
“We are thrilled to receive this website designation and to be recognized as a real estate leader using “best practices” in website design and Internet communications. It confirms that our home buyers and sellers are experiencing excellent and superior results on our site as well as providing valuable customer service by being the real estate information resource through this medium,” explains Kris Ratigan, director of corporate marketing of Mel Foster Co.
“With over 90% of people using the Internet in their home search, it is essential for any successful real estate firm to have an engaging, informative and easy-to-use website,” notes Pam O’Connor, president/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. “By earning the Website Quality Certification, Mel Foster Co. has demonstrated that it provides vital online resources to home buyers and sellers.”
For information about Mel Foster Co, please visit http://www.melfosterco.com
About Mel Foster Co.
Founded in 1921, Mel Foster Co. is the Real Estate Leader of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois serving Davenport, Bettendorf, Moline, Rock Island and the surrounding Quad City area, and it is Iowa’s largest independently owned real estate company. The company specializes in residential sales and offers services in insurance, commercial, farm and land sales, land development, and management, rental, relocation, career development, new construction and senior services. Visit our website at http://www.melfosterco.com for more information.
About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (http://www.LeadingRE.com) is the largest network of top independent local and regional brand-name brokerage firms in the residential sector of real estate. The 600 firms affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) are represented by 5,000 offices and 150,000 associates in more than 30 countries worldwide. The organization's leadership is demonstrated by the fact that its affiliates comprise six of the top 10 real estate companies in the country. Collectively, LeadingRE affiliates produced nearly 1 million home sales valued at $250 billion in the U.S. in 2009. In addition, LeadingRE affiliates hold the Number One position in terms of sales or volume in more of the top markets than any other organization.