How-To: Build a Real Estate Website in 2 hours or less

The number one roadblock you’ll face is the seemingly daunting task of getting started. But Move Up Real Estate is about to show you how easy it is to start your own real estate website or blog without having any technical skills or coding experience. In fact, you can get started today. As in right NOW. Below is a step-by-step tutorial in ridiculous detail (including screenshots) on how to get your new real estate website online in minutes. So here we go…


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Real Estate Website


Visit MODAhost Managed WordPress Hosting and choose the first plan – ‘Basic’.

Real Estate Website Plan


Once you hit the Add to Cart button you’ll end up on the term selection page. Select the hosting term that you would like based on price, the longer the term the more you save.

Real Estate Website Promo Code


Depending on the hosting term, you may have qualified for a free domain name, if not, you can search/buy your domain right from the cart.

Once you have decided on your domain and completed the normal checkout process which is similar to any other online checkout, you will be directed to your newly created account.
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In your newly created account, find ‘WordPress Hosting’ and click the blue Setup button

WordPress Real Estate Website


Next, you will need to click ‘Create a New WordPress Site’

WordPress Real Estate Website


Click ‘Select a domain from your account’ and choose the domain you have just purchased.

Next, choose your username, your email that you will use for the site, and a strong password then click ‘FINISH’

It takes about 45 seconds to deploy your new WordPress installation.

WordPress Real Estate Website


Now your installation is setup. Click ‘MANAGE’ which will log you into your new site.

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Once you have logged in, click on ‘Appearence’ then ‘Themes’ – then ‘Add New’ at the very top

WordPress Real Estate Website
Real Estate WordPress Website


Search ‘Real Estate‘ – choose the design you prefer and click ‘Install

WordPress Real Estate Site


Click ‘Activate’

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real estate site
real estate site


If necessary, install any required plugins and activate


Once you have completed all of the steps, you can begin creating pages, blog posts, add a listing, anything you want to do. This tutorial goes over the basics. However, we will provide a very detailed Real Estate Website build including a premium design with all the bells and whistles in the near future. *We recommend elohost as a hosting provider because they are a small company that provides unbelievable support and services that are better than most other companies charging 10x as much – definitely check it out and support a small reliable company.

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