How to add a new listing on the updated nickfundytus.ca
To have a consistent method for adding new listings on our website as part of our launch procedures. This ensures:
Less wasted time
Gather the information that you need:
Intake Form (in client-facing file)
MPAC Level 2 Report (In client-facing file)
Pre-list inspection (In client-facing file)
HoodQ Report (In client-facing file)
Floor Plans (In with MLS Photos)
Status Certificate (if it is a condo, stored in its own drive within listing file)
Still Photos (Should be in their own folder in drive for listing)
Video (on YouTube)
Open Walkscore website and look up property
Look up the four digit map code and neighbourhood name on the OREB Map Code site
URL for the 3D Tour
Write a property description (Create a separate tab/sheet in intake form)
Open the admin side of nickfundytus.ca
Add photos for the listing under the media tab within their own folder
Create the folder under listing still photos titled as the property name
Click “Add New” and drag and drop photos into folder. Best to drag and drop from Google Drive desktop
Go to Test Listing and Duplicate
Edit within Wordpress
Change the title to address. Use full names, ie; 114 Lees Avenue, not 114 Lees or 114 Lees Ave.
Fill in the listing details chart
Price - use comma(s), but no dollar signs - ie; 360,000
Bedrooms - Use number, not text (4, not four). 2+1 means two bedrooms upstairs and two bedrooms downstairs
Bathrooms - Use full numbers or .5 notations for half baths. Two full baths plus a powder room is 2.5 baths, for example.
Open Houses - Write the date and time if one is scheduled
Condo Fees - Write amount/frequency. ie; $532/month
Schools - Write the number of schools in the HOODQ report that it is assigned to. For example 5
Parking - Number and type of spots. ie; 1 garage + 2 driveway
Property taxes - Show amount/year, ie; $3546/2023
Transit Score - Show score out of 100, ie; 56/100
Bike Score - Show score out of 100, ie; 56/100
Main Bus Routes - Don’t input
Uber Rating - Don’t input
Walk Score - Show score out of 100, ie; 56/100
Sq Feet - Put in number only, based upon total from MPAC level 2 report
Monthly Utilities - Fill in total amount from client’s intake form
Is this listing sold? - Enter no for now
Neighbourhood - Fill in the neighbourhood from the OREB Map Code Site
Days on Market Image - Leave blank for now
Offers presented image - Leave blank for now
Social Impressions Image - Leave blank for now
Repairs Including Details - Leave blank for now
Repairs Including Image - Leave blank for now
Excerpt 2 - Leave blank for now
Excerpt - Write a very brief summary/hook for the property, focusing on what it is and why the reader will love it. ie; This turn-key ready condo has commanding views of the Ottawa River
Set the Featured Image - This should be the best shot of the house. It could even be an aerial view or the view from the balcony. Sell the home with one image.
Click “Save Draft” on right hand side of page
Edit with Elementor - IMPORTANT - Use Ctrl+Alt+V to paste, not just Ctrl+V.
Add the YouTube Tour
change the URL to the correct video from YouTube
add an image from the media library as a thumbnail
Add the 3D Tour
Update the iFrame HTML code (left side of editor) to the URL for this property
Add other videos if applicable
Add a custom widget, either video on left or right.
“Short on Time - Subtitle - “Get a high-speed 3D walkthrough tour here”
Tour the Neighbourhood - Subtitle - “Sit back, relax and tour the neighbourhood with us. It’s a great way to discover a new place you’ll love to live.”
Key Features - Use the title, summary and 3 column setup that exists. Each column is a different part of the home or area
Gallery - Delete the default gallery photos and add in all of the listing photos from the correct photo in the media gallery
Location - Add a map of the home and its location to the content. Pick a zoom level of 14 or 15
Floor Plans - Link the button to the publicly shareable link of the floorplan within the listing file in Google Drive.
Pre-Inspection - Link the button to the publicly shareable link of the inspection within the listing file in Google Drive.
HoodQ Report - Link the button to the publicly shareable link of the HoodQ Report within the listing file in Google Drive.
Condo Documents - Link the button to the publicly shareable link of the folder for the condo documents within the listing file in Google Drive. Delete this widget if it is not a condo
Did you know - Gather this information from intake form
Key systems and updates - Get this information from intake form. Write n/a or unknown for missing information.
Add all updates and key systems in order from newest (top) to oldest (bottom)