Propertynews.com awarded ‘Website of the Year’ title at the DANI Awards 2018.
This award is given to a website which focuses on fantastic design. The website must have great user experience and should have helped deliver the business goals. The hotly-contested category saw Propertynews.com go head-to-head with 34 entrants.
This is the second major award that Propertynews.com has recently won. Build Awards recently appointing the site ‘Property Portal of the Year’.
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The recent redevelopment of the website was overseen by Colm Sharkey, Digital Development Manager. Combining 36 months of extensive user research with mobile-first principles ensured that the new site would meet the market needs. User experience improved with the introduction of responsive, intelligent search tools, instant alerts and faster loading images.
“The objectives of the new website project were to completely re-think how we helped home-movers find properties. Catering for the new technology and the different ways people would like to search for their new home. The focus of the new website is to provide improved conversions and leads whilst thrilling both users and estate agents. The innovative new features raised the bar in property portals not just locally, but globally.”
Propertynews.com has been a trusted industry partner for estate agents across Northern Ireland for more than 25 years and the new site offers them more opportunities to promote their brand than ever before.
Mark Reilly, Commercial Manager for Propertynews.com says, “Throughout the build, we worked closely with estate agents across Northern Ireland to gain their insight and feedback on what they needed from the new site. We focused on delivering a website for them which would deliver even greater results and made it even easier for home-movers to contact them. The positive feedback we have received from our agents is a testimony to how well the team have done in delivering this.”
GCD Technologies Project Manager on the Propertynews.com rebuild, Simon Gough, also commented, “The Propertynews.com project was a thoroughly enjoyable project to manage. The fresh, new code and the huge scope to embrace new technology and features made the build challenging but thoroughly rewarding. The team at GCD are delighted with the finished product and believe we have broke new ground and established a new benchmark in the property portal industry”.
With 2 awards in hand and exceptional feedback from users and estate agents alike, the new Propertynews.com continues to deliver a personal, professional solution and produce real results.
Try the new site today at www.propertynews.com.