There have been several different websites and looks over the years on this site. I even made some tweaks to the Cook & Will County Real Estate website last year to make it easier to read and navigate. Below is my prior look for the Cook County Real Estate website before this new template:
Below is what it looked like before the black and gray version
The upcoming change will be more drastic. Although I chose a layout that is similar to the look above, the colors, heading and other items will be different. Again, I will strive to keep the site relevant with great real estate content but easy to use.
Maybe you're a buyer that doesn't need to read how to buy a place as you might be on your 3rd home. You just want to search the MLS. And that will be another site improvement. A better MLS search offering even more data than before.
This Chicago area blog will match the new website (although I've always liked the set-up below) and will be a more seamless part of it. I currently have to manually add new blog posts to the home page, it will be done automatically once the site has been updated. The photo below is my original Chicago Suburbs Real Estate area blog:
While waiting for the changes I will not be posting any further blog posts (I hope it doesn't take too long), since they all have to be moved over to the new platform. I am anxious to see the new website and will sign off for now. The above layout is like my "baby" - it was my first semi-custom website and it will be difficult to let it go. But it's time...