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Improved Flex Starter theme and more Flex upgrades launched

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Following the launch of our new Flex Bold premium theme , we are proud to announce upgrades on our Flex Starter theme. The Starter theme is our most basic real estate theme and is perfect for smaller teams, but still punches above its weight when you compare it with other websites. You can review the features list here , and browse the sample Flex Starter theme here . Some of the latest upgrades include: Upgraded header . We now offer customisation of your website header, similiar to what is provided below on the sample website. Contact us for a quote. Design tweaks:  We improved the search results, property details and other pages, using our industry leading responsive design architecture. Your one website will work on all devices for a seamless user experience.  Currency converter : Now offered as standard. Bond calculator : Now offered as standard. Free valuation form : Now offered as standard. (Leads also pushed through to Base similiar to property leads and general enquiries). Pro

New Flex Bold real estate theme launched

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We are proud to announce the official launch of our new premium Flex real estate theme, called Bold. While our standard Flex themes are already the benchmark for creating highly personalised real estate websites , the Bold theme takes it one step further: A highly optimised, premium layout that makes your brand and your listing portfolio stand out;  Your SEO is supercharged with advanced Airtable integration: Features like area articles, agent reviews, and FAQ sections that are integrated throughout your website, comes standard; The option of multi-step lead forms. custom lead routing, payment gateway integration, and other custom integrations; Other Flex features, including the ability to customise your property search function, search results, property details, and other dynamic pages are included; It can be powered by our Base CRM , our external listing systems, and is backed by our legendary 100% uptime guarantee, unrestricted bandwidth, and storage. View the Bold theme sample webs

Reflecting on 3 years and 100% uptime with our Flex real estate websites

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post by Adriaan GrovĂ©, Entegral Founder Back in 2018 we launched our 2nd generation Flex platform, internally called the  Flex Template Language .   Today we take a look back at the major upgrades, the way forward, and how this was all done by a small, dedicated Entegral team. We had several goals: Develop the industry's most flexible ( no pun intended ) platform for building real estate websites, giving clients and front-end developers creative freedom with design and integrations. Provide unmatched reliability through 100% uptime and a consistent experience, no matter where you are in the world. Ensure lower cost of ownership for clients by implementing strategies that include predictable costs and lower development fees. The ability to link Listing CRM systems (including Base ) to power websites. Develop websites that are highly optimised for speed and SEO, while providing the industry best security. Easy to implement in any country. Open up this platform to external developers

New currency converter for Flex websites

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Newer generation Flex websites (launched 2018 onwards) now have the option of showing a dynamic currency converter on listing prices, similiar to this (clients can simply click on the price dropdown to reveal):   It converts to 3 popular currencies: United States Dollars, British Pounds and Euro. The rates are updated daily.  New Flex websites launched from 1 July 2021 onwards will feature this by default, while current websites can have this enabled at a once off fee of R250 ex VAT.

South Africa's POPIA compliance and your Flex real estate website

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With South Africa's  Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) taking effect on 1 July, you need to ensure that your business complies with all the relevant local laws. As a service provider, Entegral has taken steps to ensure websites provide compliance and will continue to roll out enhancements where required, to enable you to be fully compliant.  Every business collects and processes client data in various ways and it can differ dramatically between companies. Since Flex is one of the most customisable real estate platforms out there, many clients have for instance implemented custom forms, implemented credit card payment gateways , or have done custom CRM and other chat integrations that can collect client and process information. Many Flex websites are also powered by different CRM systems, and not only by Entegral's Base CRM . It would therefore be foolish to deploy a generic POPI compliance solution for all our clients and assume that it will work for everyone. Wi

Still using the OMS? It is time to upgrade to Base

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Our long-serving OMS system was one of the first of its kind online management systems and has served South African and Namibian real estate agents well for more than 15 years since its launch in 2005. Technology has however moved on, and we need to say goodbye. In 2018, we launched the next generation OMS in the form of our  Base  CRM which not only offers everything an agent needs to run their office wherever they are, it is also a responsive design which means you are no longer bound to a desktop or laptop as it will work seamlessly from your phone or tablet. We have had a great response to Base, with many agents making the switch and if you haven't done so, now is the time to take a step into the future of real estate management tools.  Support on the OMS won't end abruptly, as we will continue to give support until the end of July 2022. Over the next 12 months, we we need to move any remaining OMS clients over to Base, so it's best not to leave your move until the las

New Flex On Show email alerts

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New automated listing On Show alerts are now available for newer generation Flex websites. Subscribers who signed up for your property alerts, will receive an automated email with properties on show on Fridays (if any matches are found).   To enable for your office, contact support@entegral.net. A once off setup fee of  R250 ex VAT is applicable while the feature will be included by default for new websites.