Last updated: February 4, 2015Welcome to an introduction to all the great new features and capabilities of the completely new and redesigned NorthernColoradoRentals.com website!
1. HOME Page:
o Quick Browse Map: New redesigned circular map in upper left corner. Just "mouse over" the city you are interested in and click!
o Featured Listing: Improved visibility of our featured listings that have Virtual Tours included.
o Customer Testimonials: Our featured customer testimonials will now show up at the bottom of the new Home Page.
o Facebook: By clicking on the Facebook icon on the blue navigation bar you will be taken directly to our Facebook page.
o Twitter: By clicking on the Twitter icon on the blue navigation bar you will be taken directly to our Twitter page.
2. FIND A RENTAL Page:
o Brand New Feature: You can now view all of your search results on a single map of the area.
o Property Type: You can now search for multiple property types in a single search.
o City: You can now search multiple cities in a single search. And we no longer allow made up city names!
o Rent: You now have a very easy and simple slider bar to specify your minimum and maximum rent range.
o Sq Feet: You now have the option to also specify the minimum and maximum square footage of the desired property.
o Bedrooms: You now have the ability to specify the minimum and maximum number of bedrooms.
o Bathrooms: You now have the ability to specify the minimum and maximum number of bathrooms.
o Pets: You can now search for properties that specifically have a "No Pets" policy.
o Lease Terms Offered: You can now search for properties where you can "Rent-to-own".
o General Search: You can now search for properties by any amenity, feature, and nearby facilities.
o ANOTHER BRAND NEW FEATURE: After doing a search, you can return to the search page and all of your previous selections will have been saved for you -- no more having to reenter all your search criteria again! To start a totally new search, just click the "New Search" button at the bottom of the page.
o Your Search Results - Date Available & Date Listed: We now show you the date when the property will be available and you can also sort by Date Available. You can now also sort your results by Date Listed (the date the listing was originally listed or renewed), Now you can quickly find any new listings since you last searched the website.
o Your Search Results - Details View: We now show you where the property is located on a map. And you can zoom in on the Satellite view and see the actual street and property!
FOR LANDLORDS / OWNERS / PROPERTY MANAGERS:
1. HOME Page:
o Manage Account Info: Now gives you access to all of your Order Receipts! You lost the one you received via email? No worries, just look it up on our website to review it or print it out if necessary.
2. LIST A RENTAL Pages:
o Property Address: Instead of entering a City name, you are now required to enter an actual Zip Code for each property listing. Then the City name is automatically filled in for you. We no longer allow made up City names.
o Bedrooms: We now allow for any number of bedrooms and we also allow for 0 bedrooms (e.g. storage units, garage, office space).
o Bathrooms: We now allow for any number of bathrooms.
o Rent: We now allow for any amount of rent, including free rent.
o Date Available: We now require that a specific availability date be specified. We also allow you to enter any additional notes and information related to the property's availability.
o Lease terms offered: We now allow you to specify "Rent-to-own" if it is applicable to your property.
o Description of property: Are pets allowed? You can now do some limited formatting of your property description (e.g. bold, underline, italics, etc.).
o Photos: You can now upload as many photos as you would like. You can also drag & drop your photos from your computer's desktop directly into your listing.
o Listing Preview: We now show you where the property is located on a map. And you can zoom in on the Satellite view and see the actual street and property!
3. LANDLORD TOOLS Page:
o Number of listings per page: You can now set your Landlord Tools page to show 5, 10, 15, 25, 50, or ALL listings per page.
o Filter your tracking data: It's now easier to set the date ranges for all your tracking data.
o Mouse over Help tips: You can now just move your mouse over most buttons and fields to see a popup Help message that will describe what each of them does.
o New Action Buttons: We have added new action buttons to make it more clear what you can do next with each of your listings.
o New Search capability: You can now search for any property listings in your Landlord Tools by street address, city, or headline.