Advanced properties search provided in Real Homes theme is powerful and fully customizable to fulfill various needs. You can select which fields you want to display and what data will be displayed in those fields.
You can display multiple location fields to provide search behavior like State > City > Area. You can change the values of price fields. You can modify the search behaviors and values for beds and baths fields. In short you can fully customize the search form to match your own needs.
Real Homes theme supports up to 4 location dropdowns to produce search fields like Country > State > City > Area. These dropdowns works for locations hierarchy automatically. The numbers and labels of these dropdowns are fully customizable from customizer settings.
Search form over image module can be enabled for homepage to replace slider area with a graceful looking search form over a background image. Real Homes also provides related customizer settings to fully customize image, search form fields, text, colors and margins.
Real Homes includes Google Maps API integration that enables you to display Google Maps with properties markers on search results page, properties display pages, property detail page, home page, Contact page and taxonomy archive pages.
Real Homes theme includes compare properties feature that allow your website visitor to add properties to a compare pool and later on compare those properties side by side. Visitor do not need to login to use this feature. Check out theme demos for real experience.
Real Homes theme provides page templates to display properties in list layout and grid layout. These templates are also supported with meta boxes to filter and sort properties based on your requirements. So basically you can create any type of custom list of properties based on your own custom criteria.
Real Homes provides multiple templates to display your properties in the form of a gallery. Each template contains a quick filter based on property statuses.
Real Homes theme provides a wide set of customizer settings that will help you configure and customize stuff around your website more easily.
You can customize the price format to any currency in the world. You can customize the URL slugs to your required ones. You can customize all the important stuff related to your website using customizer settings and without going into code.
Real Homes provides a rich set of meta boxes that are super easy to use. The goal of these meta boxes is to make it easier for you to add and modify a property.
Real Homes provides an easy to use interface to add/modify/remove additional details related to a property. This feature can be used in many ways especially to add a certain type of information for which there is no other meta box available.
You can add floor plans related to a property using an easy to use interface provided on property add/edit page on admin-side.
You can provide various types of files ( pdf, office documents, images etc ) as attachments to a property.
Real Homes theme provides similar properties module on property detail page which displays properties similar to current property.
Real Homes theme provides a sub properties module on property detail page to display any sub/child properties ( like apartments in a building ). Each child property works as a full property independently.
Real Homes provides Google reCAPTCHA API integration support on all the contact forms in theme to prevent spam.
You can provide user registration, login and forgot password features on your site to let users access member only features.
Real Homes comes with simple login and registration features from start but Social Login feature was introduced in version 2.6.1 and allow you to integrate any social network with your website for this purpose. Consult the related section in documentation for more details.
This theme provides front end property submit template and related configurations. So you can restrict certain level of users from accessing administrator dashboard and provide them an interface on front end to submit properties. Later on website administrator can review and publish the submitted properties. You can also configure the settings to auto publish a property as soon the user pays a certain fee.
Since Real Homes version 2.6.0 you can show/hide any field on property submit form. This will help you hide the fields you think you do not need on your website.
Real Homes theme provides a template to display properties related to current user on front end. This template can be used to preview property, edit property, make a payment for property or even removing a property. A user can pay through paypal to get his submitted property published. Payment feature can be enabled or disabled from customizer settings.
A visitor can add properties to his favorites collection, So that he can visit his/her favorites properties later on.
Visitor do not need to login to use this feature as if he/she is not logged in then the favorite properties information is stored in cookies. But if the user is logged in then this information is stored in database as user meta.
Real Homes theme provides a front end profile edit page. This page enables a user to edit his profile information without going to dashboard.
A user can later on choose to display this information with his submitted property as agent’s information is dispalyed in theme’s demo.
Real Homes theme provides FAQs support using Quick and Easy FAQs plugin developed by Inspiry Themes. So you can add FAQs to your website and even make them filterable.
Real Homes theme is translation ready and you can translate it to any one language ( LTR or RTL ) without the need of a plugin. But, If you want to build a multi language website then you can use a plugin like WPML with this theme.
Real Homes is compatible with iHomefinder Optima Express IDX plugin and you can test its Classic Demo and Modern Demo. Please note that Real Homes theme supports iHomefinder Optima Express IDX plugin as an additional feature.
So, it is a complete theme even without iHomefinder Optima Express IDX plugin and that plugin is not required for basic functionality of this theme. Kindly check out screen shots to understand what this theme offers without iHomefinder Optima Express plugin. You can add, modify, remove, search and list properties with the basic features of this theme and without any extra plugin.
This theme is compatible with dsIDXpress plugin and you can test its Classic Demoand Modern Demo. Please note that Real Homes theme supports dsIDXpress plugin as an additional feature.
So, it is a complete theme even without dsIDXpress plugin and that plugin is not required for basic functionality of this theme. Kindly check out screen shots to understand what this theme offers without dsIDXpress plugin. You can add, modify, remove, search and list properties with the basic features of this theme and without any extra plugin.
You can build any type of slider using Revolution Slider plugin that comes included as part of this theme’s main pack. If you only want to use properties slider then there is already a slider available for that.
Real Homes theme main package contains a ready to use child theme to make it easy for you to get started with modifications and keep updating the parent theme whenever the new update becomes available.
Real Homes theme provides one click demo import feature to help you quickly setup your site like the theme demo and learn all the things by observing how those are done on demo site.
Real Homes theme provides an easy to understand but detailed documentation. It will guide you at almost every step, Either it is a configuration OR adding some sort of contents OR installing a compatible plugin.
Real Homes theme provides various custom widgets like Advance properties search widget, Feature properties widget, Featured properties related to a particular agent and property types widget.