Monday, April 12, 2010

(empo-tuulwey) Auto-real estate listings, like auto-tune, still have an artificial feel

The pitch sounds promising.

Real Estate Solutions
Cevado offers complete solutions for website development

Your website gives your potential clients an immediate first impression of you. And you want that impression to be feelings of quality, trustworthiness, and professionalism. Don't settle for a cheap sub par website that clients never come back to. Ensure that your clients visit again and again with a Cevado website.

Well, let me show you my first encounter with a Cevado creation. This isn't a website per se, but a YouTube video for a home for sale in Guin, Alabama.

And yes, it is possible to buy three-bedroom two-bath homes for less than $65,000. Let's just say that the Guin real estate market is not like the Los Angeles real estate market.

But I was really put off by the pacing of the synthetic voice that was used in the video. There are better automated voices out there.

The main site itself was better and did look professional. Well, it was better until I tried to go from to what I assumed was the home page,

The proper home page, as it turns out, is But it took a bit of search to find it.

Nevertheless, while I may quibble here and there, Cevado is certainly working on putting together a good package for real estate professionals. And that business needs all the help it can get these days.
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