Unfortunately, many web designers hop on the bandwagon for trends that don’t really help convert site visitors. In a recent YouTube video, I reveal five trends you should AVOID when it comes to real estate web design.
#5: Coming Soon Page
If no one’s visiting your website, focus on marketing what’s to come.
#4: Hero Image Sliders
Studies have shown that most people don’t click through the slideshow images on a hero slide selection.
#3: Flat Design
Flat design is an outdated trend that detracts from brand personality.
#2: Autoplay Video and Audio
Most people will leave immediately if sound or video automatically plays.
#1: Hamburger Menu
A hamburger menu is terrible for desktop devices because it hides important information and makes it difficult for users to understand where to go.
There you have it! Check out the video for a more in-depth explanation.
If you were thinking of or currently have any of these features on your website, it’s time to reconsider.
Reach out if you have questions or comments!