BEST HOME SEARCH NETWORK MEMBERSHIP TERMS & CONDITIONS
BestHomeSearch.com, herein referred to as the (The Company)
is Owned by The Real Estate Savings Center, LLC – Jay D. Rogers, Director
South Carolina Real Estate Broker: (SC License #24852).
The Company is an Exclusive Online Website Marketing and Prospect Referral Network for qualified Realtors and other Real Estate Service Providers. The Company owns and manages a number of real estate related Portals and Websites including but not limited to BestHomeSearch.com, CharlestonHomesForSale.com, and SouthCarolinaHomesForSale.com, as well as The Real Estate Solutions Center at TheRESC.com. The following Terms & Conditions apply to each of the Company’s Portals and Websites.
– Mission of the Company: The Company’s Mission is to offer Time and Money Savings options, as well as helpful information to Real Estate Consumers by matching them to some of the most professional and cost-effective ways to locate, purchase, and/or sell residential real estate.
– Goal of the Company and its Members: The Goal of the Company and its Network Members is to become recognized as a top resource for Home Buyers, Home Sellers, and other Residential Real Estate Consumers looking for the greatest Values in Professional Real Estate Services in their hometown and/or in their destination city.
– No Agency Relationship or Partnership is created or implied. Although this Network Member Agreement expects both the Company and the Members to work together for the common good of the Real Estate Consumer, it is hereby understood by the Company and all Members that each is deemed independent of the another, and that this agreement does not constitute a formal Partnership, Joint Venture, or Agency Relationship between the Company and its Network Members.
NETWORK MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS
ONLINE MARKETING for QUALIFIED REALTORS® with ABR, BIC, CRS, ePRO, and/or GRI designations: All Realtor Memberships including Exclusive Website Marketing and/or Prospect Referrals are available on a First Reserved basis. For details, please select the “For Realtors” Tab at the top of the page. No Realtor Member may represent that their services are free or available at no cost to their customers or clients, unless the REALTOR® will receive no compensation from any source for those services.”
REAL ESTATE SERVICE PROVIDERS: See “For Service Providers” Tab at the top of this page. Memberships for qualified Real Estate Service Providers include Countywide Website Showcase Marketing at Little Cost. The Countywide Landing Pages are built, optimized, marketed, and maintained by the Company for the following qualified Real Estate Service Providers:
– Mortgage Lenders: National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) are preferred for Mortgage Bankers, Mortgage Brokers, and Online Lenders.
– Closing Service Providers: Real Estate Attorneys, Escrow Agents and Companies, and Title Insurance Firm are welcome to apply.
– Home Inspectors: ASHI and/or InterNACHI Members are preferred for Home Inspections and Pre-Listing Inspections. Pest or Mold Inspectors are also welcome to request Membership.
– Other Real Estate Service Providers:: The Company can also approve Membership for Insurance, Home Warranty, and Home Improvement Service Professionals.
EXCLUSIVE COUNTY LANDING PAGES – The Company Builds, Optimizes, Markets, and Maintains Exclusive County Landing Pages to showcase and promote the Websites, the Services, and any Consumer Savings being offered by Network Members throughout the United States. Also referred to as “Home Search & Savings Pages”, the County Landing Pages are typically Search Engine Optimized for the Largest City in it’s the County or County equivalent area. Each Landing Page is published for “organic” placement on the Major Search Engines. The Landing Pages include:
- Hyperlocal Realtor Website Links to the Best Places to Live in the County or State area.
- 4 Customizable Lifestyle Home Search Links for Condos, Luxury Homes, Waterfront Properties, or Golf Communities, etc.
- Easy access to over 1200 New Home Communities and Builders in the USA.
- eMail Request Form for Consumers to request Realtor Savings Offers.
- 12 Local Real Estate Service Provider Website Marketing Links.
OFFERING GREATER VALUES FOR CONSUMERS & REAL ESTATE SERVICE PROVIDERS: the Company may charge little or no Member Marketing Fees but does not charge Realtor Referral Fees. Because of this, Network Members can be more flexible when offering Savings and Better Values to Real Estate Consumers.
WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION: the Company shall have the Sole Responsibility to Review, Accept, and/or Reject Network Membership requests based on the qualifications outlined herein. Such qualifications can include but are not limited to at least 4-years of Local, Professional Real Estate related experience, as well as Consumer Focused Time and/or Money Savings Services offered by the Applicant for Membership.
CONFIRMATION: If/When Network Membership is approved, a Company Representative shall attempt to notify the Applicant by phone and email within One Business Day to discuss the current availability of Exclusive Website Marketing & Referral Areas.
CAN-SPAM ACT: The Company hereby agrees to follow the policies outlined in the “A Compliance Guide for Business” by the Federal Trade Commission for the CAN-SPAM ACT.
GUARANTEES: The Company hereby guarantees that each Exclusive County Landing Page is built and optimized for “organic” first page placement on the Search Engines for search terms such as “Best Real Estate Websites”, “Best Places to Live in (County)”, “Best Places to Live near (City)”, “(City) MLS Listings”, “(City) Homes for Sale”, “best home search”, and/or other Home or Real Estate related Search Terms.
Many of our optimized Landing Pages can and will reach first page placement, however since Search Engine Results does change and Search Engines use different algorithms, server farms, and data centers, the actual “organic” search term results displayed on the Search Engines cannot be guarantee at any given position or time.
NETWORK MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT