Atlanta Real Estate Boosted by New Technology

September 9, 2004 -- J.P. Smith Consulting, Inc., an Atlanta real estate firm, has announced a partnership with Citihomes Realty Corporation. This partnership will provide for sales and outsourcing services of the Internet technology utilized by Citihomes in its online real estate operations.

The technology, a specially designed database and website provided by the company NextMLS, provides an extremely user-friendly interface for potential home buyers, as well as being a useful organizational tool and lead generator for real estate agents.

People looking for Atlanta real estate can search listings on personalized agent web sites by subdivision, neighborhood, school district—even street—and can view the price change history, sales history, and number of days on the market of any house listed within the database. The website also provides a mortgage calculator and an email alert system to notify clients when new Atlanta real estate matching their prerequisites has been listed.

J.P. Smith, the owner of J.P. Smith Consulting, Inc., and his Atlanta real estate agents found at www. also get a long list of functions in their "online office" that include a complete Customer Relationship Management system (CRM). Agents can keep general notes on a client's home preferences, as well as email and conversation notes. They can also set reminders, email clients, keep a work log, and a daily calendar. Agents are able to monitor activity on the website by reviewing statistical reports for up to seven days, keeping abreast of Atlanta real estate market interest.

J.P. Smith said, "In my first three months using this website, I sold over $1.3 million in Atlanta real estate. The website continues to generate an average of two leads a day, and the Customer Relationship Management system helps me monitor and keep track all of my incoming clients."

Citihomes Realty Corporation is seeking agents nationwide who are looking to establish their online presence with this new database and website. To see some of the beautiful Atlanta real estate listings or to see free information about this useful real estate tool, visit or call 404-376-7419.

About J.P. Smith Consulting, Inc.
After providing consulting services to Fortune 100 companies for ten years, J.P. Smith decided to launch his own consulting firm focusing on the real estate needs of Atlanta, Georgia. An Atlanta native, J.P. Smith specializes in residential Atlanta real estate in some of the oldest and most historical districts, including Buckhead, Vinings, Smyrna, and Marietta.

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