Base: 2 Way SMS for Namibia & Flex link on feeds & Agent/Team websites

2 Way SMS for Namibia
Namibia users can now send 2 way SMS messages from within Base to their clients or agents.
Check out our initial blog post here with the details including costs for sending and receiving. To get started simply purchase credits with your credit card in Base:

Flex links on feeds
There is now a link to your listing on your Flex powered real estate website within Base's feeds section on listings. Once the listing is active on your website, the link will be enabled similiar to the portals. We highly suggest promoting your own website on social media to build your own brand.

Agent/Team websites
If you are looking to add more value for your agents or if you are a single agent or team and would like to enhance your personal brand online, check out our updated Flex Agent and Team websites here which includes sample websites.

If you already have a Flex office website, you can create websites for a…

Create a social media brag card for your show days.

If you are a Base user, you will know by now that the system already has a range of brochures available to generate in various formats.  A few of them are called "Brag Cards".  These are specifically designed to be used on social media channels like Facebook and Instagram.  
Our Brag Cards are generated in PNG format and shows off listings that has been sold, that's recently listed or new on the market or that will be on show.  
The latest of these Brag Cards added to Base is called the On Show Brag Card and can be generated using any of the following information: 
1. Card with town and suburb only: 

2.  Card with town and suburb and listing address: 

3. Card with town and suburb, listing address and on show date and time:

The brag card will show the first two images uploaded in your gallery.  You can choose the amount and type of information disclosed in your brag card as illustrated above.  Save the brag card to your computer and upload the image to any of your social …

New 2-Way SMS feature for Base

Base users can now send and receive SMS messages to clients with the new 2-way SMS feature.

Simply open a contact and you will see a new MESSAGE tab on the right.
Click on new SMS to create a new message to a client (limited to 160 characters). Be sure to include your name and/or office details to sign off messages:

When a client replies, the message is added to the message thread of the contact. A notification is also sent to your dashboard an inbox (shown below). From here you can open the message to reply should you want to:

To purchase credits for SMS simply click on the purchase link on a new message which will take you to the following screen. When you purchase credits via credit card, it is instantly applied to your account.

You can also go to your profile / integrations and purchase credits there. Administrators have the option to override send/receive SMS functionality for individual users.

Costs and launch date

South Africa: available now. Send cost: R0.35/sms. Receive cost: R…

New furnished option for OMS, Base, Sync

We have enabled a 'furnished' field that will pull through to relevant portals that support it, including Property24 and Private Property. This is how you can select it in the various systems:
OMS Your office administrator need to go to settings, parameters. Choose 'Office:Property features list, residential' and add 'Furnished' (case sensitive). Press save.
(If you have multiple fields, separate the with commas, e.g.: furnished,ocean view,mountain view,walking distance to beach,alarm,electric fence,borehole,3-phase power)
You can also contact the Entegral Helpdesk to enable for you

Going into a listing you will notice the Furnished field you can select to show a property is furnished:

Base The field is already in Base under features, just select furnished.

Sync If you make use of your own management system through our Sync API, the new field is available to use (furnished = 1 / 0)…

Base Auction update - load your auction venue

Loading auctions, proceed to list your property as a 'for sale' sale type (auction option removed)

On the diary/calendar tab (1), create a new auction activity (2) as indicated below and se the auction date and time (3) plus venue (4).

Base will push any for sale listings marked for auction through as auctions to the portals.

Consolidated lead view filter screen for Base

There is a new consolidated lead view filter screen now available in Base under contacts.
Here you can filter for incoming leads per agent (if you are an admin) and whether it has been actioned (contacted & converted into a contact or not).

Base can automatically import all your incoming leads from the top portals and your own website, extract the contact data and automatically assign the lead source, so this gives you a consolidated view on what is happening and where to apply your online marketing spend. Our team is working to provide further insights on your leads.

The lead type also helps you identify if a lead originated from a listed or a general agent or office contact form. When you convert a lead into a valid contact, Base will auto link the original lead form to the contact too for future tracking.

We are also working on integration Facebook lead campaigns, contact our team to get early access if you are already running Facebook lead campaigns (where consumers leave thei…

Base: Multi country support for property capture

Base users are now able to load listings in multiple countries under one account. Simply select the country code dropdown, e.g. Cyprus and enter the address/location as normal:

The currency, property types, and other country specific fields will automatically adapt as you load the listing. If a specific country is not available please connect with our Helpdesk to enable.

From here listings can be syndicated to supported portals or your own Flex responsive real estate website.