Lead gates are essential to capturing new customers and prospects online. The information your lead capture form asks for directly impacts your lead conversion rate. Lead capture forms place value behind your website's content and marketing campaigns. Without a lead capture form, buyers and sellers can otherwise access your content for free. Digital marketers agree across all industries that the length of a lead form directly impact conversion rates.
The more information agents ask from real estate leads, the less likely leads will be to provide that information. Likewise, the more value leads place behind the gated content, the more likely they’ll be to leave their information. So, what if that required information is optional? Will real estate leads share personal information if they don't have too? Most importantly, will they share their phone number if it's not required?