How To Get Noticed and Stay Noticed on Real Estate Websites

If you have ever tried to sell a property, or worked with a realtor trying to sell a property, you know that visibility of your listing is key.  But websites like Zillow.com and Realtor.com favor new listings.

Now you may have had your property in contract.  During the option period, the buyer's financing didn't come through.  Now you re-activate your listing.  However, at this point your listing may be 3, 4, or more weeks old.  Perhaps several hundred new listings have been placed, and you find your listing now on page 9!

What do you do to get back on page 1?  What do you do to keep your listing visibility high, and near the top?

There are a couple easy ways to keep your listing near the top.  Real estate websites recognize changes in listings, which gets your listing noticed.  So, feel free to change the price, either higher or lower.  You can repeat this every 2-3 days.

Another tip is to have an open house.  Have one every...

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