Submitting your sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools increases the likelyhood Google will index more pages on your real estate website. However, many agents are unaware that real estate listings are rarely included within website sitemaps. Therefore, it’s important to locate and submit IDX Sitemaps to GWT.   Links: Yoast Sitemap: yoursite.com/sitemap_index.xml Showcase IDX Sitemap: yoursite.com/properties/xmlsitemap/

It’s an ongoing source of listing agent frustration. “Am I doing something wrong? Is it my website? Is it me? It’s my listing, why don’t I show up in Google’s search results for the listing address?” My actual video response to a frustrated (and confused) listing agent:   Every broker / agent needs and wants