Cracks Google Top 10 for “Houses for Rent”

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Landlords, realtors and property managers who list their rental homes on are getting more action thanks to a well-orchestrated SEO campaign.

When appears within the first 5 listings on the search engine results page, my advertisers get the kind of results they are looking for

Rental home listing company is proof that if you’re not in the first 10 Google listings, you might as well be invisible. The company provides an online marketplace connecting rental property owners and managers with prospective tenants and home buyers. The site has property listings from all around the USA. And lately, thanks to landing at #5 for the search term “Houses for Rent”, site owner Jom Lynch is seeing more than 80,000 unique new visits every month from Google.

“There is no question that the real estate industry has migrated from newspaper listings to the Internet, and it’s natural for someone to type the phrase “houses for rent AZ”, “houses for rent FL” or “houses for rent CO” into Google and then review the results,” according to Mr. Lynch. “And when appears within the first 5 listings on the search engine results page, my advertisers get the kind of results they are looking for,” Mr. Lynch added.


The team at HouseHitz and our affiliates has been helping tenants, buyers, for-sale-by-owner home sellers, landlords, rent-to-own sellers and landlords connect on the web since 2002. The company has a special focus on helping people buy houses and own their own homes, often after years of renting. The company started with a simple website focused on Golden, Colorado but soon expanded to cover the entire state of Colorado and finally, with HouseHitz, the company is nationwide. is really a big search engine itself. Residential property owners and managers use the site to list their houses, along with a description, keywords and photos, and prospective home renters use the site to find a house to rent, buy, or even rent-to-own. Of course, for a site like this to benefit all parties, it’s important that property owners/managers and renters know the site exists.

To make sure that happens, leverages the power of Social Marketing by pushing their ads to the Internet’s most popular destinations including Twitter, Facebook, Rentbits, Zillow, Hotpads, Oodle, OLX, Vast, Trulia, Trovit, Yahoo! Real Estate and Mitula. This means that whenever a visitor to any of these sites is searching for a rental home, that visitor is presented with listings from This kind of social marketing results in advertisers receiving email and phone calls from their ads nearly every day.

“It’s not all pull marketing. Prospective tenants and buyers register for our notification service which sends them an email whenever a new property matching their requirements gets listed on,” Mr. Lynch said. This kind of pull marketing keeps top-of-mind for renters and buyers and ensures they always have the opportunity to find their perfect rental house, even when they are not actively searching.

By leveraging the power of relevant keywords like “Denver Houses for Rent” or “Phoenix Houses for Rent” and other localized searches, is putting the power of Google and other search engines to work for realtors, landlords, property managers and prospective home renters. And that’s paying off with higher site rankings, more traffic and more listings. But the company won’t be happy until they come up #1 in Google for all of their house rental keyword phrases.

In an effort to attract more listings, is offering an introductory offer of free advertising on 14 websites, including popular site Zillow, to any new landlord, realtor or property manager that lists their property with For more information, and to get your free listing, visit


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