As ""Zillow"":http://www.zillow.com/ continues to grow its rental offerings, the company announced it's providing a free service to help rental professionals grow their business.[IMAGE]
Seattle-based Zillow added ""Property Management Websites"":http://rentalpro.zillow.com/websites to ""Zillow Rentals"":http://rentalpro.zillow.com/, a free marketplace and suite of tools for rental professionals, such as property managers and rental agents.[COLUMN_BREAK]
The new tool is specifically for rental professionals who don't have a website, wish to improve their current website, or want a free custom web solution.
Zillow Property Management Websites do not require web expertise and can be created in a timely fashion. The website is integrated with Zillow Rentals listings, so when rental professionals update information regarding their properties within their Zillow Rentals account, their website will reflect those changes.
Other features include a personalized domain name, a variety of templates, search engine optimization, special rent calculators, and more.
""At Zillow we're focused on giving rental professionals the tools they need to attract and collaborate with prospective tenants,"" said David Vivero, VP of Zillow Rentals. ""Giving every property manager a beautiful search engine-optimized website is yet another way Zillow Rentals will help rental professionals get more exposure for their listings and fill their vacancies faster and more easily.""
The company also recently ""acquired"":http://www.dsnews.com/articles/zillow-completes-acquisiton-of-hotpads-2012-12-17 HotPads, a map-based rental and real estate search site.