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Given I am running a real estate rentals listing website, what would be the correct microdata or microformats for the listing pages? There is the usual data: address, photos, price, start date, possible end date, person who is renting it out, list of amenities, description etc.

Are there also microformats/microdata that can be used in the listing summary page (e.g., page that displays all listings in a particular city)?

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Try: schema.org/RealEstateAgent, I would say try other top estate agencies and see what there doing but most of the top ones lack microdata and some of the markups they use look wrong. Seems to be a confusion over the use of RealEstate over Product. –  bybe Mar 24 '13 at 20:48
Yeah, exactly my observation. RealEstateAgent is for a local business only. But product lacks all necessary features like address etc. there is a hListing microformat, but that doesn't seem to be supported by google. This my confusion. –  Ernests Karlsons Mar 25 '13 at 5:11
Google supports microformats, so, you are free to use them. support.google.com/webmasters/answer/146897?hl=en –  Marian Jan 28 '14 at 16:46

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Use this format: Replace Organization with Place use <span itemprop="thing"> Home For Sale

<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization"> 
   <span itemprop="name">Beyond Window Cleaning</span> 
   Located at: div itemprop="address" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/PostalAddress">
      span itemprop="streetAddress">1231 Mallard Creek Dr.</span>,
      span itemprop="addressLocality">Aubrey</span>,<span itemprop="addressRegion">TX</span>76227.
 Phone: span itemprop="telephone">(469) 209-9070</span>
   <a href="http://beyondwindowcleaning.com/" itemprop="url">http://beyondwindowcleaning.com</a>
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does it also allow to add properties like price, size and dates? they are important if it's about a "listing" that is for sale or rent. –  Ernests Karlsons Jan 29 '14 at 8:24

These might also be helpful for the listings:



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