Even though the year 2013 had been not so good for the real estate business, many experts from the real estate world predicted that business would bounce back in 2014. Many well-known real estate companies have become very active on the internet mainly because people are now searching for new and rental homes through their PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets.
Now even local real estate businesses are making use of real estate website builder to make their presence known on the internet. Here we have compiled a list of the top real estate sites in 2014:
Established in 2005, Zillow has a global Alexa Rank of is 251 and it ranks 51 in United States. 90% percent of Zillow’s visitors are mainly from the United States. It has a market share of 9.3%.
Launched in 2005, Trulia is an immensely popular online real estate website. It has a global Alexa Rank of 577 and in United States it ranks 142. 86% percent of its visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 7.7%.
Realtor has one of the largest databases of properties in US. It is the official website of National Association of Realtors. NAR was founded in 2005. It has a global Alexa Rank of 834 and it ranks 192 in US. 89.9% visitors of Realtor.com are from the United States. It has a market share of 6.4%.
4. Yahoo! Homes
Founded in 1998 as Yahoo! Real Estate is now known as Yahoo! Homes. 31.6% percent of visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 6.3%.
Homes.com was founded in 1999 and now it is the fifth largest real estate website in terms of traffic. It has an Alexa Rank of 679 in US. 90% of visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 3.5%.
Started in 2002, it’s a famous online real estate company with agents spread throughout the US. It has a very simple real estate web site design. It holds a global Alexa Rank of 457 in US. 88.7% of its visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 3.3%.
7. MSN Real Estate
It is one of the oldest real estate business sites that has consistently rank in the top ten real estate sites. It has an Alex Rank of 24 in United States. 24.6% visitors come from the US and it also receives visitors from other countries like Japan, Brazil and Mexico. Still, it manages to savor a market share of 2.2% in US.
8. Apartment Guide
Apartment Guide, owned by RentPath Inc has help millions of people in US in finding rental and new houses. It has an Alexa ranking of 2071 in US. 88.9% of its visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 1.9%.
First taken over by eBay in 2005 and then sold to Primedia in 2012, Rent.com is quite a popular real estate website in US. It was launched in 1999. It has an Alexa ranking of 3129 in US. 85.2% of its visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 1.8%.
ZipRealty is yet another popular real estate brokerage firm that was founded in 1999. It has an Alexa Ranking of 2688 in US. 91.6% percent of its visitors are from the US. It has a market share of 1.8%
Apart from these, there are many popular real estate companies in US that are very active on the internet. Some of which include Apartments.com, HotPads.com, AOL Real Estate, For Rent, Curbed, and Auction.
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