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New York tops real estate searches on

State receives nearly twice as many searches as California

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Join 4,000 real estate pros at Connect SF, Aug 7‑11, 2017 today announced that more property searches were performed for New York listings than for any other state this year. More than 1 million visitors searched for a home in New York in 2004, the company reported. The next state with the most searches was California, with 614,833. Rounding out the 2004 top 10 most-searched states on were (in this order) Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, Georgia and Maryland. In a survey taken by, 45 percent of home buyers reportedly spent between one and three hours per week searching online for a new home. Nearly 14 percent of home buyers exceed six hours a week, with some searches lasting more than 10 hours. Recently partnered with, expects the number of searches in each state to increase after the first of the year. Norfolk, Va.-based, a division of Trader Publishing Co., is a provider of online real estate classi...