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Move.com moves up real estate Web rankings

Top-10 real estate sites attract 29% of visits

Move Inc.'s Move.com jumped in position from 17th in December to 9th in March in market share of visits to real estate sites, metrics company Hitwise reported today. And Move Inc.'s Realtor.com site continues its reign as the leader among real estate sites, recording an 8.71 percent market share among real estate sites in March. The statistics are based on a sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users. ForeclosureStore.com, which maintains a database of foreclosure properties, improved from 31st in market share in December to 18th in March. The top-10 sites for market share in March, in order, were: Realtor.com, RealtyTrac.com, Homegain.com, Rent.com, RE/MAX Real Estate (www.remax.com), Yahoo Real Estate (http://realestate.yahoo.com), Zillow.com, Apartments.com, Move.com and ZipRealty.com. The top eight sites on the list were unchanged since February, while Move.com and ZipRealty.com swapped places since February. A total of 29.2 percent of all visits to the real estate category in March ...

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