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RE/MAX climbs to Hitwise Top 10

'Apartments for rent' No. 2 among real estate search terms
Published on Apr 15, 2010

RE/MAX Real Estate narrowly beat out Apartments.com as the 10th most-visited real estate site on the Web in March, according to Web metrics firm Hitwise. Remax.com has been steadily rising in Hitwise's rankings since December, when the site held the 13th spot in the top 20. It finally broke into the top 10 with a 1.39 percent share of traffic. Apartments.com rose back to the ranking it held in January -- 11th -- after slipping to 12th in February. The site captured a 1.34 percent share of traffic to real estate sites tracked by Hitwise. The top six rankings on the list remained the same as in February. Realtor.com kept the top spot on the list with a 6.51 percent share of traffic. Zillow kept the No. 2 spot it reclaimed in February at a 3.49 percent traffic share, and Yahoo Real Estate followed with a 3.38 percent share. Next came Rent.com (2.75 percent), ZipRealty (2.52 percent), and Trulia.com (2.32 percent). Service Magic moved up two spots (to seventh), with H...

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