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New York tops real estate searches on

State receives nearly twice as many searches as California

Learn the New Luxury Playbook at Luxury Connect | October 18-19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel 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...