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Real estate Web traffic is booming

ComScore reports 23% rise in unique visitors

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Traffic to real estate sites monitored by Web research firm comScore Media Metrix increased 23 percent from April 2005 to April 2006, from 34.7 million unique visitors to 42.7 million unique visitors. The number of unique visitors to real estate sites rose 12.3 percent in April 2006 compared to March 2006, comScore Media Metrix also reported. The Move Inc. (formerly Homestore) network of Web sites, which includes and, topped the list in April with 11.1 million unique visitors, up 8 percent from April 2005 and 15.3 percent from March 2006. MSN Real Estate improved 56.7 percent from March 2006 to April 2006 and climbed to second on the list, growing from 3.7 million unique visitors in March 2006 to 5.8 million unique visitors in April 2006, comScore reported. HomeGain was third on the list with 4.3 million unique visitors in April, down from 4.8 million in March; AOL Real Estate was fourth with 3.9 million unique users; was fifth with 2.9 ...