Real estate looks more transparent in crystal ball

Future may bring more listings content, multimedia mashups

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SAN FRANCISCO — Craig Donato, CEO for classified listings search site Oodle.com, has glimpsed the future of Internet searching – and it looks a lot like his 5-year-old daughter, who already has an aptitude for finding information online.

“When I think about search and real estate, all the data we’ve seen is that consumers are absolutely using the Internet. It’s certainly happening with the new generation,” he said.