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RealtyTrac continued to lose market share in December

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Reach top decision-makers at Inman Connect and its companion property-search site,, were the most visited real estate Web sites in December, according to the latest numbers from Hitwise., the official site of the National Association of Realtors, retained its dominance at the top of the Hitwise rankings last month, with an 8.03 percent market share. moved up from fourth place to second place in December, with a 2.73 percent market share. There were no newcomers to the ranks of the top 10 real estate Web sites in December, although came close to breaking into that elite group, Hitwise reported. Trulia moved up from 14th place to 11th place, with a 1.42 percent market share. All told, the top 10 Web real estate Web sites accounted for 27.1 percent of all traffic in that category, Hitwise estimated, up from 24.1 percent in November. In addition to, top 10 sites moving up in the rankings were Zillow and, while top 10 Web sites RE/MAX Real Estate and Yahoo! Rea...