Industry NewsTechnology

HomeGain, RealtyTrac join top-10 list

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Online real estate marketing site hopped up four places in a monthly ranking of industry Web sites to seventh place, and foreclosure info site moved up three spots in November to join the top-10 list, Web metrics company Hitwise reported. maintained its dominance as the top real estate category Web site on the Hitwise list, which ranks sites according to total U.S. market share of visits to real estate Web sites. But's market share sank from 7.68 percent in the Hitwise October report (see Inman News) to 6.43 percent in the November report, with second-place Yahoo Real Estate gaining ground -- from 4.11 percent real estate category market share in October to 4.64 percent in November. The Yahoo Real Estate site, at, recently underwent a facelift, and the site now offers larger property photos and automatically updating displays of property listings based on users' search refinements (see Inman News). Zil...