'Hot' markets for house hunters

ZipRealty search activity tracks with foreclosures

Cities in the "sand states" of Arizona, Florida, California, and Nevada dominate a list of most searched communities by ZipRealty users during the first three months of the year.

In its quarterly "Home Hunters Report," ZipRealty tracks data from 5,400 cities in 33 of the 35 markets the company operates to identify the most searched cities.