MSN, AOL real estate sites get traction

Top 8 sites keep rankings in Hitwise Top 20

MSN Real Estate leaped four positions to break into a list of the top 10 most popular real estate Web sites in August, while AOL Real Estate and climbed into the top 20.

Bumped from the Hitwise Top 20 were Coldwell Banker Real Estate, which had previously slipped from 12th to 19th in July, and Listingbook Services, which ranked 17th in June and 20th in July.