Real estate search company Roost announced its expansion to 11 new markets today, pushing the service's total number of markets to more than 8,000.The new markets are spread nationwide and include the metropolitan areas of Albuquerque, N.M.; Birmingham, Ala.; Charleston, S.C.; Columbus, Ohio; Honolulu, Hawaii; Kansas City, Mo.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Madison, Wis.; Memphis, Tenn.; Palm Springs, Calif.; and San Antonio, Texas. In combination, these new markets provide more than 300,000 real estate listings to the Roost.com platform, the company announced. Founded in San Francisco in 2007, Roost both powers individual Web sites for local Realtors and incorporates information from local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) boards on its own site. The service also showcases foreclosure, new-home construction and for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) listings. *** What's your opinion? Leave your comments below or send a letter to the editor. To contact the writer, click the byline at the top of the story. ...
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