Finding the right website for your real estate needs can be overwhelming. There are dozens of real estate websites that can get the job done. we’ve compiled a list of the most popular real estate sites based on the total number of page listings on Google, with every website having more than 1 million indexed pages. Get your properties listed on those websites will increase the chances that being searched and visited through search engines.
Realtor.com is a real estate listings website operated by the News Corporation subsidiary Move, Inc. and based in Santa Clara, California. The site launched the Realtor Information Network in 1995, serving as a closed network for members of the National Association of Realtors. It relaunched in 1996 as a public website displaying property listings.
- Accesses home-for-sale info through local Multiple Listing Services (MLS), with most listings “updated every 15 minutes”;
- Provides useful community information for those who are relocating to a new city;
- Offers excellent housing and rental market overviews;
- Gives users quick access to nearby Realtors.
More than 80 million people visit the YP.com site (or use their app) each month where there are more than 20 million businesses listed. “Not only that,” YP chief marketing officer Allison Checchi told, “but the company has over a billion dollars in digital revenue, and this year will be the first year that we’ll have more revenue coming from digital than from print.” The company also received Google’s 2014 North America Premier SMB Partner Award for “Highest Growth,” an award given to the Google AdWords Premier SMB partner with the highest new AdWords revenue from new accounts. Real Estate Agents that list on YP.com not only get prospective eyeballs there but also across other sites. And that has strengthened the company’s value.
Trulia is the place to search for homes. Trulia innovative approach to search empowers home buyers to locate the home among the 3.5 million homes for sale on Trulia site. And with unique information like neighborhood reviews and agent recommendations, Trulia gives you the inside scoop to help you find the best place to live and connect you with a great real estate agent who can help you close the deal.
Trulia is not a real estate broker. Trulia is an independent and unbiased real estate search and advertising site made up of real estate enthusiasts, buyers, and sellers.
Homes.com’s goal is to make the home search as easy as possible. They bring real estate listings to one location for you to search. The site provides property types such as new homes, apartments, condos, lofts, and townhouses. The company is a subsidiary of Dominion Enterprises, is the fourth-largest real estate portal according to traffic market share. The most current, total number of agents Homes.com has is 1000+ across the nation. This makes it easy to find an agent in your area.
Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help.
Zillow serves the full lifecycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. It starts with Zillow’s living database of more than 110 million U.S. homes – including homes for sale, homes for rent and homes not currently on the market, as well as Zestimate home values, Rent Zestimates and other home-related information. Zillow operates the most popular suite of mobile real estate apps, with more than two dozen apps across all major platforms.
Zillow launched in 2006 and is headquartered in Seattle.
HomeGain is a leading provider of online marketing programs that connect real estate agents and brokers with home buyers and sellers. HomeGain offers free services to find and compare real estate agents, research home values, and view homes for sale. REALTORS use HomeGain’s real estate marketing programs to connect with consumers, promote their services and grow their business. HomeGain.com has been a top visited real estate website since 1999. HomeGain is your real estate connection.
Yahoo! Local Listings is an online local advertising system that gives businesses the ability to provide detailed business information to millions of potential customers on Yahoo! Local.
Yahoo! Local offers many advantages to local real estate agents. First, a listing on Yahoo! Local has the ability to reach millions of potential customers that are a mouse click away. The business’s name and the image are searchable to a larger market by using a popular search engine such as Yahoo!. Also, the listing may be searchable on other search engines giving the business the ability to reach a limitless amount of potential customers. In addition, Yahoo! Local allows real estate agents to advertise for free or at a minimal cost. This a very affordable advertising tool compared to other advertising methods. Lastly, Yahoo! Local provides customer feedback to the company to help improve their business and to better serve their customer base.
The Coldwell Banker brand is the oldest and most established residential real estate franchise system in North America. In fact, in many ways it was the original real estate “startup.” Founded by young entrepreneurs Colbert Coldwell in 1906 and later Benjamin Banker, Coldwell Banker changed the way people bought and sold homes across America, ultimately becoming one of the most trusted real estate brands in the world. More than 100 years later, the Coldwell Banker network is still continuously recognized for its innovation and leadership across 3,000 offices in 49 countries and territories.
Marketing for real estate on Facebook starts by setting up a business page. Although many agents use their personal profile, it’s better to create a business page, for two reasons: It’s more professional, and it allows you to market to your followers more efficiently using features not available in your personal profile.
Angie’s List is an American home services website. Founded in 1995, it is an online directory that allows users to read and publish crowd-sourced reviews of local businesses and contractors. Formerly a subscription-only service, Angie’s List added a free membership tier in July 2016.