Internet’s fastest-growing real estate search engine provides listings, data and community features to help consumers make better real estate decisions
SAN FRANCISCO , Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Trulia.com, the Internet’s leading real estate search engine, announced today that the company is now one of the top 20 most visited U.S. real estate sites on the Internet, according to the latest data released by online competitive intelligence service company Hitwise. Since January 2007 , Trulia has climbed 23 places on the Hitwise list to become the 18th most-visited real estate website for the month of September.
“Our steady growth over the past nine months underscores that, especially in an uncertain market, serious home buyers crave the kind of unbiased information and advice that they can find easily and instantly on Trulia,” said CEO Pete Flint .
Trulia continues to build a dedicated community of users by bringing together the information that consumers need to make the best possible real estate decisions — from home listings, comps, and statistics to local information, trends, and insider opinions.
Among the features that continue to draw traffic to Trulia is Trulia Voices, a Q&A forum that lets consumers exchange anecdotal information and answers about real estate with other home buyers and sellers and professionals in real time. Questions on Trulia Voices receive a response within 20 minutes on average, pointing to the dedication of the site’s users. According to a recent Trulia survey, 81% percent of Trulia users are looking to buy a home in the next year, while 46 percent are looking to buy in the next six months.
The Hitwise real estate category focuses on residential and commercial real estate and property services including agency websites, real estate databases, classified listings, as well as services catering to home buyers, sellers or renters. Hitwise data is based on a sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Trulia, Inc. ( http://www.trulia.com ), a residential real estate search engine, has revolutionized online home search by offering a rich, intuitive user experience that points consumers directly to listings on agent and broker Web sites. By partnering with the real estate industry, Trulia helps consumers find information on homes for sale using custom search criteria such as price and number of bedrooms. Trulia also features market trends and neighborhood data at the hyper-local level with Heat Maps and Real Estate Guides. For more information, go to http://www.trulia.com .
Media Contacts: Alisa Weinstein Flashpoint PR weinstein (at) flashpointpr (dot) com 415-551-9600 office 415-216-6319 Matt Tatham Hitwise, an Experian Company matt.tatham (at) hitwise (dot) com 212-380-2939
SOURCE Trulia, Inc.
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