FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2003, Virginia Beach, Va. – New York and California are the most-searched states for real estate listings on HarmonHomes.com, a leading real estate classifieds Web site for homebuyers.
Recent data show the top ten most-searched states on HarmonHomes.com are (in this order) New York, California, Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, Virginia and Georgia.
While HarmonHomes.com features a national listings database, this information corresponds with markets that are historic strongholds for Harmon Homes magazines. Harmon Homes has 13 publications in New York, 11 in California and 21 in Ohio. HarmonHomes.com and Harmon Homes are both divisions of Trader Publishing Company.
“We are very pleased that search activity on HarmonHomes.com is increasing,” said Rick Murchake, general manager of HarmonHomes.com. “This shows that more and more homebuyers are using the Internet as a key resource when searching for a home.”
In fact, according to the 2003 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 65 percent of homebuyers use the Internet in their home search. That’s more than other information sources such as newspaper advertising at 49 percent, open houses at 48 percent, and home books or magazines at 35 percent.
Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., HarmonHomes.com is a leading provider of online real estate classified ads. As a division of Trader Publishing Company and part of Trader’s family of over 20 Web sites, HarmonHomes.com provides a comprehensive homes-for-sale database for homebuyers while serving as a convenient and effective advertising forum for real estate professionals. For more information about