I get this question quite often, what’s the best real estate listing website? Which site should I use? The answer is, they each have their own strengths and weaknesses, I use all three actively. Which one I use depends what I am trying to do.
All three sites have many similar functionalities to provide search and browse capability for real estate listings, all have decent iPhone/iPad applications for on the go usage. Let me highlight the key differences I see and how use them. At high level, I found Redfin has the most up to date information but weak search capability, Ziprealty has the best search capability but not quite as up to data as Redfin, finally Zillow has the most comprehensive but least up to date information. I’ll go through each site in more details in this post. Continue reading