There are 50 states in the United States of America. Each state has its own government and produces its own laws. States are responsible for many things, including education, transportation, and public safety. States are also responsible for real estate and land use.
Zillow is now the most popular real estate website in the US, receiving 160 million visits per month (February 2020). While its revenues in 2018 were 1.3 billion USD, its net income was only 96 million USD. In other words, while it is growing rapidly, it is not yet profitable.
Realtor.com is the Second largest online real estate platform in the United States. It is owned by Move, Inc., which is a subsidiary of News Corp. It is one of the largest media conglomerates in the world. Realtor.com is the only major player in the online real estate space that is not owned by a vertically-integrated iBuyer.
On February 17, 2015, the real estate website Trulia was acquired by its larger rival Zillow for $2.5 billion in stock. At the time of the acquisition, Trulia had 50 million unique monthly visitors and was the second-largest real estate website in the United States behind Zillow.
Redfin.com was voted the “Best Overall” choice for buying foreclosures in the US by over 38 million visitors. It offers a variety of foreclosure listings, including bank-owned properties, government foreclosures, pre-foreclosures, and more
Apartment.com is the best website for renting a house in the US with over 26 million visitors monthly. The website is easy to use and has a wide variety of properties to choose from. You can find apartments in all 50 states and Washington, DC.
Rent.com is the leading For Sale By Owner website in the United States with over 7 million visitors per month. The company has been in business since 1999 and has helped over 1 million people sell their homes.