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Realtor.com

Owned and operated by Move Inc., Realtor.com is the official website of the National Association of Realtors. With more than 94 million properties, Realtor.com provides an online look at an estimated 4.3 million homes for sale and more than 350,000 rentals. The website provides prospective homebuyers and renters with price comparison data for properties across the country.

Each month, Realtor.com publishes a monthly housing summary that provides an in-depth look at trends in 146 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. With average list prices, average age of properties and the total number of listings, the data highlight where the value of real estate is rising and falling.

Property comparison

For consumers who want to compare asking prices and property features, the Realtor.com advanced search engine allows users to look for specific features including parking, number of stories, indoor and outdoor amenities and more. Buyers and sellers can also request free Home Value Reports, which help consumers understand the average price of comparable properties within a certain ZIP code.

Assistance finding a Realtor

In addition to displaying asking prices for real estate, Realtor.com includes a directory of agents, teams and companies to help homebuyers negotiate for lower prices in the buying process. Online users can search for licensed Realtors based on location and professional certification criteria.

Answers and advice

The Realtor.com website features an "Ask A Realtor" section that delivers everything from tips for buying foreclosed properties to explanations of real estate terms. Users can submit specific questions and receive answers from licensed agents. Outside of answering personal questions, Realtor.com also offers tools to estimate the costs of homeownership.

Moving tips

For consumers who are preparing to sign checks for closing costs, Realtor.com includes more useful information: how to handle the moving process. From comparing quotes from different licensed moving companies to offering tips for organizing and packing, the site provides resources to make the entrance into a new home easy.

Realtor.com's corporate parent headquarters are located here:

910 E. Hamilton Avenue, 6th Floor
Campbell, CA 95008

To contact Realtor.com, prospective homebuyers and renters can call (800) 878-4166 or via email at customercare@realtor.com.

 

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