Saturday, July 10, 2010

Zillow and Yahoo! to Form Partnership
Yahoo! Inc. has cut a deal with to manage its real estate sales listings. Zillow will manage a network to place home listings and other ads from real estate practitioners on both and its own Web site. It also will place targeted ads purchased by practitioners in property search results on both sites.

This might lead to the companies, the second- and third-busiest real estate sites on the Web, to claim a larger combined audience than top-ranked site REALTOR.COM®.

According to Web traffic analyst Experian Hitwise, REALTOR.COM® had a 5.73 percent market share in the real estate category in June, while Yahoo Real Estate had 4.55 percent and Zillow claimed 3.75 percent.

Source: Inman News, Matt Carter (07/08/2010)

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Plainfield Indiana has 15 Miles of Hike and Bike Trails

The Plainfield Extensive Greenway System has 15 miles + of Hike and bike trails.  They wind through the town of Plainfield and hook together Splash Island and all of their parks and most every neighborhood.   One future section will be part of the National Road Heritage Trail.