Traffic to real estate sites up 7% in July 2006

Despite the sagging housing market, Americans continued to show an interest in real estate in July 2006, as evidenced by the 7% increase in traffic to real estate and moving information sites. Move Network led the category with 11.2 mln visitors, up 5% from June 2006. MSN and AOL Real Estate each experienced impressive gains, with 5.1 mln visitors (a 25% increase) and 4.2 mln visitors (a 43% increase), respectively, ComScore says.