There appears to be a battle in the making between
Realtor.com, which has provided on-line nationwide residential listing
information since the Internet was only a novelty and upstarts Zillow and
Trulia. Both companies have made their
own radical changes in the last six months with Realtor.com operator Move Inc.
being sold and Trulia merging into Zillow.
Realtor.com’s relationship with the National Association of
Realtors has always been a bit opaque.
Starting in the mid-1990s Move Inc., then called RealSelect but operating
principally as Homestore (remember those glass boxes with home listings
scattered through airport concourses?) began managing listings of Realtors