The volume of visitors to established real estate websites is as good an index as any of the state of the housing market.
YoChicago had 69,842 unique visitors in July, a 44% increase over the 48,496 unique visitors in July of 2012. We attribute most of that surge in visitors to a much healthier housing market.
YoChicago reached 478,745 unique visitors during the 12 months ending July 31, 2013, a 29% increase over the 12 months ending July 31, 2012. Two-thirds of our 12-month visitors, according to Google Analytics, were new to the site, and 53.6% of visitors found us via search engines.