Our new real estate web site.
If you’re in a real estate, as my wife and I are, you can’t do much better than getting a domain name that looks like [yourcity]homes.com. In my experience, that’s a very common search query and having an exact-match domain is pretty much never a bad idea.
The problem is that all of these domains have been registered for years and completely unavailable. So that’s why you see some real estate agents with domain names that have 20-30 characters and/or combine 4-5 words. It can be pretty ridiculous.
Imagine my shock, then, when I somehow stumbled on an (almost) perfect domain for a Tri-Cities real estate agent: Tri-CitiesHomes.com. I had to do a double-take when it showed up as available. And then I think I did another double-take.
If I’m nitpicking, I’d prefer no hyphen in the domain … but that wasn’t gonna stop me from grabbing the domain right away. I did, and here we are just three days later with an active domain where people can find Tri-Cities hom..