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Redfin scraper

irhel/redfin-scraper

Scrapes real-estate data from a provided location.

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Author's avatarIrhad Elezovikj
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What does the RedFin Scraper do?

Redfin Scraper scrapes real-estate data from Redfin.

Some of the property information that it scrapes:

  • Price of the property
  • Number of bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Image of the property
  • Square footage
  • Buyer's agent comission
  • Property type

Why scrape Redfin?

Redfin has 50M average monthly users and is one of the key players in the real-estate market with an approximate revenue of 1B for 2020.

Some of the use-cases for scraping real-estate data are:

  • Allowing real-estate agents to understand the market better

  • Minimization of risk when pricing properties

  • Market forecast

  • Targeted real-estate ads for a specific geographical location

If you would like more inspiration on how scraping Redfin could help your business or organization, check out our industry pages.

How to scrape Redfin?

To scrape Redfin wtih the Redfin scraper follow the steps:

  1. Click on Try for free
  2. Enter a city, address, school or ZipCode as the location for the real-estate that you want to scrape, optionally insert the following fields:
    • maxItems as a number to limit the number of results
    • category from the dropdown to choose between scraping properties forSale or forRent
    • proxyConfig as an object to choose the proxy configuration for the run.
  3. Click on Run
  4. When the Redfin scraper has finished preview or download your data from the Dataset tab.

How much will it cost to scrape Redfin?

Apify provides 5$/month free platform credits the Apify Free plan. That's roughly 1250 scraped properties for free per month. However, if you need to regularly scrape more results Apify has other subcription plans as well. We recommend the Personal Plan for a cost of 49$/month with which you can scrape roughly 12,500 properties per month.

If your scraping needs are even greater you can get the Apify Team Plan to scrape roughly 125K properties per month.

Tips for scraping Redfin

Try to provide the location precisely. For example, instead of just Trenton write Trenton NJ to correctly distinguish it from Trenton TX.

Results

Example of a result from running the scraper:

{
  "propertyPrice": "$665,000",
  "propertyBeds": "3",
  "propertyBaths": "2.5",
  "propertySquareFootage": "2,169",
  "propertyImageUrl": "https://ssl.cdn-redfin.com/photo/235/bigphoto/194/PAPH2108194_0.jpg",
  "Status": "Contingent",
  "Time on Redfin": "7 days",
  "Property Type": "Townhouse",
  "HOA Dues": "$37/month",
  "Year Built": "2017",
  "Style": "Straight Thru",
  "Community": "OLDE KENSINGTON",
  "Lot Size": "1,821 Sq. Ft.",
  "MLS#": "PAPH2104404",
  "Est. Mo. Payment": "$3,321",
  "Price/Sq.Ft.": "$307",
  "Buyer's Agent Commission": "2.5%"
}

Note that personal data is protected by GDPR in the European Union and by other regulations around the world. You should not scrape personal data unless you have a legitimate reason to do so. If you're unsure whether your reason is legitimate, consult your lawyers. We also recommend that you read our blog post: is web scraping legal?

Industries

See how Redfin scraper is used in industries around the world