Homes.com® Partners with New Home Feed, Boosting Inventory

Partnership gives new home builders greater access to qualified home shoppers

Norfolk, Virginia (October 16, 2014) – Homes.com®, leading online real estate resource and top provider of real estate marketing solutions, has announced its newest partnership in listing data. New Home Feed, a leading marketing tool for home builders to distribute and manage new home listings, will add its high-quality new home listings to Homes.com. This will provide a positive user experience for consumers and give builders access to the more than 12 million active home shoppers who come to the Homes.com website each month.

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Homes.com® Grows Rental Inventory with Four New Partners

Partnerships add rental listings to leading real estate site and increase traffic and leads for property managers

Norfolk, Va. (October 15, 2014) – Homes.com®, leading online real estate destination, has announced its partnership with four new rental property management companies — Free Rental Site, Rentec Direct, Real Property Management and ShowMojo. These partnerships will add more than 168,000 single-family rental listings, growing Homes.com’s single-family database by over 30 percent and providing more choices for consumers looking for their next rental home.

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Homes.com® Provides MLS Partners with Significant Value in Traffic and Leads

CRMLS and HAR members receive nearly 300,000 consumer leads from Homes.com

Norfolk, Virginia (October 6, 2014) - Homes.com®, leading online real estate destination and provider of real estate marketing solutions, added two major MLS partners this past year: California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (CRMLS) and Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR). In the last 12 months, the partnership with Homes.com has resulted in an immense increase in traffic, leads, and listing impressions for the MLS partners. Homes.com has generated for CRMLS and HAR a combined 490 million impressions for their members’ listings and 138,000 referral visitors to MLS public-facing websites and broker and agent websites. Additionally, Homes.com generated nearly 275,000 consumer leads, routed directly to the listing brokers and agents at no charge.

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David Mele Named President of Homes.com®

Fifteen-year veteran in online media plans growth for nationwide real estate site

Norfolk, Va. (September 30, 2014) –  Homes.com®, leading online real estate destination and provider of real estate marketing solutions, has announced the appointment of David Mele as president, effective September 29, 2014. Mele will lead the overall business strategy and daily operations of Homes.com.

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Housing Market Shows Signs of Slowing, According to Homes.com Reports

Top 300 markets are seeing decreases in gains but still making progress toward recovery

NORFOLK, Va. (September 26, 2014) – Homes.com®, leading online real estate destination, has released its July Local Market Index, a price performance summary of repeat sales in the top 100 markets, and the companion Midsize Markets Report for defined areas ranked from 101-300. Among the nation’s top 100 largest markets, 84 increased their three-month average index point change — 15 less than in June. Reviewing the midsize markets, 166 reported an increase over a three-month average, down 20 from the previous month. Of the combined top 100 markets and 200 midsize markets, 109 markets, or 36 percent, have achieved full pricing recovery, increasing one percent from last month. However, in an analysis of trends for quarter-over-quarter gains for the same period in 2013, both the top 100 and midsize markets were showing signs of slowing, with a decrease in gains from 2.5 to three percent down to 0.5 percent for the same reporting periods.

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