April 17, 2008 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert, Realtors®, one of the nation's largest privately held real estate companies, announced a marketing agreement with Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises. Through the agreement, all 40,000 of Weichert, Realtors' residential property listings will now be displayed on Homes.com.
"This agreement provides greater exposure for Weichert listings and increases lead generation for Weichert sales associates and brokers," said Mike Montsko, president of Weichert Lead Network. "With the large majority of buyers using the Internet for their home search, it is critical to have a strong Web presence. Working with Homes.com to reach the millions of buyers that visit their site each month will enhance the national exposure of Weichert listings online."
Weichert property listings from the company's Web site, Weichert.com, will be uploaded to the Homes.com database, where over 4 million home buyers visit Homes.com each month to search more than 1.6 million listings of homes for sale across the country.
"Weichert, Realtors® is a great real estate brand made up of talented industry leaders." said Jason Doyle, vice president of Homes.com. "We are excited to partner with Weichert, Realtors® by displaying all of the company's property listings on Homes.com and look forward to working closely with their sales associates to generate quality leads."
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. For more information, Weichert's customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD or at Weichert's Web site, www.weichert.com. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.
Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, is a leading provider of real estate marketing and media services, including brand advertising, property listing exposure, website development, search engine marketing and lead generation solutions. More than 4 million homebuyers visit Homes.com each month to search more than 1.6 million homes for sale, to locate real estate agents in their area and to find useful tips on home buying. Homes.com recently united with Harmon Homes to create a media powerhouse that distributes over 2.4 million real estate related publications every month in more than 130 markets. Homes.com provides the best advertising solutions for real estate professionals to reach active home buyers. For more information, visit www.Homes.com.
Dominion Enterprises, Norfolk, Va., is a leading media and information services company serving real estate, employment, automotive, marine, recreation, travel and industrial markets. The company operates a variety of technology businesses that offer Internet marketing, Web site design and hosting, lead generation, CRM, and data capture and distribution services including eNeighborhoods, Advanced Access, eProspecting, Agent Advantage and Number1Expert. Dominion Enterprises has more than 500 paid and free magazine titles, such as the Homes.com print publication, with a combined weekly circulation of over 5 million. Dominion Enterprises also operates more than 40 market-leading Web sites, such as Homes.com, with a combined reach of more than 9 million unique monthly visitors. The company has more than 7,200 employees nationwide and 2006 annual revenue of more than $850 million. For more information, visit www.DominionEnterprises.com.