Realtor.com And CENTURY 21 Renew National Marketing Agreement
SAN JOSE, Calif. and MADISON, N.J. - July 30, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Realtor.com® (operated by Move, Inc., NASDAQ: MOVE), the provider of web and mobile solutions where home buyers can "Find it First," and Century 21 Real Estate LLC, a franchisor of the world's largest real estate sales organization, today announced a contract renewal resulting in continued Showcase Listing advertising opportunities for all CENTURY 21® U.S.-based brokerages.
As a result of the renewal, CENTURY 21 brokerages will continue to be able to enhance their listing inventory on realtor.com® and the Move Network, which includes: MSN.com, AOL Real Estate, and realtor.com/International. The program is designed to promote franchise and broker branding, drive consumer inquiries and empower CENTURY 21 professionals to increase exposure and opportunities for their clients' properties.
CENTURY 21 Showcase Advantage Listing Program features will appear on realtor.com® for those CENTURY 21 brokerages that are subscribers, and carry through to the Move Network. Additionally, CENTURY 21 listings will also receive premier positioning on realtor.com®'s award-winning mobile apps where they will be visible to one of the most highly engaged mobile real estate audiences availablei.
"We are pleased with the brand exposure and lead volume generated by realtor.com® as part of our Showcase Advantage Listing Program," said Bev Thorne, chief marketing officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. "It allows us to promote our high quality listings content through virtual tours and more refined broker branding. We wanted to renew our partnership with realtor.com® because they drive quality leads to CENTURY 21 professionals."
All listings on realtor.com® are exposed to the most engaged online real estate communityii with the most accurate listing data pulled directly from more than 800 MLSs. Realtor.com® listings are typically updated every 15 minutes.
"We are proud that we have been able to work closely with CENTURY 21 since 2009 and are renewing our commitment to provide Showcase Listing enhancements to the world's largest real estate sales organization," said Errol Samuelson, president of realtor.com®. "CENTURY 21 professionals have the local market knowledge to assist home buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals, Realtor.com® is the leader in accuracy, consumer engagement, and mobile audience. Together this combination is unbeatable. As we see a turnaround in housing, home sellers will maximize their exposure through the joint CENTURY 21 – realtor.com® marketing program."
Operated by Move, Inc., (NASDAQ: MOVE), realtor.com® helps connect people with the content, tools and expertise they need to find their perfect home. As the official website of the National Association of REALTORS®, realtor.com® empowers consumers to make the smartest decisions when it comes to finding a home by leveraging direct connections with more than 800 MLSs to deliver the most accurate and up-to-date listing information in neighborhoods across the country, and by making timely and meaningful connections between consumers and REALTORS®. Whether through desktop, mobile, or tablet versions, realtor.com® is where home happens.
About Move, Inc.
realtor.com(NASDAQ: MOVE) is a leader in online real estate and operator of realtor.com®, the official website of the National Association of REALTORS®; Move.com, a leading destination for new homes and rental listings, moving, home and garden, and home finance; ListHub™, the leading syndicator of real estate listings; Moving.com™; SeniorHousingNet; SocialBios; TigerLead®; and TOP PRODUCER® Systems. Move, Inc. is based in San Jose, Calif.
About Century 21 Real Estate LLC
Century 21 Real Estate LLC (CENTURY21.com) is the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 System. The System is comprised of approximately 7,100 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 73 countries and territories worldwide with more than 100,000 sales professionals. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.
©2013 Century 21 Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved CENTURY 21® and the CENTURY 21 Logo are Registered Trademarks Owned By Century 21 Real Estate LLC. Century 21 Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each CENTURY 21 Office is Independently Owned and Operated.
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i comScore March 2013 mobile minutes/unique user
ii comScore March 2013 desktop page views/unique user and minutes/unique user