SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Realtor.com®, a leading online real estate destination operated by News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA]; [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] subsidiary Move, Inc., today announced the launch of the Real Ambassador program, bringing together a select group of real estate professionals to contribute valuable insight to enhancing the realtor.com® experience for consumers and professionals, and to serve as advocates in their local communities.
The program, launched today at the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., includes more than a dozen founding members who are top-producing real estate professionals with plans to expand in the future.
"The Real Ambassador program connects our most active users and passionate advocates more deeply with the product development and programs teams here at realtor.com®," said Suzanne Mueller, senior vice president of industry relations for Move. "They will infuse their expertise in helping to deliver the best possible experience and facilitate the smoothest real estate processes for consumers and professionals alike. Realtor.com® understands that real estate is a people-to-people business, and this program is a logical extension of our relationship with real estate professionals and consumers."
The program formalizes the ongoing dialogue between realtor.com® and its customer advocates, to contribute insight toward the development of best-in-class products and initiatives, and help foster a deeper connection with consumers in local markets.
Ambassadors bring a combination of depth and breadth of experience, an active and robust real estate portfolio, and a demonstrated affinity for community engagement and advocacy. Ambassadors receive a first look at new realtor.com® products, provide insight on realtor.com® initiatives, products and events, and serve in special events, spotlight interviews, industry panels and presentations. They will also be empowered through training, and customized content and materials to help share the benefits of realtor.com® with their local industry community and with consumers.
The founding members of Real Ambassadors program are:
Duane Boucher, Boucher Real Estate, Woonsocket, R.I.
Carolyn Cobb, Coldwell Banker RPM Group, Little Rock, Ark.
Brandy Guthrie, Sky Realty, Austin, Texas
Cindy Hamann, Heritage Texas Properties, The Woodlands, Texas
Maurice Hampton, Centered International Realty Corp, Chicago
Liz Harris, Liz Harris Realty, Chandler, Ariz.
Dawn Johnson, United Brokers Group, Chandler, Ariz.
Gonzalo Mejia, Watson Realty Corp - San Marco, Jacksonville, Fla.
Thai Hung Nguyen, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Premier, Washington, D.C.
Cindy Rodgers, Chinowth and Cohen Realtors®, Tulsa, Okla.
Christian Schlueter, RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay Toms River, Toms River, N.J.
Kevin Starkey, Go Realty, Holly Springs, N.C.
Georgia Wall, John L. Scott Real Estate, Bellevue, Wash.
To learn more about the Real Ambassador program, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Realtor.com® is the trusted resource for home buyers, sellers and dreamers, offering the most comprehensive source of for-sale properties, among competing national sites, and the information, tools and professional expertise to help people move confidently through every step of their home journey. It pioneered the world of digital real estate 20 years ago, and today helps make all things home simple, efficient and enjoyable. Realtor.com® is operated by News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] subsidiary Move, Inc. under a perpetual license from the National Association of REALTORS®. For more information, visit realtor.com®.
Christie Farrell – Christie.Farrell@move.com
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