SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Move, Inc., the leader in online real estate and operator of realtor.com (NASDAQ: MOVE), today announced the continuation of a collaboration that has been in place for seven years with top news website MSN to provide the most up-to-date and accurate real estate listings to users. The renewed agreement is a winning combination that will give millions of consumers access to the most accurate home and rental listings directly via MSN.
"We know that Microsoft had a number of choices in online realtor partners and are pleased to announce our continued long-standing relationship with MSN to deliver the most accurate and trusted real estate information to the MSN community," said Barbara O'Connor, executive vice president of marketing for Move, Inc. "Realtor.com is 'where home happens' and through our relationship with MSN, we're dedicated to ensuring that consumers are as informed as possible when making critical life decisions regarding housing."
In addition to the agreement on real estate listings, Move, Inc. and MSN will also collaborate on providing current and relevant editorial content to consumers to aid them in making the best home buying and renting decisions. During this time of real estate recovery and competition across the country, Move, Inc. is dedicated to arming users with the resources and knowledge to make informed, educated decision when buying, selling and renting.
Recently, Move, Inc. launched a consumer campaign, Find It First, to showcase its commitment to helping people find their dream home first. Through connections with more than 800 Multiple Listing Services (MLSs), realtor.com® enables consumers to search 98 percent of all for-sale properties listed in the U.S. With on-the-go access to this robust database and approximately 90 percent of listings updated every 15 minutes, realtor.com provides the most accurate and comprehensive information in the industry, empowering consumers to find their home and find it first. In another step towards offering users the most relevant real estate listings, Move also expanded their mobile offerings with the release of the free realtor.com® rentals app for iOS and Android smartphones.
These innovations coupled with Move's ongoing collaboration with MSN reflect Move's dedication to providing resources to keep buyers, sellers and renters informed throughout the home buying, renting and selling process. For more information on Move, Inc. and its products, please visit www.Move.com.
About Move, Inc. Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), the leader in online real estate, operates: 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; Doorsteps, TigerLead®; and TOP PRODUCER® Systems. Move, Inc. is based in San Jose, California.
About realtor.com® 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.
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