SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 14, 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 a new exclusive agreement with Patch.com, an independent U.S. local news and information platform, to connect Patch's community readership with local homes for sale as well as realtor.com News & Advice articles empowering users to dream, find and own their perfect home.
The agreement gives Patch users in more than 900 local and hyperlocal communities access to the most accurate and up-to-date real estate information to help them find the home of their dreams. In addition to a realtor.com neighborhood widget of open houses and for-sale homes, they will also have access to realtor.com News & Advice articles, which range from home buying and selling tips to the latest celebrity real estate trends. The widget links back to realtor.com for full property information.
"Just like the news Patch delivers, real estate is local, and nobody delivers more accurate real estate listings and local data consistently across each market than realtor.com," said Nate Johnson, chief marketing officer for realtor.com. "This agreement pairs a leader in local market news with a leader in real estate information to keep people informed about one of the most important aspects of their community – the homes within it."
"Patch is excited to work with realtor.com," said Damian Noto, vice president of operations for Patch. "Patch readers have always had a keen interest in real estate content and listings, and we're thrilled to be able to connect them with the best of the best in the real estate field."
Patch.com is a community-specific news, information and engagement network built on creating customized "patches" of local news. Driven by a passion for hyperlocal news and communities, Patch brings new and engaging content to more than 20 million users a month. If it's happening in your town, you'll read out it on the Patch.
Realtor.com® is the trusted resource for home buyers, sellers and dreamers, offering the most comprehensive database 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. As the official site of the National Association of REALTORS®, realtor.com 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. For more information, visit realtor.com.
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