HomeFinder.com and Imperial Valley Press Online Announce New Partnership


Real estate buyers and agents gain access to 3.5 million online real estate listings

Chicago, IL – April 11, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — HomeFinder.com, a leading online real estate search site and provider of digital marketing solutions for Realtors, today announced a new affiliate partnership with Imperial Valley Press (El Centro, CA). This partnership provides real estate agents in the El Centro, CA metro region with a new digital marketing platform and the opportunity to further expand their business. It also offers the area’s homebuyers convenient access to HomeFinder.com’s expansive selection of available homes both in the region and nationally.

Imperial Valley Press joins HomeFinder.com’s affiliate network of 375 online newspaper partners. More than 3.4 million homebuyers, sellers and renters visit HomeFinder.com each month to gain access to the 3.5 million online real estate listings and more than 20,000 real estate professionals.

“We are excited to welcome Imperial Valley Press to our network,” said Doug Breaker, CEO of HomeFinder.com. “The 174,000 residents of El Centro that rely on Imperial Valley Press will now have access to our extensive database of homes for sale. Further, the thousands of area Realtors will be able to reach customers like never before with our easy to use products, such as our Single Property Websites.”

Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, California’s daily newspaper, features local news from Imperial Valley, Mexicali, Baja, San Diego and portions of southwestern Arizona. Imperial Valley Press is owned by Schurz Communication and is digitally powered by Tribune Digital.

“In partnering with HomeFinder.com, we are thrilled to provide our online audience with the ability to search for homes in their local markets, as well as on a national level. HomeFinder.com’s reputation for data rich listings and compelling content is an excellent value-add to our online visitors,” said Gerard Delaney, Publisher of Imperial Valley Press.

HomeFinder.com continues to grow its network of media partners in order to expand relevant listing content to homebuyers through their local online newspaper portals. This extension of HomeFinder.com’s reach also allows for further growth in marketing solutions for Realtors, who benefit from the power of a national site but the feel of local advertising.

About HomeFinder.com®

HomeFinder.com has over 10 years of experience as one of the most trusted Web sites for consumers to search for a home and connect with a real estate professional. Distinguished by its inventory of 3.5 million comprehensive property listings and rich content, HomeFinder.com also provides simpler, more valuable online advertising solutions for agents, brokers and builders, combining the brand power of more than 130 local newspaper Web sites with exposure on a national scope, in a platform that tracks every phone call, email and click a consumer makes.

Owned jointly by three leading media companies, Gannett Co. Inc., The McClatchy Co. and Tribune Co., the HomeFinder.com Network includes The Arizona Republic, Chicago Tribune, The Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times and The Indianapolis Star.

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