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Published:July 18th, 2008 16:10 EST
HGTV Offers Over 3 Mil Home Listings

HGTV Offers Over 3 Mil Home Listings

By SOP newswire2

Just six months after opening, the real estate Web site powered by HGTV, continues to unlock home ownership information for users - now offering more than 3 million listings of homes for sale across the country. (

After launching in late 2007 with partner listings from Realogy Corporation and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World(TM), has added additional listings partners including Prudential Real Estate and Keller Williams; and has also formed direct relationships with agents and brokers.

"Today it is more imperative than ever for home buyers and sellers to arm themselves with the latest, trustworthy and easy-to-understand information," explains Vikki Neil, vice president of real estate for Scripps Networks, parent company of "FrontDoor exists to bring the latest listings, breaking industry information and consumer-friendly content together in one place. We heard from HGTV viewers again and again that they were frustrated by having to visit multiple real estate Web sites during the house hunting process, and now we`ve pulled everything together for them with tapping into the HGTV expertise they know and trust."

"Front `gets it` when it comes to understanding and recognizing the uniqueness of the role third party providers such as BIRDVIEW Technologies play in delivering real estate listings data to on behalf of our broker clients. They have been a key factor in helping us achieve our mutual objectives, and I am confident our clients will benefit greatly as our collaboration continues," explains Julie Mategrano, Director - MLS Business / Compliance for BIRDVIEW Technologies, Inc. BIRDVIEW just signed an agreement to market clients` property listings on

This month is also launching its first blog, "FrontDoor Unlocked," with bloggers that have real estate experience and know-how to share with both agents and consumers. The site features both original video and text content along with video clips from hit HGTV shows like "Designed to Sell" and "My First Place."

About FrontDoor ( is an online real estate listing service powered by HGTV, the No.1 source for home-related media content. The site currently offers more than 3 million listings of homes for sale and partners with other leaders in the home shelter category including Realogy Corporation, Prudential Real Estate and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World(TM). In addition to providing users with the latest real estate listings, FrontDoor houses expert HGTV advice and videos along with original Web series and a comprehensive library of engaging, interactive tools, guides and information.