New partnership gives SpatialMatch users access to thousands of new home community listings from leading builders across the country
Austin, TX – 2010 – Builders Digital Experience (BDX), leading provider of digital marketing resources for builders, announced today they are now the exclusive provider of new home listings for SpatialMatch.com, the first real estate search platform to fully enable geospatial map-based search. Now home buyers who use SpatialMatch’s neighborhood and lifestyle search technology to find homes in areas that 'fit' their lifestyle needs will also have access to thousands of new home community listings through the extensive BDX network.
The partnership also allows BDX to provide another distribution outlet for builders who are looking to reach new home shoppers online and is part of a larger BDX strategy designed to help builders “List Once and Be Everywhere”. In addition to hundreds of partner sites, the BDX network includes NewHomeSource and Move New Homes, the number one and number two new home websites. Collectively, the BDX network reaches over 40 million potential new home buyers each month.
“We are very excited about adding this national footprint of high quality new construction data and content from BDX,” said John Perkins, CEO of Home Junction, Inc., creators of SpatialMatch™. “Allowing the viewing of the new construction data and resale housing data on the SpatialMatch™ platform allows for a better user experience and a more effective team approach between the resale agent and the new home builders”.
Realtors and real estate agents embed the SpatialMatch mapping technology onto their web sites. This gives their home buying clients the ability to visually search for their next home based on their lifestyle preferences such as types of schools, restaurants, attractions, parks, etc. Additional functionality permits them to determine the proximity of these amenities to the homes they are considering.
Now, there is a category titled “New Construction” where visitors can also include in their search the location of new homes and new home communities built in the area. The “Quick Facts” window provides information on the builder, prices, size, number of beds and bathrooms. For more information, visitors can click on “More Details” to read an in-depth description of the property with photos, floor plans, directions, promotional material, and who to contact.
Because visitors must enter their email address to save the information they gather in their SpatialMatch™ searches, this new feature is both a lead generation and an information gathering tool.
For the consumers who are considering the purchase of a new home, it will helps real estate agents with gaining additional insight about how to better serve them. Agents can then address their customer need more effectively and ‘walk them in’ or ‘register them’ with builders in their area and openly discuss the topic with their customer.
“SpatialMatch’s technology allows agents and brokers to show home buyers how to narrow down the homes they might consider by overlaying different layers right on the map for each of their preferences. This valuable and up-to-date new construction data is a crucial element they can add in their search,” Perkins added. Realtor and real estate agents can view a demonstration of the SpatialMatch platform at www.spatialmatch.com. For more information about listing new home communities across the Internet with BDX, builders can visit www.thebdx.com or email email@example.com.
SpatialMatch™ is offered by Home Junction Inc., based in La Jolla, CA. The company was founded in 2007 by real estate industry veterans John Perkins and Grant Gould. SpatialMatch is the first-ever real-time interactive map-based lifestyle search platform with more than 100 unique data layers providing a one-stop information source that brokers and agents can provide for home buyers. Those layers include houses for sale, not-for-sale, new construction, businesses, public and private schools, community features, demographics, parks, topography, boundaries, crime statistics and much more. For more information visit www.spatialmatch.com
About Builders Digital Experience
Builder’s Digital Experience, LLC (BDX) from Builder Homesite, Inc. and Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE) was founded in October 2009 to combine the industry’s leading new home resources under one roof and offer builders innovative online marketing options, streamlined customer service and support, and greater value. BDX includes the top two new home websites, NewHomeSource.com from Builder Homesite and Move New Homes. Additional services include video production, rich media rendering, mobile search, custom website production, connections to real estate professionals, and more. Together these online and interactive resources help builders create a true digital experience for their buyers. For more information, visit www.thebdx.com.
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Eleanor Bowman, BDX, 512-413-5278, firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Caston, SpatialMatch, 772-475-6728, Robert.email@example.com