BDX now gives builders access to 9 of the top 10 general real estate websites
Austin, TX – September 1, 2010 – Builders Digital Experience (BDX), leading provider of digital marketing resources for builders, announced today a recently signed distribution agreement with HotPads.com, a map-based housing search engine and listing service. As a result of this agreement, builders who list their communities with BDX will now have their homes included on HotPads.com at no additional charge and expanded distribution to the site’s two-million monthly visitors1.
“We are excited to partner with HotPads.com as their preferred provider of new home listings for their dynamic site,” said Tim Costello. “It is our deep relationships with companies like HotPads that allow us to deliver greater online marketing value to our builders and give them the confidence in knowing that when they list their homes with BDX, they have the Internet covered.”
HotPads.com, the 9th largest online real estate portal2, joins the extensive BDX network of leading websites – a network that reaches over 40 million potential new home buyers3 each month. With just a single listing with BDX, builders are not only gaining exposure on NewHomeSource and Move New Homes, the #1 and #2 new home listing sites in the nation, but also hundreds of other leading real estate, new home, general news, newspaper and social network websites.
“HotPads constantly strives to provide our housing shoppers access to high quality housing listing information,” says Douglas Pope, co-founder of HotPads.com. “Partnering with BDX allows HotPads to bring our housing shoppers together with new home developers giving them more housing options and a better search experience.”
The award-winning HotPads.com is known across the industry for its innovative mapping technologies. The site features over 3.5 million homes for sale and empowers visitors to search for their next home by location.
- 1 SOURCE: Hotpads.com
- 2 comScore Media Metrix (July 2010)
- 3 comScore Media Metrix (July 2010)
HotPads.com is a nationwide map-based housing search engine. Founded in 2005, HotPads.com strives to build the most comprehensive, interactive marketplace for real estate and rental housing, listing more than 3.5 million homes for sale and 400,000 properties for rent. HotPads.com has become one of the largest real estate portals on the Internet, empowering housing shoppers to search by real estate’s most important attribute, location. For more information, visit the website at https://hotpads.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
Douglas Pope, Hotpads.com, 563.289.7368, email@example.com