SOURCE: HouseValues

December 07, 2006 08:35 ET

HouseValues Gives Agents National Exposure of Their Home Listings on Sites Across the Web -- at No Extra Cost

New Feature Helps Agents Place Listings on Various Real Estate and Classifieds Sites; Business-Building Tool Is Part of Comprehensive HouseValues Business System

KIRKLAND, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 7, 2006 -- Adding even more value to its comprehensive marketing system designed to help real estate agents increase business, income and market leadership, HouseValues Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLD) today announced a new feature that allows agents to feature their listings in front of a nationwide audience of millions of online home buyers on sites across the Web.

Available at no extra cost to all HouseValues subscribers, agents can instantly direct their listings onto Google and Oodle -- with other national real estate and classifieds sites added in the coming weeks and months.

"HouseValues now offers real estate professionals an innovative tool that provides additional exposure of their properties to a much larger local, regional and national pool of buyers, at no additional cost," said Ian Morris, chief executive officer of HouseValues. "This is the latest demonstration of our commitment to help agents gain a competitive advantage in their markets, gain a greater share of listings, and make more money."

Within just a few clicks, agents can manage all of their listings and place them on sites such as Google and Oodle. Interested buyers are sent directly to the agent's personal Web site, another strong selling point during listing presentations.

"We are committed to giving agents the industry's very best business system," Morris said. "This is the next step of many intended to help our customers make more money and grow their business like never before."

About HouseValues Inc.

Founded in 1999, HouseValues Inc. (NASDAQ: SOLD) provides consumers and real estate professionals with the information and tools they need for success throughout the home buying and selling process. The company's flagship consumer products include HomePages.com™, a lifestyle and neighborhood-centric home buying and selling service; TheLoanPage.com, a service that provides current and prospective home owners with competitive mortgage and refinance quotes from leading lenders; HouseValues.com®, a service that provides home sellers with market valuations of their current home; and JustListed.com™, a service that alerts home buyers as soon as new homes hit the market that meet their criteria. Learn more at www.housevaluesinc.com.

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