Excite has signed on Realtor.com to be the exclusive provider of listings of homes for sale. The service will be featured on the real estate channel for other Excite properties such as WebCrawler and Classifieds2000. Excite joins a number of other Internet services beefing up their real estate channels in hopes of cashing in on a lucrative market.
The real estate listing service will pay AOL $14 million for an exclusive spot on its proprietary service, Web site, and local guide.
Classifieds2000 and Realtor.com announced a strategic partnership to distribute Realtor.com's real estate listings throughout the Classified2000 Network. The agreement provides Realtor.com with increased Web distribution for its database of residential real estate listings through the 80 Web sites affiliated with Classified2000.
The search company, late to enter the e-commerce space, will announce deals with heavy-hitters Realtor.com and Microsoft's Expedia.
Digital City today launched a new real estate feature that aggregates data from other sites aimed at house hunters and renters. Realtor.com, NewHomeSearch and AllApartments are among the city guide's partners.