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ForRent.com and Homes.com partner to expand consumer housing options

June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

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ForRent.com and Homes.com partner to expand consumer housing options

ForRent.com is the exclusive provider of apartment listings for leading real estate Web site

NORFOLK, Va.-(June 15, 2009)-ForRent.com, anchor Web site for For Rent Media SolutionsTM, a leading apartment resource for searching apartments nationwide, and a division of Dominion Enterprises, will be the sole content provider of apartment rental properties on Homes.com. The exclusive partnership will provide additional exposure for property managers and offering multiple housing solutions for homeowners.

“During these economically challenging times, homeowners are seeking additional housing options,” said Terry Slattery, president of For Rent Media Solutions. “This partnership with Homes.com, our sister company, provides us with a great opportunity to further extend the reach of our apartment listings to one of the leading real estate Web sites. Ideally, this will create an opportunity for the homeowner seeking a variety of housing solutions to visit one Web site that allows them to search for homes for sale, homes for rent and, now, apartments for rent.”

“In April, Homes.com attracted nearly 2.3 million unique visitors, according to comScore Media Metrix. Those visitors can now find apartment listings on Homes.com by clicking on the Rentals tab, typing in their desired location, and selecting “Apartment Rentals.” Users can view apartment descriptions, online videos, photos, floor plans, interactive maps and have instant contact with thousands of ForRent.com communities.

“We are pleased to add ForRent.com’s apartment communities to Homes.com,” said Jason Doyle, Homes.com vice president and general manager. “Choosing ForRent.com as Homes.com’s exclusive content provider is part of our continued effort to become the premier online destination for homebuyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals. Expanding the Homes.com search experience with ForRent.com’s content provides a valuable resource for today’s renters.”

About For Rent Media SolutionsTM

Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., For Rent Media Solutions is a division of Dominion Enterprises. As the multi-family housing solution for apartment seekers, property/apartment managers and owners, For Rent Media Solutions provides superior products, outstanding customer service, and tangible results.  For Rent Media Solutions is a leading resource for choosing your next apartment for rent, townhouse, condo, duplex, efficiency, studio or loft and provides a free customizable apartment search from more than 30,000 apartment listings nationwide.  For Rent Media Solutions operates For Rent Magazine®, as well as ForRent.comTM-The Magazine, and publishes 99 magazines covering more than 190 markets nationwide, including After 55TM Housing & Resource Guide, and Apartamentos Para Rentar®. For Rent Media Solutions operates four additional Web sites: ForRent.com®, SeniorOutlook.comTM, CorporateHousing.com®, and ParaRentar.comTM.  For Rent Media Solutions is a company dedicated to the needs of the apartment industry, bringing prospective residents and apartment communities together.

About Dominion Enterprises

Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services company serving the automotive, enthusiast and commercial vehicle, real estate, apartment rental, and employment industries. The company’s businesses provide a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions including Internet advertising, lead generation, CRM, Web site design and hosting, and data management services. The company has more than 45 market-leading Web sites reaching more than 16.7 million unique visitors, and more than 450 magazines with a weekly circulation of 4.3 million. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., the company has 5,400 employees in more than 200 offices nationwide. For more information, visit http://www.dominionenterprises.com/.

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