Marketlinx® and Most Home Real Estate Services Renew Agreement
—Adoption of Wireless MLS Solution Leads Industry—
November 14, 2007, SANTA ANA, Calif.
MarketLinx, Inc., a leading provider of information technology to the residential real estate industry and Most Home Real Estate Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Most Home Corp. (OTCBB: MHME), today announced the renewal of their reseller and original equipment manufacturer agreement. Through this agreement, MarketLinx offers Most Home’s leading wireless multiple listing service (MLS) solution to its more than 140 MLS customers through the MarketLinx MLS Wireless product.
“MarketLinx’s renewed agreement with Most Home is consistent with our strategy of partnering with best-in-class solution providers,” said Stephen Roney, president and chief executive officer of MarketLinx. “MarketLinx and Most Home continue to enjoy a mutually prosperous relationship that provides tremendous benefit to our customers.”
MarketLinx MLS Wireless enhances the home buying and selling experience by giving real estate professionals the ability to immediately receive and respond to consumer requests and market updates. Key product features include the ability to search for and e-mail property listings, view hot sheet information and retrieve contact information from the agent and office roster—all from a wireless handheld device.
“Most Home has been a valuable partner for MarketLinx,” said Bryan Foreman, executive vice president of MarketLinx and president of MLS operations. “Most Home’s wireless technology gives our MLS customers the power to address the exploding consumer demand for immediate response and instant access to MLS information.”
“More and more multiple listing services and associations are recognizing the link between REALTOR® responsiveness and professional success,” said Jim Secord, president of Most Home. “By extending our relationship with MarketLinx, we can help real estate professionals provide better and faster customer service to assist them in building their businesses.”
Most Home provides North America’s most widely adopted wireless MLS solution and enterprise service to approximately 325,000 real estate professionals from more than two dozen MarketLinx customers, including Central Virginia Regional MLS, Mid-Florida Regional MLS, Southeast Florida MLS, Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® and SoCalMLS. For additional information, visit www.mosthome.com.
MarketLinx, Inc., a subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), offers a full range of products and support services to address the information technology needs of the real estate brokerage and multiple listing service (MLS) market segments. The company’s full array of capabilities streamlines the real estate listing, financing and closing processes, resulting in increased efficiency and profitability. MarketLinx provides North America’s leading MLS and real estate software systems, including solutions for broker business management, agent productivity, front and back office management, and MLS data aggregation and distribution. For more information, visit www.marketlinx.com.
About The First American Corporation
The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889. With revenues of $8.5 billion in 2006, it is America’s largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people’s lives, such as getting a job, renting an apartment, buying a car or house, securing a mortgage and opening or buying a business. The First American Family of Companies, many of which command leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within five primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Mortgage Information, Property Information and First Advantage. More information about the company and an archive of its press releases can be found at www.firstam.com.
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