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MINDEN, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, Inc. (OTC BB:HMSK), a leading provider of on-line residential real estate listing information for home buyers, real estate agents, mortgage and title insurance companies and others, Wednesday announced that it has signed agreements to add thousands of additional home listings to's Internet site.

With these agreements, now has aggregated more than 660,000 real estate listings, representing roughly half of all home listings in the United States at any time.

The 3,800-member Austin Board of REALTORS, Austin, Texas, has signed with HomeSeekers to place its nearly 5,000 active listings on The agreement also provides for's management of the property search engine of the Austin Board of REALTORS Internet site, Austin Home Search, which will be unveiled in mid-October.

Additionally, signed the Reno-Sparks Association of REALTORS of Reno, Nevada, which will add nearly 2,500 active listings to The Reno-Sparks Association has 1,193 multiple listing service (MLS) members and also serves as the MLS for the South Lake Tahoe Board of Realtors. The South Tahoe Board has already contracted with earlier this year to place its listings on-line with HomeSeekers.

Also, a recent agreement with RE InfoLink, the MLS provider for San Mateo, Santa Clara, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties in Northern California, allows member brokers the individual choice of placing their listings on

HomeSeekers currently has more than 2,100 listings on-line from the RE InfoLink members through previous agreements reached with Prudential of California, Realty World, Better Homes & Gardens, Century 21 Contempo, and other large independent firms in the area. RE InfoLink has approximately 11,000 members and processes 47,000 listings annually. also entered into an agreement with RMLS of Portland, Ore., which gives individual member brokers the choice of placing their listings on The agreements with RE InfoLink and RMLS provide for an electronic push of the listing data to from brokers who have given their permission to place their listings on the site. RMLS covers the five counties of Greater Metropolitan Portland and has approximately 6,000 members and 13,000 active listings.

"A key to's value is the completeness of the real estate listings on our site. We are committed to building the premier national listing inventory base to better serve all of our clients including agents, brokers, MLS vendors and other business partners, as well as serious home buyers around the country.

"These most recent agreements followed recommendations from our current MLS partners who have realized significant benefits from our partnerships. We are pleased to welcome the newest data providers to our site," said Greg Johnson, chief executive officer of Inc. is a leading provider of on-line residential real estate listing information for use by home buyers, real estate agents, mortgage and title insurance companies and others, and is dedicated to simplifying and expediting the residential real estate transaction. The company's on-line system currently hosts more than 660,000 residential real estate listings.

In conjunction with the provisions of the new "Safe Harbor" section of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, this news release may contain forward-looking statements pertaining to future anticipated projected plans, performance and developments, as well as other statements relating to future operations. All such forward-looking statements are necessarily only estimates of future results and there can be no assurance that actual results will not materially differ from expectations. Further information on potential factors which could affect Inc. are included in the company's Form 10-QSB, and Form 10-KSB filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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