October 10, 2008

Movoto.Com Expands Real Estate Search and Realtor Introduction Service to Houston

Movoto.com (www.movoto.com), today announced the expansion of its innovative, online homes for sale search site to include MLS listings from over 150 communities in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area. Movoto.com provides first time and experienced home buyers the Internet's most comprehensive "start to finish" home buying solution with over 40,000 Houston area MLS listings live and available. Movoto's tools make home buying easy with access to an unrivaled quantity of homes for sale, statistics and proprietary real estate information and an extensive network of hand-picked and trustworthy independent real estate agents with local market expertise.

San Francisco Bay Area-based Movoto.com's expansion into Houston and the surrounding metro area enables local home buyers to take control of their real estate buying experience with complete access to the best online MLS listings based real estate search technology and the industry's top Realtors(R). In addition to providing comprehensive home for sale listings for more than 40,000 homes listed in the south Texas region, Movoto has added local Houston real estate agents to its network of top-rated real estate agents. When a Movoto user is ready to visit homes or make an offer they can meet one of Movoto's local partner real estate agents - an agent handpicked according to their intimate understanding of local housing markets and experience in the home buying process.

Using Movoto's advanced search platform with patent-pending technologies, the company's website is a powerful online "house hunter" that actively scans thousands of "Home For Sale" listings in local MLS listing databases and mines other data resources related to housing neighborhoods. With Movoto, homebuyers are able to gather data on neighborhoods and homes for sale that closely match their search criteria, including detailed house specifications as well as local neighborhood demographics, crime statistics, local market housing data, school evaluations - all customized for the Houston metropolitan region.

Movoto is available free of charge to consumers, with no obligation to use real estate agents certified by the service.

Founded in 2005, Redwood-City-based Movoto is led by an experienced team of licensed real estate industry veterans and internet technology experts with a shared vision of empowering real estate consumers. Movoto provides a unique online home buying solution that combines innovative, easy-to-use research tools with ready access to a network of pre-qualified and experienced local agents. Movoto's expanded service (http://www.movoto.com/property/tx/houston.html) adds home listings from over 150 cities and towns in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area to Movoto's current coverage of homes for sale in California, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and San Antonio, Texas.