ImproveNet, Homestore Ally

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. ImproveNet Inc., a provider of software, online contractor matching services and marketing programs for the building industry, has entered into an agreement with Homestore Inc., a supplier of Internet real estate content for consumers. ImproveNet will be the exclusive provider of its Find-A-Contractor service to Homestore consumers visiting Homestores Home and Garden Channel to find

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — ImproveNet Inc., a provider of software, online contractor matching services and marketing programs for the building industry, has entered into an agreement with Homestore Inc., a supplier of Internet real estate content for consumers.

ImproveNet will be the exclusive provider of its Find-A-Contractor service to Homestore consumers visiting Homestore’s Home and Garden Channel to find contractors for air conditioning, bathroom remodeling, electrical, sheet metal, heat and ventilation, kitchen remodeling and plumbing, in addition to a variety of custom building and general remodeling work.

“This is an incredible opportunity for our companies,” said Jeffrey Rassas, co-chairman and CEO for ImproveNet.

Homestore is a supplier of media and technology solutions that promote and connect real estate professionals to consumers.

Homestore operates Realtor.com, the official site of the National Association of Realtors; HomeBuilder.com, the official new homes site of the National Association of Home Builders; Homestore.com Apartments & Rentals, an apartments, senior housing, corporate housing and self-storage resource; and Homestore.com, a home-related information site on mortgage financing.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, ImproveNet markets its value chain management solution under the MarketMaker software and online service trademark.

Through MarketMaker’s online brands Improvenet.com and ImprovenetPRO.com, the company provides home-improvement services to homeowners, organizes information and design tools for builders and remodelers and delivers qualified job leads to contractors.

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