Shelton, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 28, 2005 -
Â TotalMove, Inc. (http://www.totalmove.com), a national consumer relocation company, today announced it has merged with EscapeHomes (http://www.escapehomes.com), a San Francisco, Calif.-based online marketplace for second home real estate. Financial terms of the deal were not released.
The combination of TotalMove and EscapeHomes will provide customers a more powerful set of tools and advice throughout the entire real estate transaction process. Together, the two companies will meet a wider set of customer needs by creating an integrated, nationwide network of real estate brokers, mortgage lenders, insurance firms, moving companies and more.
ÂOur vision is simple: We want to make real estate easy,Â explains Kevin Buckthorpe, President of the newly combined company. ÂBy combining a great online user experience with knowledgeable real estate advisors, we can help consumers simplify the arduous process of buying and selling property.Â
ÂThis was a great opportunity to combine two passionate teams, one in the online and the other in the offline real estate space,Â said David Hehman, President of EscapeHomes. ÂThe merger will provide consumers personalized customer service, more choices and great values. For real estate agents and brokers, weÂll be able to save them time by sending pre-qualified referrals and ready buyers.Â
TotalMove, Inc. provides real estate coordination services to home sellers and buyers and offers a one stop solution for all their real estate and move related needs, including real estate agent selection, mortgage, insurance, moving and van line services, utility transfers and more. The program is free to consumers, offers discounts and cash-back and can be promoted by sponsoring organizations as a value added benefit.
EscapeHomes.com, The Smart Source For Second Homes, is the only online real estate marketplace focusing exclusively on the second homebuyer and seller, bringing together people searching for vacation, investment, and retirement homes with the properties and real estate professionals that meet their needs.
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