Bellevue, WA and Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) June 4, 2008
The COASTAL BEND MLS, the 1200-member organization serving real estate professionals in the Coastal Bend area of South Texas, and SecondSpace, Inc., a leading Web services company that powers ResortScape.com, LandWatch.com and a broad network of lifestyle-oriented web sites, has signed an agreement to better serve out-of-region consumers searching for second homes, homesites and acreages in the Corpus Christi and Padre Island areas of Texas.
"We continuously strive to deliver premier services and strategic partnering opportunities to our members," said Francisco Aguilar, Director of MLS and Technology, Coastal Bend MLS. "By showcasing our members' land and second home listings on LandWatch.com, ResortScape.com and their Canadian and UK equivalents, we are connecting a broad range of highly motivated buyers with the pristine beauty, near-unlimited sunshine and miles of beaches in the most sought-after areas of Texas."
The COASTAL BEND MLS is partnering with SecondSpace to showcase over 1200 area real estate professionals and their property listings across SecondSpace's sites and affiliate network, including LandWatch.com, ResortScape.com, ResortScape.CA and ResortScape.Co.UK.
"The gulf coast of Texas remains a hot spot for destination properties," said Gary Cowan, Director of Marketing for SecondSpace. "By partnering with CCAR, we are able to deliver ResortScape.com and LandWatch.com users an enhanced search experience, made even richer by the broadest and deepest set of lifestyle property listings in the Coastal Bend area."
SecondSpace's Web sites leverage the power of the company's highly scalable "semantic web" platform which includes a unique natural language search engine; region, lifestyle- and amenity-based navigation and filtering; a proprietary behavioral targeting engine; and an intelligent listings switch that syndicates properties to the appropriate vertical Web site based on sophisticated algorithms analyzing over 80 region and property-specific attributes.
About COASTAL BEND MLS®
The COASTAL BEND MLS® is a member organization representing over 1200 real estate professionals in and around Corpus Christi and Padre Island, Texas.
SecondSpace, Inc. (http://www.SecondSpace.com) is an online services company operating a network of highly immersive Web sites that enable people to make the most of the "second home" lifestyle. The company's sites -- which include ResortScape.com, (http://www.ResortScape.com, http://www.LandWatch.com and their Canadian and UK equivalents-- connect out-of-region buyers with knowledgeable professionals who have a local presence in thousands of rural and resort communities across the Americas and around the world. SecondSpace's sites are powered by the company's innovative, patent-pending Lifestyle Search & Discovery(TM) platform. The company is headquartered in Bellevue, WA, USA and led by a team of internet veterans with backgrounds from Amazon.com, American Express, Classmates.com, IMDb, Microsoft, VeriSign, Trendwest and other leading companies.
For all media related inquiries, please contact Minou Nguyen, at (206) 779-4559 or minou @ illuminatepr.com or Steve Stratz, (206) 300-9134 or steve @ illuminatepr.com, both of Illuminate Public Relations for SecondSpace, Inc.