FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ZipRealty Media Contact: Stacey Corso
Coldwell Banker Select Professionals Media Contract: Jeff Geoghan
Since the beginning of 2013, ZipRealty's PbZ division has added five
Coldwell Banker clients.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 - ZipRealty, Inc. (http://www.ziprealty.com (http://www.ziprealty.com/)) (NASDAQ: ZIPR), the nation's most prominent online technology-powered residential real estate brokerage firm and real estate marketing solutions provider, has added Coldwell Banker Select Professionals, bringing the total number of participating brokerages in its Powered by Zip (PbZ) network to 20. ZipRealty delivers PbZ software as a service to brokers, agents, home buyers and sellers. PbZ streamlines and simplifies real estate transactions, more effectively matches buyers and seller and helps brokers and agents better manage their business. PbZ includes ZipRealty's industry-leading CRM and marketing solutions delivered on the web and as mobile applications, making it the most powerful suite of real estate marketing tools in the United States.
"PbZ's innovative technology powers top brokerages nationwide, including our latest client in Central Pennsylvania," said Xavier Y. Zang, President of PbZ. "The combination of Coldwell Banker Select Professionals local expertise and the powerful PbZ platform provides prospective home buyers and sellers in Lancaster, Harrisburg, York and communities throughout Central Pennsylvania with a strong competitive advantage."
"Powered by Zip provides our brokerage with operating discipline, improved service to our clients and increased lead flow," said Coldwell Banker Select Professionals' CEO Ryan Hess. "Through the PbZ platform featuring Zip Realty's proprietary CRM Zap, our agents now have the best toolkit on the market - both in the office and on the go. PbZ will help us establish and grow long-term relationships with serious home buyers and sellers, while growing our business."
The addition of Lancaster, Pa.-based Coldwell Banker Select Professionals brings the total number of Coldwell Banker clients signed on to the PbZ platform to five in 2013. So far this year, PbZ has inked agreements with Coldwell Banker clients in Pittsburgh, Sarasota, St. Louis, Miami and now Central Pennsylvania.
ZipRealty is actively expanding Powered by Zip with leading local brokerages throughout the United States.
About ZipRealty, Inc.
ZipRealty is a leading national real estate brokerage and provider of proprietary technology and comprehensive online marketing tools for the residential real estate brokerage industry. For home buyers and sellers who increasingly want control, choice and a seamless, customized service, ZipRealty offers Internet-enabled, state-of-the-art technology and complete access to accurate, timely information via their website and mobile applications, which real estate professionals can combine with their own local knowledge and personal expertise to offer an exceptional start-to-finish client experience. For real estate professionals who seek more productive ways to conduct business, ZipRealty provides technology and online marketing tools to enhance their online sales channel, including lead generation, conversion and service of their clients. ZipRealty's technology and online marketing products serve its full-service, owned-and-operated residential real estate brokerage business in 19 markets nationwide, as well as its Powered by Zip network of leading third-party local brokerages in 20 markets.
About Coldwell Banker Select Professionals
Coldwell Banker Select Professionals serves all of Central Pennsylvania with over 250 real estate agents in offices in Lancaster, Ephrata, New Holland, Wyomissing, Lebanon, Hershey, Harrisburg, Camp Hill, York and Hanover. Coldwell Banker Select Professionals is a principal broker for Cartus and USAA relocation services in Central PA, and has been named in the top 51 franchises for Coldwell Banker worldwide. Read more at www.cbsp.com (https://mercury.ziprealty.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.cbsp.com/).
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Source: ZipRealty via Thomson Reuters ONE