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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Stacey Corso
Wilkinson &Associates Real Estate ERA Powered serves nearly 40 communities in
the state of North Carolina.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 - ZipRealty, Inc. ( www.ziprealty.com)
(NASDAQ: ZIPR), the nation's most prominent online technology-powered
residential real estate brokerage firm and real estate marketing solutions
provider, added Wilkinson & Associates Real Estate ERA Powered, bringing the
total number of participating brokerages in its Powered by Zip (PbZ) network to
17. ZipRealty delivers PbZ software as a service to brokers, agents, home buyers
and sellers. PbZ streamlines and simplifies housing transactions, more
effectively matches buyers and seller and helps brokers and agents
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 technology powers leading brokers across the country, now including
Charlotte," said Xavier Y. Zang, President of PbZ. "The combination of Wilkinson
& Associates' expert local team and the innovative PbZ platform now gives
prospective home buyers and sellers in Charlotte and surrounding communities a
strong competitive advantage throughout the region."
Wilkinson & Associates Real Estate serves nearly 40 communities across the
region with four offices and 600 agents. Wilkinson is one of the leading
brokerage firms by market share in the Charlotte area.
"With Powered by Zip, we can add operating discipline of our rapidly growing
business, improve service to buyers and sellers and increase our lead flow,"
said Scott Wilkinson, President of Wilkinson & Associates. "Through the PbZ
platform, real estate agents, current and potential home buyers and sellers now
have access to the most comprehensive home search data via their mobile devices
and the web at ZipRealty.com. The PbZ platform brings the best tools to our
customers and agents. Not only will PbZ help us establish long-term
relationships with serious home buyers and sellers, it will help us grow our
ZipRealty is actively expanding Powered by Zip with leading local brokerages
throughout the U.S.
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 17 markets.
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