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HomeGain has been a real estate resource since 1999. HomeGain was the first website to launch an instant online home values and home prices tool. HomeGain is often referenced in blogs, online newspapers, real estate, mortgage, home improvement and home staging websites.

News Stories - 2008

December 29, 2008  This Old House - "Brokers Tell All: 10 Ways to Boost House Value" Jessica Gopalakrishnan of HomeGain states how a small investment in a home can yield surprising returns. HomeGain's 2007 survey is also used as a resource for tips on boosting home valuation    Read more...
December 21, 2008  Propertyportalwatch - "What If You Could Predict the Future" Emma Sorenson explains the functionality and usefulness of HomeGain's new "What If" tool.    Read more...
December 20, 2008  ActiveRain - Rebecca Levinson's Blog article "A Cluetrain to Remarkability: A Banana, A Gorilla, and A Time Travel Machine" - Rebecca analyzes HomeGain's website through the years and what it conveys to real estate agents and home buyers and sellers.    Read more...
December 17, 2008  RISMedia - "HomeGain Adds New 'What If' Feature to Its Instant Home Values Tool"    Read more...
December 17, 2008  Sellsius Blog - "HomeGain Launches 'What If' Home Valuation Tool" Joseph Ferrara announces HomeGain's latest home values tool on his real estate blog.    Read more...
November 07, 2008  HomeGain Real Estate Blog - "HomeGain Wins Web Marketing Association 2008 WebAward" HomeGain is recognized as the winner of the Web Marketing Association's Award (WMA) for Outstanding Achievement in Website Development.    Read more...
October 17, 2008  Sellsius Real Estate Blog - "HomeGain Gets A Facelift" Joseph Ferrara reviews HomeGain's redesigned, consumer centric home page.    Read more...
October 09, 2008  Global edge - "The world's most powerful property people - Top 100" HomeGain is ranked as the eighth most authoritative real estate website in the world. Jessica Gopalakrishnan and many others are recognized for their contributions within the real estate industry.    Read more...
October 01, 2008  Realtor Magazine - "Tech Watch: The Story Behind Home Valuation Sites" While home valuation websites can sometimes create problems between customers and real estate agents, they are not all bad. Michael Antoniak explains how each site operates and advises agents to look for hidden benefits.    Read more...
September 29, 2008  Inman News - "100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders: 2008" Louis Cammarosano, General Manager of HomeGain, is named one of Inmans Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the Technology and Online Real Estate category.    Read more...
September 21, 2008  Sellsius Real Estate Blog - "HomeGain Adds Home Seller Tools to AgentView" Joseph Ferrara breaks down HomeGain's addition of Home Sale Maximizer to AgentView and what it offers to consumers and real estate agents.    Read more...
September 18, 2008  Living Well in San Mateo - "The Home Sales Maximizer" Raymond Stoklosa discusses the importance of making the correct improvements when preparing your home for sale. HomeGain's Home Sale Maximizer is a valuable tool to have during this process.    Read more...
August 27, 2008  Inman News - "Real estate marketing and an orange gorilla" The history, employees and atmosphere of HomeGain are highlighted in this segment of Inman News' Factory Tour.    Read more...
August 22, 2008  Inman News - "HomeGain launches AgentView marketing platform" Inman News discusses what HomeGain's latest innovation, AgentView, offers real estate agents and consumers.    Read more...
August 21, 2008  The Real Estate Grapevine - "HomeGain Continues to Innovate with Agents as Their Focus" Ryan Ward discusses how AgentView strengthens the partnership between HomeGain and its real estate agent members.    Read more...
August 21, 2008  Sellsius Real Estate Blog - "HomeGain Launches AgentView Marketing Tool for Real Estate Agents" Joseph Ferrara says that HomeGain is on a roll, that AgentView is compelling, and all in all, he thinks the "Gainers understand what real estate consumers want to see.    Read more...
August 20, 2008  The Notorious R.O.B. - "HomeGain Throws Down the Gauntlet" Robert Hahn critiques AgentView and advises large real estate brokerages of the need to provide innovations and marketing tools to real estate agents such as what HomeGain offers.    Read more...
August 20, 2008  RISMedia - "HomeGain Launches New Marketing Solution" RISMedia covers the launch of AgentView, HomeGain's newest marketing solution.    Read more...
August 19, 2008  BloodhoundBlog - "HomeGain Releases AgentView, a RE 2.0 Rifle. Will it Fire True Or Shoot Blanks?" Brian Brady discusses what he thinks HomeGain's latest product, AgentView, means for real estate agents.    Read more...
July 14, 2008  The Real Estate Grapevine - Ryan Ward's blog article, "Real Estate Vendors Are Not Created Equally - Here's My Take on the Big Three".    Read more...
July 09, 2008  ActiveRain - Mitch Ribak's blog article, "HomeGain and Zillow Estimation Tools - Are they good or evil?" Mitch discusses the pros and cons of online instant home valuation websites and tools.    Read more...
July 09, 2008  HomeStomper - "Can Good Marketing Come In A Box?" Mark Eckenrode writes how companies like HomeGain are aggressively maneuvering to be the one-stop shop for online real estate marketing.    Read more...
July 02, 2008  ActiveRain - Mitch Ribak's blog article, "Are you looking for a Realtor to list your home? Ask for the stats!"    Read more...
July 01, 2008  Marketing Pilgrim - "Most Visited Real Estate Web Sites"    Read more...
June 24, 2008  Bonzai Real Estate Blog - Mike Farmer's blog article, "A good night's sleep and a beautiful day ahead and a HomeGain Lead"    Read more...
June 16, 2008  Inman News - "Inman News Announces Innovator Awards Finalists" - HomeGain Blog is named as a finalist for Best Real Estate Blog.    Read more...
June 04, 2008  Active Rain - "Louis Cammarosano Bloodhound Blog Unchained" Louis Cammarosano speaks with BrokerIPTV.    Read more...
May 31, 2008  Sellsius Real Estate Blog - "HomeGain Free Blog School Opens" HomeGain has just opened an online Blog School to help real estate agents who want to blog for business. Agents are given a free blog as part of HomeGain Source4Sellers marketing subscription.    Read more...
May 30, 2008  ActiveRain - Long Island Realtor, Gail Gladstone's blog article, "Lead Generation - On the Other Hand..." I have been with Homegain.com since their inception. I get an unbelievable amount of business from them that converts to listings (that's really all I am interested in).    Read more...
May 17, 2008  Real Estate Radio USA - Louis Cammarosano's blog post, "Members Only - The Costco Way" Costco, the international membership only warehouse operator, is a well known and highly profitable company. Their success is solely attributable to the service and value that they provide to their members. By treating their customers well and making them true partners in the enterprise, they have been rewarded by their customers with millions of referrals. The Costco model is worth emulating...    Read more...
May 15, 2008  TheBrinkTank Blog - "HomeGain Launches Agent Blog Platform" Since HomeGain is known in the industry as a lead-generation and sales tool, the blog provides an identifiable way out of that niche.    Read more...
May 08, 2008  Money Magazine - "A new reality for real estate agents" Stephen Gandel writes how websites like HomeGain have evolved real estate by setting information free.    Read more...
May 05, 2008  Real Estate Industry Watch - "Louis Cammarosano, of HomeGain, Interviewed by REIW". For the inaugural interview, Real Estate Industry Watch's Wayne Long caught up with the General Manager for HomeGain, Louis Cammarosano, and interviewed him about HomeGain, the real estate industry and where third party lead generators like HomeGain fit into the real estate marketplace.    Read more...
May 03, 2008  RSS Pieces - Mary McKnight's article, "HomeGain Introduces Real Estate Agent Blogs, Max Goes Ape". Real Estate leads company, HomeGain, introduces the HomeGain Agent Blogs while company front man, Max's life is spinning out of control.    Read more...
April 30, 2008  1000 Watt Consulting - Brian Boero's article, "HomeGain Messes with the Narrative". HomeGain's release of an "Agent Blog Network" today underscores the dissonant reality of online real estate. The idea of putting a blog on top of a lead machine is pretty jarring. It doesn't fit into the narrative many, including myself, have helped perpetuate.    Read more...
April 30, 2008  Bonzai Real Estate Blog - Mike Farmer's article, "The HomeGain Advantage". As has been announced, Homegain has added consumer-facing blogs to the agent's maketing tools who use their system. For many agents this will be a useful tool and it adds punch to the starter-kit Homegain provides.    Read more...
April 29, 2008  HomeGain.com adds a weblogging platform for its clients.    Read more...
April 24, 2008  Bonzai Real Estate Blog - "I'm Also a HomeGain Watcher". HomeGain seems to be a company that mixes the old with the new and doesn't buzz a lot; however, Louis Cammarosano's recent foray into the middle of the real estate blogosphere has created some buzz as he holds his own in the back and forth of the ongoing conversation about real estate.    Read more...
April 18, 2008  Bonzai Real Estate Blog - "Hype or Results?" Pat Kitano recognizes HomeGain's recent efforts aimed at utilizing web 2.0 functions.    Read more...
April 18, 2008  Bonzai Real Estate Blog - "HomeGain Coming On Strong". Mike Farmers states how he is impressed with the true transparency Louis is providing through the Homegain model and how it's a clear connection between consumer and agent.    Read more...
April 17, 2008  1000 Watt Consulting Blog - "A Gorilla in Real Estate's Midst". Marc Davison discusses the power of a brand    Read more...
April 17, 2008  Transparent Real Estate - Pat Kitano's article, "Repositioning the HomeGain Image".    Read more...
April 07, 2008  Real Estate Radio USA blogzine - "Real Estate Radio USA Episode 93". HomeGain's General Manger Louis Cammarosano spoke about HomeGain and its mascot Max. Read more and listen to mp3 recording.    Read more...
April 02, 2008  PepperJamNetwork Blog - "BuyerLink by HomeGain Launches Affiliate Program on Pepperjam Network".    Read more...
March 29, 2008  Mlive.com/ The Saginaw News - "Home stagers try to give a real estate sales advantage". - "Home stagers try to give a real estate sales advantage". HomeGain's staging survey results are referenced to show Realtors' recommendations regarding staging.    Read more...
March 26, 2008  Sellsius Real estate Blog - "Dressed to Sell: Survey Says Home Staging Helps Sell Homes for Higher Price". Joseph Ferrara talks about HomeGain's home staging survey and the Home Sale Maximizer tool.    Read more...
March 25, 2008  Ezine Articles - "Home Value Web Sites - Which Ones Are Best For Finding Your Home's Value". When comparing home value websites, HomeGain is referenced as having "a more professional look" then Zillow.    Read more...
March 04, 2008  International Listings - "Top 50 Web 2.0 Real Estate Sites". HomeGain is listed in the top 50 Web 2.0 real estate websites under Potential Home Buyers category.    Read more...
March 03, 2008  Inman News - "HomeGain Invites Bloggers, Controversy to Corporate Site". HomeGain opened its virtual doors to the praise, criticism and everything in between when it invited prominent real estate bloggers to discuss such topics as "The Case Against Blogging" and "The Failed Promise of Real Estate 2.0" at its company blog.    Read more...
February 25, 2008  Sellsius Real Estate Blog - "Sellsius Joins HomeGain Blog Crew". As Joseph Ferrara recently joined HomeGain blog as a guest blogger, he reveals some previously little known facts about HomeGain.    Read more...
February 21, 2008  Transparent Real Estate - "Why I'm writing on the HomeGain blog". Agent and blogger Pat Kitano explains why he decides to post on HomeGain Blog.    Read more...
February 07, 2008  The Phoenix Real Estate Guy - "You're Blogging at HomeGain Now?". Jay Thompson explains why he decided to contribute to the HomeGain Blog.    Read more...
February 05, 2008  Blue Collar Agents - "Yahoo Up, Move.com down in Hitwise Rankings". Hitwise reports HomeGain 2nd most visited Real Estate website in January 2008.    Read more...
January 18, 2008  TheTruthAboutRealty.com - "Real Estate Website Traffic Rises in December". According to comScore, there was a 5% rise in Real Estate related traffic in December '07. HomeGain was reported 6th most visited Real Estate Website.    Read more...
January 17, 2008  The Real Estate Bloggers - "Top 10 Real Estate Sites For December, 2007". HomeGain is reported 6th of the top 10 most visited Real Estate websites in December 2007.    Read more...
January 16, 2008  Daryl Glade's New Orleans Real Estate Blog - "Which Home Improvement Project to Choose?" HomeGain just came out with the results of a national survey of 2,000 real estate agents that can help answer the question in the headline.    Read more...
January 16, 2008  The Motley Fool - "You Can Go Home Again". HomeGain is named th most visited Real Estate Website by comScore in December 2006.    Read more...
January 14, 2008  SmartMoney "Boosting Your Home's Value in a Down Market" - HomeGain offers a variety of tools to help home sellers make smart decisions, enabling them to maintain the value of their home in rough markets.    Read more...
January 10, 2008  Snap, Crackle, Sold - "ROI on Staging". Laura G., a professional home stager, is often being asked about the ROI of home staging. She found recent stats from HomeGain's research very helpful.    Read more...

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