HomeGain Press Release

June 18, 2007

HomeGain Announces 2007 Agent Advisors Group

Leading real estate website gathers top industry experts to collaborate with HomeGain

Emeryville, CA - June 18, 2007 - HomeGain, a leading provider of online real estate solutions that connect agents and brokers with homebuyers and sellers, today announced the formation of its 2007 Advisors Group.

Advisors will provide insight to HomeGain on current real estate market trends and offer feedback to HomeGain. This will assist HomeGain in improving product offerings to better meet customers' needs.

"We are very fortunate to be working so closely with a group of such high caliber real estate professionals," said Louis Cammarosano, General Manager at HomeGain. "It's clear they are among the best of the best in the real estate industry as demonstrated by their delivery of excellent value and service to their customers."

The HomeGain Advisors Group will include the following agents and brokers, by region:
  • East Region: Eric Pakulla, RE/MAX Advantage Realty, MD
  • Midwest Region: Karen Breen Elia, RE/MAX Prime Properties, IL
  • Northeast Region: Jeffrey Bastress, StartPoint Realty, MA
  • Northwest Region: Mike Kollar, Windermere, WA
  • South Region: Barry Karch, Prudential BKB Realtors, TX
  • Southeast Region: Bill Eiseman, Prudential Decker Realty, VA; Howard Gordon, Broward Brokers Realty, FL; Mitch Ribak, Tropical Realty, FL; Sharon Kunz, RE/MAX Five Star, GA
  • West Region: Alan Shafran, Prudential California Realty, CA; Alisha Wade, RE/MAX Achievers, AZ; Dave Marshburn, Prudential California Realty, CA
Peggy Boehm, Director of Client Services for HomeGain, will chair the Advisors Group.

Many of the Advisors have partnered with HomeGain since its inception in 1999. The average tenure of HomeGain's Advisor agents is more than five years with HomeGain and over thirteen years in real estate.

By collaborating with this elite group of agents and brokers, HomeGain will be further enabled to focus on bringing product enhancements to its already successful suite of marketing solutions for real estate professionals.

About HomeGain

HomeGain is a leading provider of online marketing solutions that connect real estate agents and brokers with home buyers and sellers. HomeGain offers free services to find and compare real estate agents, research home values, and view homes for sale. Since 1999 REALTORS® have used HomeGain's real estate marketing programs to connect with consumers, promote their services and grow their business. HomeGain.com has been a top visited real estate website since 1999. HomeGain is your real estate connection.

About Classified Ventures

Classified Ventures™ is a strategic joint venture among five media companies, including Belo Corp. (NYSE:BLC), Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE:GCI), The McClatchy Co. (NYSE:MNI), Tribune Co. (NYSE:TRB) and The Washington Post Co. (NYSE:WPO), whose objectives are to collectively capitalize on the revenue growth in the online advertising categories of automotive, real estate and rentals.

Contact:
Louis Cammarosano
510-594-4121 Office
louis@homegain.com

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