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International Consortium of Real Estate Associations Partners to Deliver Multilanguage Technology Solutions to Agents


ICREA selects Proxio to provide cross-border client referral and property listing exchange support in 11 languages for real estate brokers and agents in 40+ countries.

Chicago, IL - ICREA, a consortium of the world’s leading real estate associations, and Proxio, Inc., the international marketing and networking platform for real estate, today announced a partnership to provide a Global Listing and Referral Platform on ICREA’s website The platform application will serve 1.7 million agent and broker members throughout the world belonging to any of more than 40 leading national and regional real estate associations affiliated with ICREA. will be redesigned and re-launched to take advantage of the Proxio technology and to better showcase over 4 million properties from ICREA member associations to agents, brokers and consumers. Property listings and agent/broker profiles will be searchable in 11 major European and Asian languages, with additional languages to be added as the project develops.

“We chose Proxio as our technology partner because they offer a unique set of networking services for real estate professionals, and because they provide all of their services in multiple languages and customizable formats,” said ICREA CEO Thijs Stoffer. “In today’s industry, agents who market themselves and their listings on a global scale are much more likely to do business. The partnership with Proxio will allow ICREA members to easily connect with each other and initiate high-quality referral transactions—across borders and across languages.”

“ICREA is an outstanding organization, promoting professional standards for international real estate transactions and working to provide the best possible information and services to international agents and consumers,” said Janet Case, Proxio’s CEO. “Our technology couldn’t have found a more appropriate application, and we are delighted to have been chosen to be ICREA’s partner.” is unique among property portals in that 100 percent of the properties displayed are represented by a professional who abides by a national code of conduct, which gives consumers as well as referral agents the assurance they are dealing with a professional.

“Buyers around the globe, looking for properties for either personal or investment use, can search with confidence on, now in their own language,” said Peter Bolton King, ICREA Board Chair and CEO of the UK’s National Association of Estate Agents, an ICREA member association.

The newly designed site is expected to go live by the end of 1Q 2010.

About ICREA:
The International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA) is an alliance of the world’s leading real estate associations, committed to high standards of professional conduct. The only organization of its kind, ICREA has dedicated itself to the international promotion of its members’ businesses, improving the way real property is transacted across national borders, and advocating for the industry on global issues. ICREA members include over 40 national real estate associations and regional associations across the globe. Learn more about ICREA at or contact ICREA at

About Proxio, Inc.
Proxio internationalizes real estate professionals worldwide by providing property display technology and networking solutions in multiple languages. Real estate organizations and enterprises license Proxio’s platform to extend their reach internationally, to enable their members to transact business across the globe, and to provide a greater value proposition for the clients they serve. Located in Silicon Valley, Proxio’s team of experienced real estate technology professionals is dedicated to creating borderless real estate markets and serving the needs of agents and their multicultural clients. For more information visit


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