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Austin Start-Up Simplifies Home Buying and Selling Process

WEBWIRE Launches with over 15,000 Property Listings

AUSTIN, TX, September 27, 2006 – Zooven, Inc., the leading real estate search engine in Central Texas, today announced the launch of its flagship Web site, The user-friendly site provides home buyers and sellers, real estate professionals and home builders the most efficient way to search for or market properties for sale. provides buyers with free, unlimited access to the more than 15,000 homes for sale in the Greater Austin area,” says Zooven CEO Jeff Chambers, who co-founded the site with Bryon Jacob. “Unlike most real estate sites, does not require users to enter personal information to see data or search the site—it makes for a much better consumer experience.” Buyers may search the most complete property listings by city, zip code, address or school district and refine results by price, number of bedrooms and square footage.

For a minimal fee, is the premier property marketing tool for sellers, yielding a significantly better return on investment than traditional classifieds. Sellers can advertise their homes for $39 for one month, $199 for 6 months or until the property sells for $349. All packages include 16 high resolution photos and unlimited real-time updates and the ability to print out marketing flyers from your home printer. “Attracting more buyers through additional marketing almost always cost less than lowering the asking price of your property,” says Chambers. Real estate professionals and home builders can also include their inventory for a small monthly listing fee of $10.00 per listing. also provides lead generation for real estate professionals. When a user finds a home they would like to see, they simply fill out a short online form; then the site connects a licensed real estate professional with the potential buyer to show them the property.

“Partnering with local real estate professionals is a key component of our business,” says Chambers. “Zooven provides the best tools and information to help buyers locate homes creating a smooth transition from searching on-line to working with an agent and making the sales process as short as possible.”

Zooven is currently expanding its services beyond Austin, and expects to add several additional cities by the end of 2006.

About Zooven, Inc.: is the leading search engine for finding real estate in Central Texas and now enables anyone in the US to list their property in their search index. Zooven’s technology continues to revolutionize the real estate search and marketing industries by making it easy, fast and free to find useful information in the real estate marketplace.

Zooven is a privately held company in Austin, Texas. For more information on Zooven, please visit



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