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MyDealBook gets boost from PropertyShark

Real estate networking site launches with 350,000 members

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MyDealBook.com, a social networking site aimed at helping real estate professionals land clients and collaborate on deals, launched today with more than 330,000 members -- the entire user base of PropertyShark.com. Former PropertyShark.com Chief Executive Officer Ryan Slack -- who now holds that post with MyDealBook.com -- calls the new site "LinkedIn on steroids." That's because users can find each other not only by checking out other members' resumes and connections, but by browsing their online "DealBook" -- transactions they've handled in the past or are looking to close now. "We plan to link people to people, and deals to deals," Slack said. Got a deal? Find a buyer, financing or service providers such as attorneys and appraisers on MyDealBook.com, checking out their backgrounds and reputations before making contact. Looking for a deal? Browse active deals in your area where your services might be needed. The site also promises to al...