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Real estate Web sites enter Phase 2

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A mysterious company called Phase 2 Systems will take over the Web site operations of Informedia Group, a real estate Web site vendor, effective March 15, according to an unsigned e-mail Informedia sent its customers last Wednesday. Little is known about the company, which appears to be a new entity. The Informedia e-mail didn't supply any information about where Phase 2 is headquartered, who heads the operations or what Informedia customers can do in the meantime to resolve problems with Web services. Many real estate agents who subscribe to Informedia's Web site development services haven't been able to log into their Web sites since January to update for-sale home listings, add photos or refresh information. The Phase2Systems domain name was registered anonymously on March 2, one day prior to the e-mail announcing the takeover of Informedia. No Web site currently exists at that domain, so it is not clear whether it belongs to Informedia's new business partnership. No one answe...