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Web site tracks real estate agents’ listing performance monitors active and past sales, prices

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A free online service allows homeowners to view lists of Realtors in a given area, along with information on how many properties are currently listed by those Realtors, the average advertised price of those homes and consumer reviews of those Realtors., now in its beta form, also helps homeowners to see what homes Realtors have sold in the past, and whether the advertised price differed from the final price, according to a company announcement today. "The housing boom has produced a flood of realtors from which home owners are increasingly challenged to choose from," said Niki Scevak, CEO of Homethinking LLC. "By distilling massive amounts of data and drawing upon the collective wisdom of prior home sellers, we are able to help home owners make an intelligent decision as to who should sell their most valuable asset." Each year, homeowners in the United States spend $70 billion on real estate broker fees. Furthermore, a Realtor's expertise determines whether a house i...