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Housing.com for sale

Owner asking $800,000 for real estate domain

The real estate Web domain and attached business at Housing.com is for sale, according to the firm representing the site owner in the sale. Housing.com has been on the selling block since Thursday, according to Allan Mooney, director of Boston-based eBizBrokers Inc., which is representing Housing.com's current owner, Housing.com LLC, in the sale. The minimum asking price is $800,000, Mooney said. The ultimate buyer could choose to purchase only the assets of the domain name, or the buyer could purchase the domain name and the current Web site, technology and software used at the site for a higher price, he said. Housing.com has been online for two years, and the site features online home search tools, mortgage education and information, find-a-Realtor information, calculators, and seller tools and resources, among other things. The site includes Google ads, a blog, a seller listing service and other information. The California-based owner has decided to sell Housing.com "in orde...