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Black Widow Network offers investor-owned properties for sale

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A poisonous spider is not the typical mascot for an online real estate networking site. And the founders of Black Widow Network are well aware of that. The site is geared toward real estate investors, a group that is known for striking quickly and taking aggressive steps when it comes to deals on properties -- see the parallels now? It's not the first social network to welcome real estate investors, though it does focus specifically on the investor niche. BiggerPockets.com is an online community designed for investors, homeowners and real estate professionals, and PropertyShark.com backs the MyDealBook.com networking site that features a range of real estate professionals including investors, as examples. The Black Widow Network joins a large pool of real estate-centric online networks. There are also a variety of companies that have sprung up to offer data tools for real estate investors, such as Krunching.com. There are about 1,100 investors now using the Black Widow site s...