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HGTV parent acquires

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Scripps Networks Digital has acquired Realogy Corp.'s -- a Web site where homebuyers can find information about open houses -- adding it to a suite of HGTV Web sites including that provide information through the homeownership lifecycle.Realogy and its brands will maintain their association with through a continued marketing relationship with HGTV's, which includes an online listings distribution agreement for all of Realogy's property listings, Scripps said. Realogy Franchise Group was FrontDoor's initial listings partner when Scripps launched the site in 2007 (see story) helps homebuyers find open-house schedules and addresses, view home photos and details, and hundreds of thousands of virtual home tours, as they create an open-house touring schedule. Realogy opened up the site to brokers and agents outside of the Realogy brand in January 2008 (see story).Scripps said is positioned to take the site's ...