shutting down real estate brokerage business will continue as lead-generation network Inc. says it will close all of the field offices of its brokerage company —, Realtors — by the end of the month, but will continue to operate as a lead-generation network. announced last month that its real estate brokerage posted an $11.9 million fourth-quarter operating loss as revenue fell 67 percent from a year ago.

In a regulatory filing this week, said results from the first two months of this year convinced management team that "the difficult mortgage and real estate market conditions are too weak to support our brick-and-mortar real estate brokerage business at this time.", Realtors, was operating in 15 markets at the end of February, and will rack up $1.6 million in charges related to the cost of closing field offices in those markets, including $500,000 in termination benefits.