RISMEDIA, May 25, 2011–Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) Rand Realty announced that it has entered into an agreement with Optimum Homes®, a service available to iO TV® Digital Cable and Optimum Online® customers that enables subscribers to research their next home purchase and find thousands of listings for rent or sale. The deal is extended to the Rand Realty brand and its new lifestyle blog, HudsonHeartbeat.com.
Under the agreement, Optimum Homes will put Rand Realty listings on the Optimum Homes interactive television channel on Cablevision’s iO TV Digital Cable service, as well as OptimumHomes.com. Optimum Homes will also run BHG Rand Realty’s Home Decorating videos on the Optimum Homes interactive television channel. Rand Realty and HudsonHeartbeat.com will sponsor certain town tour videos on the Optimum Homes interactive television channel that provide an overview of local communities. These town tour videos will be featured on selected communities that are the subjects of Rand Realty’s HudsonHeartbeat.com community blog.
“Rand Realty is dedicated to providing the best community and lifestyle information in the region,” said Matt Rand, managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty. “Partnering with Optimum Homes and providing our listings and sponsoring town tour videos helps provide people in the region or those considering a move to the region with a better understanding of what these communities have to offer. The partnership is a natural fit.”
Rand Realty will also promote the HudsonHeartbeat.com lifestyle blog on air with a series of commercials on News12.
About Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty, founded in 1984, is the No. 1 real estate brokerage in the Greater Hudson Valley with 25 offices serving Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Rand has more than 800 sales associates, as well as a commercial real estate company (Rand Commercial Services), mortgage company (Rand Mortgage), title company (Hudson Abstract Services) and insurance agency (The Hudson Group Insurance Agency). The company’s Web sites are: www.randrealty.com, www.randcommercial.com, www.randmortgage.com, www.hudsonabstract.com and www.hudson-group.com. Rand Realty is also on Facebook and Twitter.