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AOL's Digital City and AllApartments Form Ad Partnership

AOL's Digital City Inc. signed a two-year agreement with AllApartments, a provider of apartment ad listings for consumers on the Internet.

Under the agreement, AllApartments becomes a premier provider of rental listings in Digital City's Real Estate/Rentals area, growing the current real estate offerings available on Digital City by adding more than 5 million apartment listings to its real estate resources.

Available on AOL at Keyword: local real estate and on the Web at digitalcity.com/realestate/, AllApartments will be available in all 50 Digital City markets by Oct. 1. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The AllApartments area on Digital City will allow users to search for apartments, free of charge, based on several criteria including price, number of bedrooms, location and amenities, the firm said.

AllApartments said it is growing at a rate of 150,000 new listings per month.

"We're pleased to offer Digital City users an enhanced real estate resource with the addition of AllApartments extensive apartment listings," said Paul DeBenedictis, president of Digital City Inc. "Digital City usage is at an all- time high and we continue to build a one-of-a-kind local content resource that's of great value to both consumers and advertisers."

In addition to the AllApartment listings, the Digital City Real Estate area features; Homes For Sale, The Digital City Relocation Guide, mortgage information and a Real Estate Showcase area complete with hundreds of local ads and names of local real estate agents, mortgage companies and more.

Based in Vienna, VA, Digital City, an AOL Studios business, is owned primarily by America Online and Tribune Co.