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Abele Owners' Network, Yahoo! Sign Marketing Pact

San Francisco-based Abele Owners' Network, a national listing service of homes For Sale By Owner (FSBO), signed a distribution agreement with Yahoo!

Homeowners who advertise their property for sale on owners.com will automatically receive free exposure through Yahoo! Classifieds. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Home buyers visiting Yahoo! Classifieds can click on owners.com property for detailed information on mortgages, community reports (crime, school, and environmental reports), a searchable real estate law dictionary, and other features.

"The relationship with Yahoo! underscores our continued commitment to providing a one-stop marketing solution for our customers, making their home buying experience easier, faster and ultimately more cost-effective," said Hans Koch, CEO of Abele Owners' Network.

Abele Owners' Network is a trademark and service of Abele Information Systems Inc. that currently represents more than 35,000 properties in all 50 states. Homeowners can post their property for sale without a commission, and can add maps, details, and color photographs to their listings. An Owners' Network "Premier" listing is priced at $115 for four months. Homeowners without Internet access may call 1-800-273-7322 to have a listing form sent to them.