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Houston Chronicle Sunday Homes

Sunday Homes
Reach engaged, top-quality prospects for your real estate listings in every price range.

The Houston Chronicle's Sunday Homes section reaches readers more likely to buy, and with the household income to do so—in other words, your top prospects!

Features
  • Homes section features easy-to-find, easy-to-read ads that make your properties stand out.
  • Homes, condos, high rises, rental and vacation properties are highlighted separately to attract the perfect target audience for each type of property.
  • Features and home buying tips that keep readers engaged on our biggest readership day of the week.
Reach a Quality Audience
  • 1.4 million Sunday Chronicle readers will see the Sunday Homes section.
  • 83,182 Houstonians planning to buy a new or used home within the next year see the section every week.
  • $158,769+ median value of homes currently owned by Sunday Homes readers.
  • $62,144+ median income of Sunday Homes readers.

Houston Chronicle Saturday Homes Section

Saturday Homes
Reach serious shoppers for your new homes and communities.

Showcase your new homes and communities to buyers who are actively searching for information on Houston home builders, community amenities and more.

Features
  • Prints every Saturday to reach readers the day of your grand openings and open houses.
  • Showcase your floor plans and introduce your neighborhoods' distinctive amenities.
  • 931,697 weekend distribution with 227,107 in Saturday home delivery and 101,746 in Sunday single copy sales.
  • Heatset color, printed on quality newsprint to make your properties look their best.
  • Value-added advertorial included with every ad! You get guaranteed 40% of your ad size in advertorial space to further promote your communities!
  • Reader-interest stories engage more buyers who will see your homes and communities.
Reach a Quality Audience
  • 850,000 weekly Saturday Homes readers.
  • 60,000 Houstonians who read Homes each week, who also plan to buy a new or used home within the next year.
  • Median value of Homes readers' current home: $160,000
  • $60,000+ median HHI of Homes readers.

chron.com/homes Section

Chron Homes
Serious shoppers turn to chron.com/homes for everything they need to know to find and buy their next home.

Chron.com/homes is where savvy home shoppers turn to do research, search for homes, and get helpful tips on the home buying process. And more of them in Houston turn to chron.com/homes. Our site is packed with features that keep shoppers coming back for more.

Chron.com/homes features include:

  • Search: A comprehensive search tool that lets users search home listings by a number of criteria
  • Gallery of Homes: View a scrolling "clickable" gallery of homes for sale
  • New Homes: Search for homes by price and location and browse neighborhoods
  • Second Homes: Find vacation homes, weekend getaways and more!
  • Farm & Ranch: Search properties by state, size of acreage and more. Also browse photo listings.
  • Rentals: Search by ZIP and by price.
  • Featured Listings: a perfect way for Realtors to focus prominent attention on properties for sale that have been listed.
  • Research: Find stats on home sales by area, foreclosure postings and more.

Gain high exposure for all of your listings and open homes on the site with the most listings and buyer-friendly features in Houston: check chron.com/homes out now:

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Put the #1 vehicle for real estate listings to work for you. Our huge number of site visitors assure you the largest audience possible for your listings!

How many smart buyers are ready for you?

  • 1,115,751 Chron.com/homes page views*
  • 76,921,502 Page views on Chron.com*
  • 8,166,887 Unique visitors on Chron.com*

In addition to sheer numbers of visitors, enjoy these additional advertiser benefits:

  • Gain high visibility priority placement.
  • Catch potential buyers as they search.
  • Proven to increase awareness of your listing.
  • Only $20 per month per listing.

Homes Gatefold & Digital Package

Homes gatefold
Capture your market on the front page: get dynamic results from a gatefold in the Saturday or Sunday homes section!

Our gatefold offers a unique weekly ad position on the front page of the Homes section of your choice—Saturday, Sunday—or both!

The gatefold is a fold-out measuring 4 inches by 21 inches in total image area. Your message is highlighted in a unique display to capture more consumers, and it's exclusive! There is only one gatefold ad per section.

Gatefold dimensions 3.5" x 20.25"


chronHomes

chronHomes is the complete mobile solution for the Houston real estate industry. This app features:

  • Your name and logo on all apps
  • Lead routing: All calls and emails go directly to your office
  • All MLS listings with all calls going back to you, regardless of who listed it
  • QR code and unique text code for office
  • Administrative dashboard to track usage
  • Downloader Web tool, which enables you to deliver your app to your clients' phones from your website
  • Great recruiting tool! Agents get their own personal apps linked and branded to their broker apps
  • Sniffer code that re-routes mobile traffic to your app
  • Be in all app stores, including iPhone App Store, Android Marketplace and BlackBerry App World.
  • App also available on HTML5/mobile Web and iPad
Which chronHomes app fits your needs?

Use the chart below to compare our apps, and find the right one for you.

What You Get Premium White Label Standard White Label Agent Branded
App personalization
Your name and logo on all apps
App suite
Your own branded app
Native iPhone, Android and BlackBerry apps
HTML5 mobile Web app
All leads go to you
Native iPad and Android tablet apps
500 apps for your agents to distribute and gather leads directly
Distribution
Personalized text code and QR code
Downloader page for your website
Mobile detect
Placement of your apps in the iPhone App Store, Android Market- place and BlackBerry App World
Analytics and reporting
Dashboard