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Better Homes and Gardens/Mason-McDuffie Joins The News Funnel


SAN FRANCISCO (November 1, 2013) – The News Funnel announced that Better Homes and Gardens/Mason-McDuffie has joined the fast-growing site’s news distribution platform. Apart from attracting some of the highest profile companies in the industry, the site also plays host to several thousand real estate professionals who utilize its services to create free, customized news feeds.

Joseph Mason founded Mason-McDuffie in 1887, opening a one-man real estate and insurance business with offices in Berkeley and San Francisco. The company pioneered the "planned unit development" concept, creating the beautiful Claremont, Northbrae and St. Francis Wood residence parks. Mason-McDuffie garnered awards and national attention for its innovative use of green belts, contoured roads and underground utilities. In 1997, Mason-McDuffie joined the Prudential Real Estate Network, and in 2010, transitioned back to its roots as Mason-McDuffie, aligned with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. The company is 19th largest real estate services firm in the nation, and fourth overall throughout the entire Bay Area. 

Since launching in June 2012, The News Funnel has established itself as the largest hub of real estate news and related content. By aggregating so many pertinent news sources together in one location, The News Funnel allows real estate professionals to save a substantial amount of time, while also enabling them to create a feed of information specifically tailored to their own unique preferences. The News Funnel simultaneously scrapes through thousands of online feeds daily, searching for relevant content. The News Funnel currently serves 27 primary U.S. markets with plans to expand geographically throughout 2013-14. For more information, go to

About The News Funnel

The News Funnel is the largest news search engine for the real estate industry. The free site features thousands of feeds, sourced and indexed from industry-specific trade publications, major media sources, companies and professionals. In addition to search, subscribers can create customizable real estate news feeds based on their geographic market, industry segment and areas of interest, accessible on their personalized home page that refreshes 24/7.

In addition to pulling in news from thousands of media sources, The News Funnel features Company News Channels — web pages that are available at no charge to companies, where they can upload press releases, event notifications, blogs and market research reports, which are made available to our readers.

The News Funnel is currently available in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Pennsylvania, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Denver and Detroit with new markets being expanded to on a regular basis.

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