Proxio buys SocialKandy, maker of real estate-specific Facebook apps

Proxio buys SocialKandy, maker of real estate-specific Facebook apps

SocialKandy, which delivers custom Facebook applications and other social media solutions to real estate professionals, has been acquired by Proxio, which offers marketing and networking services in 19 languages to nearly 500,000 real estate brokerages, agents and associations worldwide.

SocialKandy basically builds real estate-specific apps for Facebook to allow businesses to establish a professional presence on the social network, and also engage their audience and generate actual revenue from their social media efforts.

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As a result of the deal, terms of which were not disclosed, the SocialKandy social property search app will be renamed “Proxio SocialSearch”.

SocialKandy co-founder and managing partner Pablo Ceron will serve as Proxio’s vice president of products and services.

Proxio is making SocialSearch immediately available in Spanish as well as English, with Portuguese and French available in November 2012.

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