Inc., an on-line mortgage bank, has signed an agreement to acquire, a Web-based real estate publication and referral network.

Carol Pizzo, president and chief operating officer of, said the acquisition will let the company expand loan volume and products to reach a larger market. gives consumers access to banks, real estate and insurance companies, credit reporting services, and appraisal services.

Ms. Pizzo said is negotiating several other Internet transactions to supplement on-line residential and commercial lending products.

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