Handy house-hunt IPhone apps

Posted by on Oct 6, 2010 in Mobile, Real estate, Search

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Keller Williams Realtor Sharon Goetz, blogging on Trulia Voices, posted IPhone real estate app recommendations of Lowe’s  Daily Real Estate News. How many of these features does your app offer? Your real estate listing site does have mobile apps, right?

There were a couple we hadn’t looked at before:

WhereRHomes finds nearby homes for sale, homes in the foreclosure process and even homes for rent. It will deliver up to 25 results. It’s quick, easy and customizable.

While Redfin’s IPhone app is only in about 10 major metro areas of the US, consumers in those locations can find homes with photos and then add their own photos and notes to the listings.

Homes.com lets you search for a property by MLS number, among other standard features.

For more on these IPhone apps and the recommended others  – by Trulia, StreetEasy, (see screenshot below), Realtor.com, ZipRealty and Zillow, see the Goetz Trulia blog.

Written by Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.

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