Mobile

Desktop visits to property sites in France drops to 65% – report

In France the audience of real estate sites added up to 13.4 million desktop users, 4.1 million mobile users and 2.9 million tablet users in March, according to Mediametrie/Netratings study (available here in French). The total number of unique monthly visitors coming from mobile sources for French Internet as a whole was up 17 percent compared to the same period last year. Forty-one million...

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Immobiliare.it rolls out Italy’s first Apple Watch app

While the countdown to the market launch of the Apple Watch in Italy was nearing its end, Immobiliare.it released its Apple Watch app in the Apple Store. (Look at the Apple Watch app here.) The app, totally developed by the in-house tech team of Immobiliare.it, is the first app in Italy to enable the search of properties on an Apple Watch. The app enables users to set the search parameters on...

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Realogy honors real estate innovators

While mobile app Avenue, winner of the 2015 Realogy FWD Innovation Summit, is clever indeed, the other startup contenders at this annual fete also point to the changing world of real estate. The target audience for many was the real estate agent – to help them engage with their clients, or generate leads. For shoppers there were finance and home-history tools. Clearly, real estate...

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One million MoboFree users enlist to catch scammers

Online social marketplace and general classifieds platform MoboFree.com, said in an official statement that the auto classifieds category is extremely popular among fraudsters in Nigeria, generating approximately three times more fraudulent listings than other categories. This development prompted MoboFree to put extra security measures in place to mitigate the problem… This content is...

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Real estate mobile app targets millennials

Claiming that 45 percent of all U.S. current real estate and rental transactions are completed by millennials, QuickBids, LLC honed in on this market, and its preferred communication – texting –  with its new product. The QuickBids mobile app focuses on home buyers and prospective renters, giving them access to major listing sites that include Zillow.com, FSBO.com, and...

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New app for part-time workers hits Dutch market

A new app called TimeBox, which indicates workers’ availability to take on assignments, has appeared on the Dutch market. TimeBox instantly updates to show the availability of registered flexi-time workers to registered employment agencies and employers. Here you can look at it. TimeBox is a product of Sciomino, computer software for knowledge and availability, developed in the Netherlands....

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