Buyers Can Now Search Listed Homes, View Photos, and Get Home Prices and Appraised Values While on the GoEMERYVILLE, CA, Dec 08, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Leading online real estate brokerage ZipRealty (NASDAQ: ZIPR)
(www.ZipRealty.com) today released a new iPhone application that
enables house hunters in 4,897 cities and neighborhoods across the
U.S. to search for available homes and view photos, prices and
estimated values. Through the new application, home buyers now have
mobile access to their free ZipRealty accounts, allowing them to
search for homes on the go and view full information on Multiple
Listing Service (MLS) -- listed homes directly from their iPhones.
In addition to home listings and photos, the application provides
access to third-party home value estimates and enables a buyer to
contact his or her ZipRealty agent in one click. The application
displays search results on Google Maps allowing the client to see
homes currently on the market as well as a comprehensive list of
recently sold homes with sale prices. By syncing the application
directly with Google Maps, users can easily access GPS-enabled
turn-by-turn driving or walking directions while exploring new
"ZipRealty constantly looks for ways to give our clients faster
access to as much pertinent information as possible, and our version
one iPhone app is just the first of our upcoming mobile tools," said
Myron Lo, Vice President of Innovation at ZipRealty. "We look
forward to bringing more features to our mobile platform so our
clients can get the power of the ZipRealty Web site no matter where
Each client's ZipRealty.com account will sync with the iPhone
application after initial login. Homes bookmarked on the web version
are easily accessed on the go, and clients can bookmark new homes
seen during mobile searches. Clients can also begin new geo-targeted
searches for homes that meet their unique home-buying criteria like
price range, number of bedrooms or bathrooms, and property type.
The application is free and easily available by searching for
ZipRealty in the iPhone App store. For additional information and
screenshots from the application, please visit www.ziprealty.com.
About ZipRealty, Inc.
ZipRealty is a full-service residential real estate brokerage firm.
The Company utilizes its user-friendly Web site and employee real
estate agents to provide home buyers and sellers with high-quality
service and value. ZipRealty's Web site provides users with access to
comprehensive local Multiple Listing Services' home listings data, as
well as other relevant market and neighborhood information. The
Company's proprietary business management system and technology
platform help to reduce costs, allowing the Company to pass on
significant savings to consumers. Founded in 1999, the company
operates in 36 major markets in 22 states and the District of
Columbia. For more information on ZipRealty, visit www.ziprealty.com
or call 1-800-CALL-ZIP.
Allison & Partners