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2010-04-09 15:42:40

Zillow.com Launches the Zillow iPad App

 

Real estate Web site Zillow.com today announced that its Zillow on iPad App is available on the App Store. The app presents users with homes for sale, homes for rent, Zestimate® home values, photos, home details and historical data on 95 million U.S. homes on a stunning screen while mobile.
 
“We jumped at the chance to create the Zillow on iPad App because we saw this as a unique opportunity to create a brand new, photo-driven home shopping experience on the most incredible Apple device yet,” said Rich Barton, Zillow’s chairman and chief executive officer. “Our app for iPad has the potential to radically change the way people search and comparison shop for real estate and we’re excited to be on the App Store for iPad from day one.”
 
With the Zillow on iPad App, home shoppers and real estate professionals can now: 
 
·         Quickly search and browse cities and neighborhoods on a large touch-screen map with information on all homes, including those for sale or for rent, using landscape or portrait mode. Alongside the map, users can flick through photos of a home, or multiple homes, all from one simple, interactive interface.
 
·         Window-shop the neighborhood – In addition to map-based searching, Zillow built a brand new shopping interface, completely unique to the iPad, which starts with photos. View large images of multiple homes side-by-side; quickly flick through preview photos of one home versus another, or pick a home and browse large, nearly full screen images on the iPad’s high resolution display.
 
·         Drag and drop homes into a personal favorites section for easy access. Favorite homes can be synced with Zillow.com and the Zillow iPhone App for later viewing.
 
Additionally, the Zillow on iPad App lets home shoppers set custom filters to refine home searches by price, size or type and share homes of interest via email or Facebook®. When interested in a home, shoppers can also email the agent, owner or landlord right from the app.
 
The Zillow on iPad App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. For additional information about the Zillow on iPad App please visit www.zillow.com/ipad
 
 
Zillow.com is an online real estate marketplace where homeowners, buyers, sellers, renters, real estate agents and mortgage professionals find and share vital information about homes and mortgages. Launched in early 2006 with Zestimate home values and data on millions of U.S. homes, Zillow has since added homes for sale and homes for rent, a directory of real estate and lending professionals, Zillow Advice and Zillow Mortgage Marketplace. One of the most-visited real estate Web sites, with more than 10 million unique visitors per month, Zillow's goal is to help people become smarter about homes and real estate in every stage of their lives -- home buying, selling, renting, remodeling and financing. The company is headquartered in Seattle and has raised $87 million in funding.
 

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