Realtor.com®, a leader in online real estate operated by Move, Inc., has announced a substantial update to its realtor.com® mobile app for iOS and Android. In addition to being the first to allow home buyers to target listings based on schools and districts through its new school search functionality, the app now boasts an array of updated capabilities, including new, intuitive navigation elements and an enhanced map experience.
With realtor.com’s search-by-school functionality, users can hone their home search based on school or district boundaries and discover valuable information on schools and districts of interest. Users can filter listings by public schools, districts and private schools in just one tap.
“We understand that when searching for the perfect home for your family or soon-to-be family, schools are an incredibly important consideration in the home-hunting process,” saysErrol Samuelson, chief strategy officer of Move and president of realtor.com®. “We’re excited to expand on the unparalleled accuracy of our real estate app with the added school search capability. Through industry-leading features like school search, we want to highlight our commitment to delivering the best tools available to help users find their home.”
To ensure a streamlined and intuitive school search experience, the realtor.com® mobile app has been updated with the following:
“Parents are increasingly relying on mobile apps for on-the-go house hunting,” says Scott Boecker, chief product officer of Move. “The extra level of customization enabled by school search helps streamline the process and ensure that users are able to search homes in accordance with their top priorities.”
In addition to being the first to bring the innovative school search functionality to fruition, the realtor.com app provides a seamless user experience, now empowering homebuyers to do the following:
Mobile innovation has propelled realtor.com® app growth. Over the past year, the app has experienced a 67 percent increase in mobile page views and a more than 130 percent jump in mobile photo views.
For more information, visit www.realtor.com.
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