RISMEDIA, February 24, 2010—Real estate website Zillow.com announced an update to the free Zillow iPhone App, with new features that allow users to easily share Zillow’s rich data on over 93 million U.S. homes using social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, home shoppers can now search and find homes for rent along with homes for sale, recently-sold homes and Make Me Move listings.
According to the company, specific features in the updated version of the Zillow iPhone App include: Social Media Sharing: Users can now share Zillow’s home data, Zestimate values and photos on more than 93 million homes via Facebook and Twitter; Search Homes for Rent: Home shoppers can now find both rental homes and homes for sale, whether using the app’s on-the-go GPS feature or scoping out neighborhoods from afar and Sign and Sync with Zillow.com: Sign in and sync favorite homes between iPhone and Zillow.com accounts, streamlining the user search experience.
According to the company, the Zillow iPhone App has been downloaded more than 945,000 times since its launch in April 2009, quickly making it the number one real estate app in the Apple iTunes Store.
“The response to the Zillow iPhone App has been incredible, with more than two million homes viewed on the app every month. People are clearly using the app to satisfy their desire for real estate information exactly when and where they need it most–on location while searching for homes and neighborhoods,” said Spencer Rascoff, Zillow chief operating officer. “Now we’re improving their mobile experience by providing even more shopping tools and home listings, and giving users ways to share what they find instantly with family, friends, real estate agents and social networks.”
For more information, visit www.ZIllow.com.