RISMEDIA, June 23, 2011—Sotheby’s™ International Realty Affiliates LLC recently announced its network’s™ property listings outside the United States now are available via SIR Mobile, the brand’s dedicated mobile application.
According to the company, SIR Mobile, which launched domestically December 2010, is a free Sotheby’s™ International Realty® mobile application that works on standard cell phones and smart phones across all mobile carriers, allowing consumers to not only view all listings in each individual market via local brokers Internet Data Exchange agreements, where applicable, but all Sotheby’s™ International Realty listings worldwide as well.
The app uses GPS to identify homes for sale in the user’s immediate geographic area, when available. Users also can search by a U.S. address, city or zip code to see property details including price, square footage, estimated mortgage, taxes, features, maps and pictures for all homes for sale in a specified area.
SIR Mobile features include a Refine Search capability that allows users to narrow their search by selecting a price range, property type and number of bedrooms and bathrooms. If a user has questions or wants a tour of the property, the Call feature immediately connects them to a Sotheby’s™ International Realty representative. A new Contact feature allows them to either call or e-mail the agent for additional property information from within the app. Additional enhancements include the ability to save a search or favorite properties to view later, send a property to a friend via text or e-mail and forward the SIR Mobile app to any cell phone user via text message.
The SIR Mobile app was created by Smarter Agent, the leading mobile real estate provider in the United States, to create innovative ways for buyers to search for homes and interact with their agents. The Sotheby’s™ International Realty network currently has more than 11,900 sales associates located in approximately 560 offices in 42 countries and territories worldwide.
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