It’s “open season” for real estate again and with that comes an influx of homebuyers boldly (or blindly) searching for properties that accommodate their needs. To a homebuyer, searching for homes can be stressful, overwhelming and exhausting – especially for first-timers. As we know that your time is valuable, Homes.com has conveniently created a House Hunting Checklist that you can personalize and share with clients and prospects to make the home buying process easier for both you and your clients! Continue reading →
You most likely know of a lot of people looking for a new home this New Year! We at Homes.com strive to be your clients’ “go-to” website when they are searching for a new home, as well as the perfect real estate professional they can work with. We’re constantly looking for ways to provide more resources for you and your clients with the hopes of making the home search process easier. We’re currently holding a survey to better improve our site for your clients. Share it with them now — they could win cash! But hurry, the survey ends next week!
The collected data from your clients will not only help us fulfill the needs of home buyers, but could potentially yield more marketing tools and more relevant resources for you and your fellow real estate professionals.
So share this link on your Facebook, Twitter and email updates. Good Luck!
Homes.com Adds New iPad App to its Mobile Portfolio
Home Search Experience on the Market
NORFOLK, Va. — (November 11, 2011) — Homes.com one of the nation’s largest online destinations for real estate listings, announced today the expansion of its mobile suite with the release of its iPad application for home and rental searches. Considered to be the most comprehensive real estate search application on the market to date, the Homes.com iPad application joins the company’s widely successful release of home search apps for iPhone, Blackberry, Windows 7 and Android users.
Homes.com’s iPad app has been specifically designed to provide home buyers and renters with an intuitive, highly targeted and easily navigable property search experience, complete with extensive listing details, powerful sort and filter tools, sweeping photos, interactive maps, driving directions, favorite property management and share features, an integrated real estate agent search and more valuable home search tools for nearly four million property listings.
Additionally, to further assist home buyers and renters in their home search, the Homes.com iPad app offers several innovative features not currently available in other iPad real estate search apps. These include a quick toggle to view listings for sale or rent, seamlessly integrated with home values and a readily-accessible mortgage calculator, allowing home seekers to easily determine their estimated monthly payment.
Specific features of the Homes.com iPad app allow users to:
Instantly find nearby homes for sale or rent with a GPS-driven location finder
Quickly refine home and rental searches through customized filters, e.g., by price,
property type, location and more
Easily toggle on property values to display within homes for sale or rent
Drag or pinch the screen to zoom and navigate neighborhoods with interactive maps in
landscape or portrait mode
Quickly flip through sweeping photo galleries of one or multiple homes through
Homes.com’s simply designed user interface
Bookmark and save searches of favorite properties to MyHomes.com account
Immediately receive email alerts when new properties are listed that match established
Instantly generate turn-by-turn driving directions from your current location to the
property of interest
Easily share properties for sale or for rent with friends and family via email
Quickly connect with a real estate professional via integrated contact links or through the
integrated local agent search
Determine best financial options, loan amounts and monthly payments with Homes.com
integrated mortgage calculator
Instantly check credit scores and complete an optional online loan pre-qualification