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New REALTOR.CA app coming for BlackBerry users

April 11, 2011

Yesterday CREA submitted the REALTOR.ca APP to BlackBerry's AppWorld. Once it's approved by AppWorld, it will be available to the public for download.

The app will provide users with the features and functionality of REALTOR.ca and takes advantage of the BlackBerry device features, such as:

- Utilization of some of the touch screen features of the "Torch" and "Storm" devices as well as the standard Blackberry features

- My Agent - Contact your agent(s), or the listing agent for information about a specific property;

- Using the handheld's GPS technology:

          * Properties Near Me - get up-to-date property information, photos and driving directions;

          * New Listings Near Me - recent listings in the area you're visiting;

          * Open Houses Near Me - find open houses near your present location;

- Property Search - Search for houses and properties across Canada, and connect with REALTORS to view, buy or sell a property;

- Personalize settings allowing the user to set default language, how properties are displayed, and search radius for "Near Me" searches;

- Interative BING mapping is embedded to allow focus on specific neighbourhoods;

- Scheduled Open Houses can be added to the device's calendar;

- Properties can be marked as "Favourites" to allow easy reference;

- Searches can be named and saved to save time and effort;

- Recently viewed properties can be viewed via a single touch from the main menu.

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 04:06PM by Registered CommenterElaine in | CommentsPost a Comment

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