SAN DIEGO, CAMDEN, NJ, and BASKING RIDGE, NJ — From CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2009®, Smarter Agent, Inc., creator of Real Estate, the largest mobile real estate portal in the world, and Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the most reliable wireless network in the country, today announced that Smarter Agent’s Real Estate application is now available on Verizon Wireless handsets, giving savvy customers the freedom to search for real estate information from their mobile devices.
The Real Estate application allows customers to instantly get facts about homes for sale and apartments for rent based on their GPS location, an address, community name, city or zip code. Users are able to see publicly available Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data, newspaper classifieds and other key stats for many locations. Search results with Smarter Agent include:
- Square Footage
- Estimated Mortgage
- Interior and Exterior Features
- Interactive Maps
The application’s “Refine Search” feature lets users specify a property type, price range, the number of bedrooms or bathrooms for a property, along with distance so Smarter Agent can find listings that match their criteria. If the user has questions or wants to see inside, the “Call to See” feature will connect them to a real estate agent.
“We know that starting the search process for a home can be overwhelming, and together with Verizon Wireless we are offering consumers an application that does the searching for them and tells them everything they want to know about a home,” said Smarter Agent Chief Executive Officer Brad Blumberg. “Smarter Agent is committed to providing the best mobile real estate experience for every cell phone user, and Verizon Wireless is helping us achieve that goal.”
Customers with certain Get It Now®-enabled feature phones can research homes and apartments whenever they want for just a $1.49 monthly subscription. Customers can find it in the Get It Now/Media Center under the Business Tools/Information category. Smarter Agent is available on more than 30 Verizon Wireless devices. Airtime or megabyte charges may apply when browsing, downloading, using or deleting the Smarter Agent application based on your plan with Verizon Wireless.
For more information about Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 87,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Smarter Agent Smarter Agent® creates mobile applications that help consumers and professionals find and learn about real estate. Smarter Agent invented and patented mobile, location-triggered (such as GPS) real estate search and is the largest mobile real estate portal in the world. Smarter Agent represents the first mass commercialization of a mobile application in the United States. Its reach includes all phones, including premium downloadable applications on major carriers. CTIA, the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, named Smarter Agent the Winner in its Emerging Technology Awards LBS/GPS category.