Mooresville, NC, May 06, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Mobile apps are becoming more popular everyday. Name the company and they probably offer and app for either an Android, iPhone, or both. Ann Stiles Real Estate is joining forces regarding the popular concept with the recent partnership with Trulia and Trulia Mobile Apps.
Trulia, a top-five ranked website for real estate, offers mobile apps for Androids, iPhones, iPads, and Android Tablets. The free app is GPS based that allows homebuyers to search for homes based on their location.
When in the Lake Norman area, zip code 28117, notice the banner ad at the top with Stiles contact information. If a hopeful homebuyer spots a home they like, simply click on the banner and the homebuyer can call or email Stiles right then and there.
Mobile apps are finding their stride in real estate. In a recent survey by The Real Estate Book the results show that 78 percent of mobile users viewed photos and videos of homes. Another 60 percent said they used the devices to find listing details, price, property descriptions and amenities, and contact information. Even more importantly, 66 percent requested additional information about a listing.
Business manager for Ann Stiles Real Estate, Keith Stiles, believes phone apps for real estate are great for connecting with future clients. “The Trulia app in particular is great because it not only provides a quick way for homebuyers to search for homes for sale in their area,” said Stiles, “but also provides great convenience in taking action immediately by getting in touch with a real estate broker in that area.”
Stiles is not the only one who feels mobile apps are the next best real estate tool, as 98 percent of those who reported using mobile devices considered the tools valuable in their home search, and 46 percent said they were “essential.”
Scott Dixon, President of NCI’s Real Estate Division, states, "Mobile is a complementary to our print and web offerings. We use our printed pages to drive traffic online. We track the results and see our peak traffic on our website on Monday and Tuesday, but our peak traffic on mobile is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday -- when people are on the go," says Dixon.
The app is definitely aimed at people on the go, as it uses an interactive map to explore the neighborhood of the person’s current location. A potential homebuyer can search for homes for sale, rentals, or recently sold homes. Results can be narrowed down in numerous ways from the number of bedrooms, to number of bathrooms, to even homes that have been reduced in price. To get the full details on a listing simply tap on the pin where the homebuyer can view information such as property description, history, public records, and a tab to all the high-resolution photos of the chosen home. If a homebuyer likes what they see, tap the heart to save it to the free Trulia account or press the orange contact button to be directed to a real estate agent. No tech savvy skills needed.
Other great features on the app include a map tab, which shows information about the neighborhood showing the average rating of restaurants, grocery stores, and more all powered by Yelp.
To download the app, and to get in contact with Stiles for listings in the Lake Norman area, visit the app store on your phone or visit Trulia Mobile App to download now.
For more information visit: http://astiles.wilkinsonandassociates.com/
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