Users of Can Now Find Rentals from Their iPhone, iPod touch

By Anuradha Kher, Online News EditorAtlanta–A newly launched application that will allow users of to view, call and e-mail apartment listings directly from their iPhones or iPod touch is now available on the Apple App Store. This launch is the first of its kind in the apartment industry.“Using their iPhone or iPod touch, people searching for an apartment have immediate access to quality listing information, no matter where they are,” says Arlene Mayfield, president, Apartment Guide. “We believe that these devices, combined with the rich media of our apartment app, will drive valuable interactions between apartment shoppers and property managers.”Now, users can search listings from their iPhone and iPod touch based on city and state, and zip code or use the location feature to pull listings from the surrounding area. Users can also save results to their favorites and continue the apartment search from where they last left off, scroll through photos, map specific locations and get driving directions, call or e-mail a listing agent for the property directly from the application, and sort based on criteria like pricing that helps narrow down apartments best suited to a user’s taste or preference. “In order to help renters find a place to live in, it is important to provide relevant, localized information to consumers through these mediums,” says John DeLatte, vice president, “Future updates of the application will include new homes, property rentals and foreclosure data feeds.”The company plans to evolve the application to pull content across our other real estate assets, and