Greater El Paso Association of Realtors® Launches Mobile Real Estate App
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Greater El Paso Association of Realtors® Launches Mobile Real Estate App. Search All Local Homes for Sale on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, and Tablet devices.
El Paso, Texas – October 10, 2012 – Greater El Paso Association of Realtors®, a leading MLS with coverage area in El Paso, Texas, announced the launch of their mobile app, El Paso MLS, that works on all major mobile devices and is available to download for free from all major apps stores, including iTunes, Android, and Blackberry. The public can download the app to their phone or tablet device to view all homes for sale or rent in the El Paso, Texas coverage area.
Greater El Paso Association of Realtors’ mobile app uses Smarter Agent’s patented GPS technology, to locate the user and display listings in the immediate area. Users can also search by address, city or zip code to see property details for all homes for sale or rent in a specified area, including price, square footage, estimated mortgage, taxes, features, maps, pictures and more. The “Refine Search” feature lets users select a price range, property type and the number of beds and baths to help them find just what they’re looking for. If a user has questions or wants a tour of a property, the “Contact” feature within the app connects the user to the respective listing agent by phone or email.
Greater El Paso Association of Realtors® partnered with Smarter Agent, the leader in mobile real estate app development, to be able to offer clients and prospects a mobile house-hunting app available across all carriers and on all major mobile devices such as iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and tablets (iPad coming soon!).
“Nearly half of all internet usage now originates from a mobile device. It is imperative, not just for an MLS or Association, but to any company’s success to have a public facing mobile presence.”
-Jason Sanchez, Director of MLS & Technology for Greater El Paso Association of Realtors®
Consumers can text EPMLS to 87778 to send Greater El Paso Association of Realtors®’s mobile app to their mobile device, go to m.elpasorealtor.com to download the mobile real estate search, or simple visit their app store and search for El Paso MLS.
About Greater El Paso Association of Realtors®
The Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® (GEPAR) was elected a member board of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) January 27, 1916. The term REALTOR® is a distinctive and exclusive designation for those within the membership of the National Association of REALTORS®. It is not a synonym for real estate agent. REALTORS® are governed by the Association bylaws and adhere to a strict Code of Ethics. The preamble calls for every REALTOR® to work for the preservation of the free enterprise system and the protection of private property rights. REALTORS® keep themselves informed on matters affecting real estate in their community, state and nation so that they can contribute responsibly to public policy. The association provides continuing education and certified courses to its members so they can achieve the highest degree of professionalism in their fields. REALTORS® share information regarding properties they represent through the Multiple Listing Service.
About Smarter Agent
Smarter Agent is a mobile application pioneer that has created the first scalable mobile cascading Platform as a Service (PaaS) that enables widespread content distribution to consumers through native and HTML.5 apps. Smarter Agent powers more top downloaded real estate app store titles in the Android, iPhone and Blackberry marketplaces than any other in the real estate vertical. This includes the #1 and #2 downloaded and rated large franchisor apps, the most highly downloaded and rated independent brokerage office app and many of the top downloaded Multiple Listing Service (MLS) apps. The integration of SMS/text messaging, QR codes and intra-application features enhance discovery and viral distribution via social media and traditional channels.