Google’s poised for another quantifiable growth spurt, this time in Japan. Officials have confirmed that the search giant will be moving into a larger office space this year, joining Yahoo Japan, Ferrari Japan, and a number of other interesting companies in Mori Tower.
Real estate website Zillow.com told WebProNews today it has launched a free Zillow Android application.
The Zillow Android app uses GPS technology to find and follow users on an aerial map, and displays "Zestimate" values, homes for sale, homes for rent and recently-sold data on the homes around them.
Realtor.com, the website for the National Association of Realtors, has launched a Real Estate Search iPhone app.
Users can search for every property listed on Realtor.com by price, location, property type, MLS ID number, square foot, lot size, open house events, distance from a user’s current location and age.
The real estate iPhone app allows users to send a link of a specific property via email, Twitter or Facebook to family, friends or a realtor.
Real estate website Zillow.com said today it broke multiple records for site traffic and user activity in 2009.
An average of 8.2 million unique users visited Zillow each month during 2009, which is an increase of 57 percent year-over-year.
"2009 was a wild year for real estate, with continued home value declines, government intervention, record low mortgage rates, and an enormous amount of consumer uncertainty about what the future holds," said Spencer Rascoff, Zillow’s chief operating officer.