Doorsteps.com, operated by Move Inc., announced the launch of its first app for the iPhone and iPod touch that allows consumers to scan through homes for sale and give properties a thumbs up or thumbs down. The information is then used to help buyers become more aware of their home-shopping preferences.
Doorsteps Swipe, a free app powered by realtor.com, allows potential home buyers to collect listings that appeal to them in one spot. The app allows users the option to browse active listings from realtor.com® in their surrounding area or to manually insert up to three areas. The app also features a “surprise me” option for users who aren’t sure where they want to look.
Initially, when users access the app, they’ll see only a photo and street address of a home and will then decide if they want to learn more. If they do, they can give the photo a “thumbs up” or swipe the screen to the right to indicate a “like.” The “likes” form a log for users to view later, as well as options to learn more about the listing or share it.
If users don’t like a listing, they can give the …read more