A new application for the popular Facebook online social networking site allows users to enlist the help of their group of contacts in buying or selling a home. The LivePads application, available at http://apps.facebook.com/livepads, allows Facebook users who are searching for a home to enter their desired criteria for a home, to view a list of possible matches pulled from the Google Base site, and to save houses they like to their Facebook profiles. They can also choose to share these sample homes with a real estate agent or their personal network. Home sellers and real estate professionals, meanwhile, can use the application to add information and photos about the properties that they are selling to their Facebook profiles and to share those homes with their networks. "I'm a F...
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