Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Property search and valuation site Zillow today released its first mobile application devoted solely to rentals. "Renters shop differently from buyers, looking at many homes quickly, in specific locations, in a short amount of time," said Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow's vice president of consumer marketing and mobile, in a statement. "Zillow Rentals for Android was created specifically to address their needs by organizing listings in an easily accessible way and allowing them to shop for the right home on location, in the neighborhood where they want to live." The free app includes access to Zillow's estimated rents, called Rent Zestimates, for the 100 million homes in its database, as well as the ability to compare favorite homes side by side on a list. Both features are uni...