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Terabitz sends listings to iPhones

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Terabitz -- the Silicon Valley company that helps real estate brokers build sophisticated Web sites with beefed-up content -- has launched a search application that allows iPhone users to access property listings and neighborhood information. The iPhone search application will eventually be available to the public wherever Terabitz has broker partners that provide access to the local MLS. For now, iPhone access to MLS data is limited to about 100,000 active listings in northern California, where the first client to buy into the new capability -- Intero Real Estate Services -- is located. The application will give iPhone users access to the same enhanced information they'd see if they visited a broker's Terabitz-powered Web site -- such as local neighborhood and schools information, recent sales, and driving directions, said the company's chief executive officer, Ashfaq Munshi. The application "takes what we do on the Web, and makes it available in a way that's consist...