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IPhone users can test beta home-search app

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DROdio Real Estate, which recently launched a beta version of its home-search application -- The BestHomeSearch Ever Mobile -- is looking for beta testers to provide feedback and any bug reports before an official launch in the Virginia-Maryland-Washington, D.C., region in November. TheBestHomeSearchEver Mobile runs only on iPhones right now, but DROdio said it'll be adding Blackberry support within the next 90 days. The tool searches the complete MRIS database of MLS listings when queried. According to DROdio, the tool is "incredibly easy to use. We add a 'TBHSE' icon to your phone, and it launches our tool. Then, wherever you are, we bring up the homes for sale or for rent that match your search criteria. You can easily see the property on a map, and we even give you directions on how to get there based on where you're currently standing." Home shoppers can request a showing via e-mail, and get a copy of the property details e-mailed -- or press a button to connec...