HotPads.com offers Android app

Property search site has iPhone app in the works

Real estate search site HotPads.com has launched an application for smartphones running Google’s Android operating system that allows map-based searches of the sites’ 3 million for-sale listings and 350,000 rentals.

HotPads’ Android application can execute "location based" searches by detecting a user’s location using their phones Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite capabilities, or users can enter a property address.