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Zillow updates iPhone app

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Real estate property and valuation site released the newest update of its Apple iPhone mobile application Tuesday. Version 2.2 includes the ability to: share Zillow's home data and home value "Zestimates" with friends and real estate agents through social networks Twitter and Facebook, search for homes for rent and for sale simultaneously, and sync favorite homes between the user's iPhone and account. This is the company's latest app update since August, when it added the ability to e-mail a favorite home to a friend or real estate agent, faster-loading maps, and support for viewing properties that overlap on the map (such as condos) within a single home bubble. A June update allowed users to filter searches by price, bedrooms, bathrooms, and listing type and to save searches and favorites (see story). Zillow also added a "push notification" feature in June that alerts users when homes in the areas where they've saved searches are put on th...