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Top 16 free real estate iPhone apps

Property search function common among most popular apps

The following is a list of the top 16 free real estate-related iPhone apps -- as reported by TopAppCharts.com -- along with their rankings in their relevant category and some of the apps' most salient, self-reported features. These rankings were sampled on Monday, May 3, 2010 -- TopAppCharts' rankings can change daily. 1. Realtor.com (No. 17 in Lifestyle section): Search for-sale homes, see property details, view open house information, save searches and listings, share listings with family and friends, and save private ratings and notes for listings of interest. (See related story.) 2. Zillow Real Estate (No. 25 in Lifestyle section): Search for-sale, for-rent and recently sold properties; see estimated home valuations; filter search by monthly payment, price, number of bedrooms and number of bathrooms; share listings through e-mail, Facebook and Twitter; save searches and receive e-mail notifications when new properties match saved search criteria. (See relat...