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Clareity: app leads nationally

ZipRealty, Trulia score poorly on reliability

Learn the New Luxury Playbook at Luxury Connect | October 18-19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel's iPhone application is tops among real estate apps offering nationwide coverage in terms of the number of features, end-user ratings and performance, while Redfin led among apps with regional coverage, according to a report by real estate consulting firm, Clareity Consulting. "But, this is a highly competitive space and it wouldn't take much for others to overtake the leaders," the report said. The firm compared 23 consumer-facing property search applications available on the Apple iPhone as of June 1. These include:, ZipRealty, Coldwell Banker,, Redfin, NearBuy, Zillow, ApartmentFinder, SmarterAgent, RE/MAX Pros Real Estate Search, BestHome4me, MyNewPlace, Trulia, Complete,, Puluwai, ForRent, Street Easy, Blue Atlas,, New York Times Real Estate, PMZ, and Alexander Mobile. The firm first did an apples-to-apples comparison of the apps' features, setting down a list of 16 criteria: search listings; find a...