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Sawbuck launches iPhone app

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Online brokerage company Sawbuck Realty has launched a mobile application for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch, the company announced today. "We've been hard at work on the app since last summer," said Guy Wolcott, Sawbuck's co-founder and CEO, in a statement. "Our goal was to do more than shrink our home search site and put it on your phone." The app contains more than 550,000 for-sale home listings provided via multiple listing services in 13 markets. In addition to searching for-sale homes, users can also find open houses and, if they register, view recently sold homes. The app allows users to find homes near them through GPS or by typing in a location. Users can see listings in a map, list, or photo view. Through an interface designed to look like a table saw, users have the option to refine the results by price range, number of bedrooms and property type, including bank-owned homes and short sales. For-sale listing descriptions include photos, property detail...