New York brokerage launches iPhone app

App includes tool for rent vs. buy analysis

Manhattan-based residential real estate brokerage Citi Habitats has released a free mobile application for the Apple iPhone, the company announced Wednesday.

The brokerage is owned and operated by Realogy subsidiary NRT LLC. Citi Habitats has 12 offices and deals in for-sale homes, rentals, and new developments in New York City. Its site received more than one billion hits last year, the brokerage said.