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Property search site has launched a mobile application for the Apple iPad, site operator Move Inc. announced today.Also today, the company announced the newest update to its iPhone app, which makes the iPad and iPhone apps more similar in appearance. stepped into the mobile space in January 2010 with the launch of its iPhone app. Ten months later, the site released apps for the Android and Windows 7 operating systems. Combined, the apps have been downloaded 3.6 million times, the company said. Active users jumped 79 percent from December through March. The rise of mobile is changing the home shopping experience for consumers and agents, said Move CEO Steve Berkowitz. "It's going to continue to push the evolution of marketing offline to online. You think about the signposts in the lawn and marketing in the Sunday paper -- those things are no longer necessary with apps like these," he said. "You can get information about (a) home without eve...