Long & Foster adds custom search to website

New features include 'freehand search' and 'show boundaries' tools

Mid-Atlantic real estate brokerage Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. has added custom search tools and better access to local market data to its website, the company announced Tuesday.

Visitors to the site, LongandFoster.com, can now specify the area they would like to search for homes through a "freehand search" tool. The tool allows users to click multiple points to form a a polygon around their preferred search area, or to draw a line around the area freehand.