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Houston Realtors offer iPad app

App doubles as consumer search portal and members-only mobile MLS

The Houston Association of Realtors has followed up on its mobile property search application for Google's Android platform by rolling out a new version for Apple's iPad. The 24,000-member association released an iPhone app in November 2010 and an Android app in late September. As with those apps, HAR's iPad app doubles as a consumer-facing property-search portal and a members-only portable multiple listing service, the association announced.   Screenshot of HAR's iPad property search app. The free app allows HAR MLS members to log in to access MLS data, their leads and listings, their brokerages' listing inventory, showing instructions, days on market, and various MLS reports, the association said. In addition, agents and consumers alike can use the app to search for-rent or for-sale homes in the Greater Houston area either by automatically searching for homes nearby or typing in an address, ZIP code or MLS number.  Users can filter searches by property type, price range, lot ...