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MRIS debuts mobile app

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Rockville, Md.-based multiple listing service Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. (MRIS) says it's the first MLS in the Mid-Atlantic region to offer a mobile app for homebuyers and real estate professionals. MRIS announced in June that it was partnering with developer Smarter Agent to launch its first mobile app. The free app released today, MRIS Homes, serves both consumers and the MLS's 44,000 members, providing access to more than 55,000 active listings, the company said.MRIS members will be able to sign in to the app to access deeper listing information than consumers, such as days on market and sales history, said MRIS spokeswoman Anne Hague.  Available for the iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android and BlackBerry platforms, MRIS Homes allows users to conduct map-based searches and share property info on social media networks including Facebook and Twitter. MRIS Homes screen shot. Branded versions of the app are also available to MRIS member agents and brokers. For $...