Technology launches dedicated rental apps for iOS and Android

Leads from listings go straight to real estate pros

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Take a deep real estate technology dive, Aug 7, 2017 has launched an iOS and Android consumer-focused mobile rentals app that directs all consumer leads to the pro whose contact info is associated with the listing. Some of the rental listings on the site -- which come from's sister portal,, and from agents, brokers and multiple listing services -- are paid. But many are not, said Brock MacLean, executive vice president of is not capturing rentals leads through the app, MacLean said. "It reflects our effort to be supportive of who's listing properties on our site," he said. claims the app is the first to incorporate a pet-friendly search filter and a built-in commute calculator that uses a mobile device's navigation tools to estimate commute time from the listing to different locations. With the release, -- the fifth most popular real estate site in the U.S., according to Experian Marketing Services -- joins competitors Zillow, Trulia and i...