Coldwell Banker(R) introduces international home search for iPhone(TM) and BlackBerry(R)



    
    Canadian Smartphone users can now view Real Estate Listings from 28
    Countries
    

    BURLINGTON, ON, Jan. 6 /CNW/ - Canadian home buyers and sellers can now
access listings in 28 countries using their mobile phone devices, Coldwell
Banker Real Estate LLC announced today. The international Coldwell Banker real
estate interface includes listings from Canada, the United States, Australia,
Mexico, Italy, Aruba, and Colombia. The international listings will now be
accessible via a customized platform for iPhone(TM) and BlackBerry(R) users.
    When viewed on an iPhone, BlackBerry or other smartphone, the Coldwell
Banker flagship Web site, coldwellbanker.com has a different look and feel,
along with navigation specifically tailored for optimal viewing the mobile
device. This includes property listings search and home value estimator
functions. When a user accesses the site through his or her handset, the
Coldwell Banker Web site automatically recognizes that it is being accessed by
a mobile device and will serve up that specialized interface. Users do not
need to download any special software to benefit from this enhancement to the
Coldwell Banker mobile technology.
    "Now consumers in the home buying and selling process can easily search
both domestically and internationally using their mobile devices," said
Michael Fischer, senior vice president of marketing at Coldwell Banker Real
Estate LLC brand headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey. "Coldwell Banker will
continue to find ways to blaze a trail with technology that provides global
consumers with listings anytime, anywhere."
    Those looking for a home both domestically and internationally will be
able to search for homes and utilize the brand's home value estimator. In
addition, consumers will be able to enter specific search criteria such as
city, province or state, and price as well as optional filters including
number of bedrooms and bathrooms. When a property is selected, users can view
all of the specifications for that home and contact a sales representative
directly.
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    iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Computers, Inc.

    BlackBerry(R), RIM(R), Research In Motion(R), SureType(R) and related
trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited and
are registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world. Used
under license from Research In Motion Limited.

    About Coldwell Banker(R)
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    Since 1906, the Coldwell Banker(R) organization has been a premier
full-service real estate provider. In 2008, Franchise Times magazine's
prestigious Top 200 issue ranked the Coldwell Banker system No. 1 in real
estate for the ninth straight year. The Coldwell Banker System has
approximately 3,700 residential real estate offices and 108,000 sales
associates in 47 countries and territories. Here in Canada, Coldwell Banker(R)
is a leader in Canadian real estate with over 200 independently owned
residential and commercial franchise offices operating in every province
except Quebec as well as in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. For more
information, visit www.coldwellbanker.com.
    Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a
global provider of real estate and relocation services. Coldwell Banker(R) is
a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Each
office is independently owned and operated.





For further information:

For further information: For Canadian media enquiries: Barbara Zaprzala,
(905) 278-4964, barb@coldwellbanker.ca; For U.S. & International markets:
David Siroty, (973) 407-7199, David.Siroty@coldwellbanker.com; Attention
Canadian News Directors: Gary Hockey, president of Coldwell Banker Canada is
available for media interviews to discuss emerging trends in Canadian real
estate. To schedule an interview with Gary, contact Barbara Zaprzala, (905)
278-4964 or email barb@coldwellbanker.ca

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