New Home Buyers Network launches Canada's first new construction listings app; homebuyers can search over 6,000 new homes and condos, view floor plans, calculate mortgage payments, and more
TORONTO, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ - New Home Buyers Network (NHBN) has launched the first iPad app in Canada to make the hunt for new houses and condos in Ontario a whole lot easier. As Canada's go-to source for online listings of new-build homes, NHBN sees the new app as a natural extension of its existing family of digital offerings that includes the popular homebuyers.com website.
Homebuyers can research new construction listings on the go
The new app is an easy-to-use and intuitive search tool that connects users to a database of over 6,000 new home and condo models and suites - all in one place - from over 100 of Ontario's finest and most prominent new home and condominium builders. Homebuyers can view floor plans, save favourites, share listings and create notes about the new homes and condos that interest them. The app also allows users to connect directly with builders with their questions and sign up for priority registration to receive updates on new construction projects, buying opportunities and incentives ahead of the general public. In addition, the app supports homebuyers through the decision-making process with a mortgage payment calculator and useful information about the home purchase and ownership process.
The app provides access to new-construction listings across Ontario. In the near future, NHBN plans to expand the geographic reach of the listings to other Canadian provinces.
- Click to view a demo of the New Home Buyers Network's iPad app and learn more about its features
- Click to download the New Home Buyers Network's iPad app from the iTunes store
Benefits for builders
Not only does the app serve to connect homebuyers directly with builders, but it also expands the reach of builders' advertising dollars. Listings on existing web properties operated by New Home Buyers Network will synchronize to the mobile app - at no additional cost.
Sign up to win new third-generation iPad
To celebrate the launch of its new app, New Home Buyers Network will be giving away a new iPad to one lucky user. Contestants will automatically be entered into the draw after completing a free sign-up process within the app. The contest closes May 30, 2012.
"Today's new homebuyers are technically savvy and on the go, or even outside the country," says Sam Reiss, President and CEO, New Home Buyers Network Inc. "If they're out and about and see a development they like, they want to find out about it right then and there - so we built an iPad app to let them do that."
"Over the years, new home and condo buyers in the GTA and Ontario have come to rely on our comprehensive listings - and our ability to connect homebuyers and builders - to help them find their dream home," says Sam Reiss, President and CEO, New Home Buyers Network Inc. "With this new app, we're proud to offer users a new and more convenient way to help turn their dream into reality."
"In today's busy world, people increasingly rely on their digital devices to do everything from staying in touch with family and friends, to reading the news as it happens, to checking the stock market. So, why not allow them the same flexibility and convenience to find a new construction home or condo?" says Dave Reiss, Digital Strategist, New Home Buyers Network Inc. "Our new iPad app is perfectly in line with how we live and work in our ever-changing society."
About New Home Buyers Network (NHBN)
New Home Buyers Network Inc. (NHBN) is Canada's digital destination for new home and condo buyers. Since 1994, the company has established itself as one of North America's most credible players in the marketing of new homes and condos, attracting nearly 2,000,000 unique visitors a year across its network of online properties, including the popular homebuyers.com. NHBN's strategic partnership with Canada's largest daily newspaper, The Toronto Star, through newinhomes.com, as well as several of its TorStar affiliate portals, including those of The Hamilton Spectator, Waterloo Record, Guelph Mercury and Sing Tao Daily, generates approximately 150,000 unique visitors a month.
Delivering the most comprehensive and up-to-date database for new home and condo construction projects in the GTA and Ontario - more than 6,000 online listings from over 100 builders - New Home Buyers Network also provides easily accessible information and service solutions for new home and condo buyers, including floor plans, virtual tours, development features, amenities, tips, news and articles, facts and figures, and expert advice. For more information, visit www.homebuyers.com.
Image with caption: "Narrow your search and find price points that meet your budget (CNW Group/New Home Buyers Network)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120424_C6950_PHOTO_EN_12497.jpg
Image with caption: "Search home listings, use the mortgage calculator to see if they fit your budget and share with a friend (CNW Group/New Home Buyers Network)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120424_C6950_PHOTO_EN_12496.jpg
Image with caption: "Click on any listing to see if the floor plan fits your lifestyle (CNW Group/New Home Buyers Network)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120424_C6950_PHOTO_EN_12498.jpg
PDF with caption: "Biography: Sam Reiss, President and CEO, New Home Buyers Network Inc.". PDF available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/media/2012/04/24/20120424_C6950_DOC_EN_12548.pdf
PDF with caption: "Biography: Dave Reiss, Digital Strategist, New Home Buyers Network Inc.". PDF available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/media/2012/04/24/20120424_C6950_DOC_EN_12549.pdf
For further information:
Natasha Dos Santos
MAVERICK Public Relations
416.640.5525 ext. 248