SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Android™ phones have just become an even more useful tool for
finding the right place to live. Beginning today, Trulia®, a
leading home search resource for buyers and renters, will begin
recommending homes with Now cards from Trulia in the Google Android app.
The new service will make home search easier, by curating information
while people are on the go. Homes will be tailored to each user, based
on their saved Trulia searches including criteria such as price,
location and bedroom count. Trulia will serve one update each day,
depending on the availability of homes in specific markets.
"Android phones are already very popular with home seekers using Trulia
and we think today's software release will provide an even better
experience because home search and mobility are inextricably linked,"
said Jeff McConathy, Vice President of Engineering for Trulia. "Now
cards are perfectly suited for home seekers who want to get a leg up and
know immediately when a new home that meets their search criteria hits
Notifications from Now cards for Trulia are manageable from multiple
places - including your Android phone, tablet, or computer browser -
because Now cards from Trulia are synchronized with a person's Trulia
account. For example, any changes to the search criteria made from a
computer browser, such as increasing the number of bedrooms, will be
reflected in the next batch of homes sent to that person's phone.
Once a person receives a notification about an interesting home, they
can tap it to access the full experience of the Trulia Android app. This
includes being able to see rich full screen photos, local information
such as schools and crime rates, and details about the home, like number
of bedrooms and square footage. There is even a tool to understand the
If a person is interested in the home, they can then contact the agent
via the Trulia app to arrange a viewing, find directions, and see it in
person - all on the go.
Trulia® is a vibrant home shopping marketplace, focused on
giving home buyers, sellers and renters the information they need to
make better decisions. On mobile and the Web, Trulia provides house
hunters with insights and unique information about properties,
neighborhoods and real estate agents. Additionally, Trulia offers data
and information about schools, crimes, commute times, and the real
Launched in 2005, Trulia is based in San Francisco and is owned and
operated by Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z).
Trulia is a registered trademark of Trulia, Inc.
Android is a
trademark of Google Inc.
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