Doorsteps.com Announces First App for iPhone & iPod Touch, ‘Doorsteps Swipe’

The first “cut to the chase” real estate app helps users get comfortable and familiar with the real estate market.

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“Doorsteps Swipe was created to get soon-to-be first-time buyers comfortable with the process of searching for a home and help them discover what they truly want through a simple, entertaining and easy interface,” said Michele Serro, founder of Doorsteps.

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2014

Doorsteps.com, operated by Move, Inc., (NASDAQ: MOVE) a leader in online real estate, today announced the launch of its first app for iPhone and iPod touch. The Doorsteps Swipe App offers a new approach to viewing homes for sale. Powered by realtor.com®, Doorsteps Swipe is a free and easy way for potential homebuyers to collect homes that appeal to them.

“Doorsteps Swipe was created to get soon-to-be first-time buyers comfortable with the process of searching for a home and help them discover what they truly want through a simple, entertaining and easy interface,” said Michele Serro, founder of Doorsteps.

“This type of instantaneousness in mobile can help eliminate the endless search for a home with the perfect profile. The online home search for someone very early in their search is more fun when there’s a whole lot less to decide. The homes each user collects might not necessarily represent the homes they will actually buy, but rather the ones that will help them make the best decision for tomorrow.”

Upon entering Doorsteps Swipe, the app gives users the option to browse active listings from realtor.com® in the immediate surrounding area or manually insert up to three areas. The app also offers a “surprise me” option if users are not sure where they would like to look.

The user initially only has a photo and street address of a home to decide if they want to learn more. If they like what they see, they can give the photo a thumbs up, or pass to the right, indicating a “like” and it goes into a log for future viewing with the option to inquire further about that listing or share it. If they do not like what they see, they can give the photo a thumbs down, or pass to the left. After a couple of passes, the app will provide feedback and supply the user with a better overarching sense of what they like and dislike in a home based upon their behavior. Current Doorsteps users also have the opportunity to connect their Doorsteps Swipe account with their Doorsteps account to allow for an overall improved experience.

The Doorsteps Swipe App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at doorsteps.com/swipe.

ABOUT DOORSTEPS
Doorsteps is operated by Move, Inc., (NASDAQ: MOVE), a leader in online real estate. Doorsteps is a tool that enhances the relationship between homebuyers, real estate agents, and lenders. Doorsteps helps consumers decide whether to buy, how to get ready faster, and then make the smartest possible choices along the way. This process produces more confident, more qualified home-buyers. The site currently offers a platform for buyers, agents and lenders. Doorsteps was founded in 2012 by Michele Serro, a former design consultant fascinated with finding better, more human-centered ways to harness technology to support people through major life events. For more information, visit http://www.doorsteps.com.

About Move, Inc.
Move, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOVE), a leader in online real estate, operates: realtor.com®, the official website of the National Association of REALTORS®; Move.com, a leading destination for new homes and rental listings, moving, home and garden, and home finance; ListHub™, the leading syndicator of real estate listings; Moving.com™; SeniorHousingNet; SocialBios; Doorsteps®, TigerLead®; Top Producer® Systems and FiveStreet, Inc. Move, Inc. is based in San Jose, Calif.

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