mobile application for Blackberry released by the Canadian Real Estate Association

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Last week the app for Blackberry® was released.  How cool is that?  The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) now has apps for three of the most popular smartphones. is the most visited real estate website in Canada, listing on average some 350,000 properties at any time.
"Consumers today use their smartphones in many ways, and this free application provides Blackberry users all the features and functionality of the website" said CREA President Gary Morse. "REALTORS® across Canada are proud to be providing this service to house hunters."


The free app is provided at no cost to consumers by Canada's 100,000 REALTORS® and more than 100 real estate Boards and Associations.
The app provides users with the features and functionality of and takes full advantage of Blackberry device features, such as:
·         Using the handheld's GPS technology:
o       Properties Near Me - get up-to-date property information, photos and driving directions;
o       New Listings Near Me - recent listings in the area you're visiting;
o       Open Houses Near Me - find open houses near your present location;
·         My Agent - Contact either your agent(s), or the listing agent for more information about a specific property;
·         Property Search - Search for houses and properties across Canada, and connect with REALTORS® to view, buy or sell a property;
·         Personalized settings allowing the user to set default language, unit of measure, how properties are displayed, and search radius for "Near Me" searches;
·         Interactive BING mapping is embedded to allow focus on specific neighbourhoods; 
·         Scheduled Open Houses can be added to the device's calendar.
"When considering one of life's biggest financial transactions, easily accessible, detailed information about homes and neighbourhoods, as well as access to REALTORS®, helps people make well-informed decisions" stated Morse.

Now isn't that something? :) 



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Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986.
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HI Liz,

Had not noticed this one yet, very cool for everybody including us Realtors. thanks for sharing this post and with your okay I will reblog it for our readers, thanks for sharing it.

May 03, 2011 06:49 AM #1
Steven L. Smith
King of the House Home Inspection, Inc. - Bellingham, WA
Bellingham WA Home Inspector


I am still using the most basic cell phone but I suppose that, at some point, I will have to go fancy. Doing what I do it just gets so much abuse.

May 03, 2011 07:37 AM #2
Barrie Clulow
My Time Is My Own - Uxbridge, ON

Liz -

"The free app is provided at no cost to consumers by Canada's 100,000 REALTORS® and more than 100 real estate Boards and Associations."

One more advertising tool paid for by REALTORS® to be used for free by the FSBO

May 04, 2011 05:45 PM #3
Maria Morton
Chartwell Kansas City Realty - Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758

That is cool, Liz. Wonder if I can get the app on my iPhone in the lower 48?

May 17, 2011 07:08 PM #4
David Stevens
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty, Victoria BC Canada - Victoria, BC
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty

Thanks for the "heads up" on this great app Liz - My Blackberry is in use far too much, according to my wife!



Jun 06, 2011 03:49 PM #5
Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459
Coldwell Banker - Oconomowoc, WI
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I always enjoy reading your blog post and I hope you have a magnificent Sunday and a productive day.

Feb 18, 2012 11:02 PM #7
James A. Browning
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Thank you for sharing your blog; we need Real estate Professionals to share their comments and information regarding their markets and experiences. Thanks again from beautiful Colorado.

Jun 21, 2012 12:23 PM #8
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