2014

Realtor.com® Reveals Most Popular Cities for Renters on the Go

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Realtor.com®, the leader in providing consumers with the most accurate U.S. residential for-sale listings online*, today names the 10 most searched cities on the realtor.com® rentals mobile application for iOS and Android since the launch of the application. Realtor.com® is operated by Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE).

The most searched cities on the realtor.com® rentals application by rank are: Chicago; Las Vegas; Atlanta; Dallas; Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles; Houston; Miami; Charlotte, North Carolina and Jacksonville, Florida.

"The popularity of our rentals application underscores the crucial role mobile devices play as consumers search for homes and apartments for rent," said Steve Berkowitz, Move's chief executive officer. "Whether users are looking for pet-friendly properties or homes in a particular neighborhood, the realtor.com® rentals application is designed to simplify the rental search process."

Snapshot of 10 Most Searched Cities Using the realtor.com® Rentals Application

Rank

City

Total Inventory

Percentage of  Pet-Friendly Rental Listings

1

Chicago

3,544

49%

2

Las Vegas

4,497

4%

3

Atlanta

1,836

8%

4

Dallas

1,216

28%

5

Orlando

1,544

13%

6

Los Angeles

1,591

19%

7

Houston

2,706

14%

8

Miami

7,114

5%

9

Charlotte

1,399

8%

10

Jacksonville

1,746

10%

Information in this chart represents a snapshot of the data pulled from the realtor.com® search results pages on June 10, 2014.

The application extends the commitment of realtor.com® to offer a comprehensive mobile tool that allows consumers to efficiently search for houses and apartments for rent. The application provides a photo-centric list view, which enables users to see high-quality property images directly from the search results page. Users can draw a custom search to look at homes for rent in a particular area or leverage the area scout feature to view new listings on a map based on their geographic location. The application also allows users to filter results that meet their individual needs, such as parking, in-unit laundry and properties that are pet-friendly.

Users can also receive notifications when new homes or apartments for rent that fit their specifications are available on realtor.com®. Renters can additionally use the application to upload photos and take notes while visiting properties and share listings of interest through SMS, e-mail or AirDrop with other iOS users.

The realtor.com® rentals application delivers fresh, accurate and up-to-date listings as a result of the relationships realtor.com® has with thousands of apartment communities and more than 800 multiple listing services (MLSs).

The realtor.com® rentals application will be available for iPad users later this summer. 
For more information or to download the realtor.com® rentals application, please visit www.realtor.com/mobile.

* "Most accurate" claim(s) pertain to the accuracy of MLS-provided home listings, are based on comparison with other national listing portals, and are based on the greater frequency of listings updating on realtor.com®.

Supporting Resources

About Move, Inc. and realtor.com®

Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), a leading provider of online real estate services, operates realtor.com®, which connects people to the essential, accurate information needed to identify their perfect home and to the REALTORS® whose expertise guides consumers through buying and selling. As the official website for the National Association of REALTORS®, realtor.com® empowers consumers to make smart home buying, selling and renting decisions by leveraging its direct, real-time connections with more than 800 multiple listing services (MLS) via all types of computers, tablets and smart telephones. Realtor.com® is where home happens. Move's network of websites provides consumers a wealth of innovative tools and accurate information including Doorsteps®, HomeInsightSM, SocialBiosSM, Moving.com™, SeniorHousingNetSM, homefairSM and Relocation.com.

REALTOR® and REALTOR.COM® are trademarks of the National Association of REALTORS® and are used with its permission.  These and all other trademarks used in this work are the property of their respective owners. 

Media Contact:

Move, Inc. – Lexie Puckett, (805) 557-3151, Lexie.Puckett@move.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain forward-looking statements, including information about management's view of Move's future expectations, plans and prospects, within the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the results of Move, its subsidiaries, divisions and concepts to be materially different from those expressed or implied in such statements. These risk factors and others are included from time to time in documents Move files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to, its Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs and Form 8-Ks. Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could have material adverse effects on Move's future results. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date hereof. Move cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Finally, Move expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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SOURCE realtor.com



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