Apartment Guide has launched a mobile search application allowing users to find apartments via GPS. They’ve partnered with Mobile Accord to provide the location-based listings, available through participating carriers.
“Apartment Guide makes finding apartments easier through mobile GPS,” said Arlene Mayfield, president of Apartment Guide. “Powered by Qualcomm’s BREW® Platform, the application also enables mobile phone subscribers to search for apartments anywhere in the United States, access prices, photos and property features and contact the leasing office directly.”
“According to ABI Research, North American subscriptions to ‘personal locator services’ using GPS-enabled mobile phones will grow to more than 20 million by 2011,” said James Eberhard, chairman, Mobile Accord. “By enabling consumers to find apartments through GPS on their cell phones, Apartment Guide addresses a growing technological demand and meets the needs of renters ‘on the go.’”
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