SEATTLE, WA - Zillow, the leading real estate information marketplace, announced the launch of the free Zillow Mortgage Marketplace Android™ App giving home shoppers on-the-go access to the innovative loan shopping experience of Zillow Mortgage Marketplace. Also available for the iPhone®, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace is the only mobile app with personalized loan quotes, lender ratings, real-time rates and mortgage calculators all in one place.
"Since we brought Zillow Mortgage Marketplace to mobile in June 2011, the Zillow Mortgage Marketplace app financial calculators have been used more than 1.5 million times, proving people want access to mortgage and financing information when they are out looking at homes," said Erin Lantz, director of Zillow Mortgage Marketplace. "With the Android app, we were able to take advantage of the unique menu functionality that enables users to easily share information, such as mortgage rates and loan quotes, from every page."
The Zillow Mortgage Marketplace Android App gives home shoppers access to:
A payment calculator that helps consumers estimate what their monthly payment will look like for a particular home.
An affordability calculator that helps shoppers narrow their home search to homes within a specific price range, based on income, down payment and monthly debt information.
A refinance calculator that allows consumers to compare their current loan and new loan quote to estimate potential savings if they refinance.
A mortgage shopping experience that enables users to request and receive personalized loan quotes, read lender reviews and connect with a lender.
Sharing functionality that allows shoppers to share current mortgage rates, calculator results and loans requests via email, Twitter® or text message.
The Zillow Mortgage Marketplace apps are available for download for free in the Android Marketplace and iTunes® App Store.
Zillow is the leader in mobile real estate with the most popular suite of mobile real estate apps, available on every major platform. In January 2012, more than 140 million homes were viewed on Zillow Mobile, which is more than 53 homes per second.
Zillow is the leading real estate information marketplace, providing vital information about homes, real estate listings and mortgages through its websites and mobile applications, enabling homeowners, buyers, sellers and renters to connect with real estate and mortgage professionals best suited to meet their needs. More than 30 million unique users visited Zillow's websites and mobile applications in January 2012. Zillow, Inc. operates Zillow.com, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Mobile, Postlets® and Diverse Solutions™. The company is headquartered in Seattle.