Zillow Launches Zillow Mortgage Marketplace App for iPad
New app introduces interactive calculators and graphs, allowing borrowers to
better understand their options and find the right loan
SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2012
SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow® (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real
estate information marketplace, today launched the free Zillow Mortgage
Marketplace App for iPad®, a new personalized mortgage research and shopping
app designed especially for the iPad's interactive, multi-touch capabilities.
Zillow Mortgage Marketplace provides a one-of-a-kind transparent lending
marketplace where borrowers can connect with reputable lenders to find
personalized loan options and get a variety of competitive mortgage rates,
instantly.The Zillow Mortgage Marketplace App for iPad combines access to
this innovative loan shopping experience with easy-to-use calculators and
animated charts that allow consumers to understand and engage with every stage
of the mortgage process, in one simple interface.
"Shopping for a home loan can be complicated, cumbersome and not very much
fun. Not to mention, a borrower could leave thousands of dollars on the table
by choosing the wrong loan," said Erin Lantz, director of Zillow Mortgage
Marketplace. "Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for iPad takes a complex process and
makes it easy to understand, engaging and visual to help borrowers understand
their options and find the best loan and lender for them."
With the Zillow Mortgage Marketplace App for iPad, potential borrowers can
oUnderstand through an intuitive, visual interface how much home they can
afford, the length of time it will take to pay off a mortgage and whether
refinancing is financially beneficial for their individual situation.
oAnonymously request and compare personalized loan quotes side-by-side.
Borrowers can also browse reviews of the lenders offering quotes – Zillow
Mortgage Marketplace has more than 22,000 customer-submitted lender
oUnique to the iPad app, use the "Get Pre-Approved" section to connect with
preferred Zillow lenders who can pre-approve borrowers for loans before
they start shopping for a home. This is an important feature for buyers
wanting an edge in today's competitive housing market.
Also available on iPhone® and Android™, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace apps can
be downloaded for free from the Google® Play store and iTunes® App store.
Zillow operates a total of 15 separate apps, the most popular suite of mobile
real estate apps across all major platforms. With dedicated real estate,
rental, rental professional and mortgage apps, Zillow Mobile features apps
that meet the needs of all home shoppers, regardless of their current stage of
the home shopping or renting process.
About Zillow, Inc.
Zillow is the leading real estate information marketplace, providing vital
information about homes, real estate listings, rental listings and mortgages
through its mobile applications and websites, enabling homeowners, buyers,
sellers and renters to connect with real estate, rental and mortgage
professionals best suited to meet their needs. More than 35 million unique
users visited Zillow's mobile applications and websites in September 2012.
Zillow, Inc. operates Zillow.com®, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow
Rentals, Zillow Mobile, Diverse Solutions® and Postlets®. Zillow is
headquartered in Seattle.
Zillow.com, Zillow, Postlets and Diverse Solutions are registered trademarks
of Zillow, Inc.
iPhone, iPad, Apple and iTunes are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
Google is a registered trademark of Google Inc.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
Contact: Lauren Riefflin, Zillow, +1-206-757-2701, email@example.com
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