MyNewPlace Announces MyNewPlace for Mobile

Search for apartments and rental homes on the go - MyNewPlace for Mobile works on a broad range of mobile devices

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 — Apartment listing website MyNewPlace announced today that it has launched MyNewPlace for Mobile, a version of its website for mobile devices, allowing renters to search and review apartments and rental homes  wherever they have a wireless connection. Users no longer have to be in front of their computer at home or work in order to search for their next apartment. They can now access MyNewPlace for Mobile by pointing their phone’s browser to http://m.mynewplace.com.

According to comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, over 63 million Americans use a mobile device to access the internet for news and information. Based on internal and third-party research, MyNewPlace estimates that well over 10 million renters are active mobile internet users.

MyNewPlace for Mobile has all of the features consumers need to find their next apartment, including:

  • Complete search functionality of millions of properties based on location and amenities
  • Multimedia listing information with pricing, detailed descriptions and photos
  • Mapped property locations
  • Click-to-call functionality, allowing users to call a leasing office without dialing a number

“Up until now searching for an apartment meant being stuck in front of the computer,” said Mark Moran VP of Marketing atMyNewPlace. “Now with MyNewPlace for Mobile, consumers have all of the information they need to find a new apartment right in the palm of their hand.”

MyNewPlace features more than 6 million apartments for rent in the United States. Mobile users will be able to use rich apartment search filtering, including search by city, number of bedrooms, bathrooms, price, and even pet-friendliness. Additionally, MyNewPlace for Mobile will remember which properties a user has looked at. “MyNewPlace for Mobile takes the best of our award-winning website and lets users take it where they need it-out on the road with them as they go apartment hunting,” Moran added.

MyNewPlace.com is the third largest apartment Internet Listing Service and is used by millions of people. The launch of MyNewPlace for Mobile is consistent with the company’s commitment to embracing new technologies and channels, including recent integrations with Facebook and Twitter.

About MyNewPlace

MyNewPlace is one of the internet’s largest and most innovative apartment rental websites, with more than three million unique visitors per month. Additionally, MyNewPlace provides the multifamily marketing professional with the most innovative and cost-effective tools to fill their vacancies. From MyNewPlace.com, the industry’s fastest growing Internet Listing Service for apartment search, to MyNewSite, the industry’s most cost-effective website solution, MyNewPlace puts the best tools in the hands of owners and managers to help market their apartments for rent. A leader in the multifamily industry, MyNewPlace also offers Featured Placement Listings, Community Photography and Video Tours to enhance property listings. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, MyNewPlace was founded in 2005 by John Helm, the founding CEO of AllApartments/SpringStreet, which became the number one apartment rental and relocation site on the internet before its sale to Homestore in 1999. For more information, visit http://www.mynewplace.com.