Monday, June 22, 2009 launches first-of-its-kind Australian iPhone application for house hunters launches first-of-its-kind Australian iPhone application for house hunters

Monday 22 June 2009: Online property site has today launched a free* iPhone application through the Apple iPhone App Store.

The application is the first-of-its-kind in Australia. It makes searching for a property easier for Domain users, who can now search for properties to buy, rent and share in the paper, online, via their mobile and now within an iPhone application.

For real estate agents and property vendors, the iPhone application offers greater exposure for property listings, particularly while house-hunters are actively in the process of pounding the pavements.

Anthony Ishac, spokesperson, comments “The iPhone application is one more way which Domain provides our agents with unique reach and unmatched support.”’s free iPhone application gives iPhone users the ability to:

Select criteria and search thousands of properties Australia-wide;
View property listings and photo galleries;
Shortlist favourite properties to view online or offline;
Check open for inspection times as well as auction dates and times;
View mortgage calculations for each property;
Email or call the agent/advertiser directly from the iPhone

This is Fairfax Digital’s first iPhone application developed in-house. It was created by the company’s newly-established Future Services team, which is tasked with creating innovative technologies to further extend the accessibility and convenience of Fairfax Digital’s sites, including its mastheads, and online classifieds such as

Anna Cicognani, Chief Product Officer, Fairfax Digital, comments, “This first product from the Fairfax Digital Future Services team is a sign of things to come. We are actively investing in innovative technologies to meet immediate and future consumer needs, as well as add demonstrable value to our partners’ businesses.

Sponsored by the Commonwealth Bank, the iPhone application complements’s existing mobile site for 3G enabled phones ( as well as its iPhone-ready mobile site. For more information and a video demonstration, visit:

The application is available from the Apple iPhone App Store today. To download the application, just open the App Store on your iPhone or access the App Store directly from iTunes on your computer and search for or visit

* Please note that while the Domain iPhone application is free to download via Apple iTunes and the Apple App Store, users may incur fees as per their standard mobile or internet network charges for "data retrieval".

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