NearBuy – Real Estate for the iPhone

New iPhone Application a Hit at Apple Global Conference
June 30, 2009, 11:31 pm
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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Four University of Missouri students (Team NearBuy) showcased their innovative mobile phone application recently at Apple’s WorldWide Developer Conference in San Francisco. The students demonstrated a new way to deliver classified advertising as Apple, Inc. unveiled a new version of its iPhone.

Team NearBuy – Anthony Brown, a senior majoring in convergence journalism; Zhenhua Ma, a doctoral student studying electrical and computer engineering, and Dan Wang and Peng Zhuang, doctoral students studying computer science – earned the trip to Apple’s annual conference for software developers after winning the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) iPhone Student Competition this spring.

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New Additions to the Family!
June 30, 2009, 10:16 pm
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nearbuy_logosuiteBig news everyone!

All three NearBuy applications are now available for download from the iTunes App Store!

Real Estate Search
NearBuy is the most powerful real-estate classified listing search tool in the App Store. Take the convenience of online classified search with you in your car!

Apartment Search
Renting a new apartment has never been easier than with NearBuy Apartment search, now with features like Search by School, a rent calculator, and Flickr photos!

Listing Manager
NearBuy’s Listing Manager is the full-featured counterpart to NearBuy that’s designed to connect home buyers and sellers through seamless integration with the NearBuy network. Currently in beta, we’re looking for Realtors and private sellers to give the The application also gives full access to Google Base—edit or add new listings from your iPhone!

Be sure to leave your questions and suggestions here on our blog, and we look forward to helping you on your home hunt!