As if homebuyers didn't have enough advantages already in today's housing market, new apps for their mobile phones are making it easier and less time-consuming to search for a place. With a few finger taps, a smartphone's GPS can bring up the exact locations of available properties, then enable the buyer to get a virtual tour, instantly call a seller's agent, and download the dates of open houses to a phone's calendar. And an added benefit, as this CBS MoneyWatch video reports, is that most of the apps are free:
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