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Getting real estate data is a snap with Homesnap app
Getting real estate data is a snap with Homesnap app

Looking for a home or want to sell one but not yet ready to retain a real estate agent? Homesnap, a Washington, D.C., start-up, has developed an Apple mobile app that provides real estate information for users who are on the hunt or curious about selling -- that can be found just by snapping a photo of a house.  Within seconds, the app will display on the iPhone or iPad the address of the house and other real estate information, including its current value, last sale date and price, lot size, bedrooms, bathrooms and local schools.“The idea was the equivalent to Shazam for homes,” said Chief Executive Guy Wolcott, who has a background in technology and co-founded the company with...

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