Rightmove launches Rightmove Mobile

Rightmove has launched a new mobile version of its website called Rightmove Mobile.

The launch of Rightmove Mobile means that home hunters and property professionals alike can search for properties wherever on their mobile.

The mobile site is accessible to all networks and handsets which enable mobile internet browsing.

Rightmove has also teamed up with Vodafone, to launch a ‘find me’ facility available only to Vodafone subscribers.

This advanced function means that the user can ask the Vodafone mobile network to find their current location using satellite technology – and can then see all available property in the area and be directed towards their nearest Rightmove agent.

All available properties for sale and for rent will be featured on Rightmove mobile, allowing Rightmove mobile users to access over 695,000 properties to buy or to rent anywhere in the UK, 24 hours a day.

Users can directly contact Rightmove member estate agents, letting agents and new home developers and download property details to their phone.

Miles Shipside, commercial director at Rightove, says: “We are delighted to be partnered with Vodafone, a global brand recognised for its technological innovation.

“The launch of Rightmove mobile will expose Rightmove to an even wider audience and provide a new dimension to our users’ experience of the site – it is an exciting time for Rightmove!”

“This is a great service for both buyers and sellers alike, as all UK properties to rent or buy will automatically appear on the Rightmove mobile internet portal.

“We believe that mobile internet is set to become part of everyday life in a very short space of time, and Rightmove is at the forefront of this development, providing further exposure for our member agents and giving them access to new and emerging technology.”