Coldwell Banker iPhone/Android Apps Support Page

 
 
 
 

Q: What is the Coldwell Banker app?

Q: How do I download the Coldwell Banker app for my iPhone?

Q: How do I download the Coldwell Banker app on my Android?

Q: Can I download this Coldwell Banker app on my iPad?

Q: Is it available for Android tablets like Galaxy Note or Xoom?

Q:I just heard that you have added a new feature to the app. But I don’t see it - why?

Q: The app is very slow - why?

Q: How do I exit or close the app?

Q: How much does it cost?

Q: Besides the standard search features that other real estate apps have, what else does the Coldwell Banker app offer?

Q: Do I have to register/log into an account for the Coldwell Banker app?

Q: How do I share the Coldwell Banker app?

Q: How do I search for nearby homes?

Q: What is Quick Property Search?

Q: How can I narrow my search for homes? 

Q: How is the Luxury Search feature different from Property Search?

Q: How do I search for a specific agent?

Q: How can i find a Coldwell Banker office?

 

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Q: What is the Coldwell Banker app?

A: The Coldwell Banker App is a simple yet powerful app for iPhones or Androids to help home buyers in their search for a home. Start with a quick search of homes near you using the compass button or type in a location, right from the Home screen and then narrow your search by adding your own criteria. Browse your results as a list or on a map and use the Map Sketch tool to narrow your search by simply drawing it on the map until you find just the right neighborhood. Explore what the area has to offer through the Community Info feature. And once you have identified your favorite homes, save them and share them with family & friends or on Facebook and Twitter. Send them directly to your Coldwell Banker agent through the My Agent feature. It’s that simple. Learn more.

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 Q: How do I download the Coldwell Banker app for my iPhone?

A:For your iPhone, follow these instructions:

Tap on the Search icon  at the bottom of the screen.. Then, type “Coldwell Banker” as your search text. Click on the INSTALL button for the app named “Real Estate – Coldwell Banker” with the CB icon . You will have to provide your iTunes account password to complete the download. Don’t forget to update regularly as soon as a new version becomes available in the App Store.

 

 

Q: How do I download the Coldwell Banker app on my Android?

A:  For your Android phone, follow these instructions as provided on the Google Play Support page

1.       Select an app you want to install.
2.       To install the app on your device, touch Install.
3.       Tap Accept to accept the app's permissions and start your download.

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Q: Can I download the Coldwell Banker app on my iPad?
A:  This app is only for iPhones & Android phones. There is a separate app for the iPad available in the iTunes store that is customized to provide you with the best experience using the larger screen of an iPad. Click here to download the iPad app.
 

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Q: Is it available for Android tablets like Galaxy Note or Xoom?
A:  Unfortunately, not at this time. To search for Coldwell Banker listings and agents from an Android tablets, simply launch coldwellbanker.com from your web browser. 

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Q: I just heard that you have added a new feature to the app. But I don’t see it - why?
A:  You probably don’t have the latest update of the app. Please visit the iTunes Store or Google Play Store on your device and “Update” the app. 

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 Q: The app is very slow - why?
A:  The most common reasons for slowness have been observed in older devices with lesser memory or availability of network services. The following also contribute to slow speed
  • Your wifi may have a firewall
  • You may not have enough “bars” in a specific location

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Q: How do I exit or close the app?

AIf you have an iPhone, follow these instructions as provided on the Apple Support page:

 

- From the Home screen, click the Home button twice.

- Tap and hold on the app.

- When it starts to jiggle, tap the   to close it.

- Double-click the Home button and try opening the app again.

If you have an Android, follow these instructions as provided on the Google Play Support page:

- Tap the Home button and then tap Exit. The Coldwell Banker app will be NOT be active in your memory when you exit or close the app.

- To force close the app, follow these steps

- Open the Applications tab and tap Settings, and next tap Applications.

- Tap Manage Applications. In the list of running applications, select the application you wish to close and tap Force Stop.

 

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Q: How much does it cost?

A: The Coldwell Banker Real Estate App is FREE. Don’t forget to update the app regularly as they become available in the iTunes store and Google Play store as we are constantly enhancing and improving the app with each update.

 

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Q: Besides the standard search features that other real estate apps have, what else does the Coldwell Banker app offer?

A: The Coldwell Banker app for iPhone and Android offers

  • A simple and uncluttered search
  • A direct connection to a Coldwell Banker agent with whom you can share your favorite homes and listings. This is called the My Agent feature.
  • Contextually relevant videos of properties, agents, offices and the community
  • International homes for sale
  • Luxury Search
  • Community info with consumer sourced ratings via Yelp! so you can explore the neighborhood of your favorite home
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Q: Do I have to register/log into an account for the Coldwell Banker app?

A: At this time, you don’t have to register or create an account in the app. The Coldwell Banker app is a no-strings-attached app to help you find that dream home of yours. You are free to search, browse and find properties you like. And if you do like any homes, you can save them in the app. You can also share them with your family and friends via email or on social media via Facebook and Twitter. Last but not the least, you can make a direct and exclusive connection with your Coldwell Banker agent and send him/her your favorites.

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Q: How do I share the Coldwell Banker app?

A: It is easy to share the app directly from the app marketplaces. Search for the app by typing “Coldwell Banker” in the Search field. When the app comes up, tap on either  icon on the App Store or  on the Google Play Store and follow instructions as prompted.

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Q: How do I search for Nearby Homes?

A: Tap on the compass button  on the Home screen. Your location will be set to “current location” and your search will run immediately. No need to tap the Search button. 

  

 

Q: What is Quick Property Search?

A: This feature allows you to find homes in a location of your choice. 1.     Pick your country of choice. The default is “United States”. Tap and pick your country from the country drum.2.     Type your location and then tap the Search button. Examples:a.     Town/city name (e.g. “Beverly hills” or “madison nj”) b.     Zip code (e.g. 90210)Remember, by turning the “Use Last Location” ON in Settings, the app will remember the location you are looking for and avoid you typing it in every time.If the app finds more than one location matching the location you entered, you have two ways to narrow your search1.     Tap on Modify Search button, and type in your location with state or zip code2.     On the map view of the search results, narrow your map view by using the Map Sketch tool or simply use the zoom feature of your smartphone.

 

 Q: How do I narrow my search for homes with specific criteria?

A: Searching for homes with specific criteria? Use this option to narrow your search for homes. Tap on the “Property Search” tile. In the Advanced Search screen, you can type in your criteria and hit the Search button. Default view is set to Map for search results. You can set this to List at the bottom of the Advanced Search screen to view your results as a list.

  • Enter a specific MLS #
  • Choose a Price range – Tap on “Any to Any” and on the dual price drum, pick a lower limit of price on the left and higher limit on the right side.
  • Use the Radius slider to set the radius of your search
  • Set the minimum number of beds criteria using the slider
  • Set the minimum number of baths using the slider
  • If you want to view properties offered through our luxury brand program, Coldwell Banker Previews International, turn the radio button on.
  • Check the open houses box if you want to see only open houses with your criteria.
  • Check the box for “Properties with Video” to view only those homes that have video associated with them.
 

Q: How is the Luxury Search feature different from Property Search?

A: Luxury Search feature will return only luxury homes provided by Coldwell Banker Previews International – the brand’s luxury program in the results. All other parts are similar to Property Search.

 

Q: How do I search for a specific agent?

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  • Tap on Agent Search tile on the Home Screen
  • On the next screen, narrow your search by typing in

a.     Location (town name or zip code)

b.     First name and last name

c.     Radius – Using the slider scale, find agents within 25 miles of your location

d.     Agents with video only

  • On tapping the SEARCH button, you will get a list of agents based on your criteria.

If you are looking for agents in your immediate vicinity, simply tap the compass button. Once you locate your agent or one you wish to work with, you could do one or more of the following actions:

  • Save agent’s information in your Favorites folder
  • Contact the agent through the CONTACT button
  • Share the agent’s information via email, on Facebook or Twitter using the Share button
  • If you are already working with the agent, you can make him/her your MY AGENT.

Q: How can I find a Coldwell Banker Office?

A: Search from over 3000 Coldwell Banker offices around the world to find an office nearest to you using the compass button on the Office Search screen. You can also narrow your search by specifying one or more of the following criteria:

  • Location – town/city name with state or zip
  • Radius – Using the slider scale, find offices within 25 miles of your location

Note: Default view for results is the Map View. To change to List view, toggle the switch at the bottom of the Office Search screen.

  
 
 
App Buttons and Tools explained
  • Coldwell Banker logo: Tapping on the logo available on the top left of the screen will always return you to the Home Screen.

 

  • Map Sketch Icon: This tool allows you to draw your search area on a map. When viewing results on a map, tap on the pen icon on the bottom of your screen and draw any shape on the map. When you lift your finger off from your device screen, you will be presented with your results immediately.

 

  • RESET button: If you changed your map view by moving in any direction by swiping or zooming in or out, tapping on this button will bring you back to your original search results.

 

  • Search by Current Location: While browsing results in map view, tapping on the compass button at the bottom of the screen will present homes for sale nearby.

 

  • SEARCH THIS AREA button: When browsing on the map, you can swipe in any direction to another part of the map. To view homes for sale in this new area, tap on the yellow SEARCH THIS AREA button.

 

  • Menu Icon: Tapping on this button will expand a stack of all search features and options available on the Home Screen.

 

  • Community Info button: You can view amenities available in your area of search (powered by Yelp) on the map through this feature.
    • Tap on it to go to the community info selection screen
    • Pick the amenities you want to see with your search from categories including Restaurants, Active Life, Food, Health and Medical, Shopping, Transportation, Arts & Entertainment.
    • Tapping on each category will offer more options. For instance, Active Life offers sub-categories including Pools, Golf, Gym, Parks, Playgrounds, and Yoga. You can select them individually or the entire category
    • When finished, tap on DONE to view amenities of your choice mapped alongside homes for sale in the area.

 

  • Share Icon: While on the detail screen for Properties, Agents, Offices or Videos, you can share it on Facebook and Twitter or send as an email to family and friends.
    • When you choose to share via Email, the app will use the native email app on your phone. We have already provided the details (property, agent, office or video). You can add your own notes if you wish.
    • On choosing Facebook or Twitter, the app will first prompt you to log into your account following which you can post to your wall or tweet.

 

  • Contact Agent icon: This icon is found at the bottom of the Property Detail screen alongside Share and favorites icons. Tapping on it will present the Contact Form where you can ask your question or contact an agent/office to get more information about the listing. Remember, turning the “Pre-populate” fetaure ON in Settings will avoid retping your information each time you contact an agent or office.

If you have set a specific agent as My Agent, this icon will change to Contact My Agent so you can directly share the property with the agent you are working with.

  • Favorites icon: You can save your favorite homes, agents, offices or videos directly to your Favorites folder from any Detail screen. Simply tap on it to add.

You can then browse through your favorite items through the View Favorites icon on the Home Screen. The folder icon will be golden when you have saved items.top


 

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