Rent.com.au, a property rental platform based out of Australia has developed and will launch its first mobile app for iOS and Android.
The company said the app will include all the “unique and useful features” of the desktop site, plus a new feature called “Lifestyle Search,” which lets users search for property based on their lifestyle preferences.
While the site has always been accessible from mobile browsers — chief executive Greg Bader (LinkedIn profile) said more than 60 percent of visitors already access the site from a mobile device — the company seems to have held off developing a dedicated app for financial reasons.
“Two years ago, we were losing $1 million per month and now we’re just about to break even,” Bader said in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange.
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