Date:23.09.2016, 02:06 This may be especially true where few if any homes satisfy all of a potential homebuyer's desired search features. The above described prior art computer search methods typically produce items in a search pool which are exact matches to the search features as the search result. Inputs from a user are received by touch monitor 120. Given a selection screen, a user may be presented with a number of search features to choose from. A user simply touches the icons associated with the search features to make a selection. Further, the search system of the present invention may be utilized in searches for schools, doctors, cars, apartments, vacation packages, lawyers and CPA's. In addition, the search system of the present invention may be used on on-line services, interactive televisions and on stand alone computers. Although the MLS system searches and selects homes which are exact matches to the selected search features, a typical potential home buyer will accept homes which closely satisfies the selected search features.