HotPads gives you have the ability to save your searches with ease and come back to it time and time again! It also allows you the option of receiving email updates for homes matching your search. You control if, and how often, you receive these alerts.
To save your search, simply enter the location you are interested and zoom in using the Map feature where it's needed. From here, you can set your price, bedroom and bathroom filters, and many other criteria for your search.
Once you have finished tweaking your search criteria, click the red "Get alerts" link at the top-right of your screen.
Once your search is saved, you can edit it through your Dashboard. Log in at hotpads.com and choose the Dashboard tab at the top of the screen or use the hamburger menu to reach the Dashboard.
From here, click on the "Alerts" link to delete, edit, or view your saved searches!