Thanks to the numerous great apps, your phone can do it all nowadays. In fact, you can use your phone to find the home of your dreams in just a few swipes and taps. If you are a real estate hobbyist or an aspiring buyer, then real estate apps are recommended for you. You can use such apps to perform home search on the go.
Following are some of the best real estate apps:
Zillow is a powerful real estate mobile app that helps you search for your dream home with various custom search filters as well as lets you search for foreclosures. If you have kids or planning on having kids in your new home, this app can help you as it has detailed information on nearby private and public schools and you can also search for homes based on the quality of school so you know your new house is going to be within the boundaries of the district. Zillow app also allows you to search for rentals.
Trulia is another great real estate mobile app that you can use to take video tours of homes you are interested in as well as explore the areas around them. This app allows you to see local amenities, schools, and crime rates in the area. Furthermore, you can search homes by location as well as certain preferences like price, number of bedrooms, etc. If you want to search for apartment and home rentals, then you will need to use a separate Trulia app which is available for smartphones.
Just like many other real estate apps, Redfin uses an MLS (multiple listing service) that allows you to search through numerous homes via a single resource. You can use filters to draw your customize your search area and search for homes in your desired neighborhoods, schedule home tours, search by school, search nearby amenities, etc. all via the Redfin app. It is surely one of the best real estate apps.
Just like many other real estate apps, you can use Homesnap to search for homes by area as well as other custom filters and search preferences. Apart from this, there is one particular feature of Homesnap that you will surely like – you can learn more about a home you have seen in person simply by taking a photo of it via this real estate mobile app. Some homes on this app may even have interior photos which you can view before going to an open house or setting up a viewing, so you can see if you are still interested.
Realtor.com real estate mobile app allows you to search homes by area, local points of interest such as stores and restaurant, amenities, open houses, view information on the property, and see photos of listing with just a single swipe. Apart from this, you can also customize a 3D map of the homes that you want and save the ones that you like to easily access them on any of your devices. You will need to connect your account to Facebook or sign in through email in order to do that. There is a separate Realtor.com app that you can use to search for apartments and rentals.