Are you considering moving to a new home? If you are interested in checking out open houses for your new place, you are not alone. This can be an exciting yet stressful time simultaneously. However, you can minimize your stress by making things easier while looking for your new home. All you have to do is download a few helpful real estate apps to your smartphone or tablet. A recent study by the National Association of Realtors and Google have revealed that 68 percent of people looking to find a new home relied on these apps while searching for their next home.
• Zillow is probably the perfect and one must have real estate app for everyone who is searching for a new home. It is an award winning app that gives you all the information you could possibly want about homes that are available. It uses your smartphone’s GPS to provide you with directions and provides you with notifications on new listings as they become available. View images of available listings as well.
• Real Estate by Smarter Agent is easy to use and allows you to search for all homes for sale in the United States. It works with GPS so that you can get to a listing when you have to. You can also find apartments for rent and see the selling prices of homes sold within the last three years.
• Homesnap is a fun app that is easy to use. All you have to do is snap a picture of a house, condo or other type of home so that you can receive a wide range of real estate information on it. You will be treated to images, estimated values, schools and much more. It is said to be the “Shazam of homes.” You can also quickly refer to anything you have snapped as it will automatically go into your Me tab.
• Mortgage Calculator Pro is a helpful app that is ideal for any home buyer. It includes a calculator that is easy to use so that you can determine what you would have to pay for monthly mortgage payments on a new home.
• Realtor.com is a top rated app that is easy to use and can provide you with listings that are refreshed every 15 minutes. With a swipe, you can see photos of homes that are available to buy or rent, get information on schools or school districts in home areas, receive details on property tax, sales history and more.
You will find that with these top real estate apps, your search for the perfect home will be made that much easier. Try one or all of these to assist you as you go house hunting and comment below with other apps you find useful.