20 Best Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

Buying a home? Here are our 20 Best Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers to help you in your search process!

 

Buying Inventory:

 

Screen shot 2015-03-12 at 12.20.00 PM Zillow Real Estate – iOS, Android (Free)

Search homes for sale, pre-market properties and recently sold homes that may not be listed on MLS. Find every type of property: single-family homes, apartments, townhomes, condos and more.

 

Screen shot 2015-03-12 at 11.59.13 AM Trulia Real Estate – iOS, Android (Free)

This top-rated real estate app makes searching for a home easier than ever. With just a tap, you can see home for sale near you.

 

 Realtor.com Real Estate – iOS, Android, Windows Store (Free)

Arm yourself with the most accurate real estate app for homes for sale. It is the only app to get real estate property listings sourced directly from over 800 MLS’s-90% of listings refreshed every 15 minutes.

 

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 1.37.07 PM Fypio – iOS (Free)

Exclusive to San Diego, this app helps you search for homes by envisioning your lifestyle. Need a good school for your kids? Want to be close to shopping? This app can help you discover homes that fit your lifestyle on the outside, not just on the inside!

 

Picture or Video for Real Estate:

 

 Homesnap – iOS (Free)

Snap a photo of any home to get the scoop! You can find homes for sale, open houses, recent sales, and house values for every home in the United States.

 

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 2.13.14 PMInstagr.am – Android, iOS (Free)

Easily share pictures of properties you find with your friends and family!

 

imagesViddy-Android, iOS (Free)

The Instagr.am of video, Viddy makes it easy to edit and share up to 30 seconds of video with your friends and family.

 

 iMovie – iOS ($4.99)

iMovie is a great app to take high quality video of property and edit the footage into a video in minutes.

 

Help Calculate a Mortgage:

 Realtor.com Mortgage Calculator – iOS (Free)

The site with the most accurate listings brings you a convenient mortgage calculator app to help you get started on your home buying journey.

 

 Mortgage Calculator FREE – iOS (Free)

This app will help you figure out how much that house you are thinking about will cost per month and provides a realtime look at the current mortgage and refinance rates.

 

 RECalc Mortgage Loan Calculator – iOS ($0.99)

You can use RECalc to calculate the Monthly Payment, Term, Interest Rate or Loan Amount for a loan, as well as standard mathematical calculations as you would in any other calculator.

 

 Zillow Mortgage – iOS, Android (Free)

Getting your dream home may be closer than you think. Use Zillow calculators to find out what you can afford and gain control of the home finance process with live, customized mortgage rates from highly-rated lenders.

 

Help with Organizing Files:

 

 Dropbox – iOS, Android (Free)

This is a great app to share large files, such as a PowerPoint of a property, that has to much data to be sent through email. It can also be used for documents and signing papers.

 

 DocuSign – iOS, Android, Windows Store (Free)

DocuSign provides a simple and secure way to electronically sign documents and collect signatures from others.

 

Screen shot 2015-03-10 at 12.46.04 PM Evernote – iOS (Free)

Quickly jot notes to yourself, store photos, create to-do lists, and more while syncing everything to the cloud so you never lose a thing!

 

Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 1.50.41 PMGoogle Drive-iOS, Android (Free)

If you have a gmail account, you’ll be able to seamlessly sync Google Drive between desktop and mobile options. A robust set of office tools, it allows you to manage word documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more easily, whether you’re at home or on the go!

 

 Exploring An Area:

 

 AroundMe – iOS  (Free)

AroundMe quickly identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest Bank, Bar, Gas Station, Restaurant, Theater, etc.

 

 Sitegeist – iOS, Android (Free)

Wherever you are, it immediately provides interesting data about the surrounding area: average age of residents, political contributions, average temperature, commuting trends, and popular nearby places.

 

Screen shot 2015-03-10 at 12.56.00 PM Yelp-iOS, Android (Free)

Discover new restaurants, businesses, and more while seeing reviews from customers just like yourself.

 

Screen shot 2015-03-10 at 12.55.10 PM NextDoor – iOS, Android (Free)

Nextdoor is the free, private social network for you, your neighbors and community. It’s the easiest way to connect and talk with your neighbors about the things that matter in your neighborhood. When neighbors start talking, good things happen.

 

 

 

 

 

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