5 Apps to Use for Your Home Search

5 Apps to Use for Your Home Search

Check out these five apps to make house hunting a breeze!

5 apps to use for your home search

Is it that time in your life to finally move into a new home? In this digital age filled with overwhelming information and complicated search engines, house searching can be difficult. But it doesn’t have to if you have the right app! We narrowed down the long list of home searching apps to five of the best ones out there. Get downloading and happy house hunting!

1. Zillow

Known as the most downloaded real estate app on Android and IOS, Zillow lives up to its name as the house hunting app that makes house hunting straight to the point. Zillow is both an app and website that’s user-friendly with an interactive map of home values via bird’s eye view map and shows detailed information about the area and neighborhood. You can simply save homes, connect with property management, and view market trends.

2. Trulia

Trulia is like the twin sister of Zillow except she’s a little bit more sophisticated and entertaining to use. Powered from Zillow, Trulia takes your home search to the next level regarding specific categories and amenities like homes with pools, homes with a specific flooring, remodeled homes, etc. Trulia even provides fun and informative blogs that keep you active and entertained while on their website or app.

3. Doorstep Swipe

Consider this app just like Tinder but just for house hunting. Powered by Realtor.com, Doorstep Swipe makes home searching fast, fun, and easy. Simply make a profile of your lifestyle (pets, amenities, etc.) living preferences, budget, etc. and the app filters homes that fits your profile. Swipe left if you “like” a home and swipe right to pass. The app is designed to be user-friendly and navigation is a piece of cake.

4. Homesnap

The awesome thing about the Homesnap app is that you see the same accurate, real-time data that real estate agents see. It’s like having a real estate agent right at your fingertips wherever and whenever. Whether you’re buying, selling, or even both, Homesnap empowers you with all the information you need to know about a home regarding property history, school zones, and so much more. You could even share potential homes with your friends and family in their in-app messaging even if they don’t have the Homesnap app downloaded.

5. Redfin

Compatible with both IOS and Android, the Redfin app works wonders with its own Redfin real estate company making house searching a breeze. Be the first to know about new homes for sale and even get a 3D walkthrough of the home right at the comfort of your phone, tablet, or computer. On the Redfin app, you are able to see full and exclusive details of the home and area. You could even schedule a live tour with your real estate agent directly from the app.