1. Dictionary of Real Estate Terms App
The Dictionary of Real Estate Terms app is a must-have for anyone new to the word of real estate. To help you get a better grasp on complicated real estate jargon used these days, this app has over 3,000 searchable and browseable real estate terms. You can also save your search history and send a particular search term to a friend.
2. REALTOR.com iPhone Real Estate App
REALTOR.comÂ® is one of the biggest and most popular real estate websites today, with listings for millions of homes across North America. Many of these listings update as quickly as every 15 minutes.
With this app, you can find open houses and homes for sale along with recently sold homes in nearly any area of the United States and Canada. The Area Scout feature also enables you to watch as average home values change as you move from one location to another. You can also draw a custom search area on the map with the Area Highlighter feature.
3. Homes.com Real Estate Search App
Another growing real estate website, Homes.com, is a Multiple Listing Service (MLS) website that strives to give its users access to as many real estate listings as possible. With the Homes.com Real Estate Search App, you can search for listings in any area. You can also filter your search results based on personalized criteria, such as price and the number of bedrooms.
GPS technology allows you to easily explore and navigate different neighborhoods right through your mobile device. You can even get turn-by-turn directions from your location right to the front door of a listing. If youâ€™re really serious about a listing, you can contact the real estate agent, calculate your estimated mortgage, and even complete a quick pre-qualification home loan application.
4. Trulia Real Estate Apps
Trulia.com is one of the fastest growing real estate websites, with millions of home listings across the country. Whether youâ€™re looking to rent or buy, Trulia apps are definitely worth checking out. Real estate apps from Trulia are available for several different devices, including iPhones, iPads, Android devices, and Kindle Fires.
Using the GPS, you can locate real estate near you or in another specific area with the Real Estate app, which is available for the iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet, and Kindle Fire. With this app, you can also set up custom alerts that will notify you when additional properties are available or when prices are reduced on your favorite home. If youâ€™re looking for a rental instead, Trulia still has you covered. The rental app is available for the iPhone, Android devices, and Kindle Fire, and it allows you to search for rentals and share your favorites with friends and family. Both of these apps also offer helpful neighborhood information, such as nearby businesses. Trulia also has an agent app and mortgage calculator app.
5. CENTURY 21 Mobile App
CENTURY 21 is one of the oldest and most trusted real estate agencies in the country. With its steady track record of competence and overall excellence, itâ€™s no wonder this company has survived into the modern age.
Even if you arenâ€™t currently working with a CENTURY 21 agent, you can still use this app. CENTURY 21 Mobile gives you access to every CENTURY 21 listing, as well as additional MLS listings in the United States. Search results can be filtered by location, price, and property features. Each listing has important details like the listed price, taxes, square footage, and a detailed description along with pictures. If you find a promising piece of real estate, a CENTURY 21 agent is just a touch away.
6. CraigsList Browser App
If youâ€™re looking for a FSBO home, Craigslist is definitely the way to go. Thankfully, the Craigslist Browser app makes searching this popular classified ads website oh so simple!
With the Craigslist Browser app, you can be browsing real estate listings in all major US cities in no time. You can also reply to the ad right from your mobile device, either by sending an email or calling the seller directly.
7. LoopNet Commercial Real Estate App
Sometimes a traditional real estate search app just wonâ€™t cut it, especially if youâ€™re looking for a piece of commercial property. The LoopNet Commercial Real Estate App is the first iPhone and iPad real estate app that focuses on commercial real estate properties alone.
With over 800,000 commercial listings, this app has a little something for everyone. Itâ€™s the perfect app for big-time investors or even small business owners looking to expand. Additional information about a property â€“ including mortgage and lender history, and owner and tenant history â€“ can also be accessed with a PropertyFacts Subscription on the iPad app.
8. Home Buying Power App
Buying a home is scary and if youâ€™re like any other potential home buyer; youâ€™ve probably wondered if youâ€™ll actually be able to afford hefty mortgage payments. The Home Buying Power app can lend you a helping hand with this task.
To instantly calculate a home price that you can afford, simply input your monthly payment allowance, estimated interest rate, loan term, and down payment. You can also determine your estimated monthly mortgage payment when you input the selling price of the property, down payment, loan interest rate and term, and tax and insurance information.
9. HomeTracker App
Searching for a new home often seems like a crazy whirlwind of activity. After looking at dozens of properties, most of them will seem to blur together. The HomeTracker app is a perfect way to keep track of and organize all of the properties you look at.
For each property you visit, you can add details that you liked and disliked. You can also add photos and map information as well as rate the condition and overall appeal of a property. Properties that you looked at can then be grouped into â€œToursâ€. All properties that you mark as favorites will automatically be added to the â€œMy Favoritesâ€ tour.
10. House Hunter App
This app not only helps you track and organize all of the homes you visit, but it also evaluates and scores each one based on criteria you deem important. You can rate more than 80 different features on each potential home, and even rate it on custom features. After youâ€™ve rated the features on potential homes, you can then compare each one based on how well they meet your expectations.
Thereâ€™s also a free version called House Hunter Pro. Itâ€™s a fully functional version just like the original. It just has agent branding as part of it.
11. My Measures App
Nothingâ€™s more frustrating than trying to get settled into a new home and realizing the hard way that none of your possessions will fit. The My Measures app can help you determine whether or not your possessions will fit in your new home.
With this app, you can take photos of potential homes and store dimensions on them. Measurements can be stored as imperial units, like inches and feet, or metric units, like centimeters and meters. Pictures can then be easily organized into folders and shared via email.
12. CrumbTracks App
The CrumbTracks app is another useful app for keeping track of and organizing all of the different properties you look at. Using this app, you can create a separate file for each property you look at and store details about each, including listing price, the number of bedrooms, and the number of bathrooms. You can also snap photos and shoot videos of features you like on each property and store them.
13. 360 Panorama App
Although traditional photos do come in handy, it can sometimes be difficult to see the whole picture. The 360 Panorama app isnâ€™t your average picture taking app. This app transforms your iPod, iPhone, or iPad into a 360 degree panoramic camera, making it an awesome addition to any house hunterâ€™s mobile device.
Capturing panoramic images with the 360 Panoramic app is quick and easy. Simply pan the camera and images are seamlessly stitched together to create a single amazing panoramic image. Sharing these amazing images is also a breeze, as they can be viewed on any mobile device or home computer, and the free online storage feature makes accessing your images simple. You can also post your images on Facebook and Twitter, or email them to friends.
Whether your a home buyer or agent, a calculator is one of the most important and useful tools you can have at your fingertips. At first glance, the RECalc app may seem to be just another mortgage calculator, but itâ€™s really so much more.
First of all, this app acts as both a traditional calculator and a mortgage calculator. You can perform simple mathematical functions with it as well as calculate your estimated monthly mortgage payments, loan term, and loan amount. You can also factor in your down payment, taxes, and insurance. A complete loan summary and amortization table can also be saved and emailed to your own computer or your client.
15. Property Fixer App
Fixer-uppers are becoming more and more popular in the world of real estate these days. Although some fixer-uppers are used as private residences, investors will often buy them, fix them up, and flip them for a profit. However, it can take some time and a lot of number crunching to determine if a fixer-upper is really worth it. This is where the Property Fixer app for the iPhone comes in.
The standard version of the Property Fixer app allows you to analyze the profit and return on investment of a potential property by entering some basic information. Changing the holding period from 0 to 12 months with a slide of your finger instantly updates your numbers.
The premium version of the Property Fixer app allows you to save multiple properties as well as email or print flip analysis reports. If youâ€™re looking to analyze commercial or multi-unit properties, however, youâ€™re better off splurging on the pro version of the app. This version has all of the same great features of the other versions, but it also allows you to brand your reports with your company details, create property portfolios, and customize and itemize your improvement costs.
16. Deal Analyzer App
The DoHardMoney.com Residential Deal Analyzer is a game changer for real estate investors doing fix and flips. This is an essential tool that makes evaluating a property, determining profit potential and getting a loan faster and easier than ever before!
In addition to the Deal Analyzer the app also gives you specific instructions on how you should evaluate the property to insure that thereâ€™s an opportunity for you to make a profit on your investment.
It also includes an additional resource section and call out button to get a hold of DoHardMoney.com to get help on the spot.