6 Handy Apps to Help You Find a Home


photo(9)Download the official app from the National Association of Realtors official property-listing site. In addition to helping you find homes for sale and rent, the realtor.com app allows you to view upcoming open houses. You can also view data on recent changes to the real estate market in a particular neighborhood. The best feature this app has to offer is that it gives you the ability to see the current asking price, average available square footage, and average per square foot of property in different neighborhoods.


photo(10) The next time you pass by a home you are interested in, simply take a picture of it. HomeSnap allows you to snap a photo of a home and get detailed information about the property. The app uses GPS to get the latest information  about the property. Learn information regarding the estimated value, whether or not it's for sale, how many bedrooms and bathrooms it has, as well as other amenities. If the home is not available you will still get information on similar property in the area.


photo(7)Zillow won the award for best "Search Tools" app of the year from Appy Awards in 2013. The Zillow app allows you to easily view homes both for sale and rent. A valuable feature is the ability to check the values of homes around the U.S.


Wikihood-Android-WelcomeNot exactly sure where you want to move? Ready to explore your options and see what each neighborhood has to offer? Wikihood is the perfect app for anyone that is interested in learning more about a particular area. This application is free to download on the iPad, iPhone, and for Android. When you download the app you can see Wikipedia articles about important people, the culture, buildings, companies, or geographical information related to a particular area. This is one of the best apps to help you find a home when you are unsure of where to settle. If you are looking for a particular job in addition to a new home, this app may help you understand where the demand for your particular profession may be located.


photo(8)Expand your searching capabilities and add the Trulia app to your phone as well. The application allows you to easily swipe between photos of the interior and exterior of homes you are interested in to view the details of places you are considering to live. You can also get customized alerts when new listing pops up in an area, or if the price of a home you are interested in drops.


photo(6)The MyBankTracker app has all the tools you need to help you find a home. Stay up to date with the latest news related to your money and real estate by reading our latest articles. Use MyBankTracker's unique feature in which users provide feedback and rate banks to help you find a bank you can trust. MyBankTracker is here to help you understand what is going on with the banks and your money.

When you're ready to take your search for a home to the next level, make sure to take advantage of the tools available on our website. The mortgage calculator tool can come in handy to help you find the best rates.