5 Fantastic Real Estate Apps for the iPhone


Zillow comes with a host of exciting features that helps potential renters and home buyers search for property. Its built-in GPS feature makes it easy to retrieve high quality maps and it can send information about the current market right to your fingertips. This app can easily be used while driving or when strolling through a neighborhood looking for your next home.

Don’t worry about spending your hard earned cash for this app because Zillow is absolutely free. With this convenient program, you will be able to:

• Receive estimates of the value of many homes, condos, townhouses and apartments.
• Perform searches by features like number of bedrooms, bathrooms, price, or even monthly rent
• Save searches for future reference
• Bookmark searches or properties as a “favorite”
• Receive notices when information regarding a potential property changes
• Share information with friends and family through Twitter, Facebook, or Email

Around Me

Around Me is a much loved iPhone application that allows individuals to easily find local areas of interest like banks, restaurants, grocery stores, retail shopping, lodging, physicians, schools, local entertainment and much more. This application is a favorite because it not only allows potential home buyers to search for homes, but they may also envision the lifestyle that a particular area offers.

Around Me is a free application that comes with an amazing built-in GPS that can function in more than ten countries, so this app may also prove to be a big hit for vacationers as well. Around me allows users to accurately search for listings, locate them on a map, and then find the best route to the intended destination.


The Dictionary of Real Estate Terms

A very handy tool for real estate agents, appraisers, lenders, bankers, or even the average consumer, the Dictionary of Real Estate Terms is well worth its $1.99 download fee. This application makes real estate lingo a breeze for newbies in the industry and serves as a great reference for veterans in the field.

The Dictionary of Real Estate Terms is filled with over 3000 terms, covering every nook and cranny of the real estate industry. It also comes with other interesting features like charts and graphs, sharing capabilities, and regular updates.

My Own Loan

My Own Loan is a user-friendly calculator that helps to estimate monthly mortgage payments for your potential home and gives further details about how your financial future will be affected by your mortgage. For a download price of only $4.99, My Own Loan will allow you to be well informed regarding:

• How many mortgage instalments you have paid and how many remain
• How you can possibly reduce payments with advance instalments
• How each statement will vary, including interest rate changes from month to month
• How to decide which home mortgage loan is right for you.

Houzz Interior Design Thoughts

Houzz Interior Design Thoughts is a free iPhone application that comes chocked full of thousands of amazing home design and decorating ideas. With over 150,000 high quality photos, this application is a must-have for interior and exterior designers, architects, new homeowners, or even for current homeowners whose places could stand a face lift.

Houzz Interior Design Thoughts is an easy to use program that allows users to browse amazing photographs by a particular area of the house or even by outdoor spaces. Users may then narrow down their choices by certain a certain style, including contemporary, old-fashioned, modern, eclectic, and traditional. Users can then save their favorite selections to a virtual idea book and share their findings via Twitter, Facebook, or Email. No matter where you live, this application is also an extremely useful tool for finding local professionals that can help bring your ideas to life.

Author Bio

Andrew Potter works for My Online Estate Agent and regularly contributes to the blogging arena. My Online Estate Agent is a low cost estate agent where you can advertise on Rightmove, Zoopla, Find a Property and Prime Location for a fixed fee.