House hunting can be stressful, confusing, and time-consuming — but it doesn’t have to be! Your smartphone can help you find the home of your dreams by putting innovative house hunting apps in the palm of your hand.
Here’s a look at four smartphone apps that anyone who’s looking for a new home should download right now:
Best App to Get Started: Doorsteps Swipe
Doorsteps Swipe offers soon-to-be buyers a fun way to explore thousands of homes for sale from your mobile device. Trust your gut instincts, and quickly “swipe” through homes you like and you’ll soon determine what’s important to you in a new home.
Best App to Search for Real Estate Info: Homesnap
Homesnap lets you take a picture of a home using your smartphone’s camera and instantly provides a detailed description about the property including real-time MLS listings, house information, interior photos, taxes, and much more.
Best App to Keep Track of Homes: House Hunter
House Hunter helps you track and organize all of your information, notes and pictures you collect during the home buying process. Having trouble remembering which home had the features you loved? Can’t decipher your handwritten notes? House Hunter is here to help!
Best App to Create Your New Floor Plan: MagicPlan
Your offer was accepted, you’ve closed, and you’re ready to move! MagicPlan measures the rooms of your new home and draws your floor plan simply by taking pictures. Once the floor plan is created you can add objects, notes, and attributes to create an inside map of your new home.
Make sure to direct all property questions to your agent, but you are always welcome to ask an On Q Financial Mortgage Consultant questions that might come up throughout the process — especially as it relates to financing.