Using these 10 apps can not only help and assist you while selling or buying your home but also can take the stress out as well!
1. Zillow and Trulia:
Using these two apps can help you sort through your listings you are interested in based on price, neighborhood, and amenities. It is a good way to get a feel of homes in your area before you contact your realtor of choice.
2. Credit Karma:
Usually, Your current credit score is very important when you are looking to purchase a home. Your credit score helps to determine what sort of rate you will get as well as if you will receive a loan or not. This app not only regularly tracks your credit score, but it can tell you ways to either maintain your score or improve it.
3. Zillow Mortgage:
This app helps you take out the worry of “affording” and shows you every scenario relating to your mortgage. It not only shows you how much money you need to save to be able to afford the home but also helps you find a lender for your mortgage if you don’t already have one.
Houzz is an interior design and listings app that allows you to see the interior and exterior design photos of the home. It also lets you see all the real estate agent listings and local home professional listings. As a bonus, you can decorate potential rooms in the home with a 3D room decorating tool!
This app is amazing when closing a deal on a home or selling your home. It allows you to fill out and sign documents electronically. You can also sign documents for others straight through the app on your phone. It is a secure easy app that you can take with you, especially when you forget the forms on the counter, or you may have misplaced your pen!
This is a great app for note-taking, as well as keeping all your home paperwork and to-do lists together under one application. It not only can keep everything organized and sorted to your liking but also give you the ability to share your note drafts with others, such as your real estate agent or your spouse when purchasing a home.
7. CO Everywhere:
When purchasing a new home, you not only think of the home itself but also the community in which you are buying a home. CO Everywhere lets you pull up data regarding the neighborhood, local restaurants, sites to see in the area, events, and nightlife! They pull most of this info from social media sites, which makes it a great way to share and see in time pictures and feedback from others in the area.
8. Benjamin Moore Color Capture:
This app lets you take a picture of a paint color you like or see in a home and gives you the appropriate information you will need to then recreate it in your own home or living space. You can use this app on your phone or your tablet which allows you to have easy access wherever you are.
Another app that helps you when buying a home is Dwellr. This app takes US Census information and matches it with the data you provide. It is a perfect tool to help you with a big move you are making and are unsure of what city to choose from. This app takes into consideration your preferences such as schooling, home value, transportation to your job and social life near and around your area of interest.
Now that you have moved into a new home, it’s always a good idea to know your surrounding area and the safety of you and your family. This application lets you keep in contact with anyone who also uses this application in and around your new neighborhood. You can also use it to share events, concerns, items for sale and recommendations among neighbors. It is a super-secure app that requires verification, so you are certain no one from the outside can get in contact with personal information.