Ditch the old-fashioned ways when house hunting for technology has greatly impacted real estate field. Now thanks to venerable real estate platforms, it is now much easier to search for houses, take your own private 3D tour, calculate your mortgage and also check the neighbourhood’s best features.

Thanks to some of the best real estate applications now available for iPhone, iPad & Android, real estate investors will be able to buy or sell their houses with only one click.

Here we give you an easy-to-browse list of the best real estate applications that offer all mobile users the ultimate digital house-hunting experience.

1. Propertyfinder

Propertyfinder

Propertyfinder application gives Android users the ability to browse through thousands of real estate listed for sale and rent in UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar, Lebanon and Egypt.

Each listing offers detailed information on the property’s size, features and amenities available around the listed property accompanied by high-quality images that showcase the property’s beauty from the inside and the outside.

Propertyfinder application allows searching for properties near you. And if you are interested in another country’s properties, you can easily filter down to the city you want and switch between currencies with ease to view pricing on a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis.

Some of the key features of the application are saving your favourite properties across all your devices for later viewing as well as the option to “Search Near Me” lets you discover properties around you.

The property’s price and a contact number are easily found on top of the page for users to easily click on the number and inquire about any further information on the property.

2. Zillow

Zillow

If you are interested in investing in a piece of real estate in the US, then Zillow is your go-to. With plenty of real estates listed for sale and rent, Zillow’s application includes quality real estate that is hard to find elsewhere.

Through the Zestimate tool available on the application. Zestimate is an automated estimate the value of each house and apartment by estimating monthly rent. It is worth noting that Zestimate is calculated from public and user-submitted data to help you determine an independent and unbiased assessment of what your home might be worth in today’s market.

One of Zillow’s application key features is that it allows you to connect with a local agent who can help guide you through the buying or selling process. You can also filter searches by price, beds, baths, keywords and more.

And only through Zillow’s, you can view foreclosure listings in your area, including pre-foreclosures, foreclosure auctions and bank-owned properties and all for FREE.

3. Realtor.com

Realtor.com

The award-winning application pledges to offer users the house of their dreams with simple steps. This app is the perfect tool for those looking to invest for the first time or those who look to move into a bigger and better house.

Realtor.com is the first app to provide users with a ground-breaking technology for real estate and that is 3D Home Tours where you can tour different homes with leaving yours.

Unlike other applications, you don’t need to log in to use the app; you can receive new listing & price reduction alerts and save your favourite listings & searches without logging in.

Through the application, users can now filter homes by age, square footage, amenities and much more. That’s not all, as you can also use filters to search “Just Sold” listings on the map.

By using an interactive map, users can also draw a search area directly on the map to get listings in that neighbourhood. You also use the crime heat map to search for homes by neighbourhood crime levels.

Without having to move an inch from your house, you will everything that is about your new house, the neighbourhood and available amenities that fit your need and requirements.

4. Trulia Real Estate & Rentals

Trulia Real Estate & Rentals

Updates itself regularly, Trulia application focuses on showcasing quality houses as well as shed the light on neighbourhoods by displaying a wide variety of vital information such as traffic info, crime stats, parks, institutions, cafés, restaurants, entertainment, shops, playgrounds, and school ratings.

It is the perfect application for families looking to move into a family-friendly environment.

This smart application is designed to show you better housing recommendations based on your previous searches, which makes it perfect for serious house hunters.

If you are looking for open houses, Trulia App will guide you to the open houses in the neighbourhood you are eying for homes for sale, or apartments for rent.

Through the application “Affordability Breakdown” tool you can calculate the full cost of owning your dream home, including mortgage, homeowner’s insurance, and property taxes.

5. Redfin

Redfin

Get yourself a free home tour with Redfin application and enjoy the app’s full-service real estate brokerage and award-winning tools.

What distinguishes this application from any other is that it gives users a competitive edge as it tells them which homes are likely to sell fast. And with regards to the already sold houses, the application will notify its users the sold home data to get a general insight on the sale prices in a specific neighbourhood.

The application will always notify you whenever a property that matches your search criteria is listed so you don’t miss out on a perfectly good investment opportunity.

And whether you decided to buy or sell a home using Redfin application, you will save money in closing costs as they only charge 1.5% rather than the usual 2% – 3%.