Must-Have Apps for Homebuyers

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    Searching for a new home is hard, and we’re here to help! Here are a few apps that can take a lot of the legwork out of your home search, whether you’re still choosing a neighborhood or ready to make design choices for your new home.

    1. Dwellr

    Dwellr is the official U.S. Census app for finding the right home based on your lifestyle. With information on everything from demographics to home values, Dwellr is a one-stop shop for getting the 411 on a new neighborhood.

     

    2. AroundMe

    Never circle the block looking for a gas station again! This app breaks down all of the nearest businesses into nice, organized categories so that you can always find what you’re looking for. This is very helpful for buyers who are concerned with convenience and location.

     

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    3. Quicken Loans Mortgage Calculator

    Need to know your hypothetical mortgage payment on the fly? This app delivers.

     

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    4. WalkScore

    This app is really great for choosing your desired location when a commute is in play. If walkability is a priority for you, this app can give you some great feedback about the homes you’re visiting.

     

    5. Great Schools

    If you’re a parent, schools are among your top priorities when looking for a new home. Get information on school systems and find out what schools a home is zoned for with this app.

     

    6. WikiHood

    WikiHood takes information from maps and Wikipedia to give you a good overview of the area in question. Get data about the area, details on the history of it, and other general information.

     

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    7. Houzz

    Browse photos of beautiful spaces for inspiration, get in touch with the best professionals for your renovation job, and shop for interiors- all from one app. Houzz is a great tool for the DIYer in everyone.

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