10 of the best real estate apps to help with your property search

When it comes to buying, selling and renting, the real estate market can be tricky to navigate. Knowing how to search for properties, research accurate information, and generally get yourself the best deal isn’t always easy.

Here at JW. Prestige Agents, we’re all about you – our clients. We want to make your real estate experience not only simple, but also enjoyable.  We want you to feel confident and be armed with the very best resources and information.

In order to point you in the right direction, we’ve tracked down ten of the best real estate phone apps for you to download. They’ll help with all of your property needs, whether it’s searching, buying, selling, renting, financing or designing.

Realestate.com.au

One of the biggest names in the market, Realestate.com.au is your one-stop shop for buying, selling and renting. It has a range of helpful filters which allow you to focus on exactly what you want, and also provides helpful historical sales information on properties and suburbs.

Domain.com.au

Another comprehensive app that lets you dive deep into your real estate search simply by using your phone. In addition to detailed property descriptions and sales data, the app also allows you to set up alerts and utilise an inspection planner.

Houzz

Houzz is where you go for all things design related. It covers everything from photos, design ideas and renovation tips. It’s also a helpful resource when looking for professionals and tradespeople, and don’t miss the My Room 3D virtual tool, that allows you to try out products in your own home.

Magicplan

This nifty app creates a floorplan of any house based on photos that you take. And moving furniture isn’t necessary! It’s great to use for renovations, house inspections and interior design, and provides you the plans in multiple electronic formats.

Onthehouse.com.au

A great research tool for when you want to dig a little deeper into the details of a property. It can tell you the build date, zoning information, land and floor size, sales and rental history, price estimates and suburb-specific comparisons.

RP Data Pro

For those who like to keep a serious eye on real estate facts and figures, RP Data Pro allows you to research and compare properties, analyse market data and trends, and download reports. The app also provides access to Corelogic’s in-depth market insights.

GAVL Live Auctions

This fantastic tech-invention is bringing property auctions into the twenty-first century. Why bother turning up to crowded auctions when you can tune-in from the comfort of your lounge? GAVL allows you to actively bid in live auctions, or simply watch the drama unfold.

Property Calculator Australia

This is the property app that’s all about the numbers. Loan balance, deposit required, repayment amounts and stamp duty calculator – it’s all in here. Whether you’re trying to purchase your own home or an investment, Property Calculator crunches all of the numbers for you.

TenantApp

We all know that renting can be hard, but this app goes some way to making the process easier. TenantApp allows you to select from a range of inspection times set aside by the agent, search for properties, shortlist your favourites and track your rental applications.

Rent.com.au

Use the app to find suitable properties based on detailed filters like commute times, NBN status and ‘walk score’. You can also create your own ‘renter resume’ and ‘pet resume’, review suburbs, book inspections, submit applications, manage utilities and set up payments.