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In today’s world, smart phones and tablets rule– so why not take your real estate search there?  More and more real estate apps are popping up, making it easy for buyers

1.  Trulia Real Estate App

This app allows users to find nearby listings based on their current locations, and separates listings between renting and buying.  The app comes with a heatmap feature that shows crime-ridden neighborhoods or areas that are prone to floods.  The amenities tab shows nearby restaurants. If you have kids, you can use the map to find local elementary, middle and high schools.

2.  Lovely

Another location based app, Lovely allows users to save favorites and set alerts so that they can have up-to-the-minute knowledge of listings.  This app is great for pet lovers, as it allows users to search for pet-friendly digs.

3.  Homesnap

This app tells users if potential real estate ventures are good investments.  Great for house flippers, it gives users an idea if the house has “flipping potential.”

4.  Zillow Mortgages

Zillow has an app that helps you figure out whether you can pay for a home you like. Take a look at the “affordability calculator.”  The app can also link you to possible mortgage companies and rates to see just what your monthly payment will look like.

5.  Trulia Mortgages

Like Zillow Mortgages, Trulia Mortgages will help you figure out how much you’re going to owe on your new home. Input the property price, down payment, your credit score, and your zip code, and see personalized rates. Find out everything you need to know from loan term to lender fees, before you make the call.