Characteristics of a Good Real Estate App
The growth of technology has simplified the process of buying and selling. Businesses that has invested in technology has experienced massive growth. The real estate industry has benefited from the growth if technology. Several apps have been developed by programmers, which are ideal for selling as well as buying houses. Home buyers can install the app on their mobile phones or other gadgets and look for homes to buy. The app also allows the seller to post images of the houses for sale. How does a good real estate app look like, and what value does it add to both the home buyer and seller.
A good real estate app should be simple to use. Viewing the images of the houses should also be easy. A good app should allow the seller to include the contacts details, in case a prospective buyer needs to make contact. If the seller has any discount to offer on the house, and commission to the brokers, the app should enable the seller to do so.
Another quality of a good real estate app is the capability to search for houses listed for sale. Searching using keywords should be enabled. For reference purposes, the results should be available anytime time the app user want to access them. Listed houses should also include key features such the number of rooms, bathrooms, balcony, size of each room, etc. The information provided allows the buyer to make a wise decision when looking to buy a house.
The process of uploading pictures should be easy and the app should have a limit of the size of the image to be uploaded. Big-sized images take up more time to open, and therefore delay the opening of the app pages.
The app should work with common operating systems and devices. Prospective buyers and sellers can install the app on their mobile phones, tablets, or any smart gadget. It should always remain up-to-date, and at the same time, allow the users to be able to download and install the updates with ease. Most apps are free to install, and do not charge any money to install the application.
The app should also have an easy to use interface, to allow several home buyers and sellers access it with ease. You will want to log in to an app, have a look at a number of houses that are been offered for sale, contact the seller and book an appointment to see the house. Brokers will also want an app where they can refer or sell a house on behalf of the homeowner and get their commission without encountering too many difficulties with the app. If the broker has been paid the commission and the buyer decides not to proceed with the sale, the app should state the refund, mostly a 50% commission refund.