Characteristics of a Good Real Estate App
Today, technology has made it easy to buy and sell. More so, companies that have invested in technology have realized a tremendous growth. One of the business sector that has benefited with the advancement of technology is real estate. We have app developers who have invented apps that are used for buying and selling houses. It is easy to install the app on one’s gadget and peruse through to see the available houses for sale. The seller can also upload images of the houses for sale on the same app. How does a good real estate app look like, and what value does it add to both the home buyer and seller.
The real estate app should be easy to use. Viewing the images of the houses should also be easy. Once a buyer finds an appropriate home he or she is interested in, contacting the seller should be easy. A good app should allow the seller to post all the commission and discounts details.
Searching for the available houses should also be easy. Searching using keywords should be enabled. Once the search results are available, it should also save the results for easier access in case the app user want to refer to the open listings of the previous search again. 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.
Uploading images for the houses on sale should be easy, with a limit on the size of each image. 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. Mobile phones are the preferred gadgets where the prospective home buyer or a buyer will install the app. To ensure the app is up-to-date, the process of downloading and installing new app releases should be easy. 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.