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Buying A Home? Apps For Home Buyers

ADDED ON October 18, 2016 0 COMMENTS

apps for home buyersLooking for a home to buy?  Enter the world of technology – beyond computers – to make the home buying process as easy as picking up your phone!  Smartphone “applications”, or “apps” as they are called,  are very user-friendly and designed with the home buyer in mind.  Let’s look at some useful apps for home buyers.

But, where do you start?   To help you with buying a Los Angeles home, we’ve made our Los Angeles real estate website tech and mobile friendly in the hope that you will find the results you need in your search.

We’ve put together some helpful apps for home buyers to use – many of these apps for home buyers are even offered free of charge, although they may request your location information in order to produce the results you desire. If you want more specific information or ideas on specialized apps for home buyers as they relate to your tech devices, please contact Fran and Rowena so we can brainstorm on how we can help meet your real estate needs.  In the meantime, though, check these out!


Not sure where you want to live?  Local research and neighborhood info:

  • Nabewise – Get to know neighborhoods in-depth, complete with pictures, reviews and ratings ond rankings on the things you care most about.
  • GreatSchools – Get to know local school options and read reviews by staff and parents of children attending the schools. Schools are also scored based on scores and ratings.
  • Yelp – Find the best restaurants, shopping, and entertainment in the area you are researching directly from the people who live there.  A true “insider’s view.”

Trying to keep track of everything?

  • Evernote – Keep track of your buying process, including the information on homes you have seen, complete with your personal notes!

Want to search for homes and get additonal home information?

  • House Hunter – This tool allows you to set priorities on your wants and needs and match them to homes you are considering with the feature list and also has a mortgage calculator built in.
  • Trulia – Easy to use and even includes a help button.  Depending on your mobile device, you can check and compare listings and even search by feature using your voice.  Also available is an estimate of value.
  • Zillow – The “Zestimates” and “make me move” features allow you to get an idea of what homes cost on any street and even permit you to make offers to home owners who do not have their property for sale.  Remember that the “Zestimate” is just that – an estimate based on the information in the system.
  • Realtor.com – Get stats on new homes, sold homes, and homes for sale easily and quickly, including price changes in any neighborhood.

Community Information is available on our website:

Altadena  |  Burbank  |  Glendale  |  La Canada  |  La Crescenta  |  Los Angeles  |  Pasadena  |  Shadow Hills  |  South Pasadena  |  Sunland  |  Tujunga

Let’s find you a home!

Recently listed Los Angeles homes for sale:

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,625 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,876 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 0
  2. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 368 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.69 ac
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 0
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 750 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,650 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 58
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,118 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,000 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 12
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,228 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,375 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 88
  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,007 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 74
  7. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,994 sq ft
    Lot size: 18.08 ac
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 70
  8. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,022 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,455 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 33
  9. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,148 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,480 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 90
  10. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,737 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,399 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 71

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(all data current as of 3/24/2017)

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