Five must-have applications for house-hunters in 2017

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 13:28 hrs
A 'for sale' is seen outside a single family house in Garden City New York

Keeping up pace with the digital world in the real estate industry, there are some companies in the market who intend to bring a revolution in the real estate background by giving a wealth of information to home buyers at their fingertips.

These companies are bringing more awareness to potential buyers than ever before and creating more opportunities for the overall market.

Here's a look at the must-have applications of some of these companies for house-hunting:

HDFC RED - It is a technology-enabled platform that helps home buyers find the right kind of place from a pool of more than 27,000 types of listed homes. The platform lists properties from 23 cities in India, covering more than 80 percent of the primary residential market in major cities of the country. It is combined that with a gamified interface and card design architecture, through which the user gets a house-hunting experience that is intuitive and easier.

NoBroker - It's a home rental platform that helps the users save brokerage by connecting genuine house owners and genuine tenants directly without a broker. Renting out or finding a flat, apartment, house, home and flatmate without a broker has become way easier than before.

Nestaway - NestAway has housing for everyone. The app provides details of furnished houses with no brokerage, and no maintenance hassles. Rentals start as low as Rs 6,000 per month. Every Nestaway home is equipped with TV, Sofa, Bed, Cupboards, Washing Machine, Fridge, and WiFi among other services.

MagicBricks - It's one of the most trusted property apps in India and puts all complex parameters of property search in a simple and intuitive interface. Whether you are looking to buy property or rent it out, MagicBricks can help you save both time and money. One of the best features of MagicBricks is intelligent searches, which narrows down options and provides the best of the information.

Trulia - Trulia gives detailed information to individuals, who are hunting for

a place to stay permanently or temporarily. With this application, users can see the nearest homes, apartments for sale or rent, nearest restaurants, educational institutions, grocery stores, directions, crime maps, local scoops, open houses and so on.



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