Today, making use of technology brings business to success and helps to solve various issues like poor document, time, or client management. In this article, we will list the benefits that a real estate business can get from developing a real estate application. How much does it cost to create an app for your real estate business, and estimate top-rated apps.
Every real estate business has its own issues, strengths, and weaknesses. Real estate app development can solve many of them. Not to drift away from the topic, we will highlight only the top-notch of them.
A good real estate app increases brand visibility among investors, agents, and property finders.
An app that provides users not only with property listings but also excellent means of communication can increase successful conversions several times.
Simplifies The Buying & Selling Process
A well-designed and developed app can make the whole buying & selling process a lot easier. Especially if users can customize things like search and some core functions according to their needs.
It is very important and appealing when a user can have things done in a few clicks. Find and check out the property, arrange calls and meetings with real estate agents. Or it may be software for counting leads and storing information.
Availability for customers 24/7
Customers appreciate the availability of services 24/7. A customer wants to get all the information without the necessity to contact an agent and wait for a response. A customer will also like that all the issues within the app can be solved at any time.
Some other advantages of real estate mobile apps:
Lead Management or Customer Acquisition Management is a set of strategies, practices, and procedures to bring new customers for a business. Lead Management Tools are applied by small and big companies and can be developed according to specific needs of a real estate business.
According to Hubspot research, you can see what are the best marketing challenges of other companies.
And here are the benefits of Lead Management for a business:
Property management apps help landlords, agencies, house managers and companies follow leases and residents. With an app, real estate professionals can also upkeep maintenance tasks, and manage finances to optimize costs and operations.
Accounting apps play an important role in real estate. This software helps to automate all the payments, track invoices, and other finance-related tasks. With an accounting app, you will keep all finances in order and can focus on other things that require more attention.
Of course, there are many factors that influence real estate app development cost. But we want to focus on numbers more.
But before you dive into the cost examples, remember that they’re approximate and the final cost depends on the specific needs, a number of users, and features.
Our team also estimated top-rated real estate apps of different purposes: buying&selling, property management, and account management.
Zillow is the leading real estate marketplace in the USA. The system provides users with the full lifecycle of buying, selling, and renting properties. Its database consists of more than 110 million homes in the US.
Some core features of the app are listed below:
An app like Zillow will cost $53,000–$70,000, and optional costs like QA, UI/UX design, Business Analysis $7,000–$10,000.
Redfin is a map-based home search for buyers, sellers, and real estate agents.
Some of the app’s most popular features:
An app like Redfin will cost around $60,000 including optional costs.
Bigger Pockets in an app for real estate investors. This community has more than 1,600,000 mln members. The company’s goal is to help people with education in all aspects of real estate and real estate investing. Bigger Pockets has tools that help to process data. Other tools help with making deals, marketing, and other activities. Also, with this app a person can enhance real estate knowledge.
To create an app like Bigger Pockets will cost $40,000–$50,000. Optional QA, UI/UX design, and business analysis are included.
Buildium is the largest property management services network on the Internet. The company provides pay-per-lead ads solution for real estate companies. The app can connect you with property owners in your area, and has real time lead management tools.
Here are the key features of the app listed below:
To create an app like Buildium you’ll need about $90,000. QA, UI/UX design, and business analysis optional costs are already included.
FreshBooks is all about invoicing and accounting. With this app a user can forget that any payment can be missed out. Everything is easy to track or get a reminder. This is what the app includes: invoicing, payable accounts, expense and time tracking, purchase orders, payroll integrations, double-entry accounting, and industry-standard business.
The key features are:
An app like FreshBooks development will cost more than $90,000 including QA, UI/UX design, Business Analysis.
As it was mentioned above, there are several aspects that influence the custom app development price. What are they?
For you to trust us, we have reviewed our portfolio in the real estate sector and prepared a list of successful VironIT projects in this area. Below you will see the result of a skillful combination of the latest technology and the right business approaches to the collaboration process.
VR Real Estate Portfolio is a mobile app that offers to have a VR tour of the projects using virtual reality glasses
or 360° views. To use it, you should sign up, log in, and enter a private project’s code. Before viewing, you can
have a look at the project plan and pick a particular room to visit. Real Estate Portfolio features:
In addition, you can share the media with your colleagues to find out their opinion even if they don’t have the app
installed on their devices.
This is a mobile application for real estate customers that use our client’s specialized software that was previously
available only for the web and desktop. It allows users to access all the features related to properties, projects,
and events both online and offline using nothing but their smartphones. Besides, the app offers:
Apartment Showcase App is an application that helps construction companies to demonstrate buildings under construction. The app is designed to provide the following information:
The users can also view all the features and properties of completed projects and see their high-end images and other multimedia.
Real-time 3D Product Configurator is an app created for those who make design projects for the house improvements. This application can be used to demonstrate the projects to the customers as it is compatible
with laptops, tablets, and desktop computers. Real-time 3D Product Configurator allows users to:
The app creates realistic light effects with right reflections, shadows, and textures to let the customer immerse in a virtual environment instantly.
Remember that the final cost depends on many factors. And if you want to get better or more detailed information about how much it will cost to create your real estate app, you can contact our sales department and get a free quote.
When I launch my app, where do I take the initial data from like in Trulia or Zillow app?
Victoria Daneeva says:
Real estate apps get databases from paid services like ListHub.com or mls.com.
Elena Bennet says:
The article was exceptional! In the meantime, there are excellent details you posted here. Sometimes it is not so easy to design and develop apps for an online property application without custom knowledge; here you need proper development skills and experience. However, the details you mention here would be very much helpful for the beginner!