Whether you are a professional Toronto real estate agent, or someone in the market for a new home, you are likely already aware of the mobile apps that allow you to search listings in your favourite neighbourhoods. But in today’s tech-savvy digital age, Toronto Home Buyers and Realtors should take note: there are other mobile apps available that will change and improve the way you search for a home.
Here are my 5 Essential (and free) Apps to Make Buying a Home in Toronto Easier. They will make your life a little more convenient and the home buying process a little less stressful. Who wouldn’t be on board for that?
An easy-to-use, intuitively-designed transit app that lets you plan and map out your city adventure – navigate the TTC, find nearby Uber cars or bike sharing stations.
2. School Locator
An invaluable resource for Toronto realtors and/or home buyers, the School Locator app is the quickest and easiest way to find out the schools within the cachement boundaries of a home, and to view detailed information about each school (Fraser Institute rankings, class sizes, etc.).
Need to find the nearest bank machine, gas station, or hospital in a hurry? The Around Me app provides you with a complete list of all the businesses in the category selected, the distance from where you are and the ability to map your way there. Fast, easy, accurate and convenient.
Another invaluable resource for Toronto home buyers and real estate agents, WalkScore is an interactive tool that measures the walkability (proximity) of an address to reach amenities like schools, shops, parks, restaurants, grocery stores, etc. It gives home buyers an idea of how close everything is to their potential new address.
5. Canadian Mortgage App
More than just a mortgage calculator, the Canadian Mortgage app saves you money and time by estimating realistic monthly home ownership costs. Its super accurate, simple to use, and the most comprehensive resource on the market for consumers.
In the current Toronto Real Estate market, information is king. Be prepared and have an experienced and trusted advisor at your side advocating and negotiating on your behalf. Feel free to give me a call, I’d be happy to help.
Thanks for reading & Happy House Hunting,