5 Must Have iPhone Apps For Home Buyers
Buying a home is a costly business and trudging round endless properties carrying armfuls of property specs can be tiring and confusing. Especially when trying to fit viewings around work and everyday home life.
Download some of the best iPhone apps for homebuyers and create your own Smartphone hub to log all the best properties you view – and make notes about the ones you do or don’t like.
Halifax Homefinder App
The free Halifax Homefinder App can be downloaded from iTunes and acts as a one-stop shop for homebuyers – Halifax claims their app offers more support to homebuyers than any other homebuyers’ app. You can view properties in your area simply by holding up your Smartphone, calculate mortgages and repayments, access the Land Registry online and also access area guides and homebuyers’ guides.
Alexander Hall Mortgage Calculator
Download this handy mortgage calculator app for free from the iPhone App Store and work out how much you can borrow, what your monthly payments will be, remortgage calculation and comparisons, plus buy to let mortgages and rent calculations.
Hiscox Home Insurance and Contents Calculator App
Insurer Hiscox has produced its own app to help you calculate how much your home insurance and contents insurance will cost. Insurance is one of the outlays homebuyers sometimes overlook, thinking that chances are they will never have to claim. However, not having home insurance is a huge gamble, so budget for home insurance using this handy calculator when you decide to buy a property. The app is free from iTunes.
DIY Home Renovation
If you have spent all your money on a deposit and mortgage and your new home needs a makeover, splash out £1.99 on this DIY Home Renovation book app and save a whole pile of money on hiring contractors. If you are really, really strapped for cash, you can also download DIY Furniture and make home truly your own.
Energy bills are rising and can really eat into your household expenses – download a Solar Projects book app and set about using renewable energy instead of fossil fuels in your new home. Solar panels are now available in a range of designs, including flexible, roll-up panels which can be moved or even taken with you to power up camping equipment or PDAs on business trips.
This variety of Apps can really help you organise the stressful tasks and allows you to keep information on you at all times. Other trypes of Apps can also assist you in saving money with hints and tips.
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