If you are in the market for a new home or looking for a place to rent, then Zillow is one of your best sources of information. They provide house prices and estimates along historical data for actual homes and much more. Now Zillow gets even better with a newly released tablet optimized app. Using the built-in map and GPS, you can actually drive around neighborhoods and check out homes will all the information on your phone or tablet. Let’s take a look at the details on how Zillow can help you find your next property.
The Zillow Real Estate app loads with Google Maps using your current GPS setting with street or satellite view. You can designate an address using the search bar or use the voice search. The map loads with no issues and I found it to run very smoothly while scrolling. On the map, there are many filtering options to narrow your search. They include the following:
- For Sale, For Rent, Make Me Move, Recently Sold
- Beds and Bath
- Home Type, Listing Type
- Home Size, Lot Size, Year Built
- Days on Zillow
When you choose a property on the map, there is sidebar that shows details for that property. The property details include basic information like Price, Beds, Bath, Year Built, etc and photos which loads in a separate screen with galleries. There is also property description, historical data, nearby homes, agent listing and contact agent by email. You can share property info by email, text, Facebook or Twitter. Each property can be saved to your favorites along with the searches. Saved searches include push notification when new homes are found. The app includes a widget for quick viewing on your home screen. Overall, a lot of great information at your fingertips with easy access on your mobile device in an intuitive design.
The Zillow Real Estate & Rental app is a must have for anyone looking to rent or buy new Property. The app looks and works great on a tablet including the Kindle Fire. With over a 1 million downloads and an average rating of 4.3 stars on the Android Market, this app is a clear winner. Download Zillow and find your next dream home.