Move House with the Touch of a Button

Move House with the Touch of a Button

With 1.08 billion (*) smart phone users worldwide, the market for online applications has grown substantially. With an app for almost everything you could possibly think of, it’s not surprising that there are even apps that give you tips and tricks for buying and moving home.

To give you a head start, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best apps that can make the usually stressful event of moving home that much easier.

- Rightmove – this app gives house hunters the opportunity to search over a million properties for sale and to rent across the UK. It also provides floor plans of a property so you can have an inside view with a helpful zoom option so you can see all the fine details.

- Zoopla – similar to Rightmove, Zoopla offers access to 95% of the UK property market. Keeping you up to date with the latest news in the market, Zoopla also lets users contact estate agents from the app itself.

- Wikihood -through the GPS function in your smart phone, Wikihood gives you access to information about the area you are planning to move to. Working with Wikipedia, Wikihood provides local history, facts about the area and a list of all the best hot spots for you and your family to visit.

- Kirstie and Phil’s House Hunter  - coming from two of the most well-known and trusted people in the property market, this app allows buyers to search the property market for their new home while receiving advice from Phil and Kirstie themselves.  Have Phil and Kirstie in your pocket on your house hunt with their personally developed app which is packed with audio and video tips to help you before you make the all-important decision.

- Moving Van – it’s something we’ve all done,  we’ve packed away our belongings ready for the removal men and then forgot which box the pots are in to cook your first dinner in your own home. Moving Van allows movers to make lists aligning them to certain boxes, take photos and specifically number the many cardboard boxes. This app is certain to make sure that you don’t have to rummage through every box when you just want to put your feet up and enjoy your new home.