How to Create a Real Estate App for Free with Appy Pie?

Last Updated on May 18th, 2020

To make your own Real Estate app, follow these steps:

  1. Enter your app name

    Provide the purpose of your app.

  2. Add the features you want

    Create your own real estate apps without coding.

  3. Go live on app stores

    Publish your real estate app to get global recognition.


Benefits of Real Estate Apps

If you are still unsure about your decision to invest money on a mobile app, just have a look at the list of benefits that you can avail when you have your own real estate app.

  • Faster Property Search
  • With a mobile app, you can not only enhance the visibility of your property listings, but can also truly improve your customers’ experience by allowing them to easily and quickly search for suitable properties on the fly.

  • Enhanced Communication
  • Regular communication is the key to maintaining a healthy relationship with the customers. This is where your real estate app can prove to be a real game changer and help you maintain a constant and direct contact with your clients.

  • Improves Processes
  • One of the major benefits of having a mobile app for a real estate business is that it allows real estate agents and property owners to efficiently manage their properties in just a few taps, thus eliminating their manual efforts to a great extent.

  • Increases Sales
  • A mobile app can not only help you keep your real estate business in the hearts and pockets of the customers, but can also prove to be beneficial in increasing your sales and revenue in the long run.

  • Creates Brand Awareness
  • Yes, with your own real estate app, you can easily reach out to a wider audience and create a unique business identity. In addition to all this, an app also lets you send instant notifications of special offers and deals to the customers, thus gaining their attention and converting them into leads.

Top 7 must-have features in a real estate app

  1. Property
  2. The most important feature that completes your real estate app is property. Under this feature, you are provided with two options: IDX and custom. The IDX option lets you easily connect your IDX account with the app and display all the properties listed on IDX. Whereas the custom option allows you to create your own location-based directory with multiple property listings, along with one-touch call.

  3. Photo
  4. Using Appy Pie’s photo feature, you can easily showcase the best views of your properties to the customers. This amazing feature can not only help you attract more customers to your real estate business but can also prove to be helpful for users in making informed decisions.

  5. Contact
  6. The Contact feature lets you add all your contact information in one place so that your app users know how to reach you through phone, email, website, or even your physical location. This makes it easy to get in touch with you or your support team, if need be!

  7. Share
  8. One important aspect of creating a real estate app is to stay connected with the clients and keep them updated and engaged with your organization. Using the Share feature, you can add your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram profiles to your app.

  9. Review
  10. The Review feature lets your clients put up reviews about you on your app. It is natural for first time buyers to refer to reviews before making the final decision. Reviews from satisfied clients invoke a sense of confidence and faith in you as their realtor.

  11. Push Notifications
  12. Targeted Push Notifications are extremely effective when it comes to connecting with the clients with just the right piece of information, running discounts, promoting the latest deals and so much more! Using this feature, you can send out relevant messages to all your app users with a single tap!

  13. App Analytics
  14. App analytics is a really useful feature that makes sure that you keep improving your app and the experience your clients have with your app. The data from this feature will tell you what your clients love about your app and what aspects of your app can improve.

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Top Frequently Asked Questions

Listed hereunder are few proven ways that can help you make money with real estate apps –

  • In app advertising
  • In app purchases
  • Subscription
  • Paid apps
  • Sponsorship
  • Affiliate program

Listed below are some of the best real estate mobile apps –

  1. Zillow
  2. RedFin
  3. Bigger Pockets
  4. LoopNet
  5. Realtor.com
  6. Trulia

You can follow the steps below to make a real estate app for free using Appy Pie app maker

  1. Go to appypie.com and click on “Get Started”
  2. Enter app name and click on Next
  3. Pick a category for your app
  4. Select the color scheme of the app
  5. Finalize the app test device
  6. Login or signup with Appy Pie
  7. In the app customization section, change the visual appeal of your mobile app to suit your needs
  8. Once you are happy with what you see, click on Save and Continue
  9. Take a deep breath while your app is getting built. Once ready, scan the QR code or send the app installation link to your device via email or SMS, and test the demo app
  10. Go to My Apps section
  11. Click on Edit
  12. You will see the Basic plan. You can either go with Try Now or Buy Now option. The ‘Try now’ option comes with a 7-Day Trial so that you are fully satisfied with the app before you make the purchase.

    Please note whichever option you choose, you need to provide credit card details. We use credit card details to check the authenticity of the users.
  13. Add the real estate feature to your app and add all the necessary information
  14. Once you are done, click on Save and Continue to finish making your real estate app

It is completely free to develop a real estate app using Appy Pie app builder. However, if you want to publish it on Google Play or Apple App Store, you need to upgrade your app to one of our paid plans. Starting from just $18 per month, we have different plans, which you can explore here.

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