Must-Have Features and Monetization Ways in Real Estate App Development

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Are you also searching for accommodation or an office area? Yes? Well, in order to get the same, you are required to go through the traditional method of going to the broker or property dealer. 

But, these ways are the talk of earlier days.

Today, we are living in a world of technology where almost everything is running through the mobile phone. And this is the reason, almost all the business domains are using mobile application for getting better revenue along with satisfying the needs of the users around immediately. 

When corely talking about real estate based mobile application, the app is going to offer a lot more than imagine while buying or selling the property. With such apps, users can easily check out the property while sitting in their comfort zone. 

If you are also interested to invest in the real estate based mobile app development but don’t know the basic abcd of the same. Let us help you in figuring out the features and monetization model whereas hiring the best mobile app building company will remain intact. 

                      Top trending must-have features of real estate app

Login 

One of the first and foremost features in your real estate mobile app should be the easy login process. It is absolutely essential to let the user open a personal account. 

To make you understand a bit more better, login process can be done in three ways. 

  • You can connect the users with social media account like Facebook
  • You can let them log in through Google
  • Phone number authorization and verification

These are the ways to let users log in to your app easily. Make the onboarding process easy and convenient for your user.

Get to know the top trends for mobile app UI design in order to make your mobile app interface more appealing and great. 

Map

The map is one of the major features which should be included in the mobile application, hence, ensure that your mobile app developer is not skipping this step. The map can easily help customers reach their destination without any issue. 

This is the reason, not just people new in the city find this feature very helpful but also those who are looking for the property far away from their native land. Meanwhile, with the help of the map, users can find the suggesting location properties.

Images

People find images far attractive and catchy as compared to written information. Hence, make sure to indulge them in property photos and upload them on your app precisely.

Ensure that you are not confusing your customers and display images that are worth to convince them. In this way, they will also look up to other information regarding the property. Adding property videos will be like adding a cherry on the top. If possible, include videos in your application.

Make it 3D

According to the report by Statista, Android users were able to choose between 2.1 million apps, whereas the Apple App Store is offering around 1.8 million apps. As per the report, there are millions of apps available in the market and in order to succeed in such a stiff competition, it is absolutely important to bring 3D aspect in your real estate application. 

By including a 3D feature in the app can let the user see the property fully fledged along with convincing them for buying the property.

Interest rates

Adding a feature that can calculate the interest rates of the property and other related aspects can let your app impress the users. With such features, clients can get payment estimates along with tax and insurance provisions. 

Do not skip the feature of calculating interest rates as this feature will attract more users and might look unique as compared to the apps of your competitor.

Contact details

This is one of the most obvious features that should be included in the application. By showing easy and clear contact options can make sure user contact to you in no time regarding property details. 

Provide them contact details like the phone number, email id, office address etc. This way users will be able to send you message or request. And moreover, it will also become easier for you to revert back to the users' queries in no time.

Filters

You must have seen the lifestyle application showing the filter option. Make sure to offer some sort of filter showing the properties as per “High to Low” or “Low to High”. With it, users will be able to filter their search as per the area they want along with their estimated prices and other factors.

Real-time messaging:

No matter how many features you are offering, not including a real-time messaging feature in your app will be like serving food without dessert in the end. 

Offer your users a way through which they can directly communicate with the property dealers and owners without the need to share the personal contact numbers. Ensure that this feature should be flawless, fast and hassle-free. Giving a bad and poor experience to the user can make you lose the customer.

After reading all the above-mentioned points, you must have got a clear vision of the real estate mobile app features. Since the process is time-consuming and hence requires a good lot of money and resources. Now, the question arises here is what profit does the app developer can make?

Let us figure out how mobile app developer can make good money through the app-

Charge the fee

Though there are a large number of mobile app available in the market, the one that fulfills the needs of the customer will ultimately appeal to them.

This is the reason when a property owner displays their property details into the app have to pay a certain amount to the app development company. If you are developing the app for the dealer, you can simply charge them the fee on a monthly basis or as per the strategy. Meanwhile, commercial and residential properties are meant to give pay different fees.

User fees

For making money from the application, the mobile app development company charges some amount from the members having a premium membership. 

In this way, if a user is willing to go ahead with more details of the property, a fee will be applicable for the same. This is the sure way to earn money. But for that, your mobile application should have features that will engage the users for making them a premium user.

Ads

There are many ways to earn money but ads are one of the best ways to make money smartly. Hence, adding the dose of relevant ads in your real estate mobile application can help you get good money in no time. 

You can include Mortgage ads,  furniture ads, hospital, interior decorating service ads, bank ads, furniture ads, property insurance ads, etc. These ads are capable enough to match the status of the property. 
These are the basic tips and tricks which are required to be added in the application. If you are a broker who wants to have an app, it is essential to hire the best mobile app creating company along with adding essential features in the app is a must. And if you are a development company, use monetization ways in order to make money.

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