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The best real estate apps for home buyers

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Here are our picks for the must have iPhone and Android apps when searching for property. Whether you’re a first time buyer or investor, these apps will allow you to search for your perfect property, calculate stamp duty payable on your purchase and even see how different paint swatches will look in your new home.


Another popular property search tool is You can find your perfect property match with Domain’s award-winning real estate app for iPhone. Discover  apartments and houses for sale, rent, or share, wherever you are.

Magic PlanMagic Plan

Create and store floorplans easily with this innovative app. Users can either draw the shapes on their phone’s screen or use the camera to capture the room’s layout. Completed plans can be exported or copied to share with other people.

Smart MoneyMoneySmart

Simplify budgeting with this set of financial calculators. Users can change the terms to see what impact a change in interest rates or repayment time frame would have on the balance of the loan. The savings calculator could also be used as a guide for saving a deposit.

Around meAroundMe 

People new to an area, or who wouldn’t consider living more than a few blocks from good coffee, will appreciate this handy neighbourhood guide. Everyday essentials like ATMs, petrol stations and restaurants are ranked by distance from the user.

Commbank property guideCommbank Property Guide 

Compare recent sales data and stay up to date with market trends with this app from Commonwealth Bank (CBA) and RP Data. Auction results, suburb insights and the CBA mortgage repayment calculator are handy features.

Paint my PlacePaint My Place 

What a fantastic idea! Virtually paint your home inside and out. All you have to do is simply capture a photo of your home and start painting.

TapTap Mortgage

A must have app for first time home buyers. This is an easy to use Loan and Stamp Duty Calculator apps that allows you to calculate Stamp Duty
, Transfer Fees
, Registration of Mortgage, Investment or Land, First Home Concessions, Calculate Loan Repayments and more.