How to Leverage Social Media During Your House Hunt

Published on January 20th, 2017

Welcome to 2017, where apps exists for almost everything. Are you searching for your new dream home, investment or vacation property? You guessed it, there’s an app for that. Check out these apps you can use today to get your housing hunting started.


Zilllow’s best known feature is the Zestimate® – projected market values for almost every home in America. This real estate app puts 100 million searchable properties on your smartphone, plus helpful features such as notifications for favorite properties, searches within an area you’ve specified on the map and price estimates based on surrounding homes and market trends.


Redfin’s intuitive interface makes searching for a home easy. You can search by zip code, your current location or look at listings on a map. Redfin can also indicate if a home for sale is “under agreement” already so you won’t be heartbroken if the house you want is taken by another bidder.


Similar to Zillow, Trulia is a major property-listing app helping house hunters in their searches. Trulia is great for savvy shoppers because it includes a single button notifying you of properties with recent price reductions.


Many different real estate agents post listings daily with detail photos and information about the homes they are selling. You can even find homes for sale by owner on Pinterest. Make your own Pinterest board to easily keep track of the all the houses in your wish list.


Similar to Pinterest, many real estate agents post their listings and many owners post about selling their homes. You can find valuable information and reviews about Realtors and mortgage lenders. Connect with your agent or loan officer on Facebook for a seamless interaction as you search for your home.

My vLoan App

The vLoan app puts the mortgage process in your pocket. Once you’ve found your dream home, get a free rate quote or download the vLoan app to use our mortgage loan calculators and find valuable information about the mortgage- and real estate industries. Connect and communicate with your loan officer with one tap and securely scan and send your documents.

Contact a mortgage advisor today at 1-844-77-vLoan for more information about getting your home search started! A vQualification letter is your first step to proving your home buying power to sellers.

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