First it was Trulia For Rent, then Airbnb, MyApartmentMap, and so many others in between; Android users (especially those based in the US) have certainly hit a purple patch with so many various apartment finders available to them in a small matter of just a few months. Adding to the long list of invaluable apartment-specific web-based search engines is Apartment.com, that has just released its official Android client to help users find an ideal place to dwell in, without having to deal with umpteen number of yellow pages, or sorting out all the various property advertisements.
Ranging from conventional apartments to expensive villas, Apartment.com ensures that you can instantly find a rental deal of interest on the go. The app comes packed with some very user-friendly features, such as real-time search suggestions for properties within areas of interest, filtration of search results by rent, bedrooms, bathrooms as well as amenities, locating available properties on map, detailed floor plans and 2D models of apartments, instant availability check by contacting the property owner, and plenty of highly informative content pertaining to each and every search result.
With Apartments.com, users get to find whatever type, range and class of property they want. In addition, there is an option to add properties of interest to your favorites list, bookmark all attractive search results with a simple tap, and share interesting matches with your buddies on the fly.
The app’s homescreen is all about navigating to the desired locations with just a few taps. Be it starting a brand new Search, looking for Nearby apartments, checking out those listed in your Favorites, or finding something worthwhile from within Saved searches, you have it all present via relevant buttons on the app’s Dashboard.
For each new search, all you need to provide is the City name, State or Zip code, and hit Search. To narrow your search criteria even further, just tap the Filter button at the top of the search result screen, and specify your personal preferences by applying the available filters. Even if the app is unable to find the precise results pertaining to your rental queries, it still comes up with relevant search suggestions to provide you with near Close Matches as per your keywords. As mentioned above, for each result list displayed, you can locate all the properties included therein on a map, too.
Search results are laced with ample information, such as the price range, photo/video gallery, floor plans, maps, nearby amenities, Pet Policies, Parking Information,Community Description and detailed specs of the property in question. In short, the app lets you take a full-fledge virtual tour of any property of interest, and strike a perfect deal right there from your Android device. Finding a home was never so easier, or was it?
Note: The service is currently constrained to just locating property deals from within the US only.