Are you searching for a home in Sarasota, Florida? Your search has probably started online and if you have “gone mobile” you are using your phone and searching while you are out and about looking at neighborhoods and houses. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services offers an easy to use, current app that lets you find homes nearby where you are, Open Houses, Nearby Sold Homes, and allows you to save searches to monitor price changes. It even lets you share the app by just entering the phone number of another person you want to share with. Go here: http://app.bhhsre.com/bhhs1003497 to scan the QR code or enter your phone number to get the app.
A recent MSN report summarized the most useful apps to use when doing your home search.
WIKIHOOD will tour the neighborhood, places and events near you.
SUBURB SCOUT allows you to find the possible problems in an area that might not be so appealing like landfills or toxic waste dumps.
SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD gives you access to the National Sex Offender Registry and can tell you locations of sex offenders in your area.
WALK SCORE allows you to determine the walk score (up to 100) for convenience of walking to shopping and other activities like restaurant dining and movies.
SITE Wise gives the demographics of the area your prospective home is in. Of course a good Realtor will have this information at hand easily enough.
A neighborhood expert, like Susan Phelps, will help you navigate to the best neighborhood for you and your family. Just call her and she will send you the Berkshire Hathaway mobile search app and give you her personal attention while looking for your next home.