Cost and Features to Develop a Real Estate App


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Real Estate App Development


Mobile applications are high in demand both among the public and the enterprise companies. It is considered the most used marketing tool in the business world. Millions of people all over the world use mobile applications for their everyday purposes. The app development companies hire high skilled developers to create high-end applications for businesses. A huge hike in business profits is noticed by enterprise companies. The best advantage that comes with mobile applications is brand recognition and traffic. This automatically increases the efficiency and productivity of the company.

Major industries like retail, healthcare, real estate, education, and lifestyle are introducing mobile applications in their business modules. When we talk about real estate application development, the end user oriented applications are the best. Many problems come up with real estate applications. All of the problems are automatically solved by the introduction of mobile applications. Earlier, the customers had to visit various sites to get the exact details and images of the properties they are looking for. This would consume huge time from their daily schedule which is not only pointless but involves a lot of hassle. However, with mobile applications, the job is easy and feasible by the customers. Today, 55% of the customers search properties online for great deals.

Real Estate App Development Essential Features

The introduction of real estate application shave not only saved the precious time of the customers but as also cut down their budgets. The applications help the customers to look for properties within their budget. According to the mobile app development company in Dubai, the information about the properties was almost impossible to find but with the applications, it is easily available with one click. Some of the must-have features for any real estate application are listed below.

Logins- the mobile applications provide a benefit of having a personal account for every customer. The login and authorization processes are usually conducted in three different ways. The most common is through social media accounts like Facebook. The second one is through email verification and the third and the most used mobile verification process. The real estate applications require all the details like name, email address, mobile numbers, etc so that the customers and the agents can have a one-to-one conversation. The user interface for the property dealers must be different than the customers and include more details that the customers can find. The authenticated property proofs must be copied in the data.

Lists- every real estate property must have the listing features. The lists must be made differently according to the budget and quality of the properties. The user can find all the necessary details required as per their requirements. The listing features help to organize the properties.

Providing Images- the images of the properties are exactly why most of the customers download the real estate applications. Android app development company Dubai suggests that about 80% of the customers show interest in the properties just by judging it through the images. The customers select the properties they want to visit just through the images the dealers provide. Many real estate applications also provide videos of the properties.

Map and Location- the maps and the location are one of the very important features of any real estate application. The map feature helps the dealers to provide the exact location of the property. This not only helps the customers to reach the destination without any hesitation but also helps them to locate the property and nearby areas. The customers who look for the properties in new cities find it easy to look for properties with the help of the maps.

Favorite Markers- when the users look for real estate properties in an application, they often forget to find the same property again. To avoid such situations, a property must have the favorite’s column for the users. This helps them to keep their selected liked properties in one column other than losing them.

Filters and Search Options- the search option helps the customers to find the right property for by providing the names and the locations. The applications offer various filter features based on the type, size, location, budget, parking plots, terrace, etc. these help the users to find the best suitable property according to their requirements.

Real-time Messaging- the real-time messaging feature is another important feature that is present in every real estate application. The user can directly interact with the property dealers and discuss the property area and other facilities. The property costs can also be negotiated by directly interacting with the owners. The free messaging facility must be hassle-free for the customers.

In-depth Property Information- Any Android app development company Dubai must provide detailed information about the properties. The customers can have an idea of furnished and unfurnished properties. The items that the dealers are providing in a furnished apartment or property. Details like fans, lights, parking area, number of rooms, clubhouse, gyms, etc.

Cost of Developing a Real Estate App

Developing a real estate application can be time-consuming. The developers of mobile app Development Company in Dubai need to incorporate a lot of features for the customers. The highly skilled developers charge a lump-sum amount for such applications. The cost of developing the application can be characterized in three ways.

1) Fees- the real estate applications can charge a minimal amount from the sellers. The property dealers need to pay an amount to place the advertisement in the applications. The fees can be an annual amount, a onetime investment or every month. Mostly, the real estate applications are free. However, with gaining popularity it often turns into a profitable application. The applications can generate high monthly revenues and ROI on customers.

2) UI-UX Design- the user interface and user experience are two very important factors for any application. The developers often charge high fees for the development of high-end design with advanced technology. Although, most of it depends on the platform chosen to build the application.

3) Backend Services- backend development is a must. The content management system of the application helps the customer to choose and download the application among other similar applications.


Real estate applications are a great idea for a business. The need for such applications is high and the competition for such applications has not yet reached the mark, unlike the other industries. The cost of the real estate application development entirely depends upon the features incorporated in the application. Therefore, the exact prediction of the cost is not possible.

Tarun Nagar
Tarun Nagar is the Founder & CEO of Dev Technosys, a global ranking Mobile and Web Development Company. With 10+ years of experience of enabling then Startups which are now global leaders with creative solutions, he is differentiated by out-of-the-box IT solutions throughout the domain. He is known for his visionary qualities and adaptability for technology and trends, passionate as he is in every aspect dedicated to making IT simple, accessible and approachable for business enterprises.


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