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Editor's review

Published 20 Nov 2016

I don't know about you, but the first thing I check when viewing a new property to rent is always the water pressure. For me, there's nothing worse than jumping into the shower in the morning only to find the water luke warm. There are so many things that need to be checked on when inspecting a new property to rent or buy that the water temperature is an easy thing to miss. But now there's an app that will make sure that you won't miss any of the vitally important features of your potential new home.

The House Inspector App is a real estate inspection app for both Android and iOS that saves you vast amounts of time by letting you record all the important information that you will need when comparing one property against another. The app offers a range of tools to help you remember all the points that you'll need to consider whether you are planning to rent or buy.

The app lets you easily record and save details about every property that you visit including the address, the price and your own photos as well as a full check list of things to look out for while you are viewing. There's even a map so you can look up exactly where each property is located and you can apply your own star rating to each at the end of this he viewing. The fully interactive check list / questionnaire is split into numerous topics including heating and plumbing, electricity, roofing and guttering, windows and damp etc and you can simply tick a yes or a no as you walk around. At the end of the viewing, the app will give the property an overall rating based on those findings so you can compare it to others viewed.

There's even a feature where you can add your own notes as you go. How is the proximity to neighbors? Are the walls or ceiling stained and in good condition? Is the garden overgrown?  And, of course, the most important one - how is the water pressure in the shower???  Of most interest to some would be the added compass feature that lets you check which direction certain features face in the property. Great for your feng shui. The app itself is easy to navigate with a clear and concise interface that's easy to read.

Whether you are a first time buyer, a seasoned professional or just on the hunt for a new home, House Inspector App is the perfect accompaniment to take with you as you search for a new place to live. It acts as an essential guide while viewing all your properties as well as giving you hints and tips as to what you should be looking out for as you wander around. At the end of the day, it's easy to compare each property visited. House Inspector App on is available now for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows 10.

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