Winnipeg Home Buyers: 5 Helpful Home Buying Apps You Need To Know

5 Super Helpful Home Buying Apps You Need To Know

The smartphone has become one of the most important tools in our everyday lives. When you need directions to a restaurant, need to kill time waiting in line or need something to keep the kids occupied, your phone is there for you. Did you also know that your phone could help you in your search for a new home? Let's take a look at some of the best home buying apps that can make it easier to find a home, schedule a showing or even make an offer.

Karl’s Mortgage Calculator

If you are trying to figure out how much you can afford to spend on your next house, this calculator will tell you everything that you need to know. You can see how much you would spend over the life of a loan if you made biweekly payments as opposed to monthly payments or how much your monthly payment would be if you put 5 percent down as opposed to 20. It is perfect for those who like detailed information before making a purchasing decision.

The Canadian Mortgage App

The Canadian Mortgage App is another one of the top home buying apps that provides you with one of the most accurate estimates of your total cost to own a home. It will take everything into account from land transfer fees to variable interest rates to your down payment. It also allows you to factor in related costs such as taxes or utilities. Finally, you can get a rough estimate of how much your preferred home would rent for if you wanted to use it as an income property or as an owner-occupied rental.


The Docusign app is available on both Google Play and the Apple Store. It allows you to sign documents electronically and keep a record of them on your phone and other devices. This means that you can sign an offer sheet, fill out mortgage documents or complete various other forms of paperwork wherever you happen to be. This is great for those who are constantly on the go and may not have time to schedule a formal meeting just to sign a document or two.


To find listings in any part of Canada, you can use the app available on both Google Play and Apple Store. This app functions just like the American version of the app and allows you to download listing information to your phone and other devices. It will also provide you with a mortgage calculator as well as provide you with a virtual tour of the house as well as the surrounding neighbourhood.

Winnipeg Professional Listings

We've assembled this list of top Winnipeg Professionals.  Many are in the home-buying and selling industry, such as home insurance, moving companies, lawyers, mortgage professionals, landscaper, roofer etc.

However the app also contains the contact info for Accountants, travel agent, IT experts, auto-body shop and many others.  Totally free and available for both Android and iOs devices.  Simply go to Bo Kauffmann App.

The housing search should be fun and interesting from the moment that you start until the moment that you close on your new home. With help from your smartphone, and some of these home buying apps, you can find homes, determine how much you can afford to spend and even sign documents in a quick and convenient manner.

5 Super Helpful Home Buying Apps You Need To Know home buying appsAbout the Publisher

Bo Kauffmann is a residential real estate agent with over 18 yrs experience in helping buyers and sellers achieve their goals.  Inducted into the REMAX Hall of Fame in 2010 and receiving the REMAX Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, Bo has sold over 500 houses and condos in the Greater Winnipeg market.  He is an accredited buyer representative (A.B.R.) and a Luxury Home Marketing Specialist.   Bo provides exceptional service to First-Time Home-Buyers, Seniors looking to downsize and Home Sellers of all ages.   He can be reached easily   By E-Mail or call/text him   Call/Text Here

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