Make Your Next Move App-Mazing

Couple calling transport company to move in new house

Ready for a change of scene?

If you’re considering a move, we’ve got you covered with the best apps for finding a new place and making it beautiful.

Zillow Real Estate

Whether you’re looking to rent or buy, this award-winning app is ideal for finding your perfect new digs. Feature-filled with listings across the country, it’s your one-stop app for house hunting.

Available on iTunes and Google Play

Walk Score

True to its name, Walk Score rates prospective housing based on walkability to grocery stores, schools, restaurants, and churches—to name a few. You can also use the app to search for housing based on the distance from public transportation or how long it takes to commute to a desired location.

Available on iTunes and Google Play

Karl’s Mortgage Calculator

This delightful app is intuitive and packed full of features. Along with calculations for both fixed-rate loans and ARM loans, the app also allows you to incorporate private mortgage insurance, HOA dues, taxes, and insurance into monthly payment estimates. Looking to pay your mortgage off early? Using Karl’s app you can enter the extra payments to estimate how much you’ll be saving over the life of the loan.

Available on Google Play

Mortgage Calculator by Quicken Loans

A top-rated alternative to Karl’s for iOS users, the Quicken Loans app is not as in-depth but will still do an excellent job.

Available on iTunes and Google Play


This great listifier allows you to share lists with a spouse, family members, friends, or anyone else involved in the process. You can also add sublists, due dates, and reminders. Notes are synced across all your devices. Don’t let anything slip your mind during the move.

Available on iTunes and Google Play

Houzz Interior Design Ideas

Now that you’ve finally moved in, it’s time to make your new dwelling unique. With the Houzz app you get more than two million hi-res photos to spur ideas, and best of all, you can save your favorites to your own digital idea book.

Available on iTunes

Find other fun helps for moving in Celia Shatzman’s article, “On the Move,” in the Winter 2014 issue of Marriott Alumni Magazine.