Real estate's top apps: social, search

Mobile tools by Facebook, among standouts

Social networking and property-search sites dominated the list of apps most frequently cited by real estate agents, brokers and technologists as useful to their work, an Inman News smart phone and mobile tech survey revealed.

In particular, mobile apps created by Facebook,, Zillow, Twitter, Trulia and Smarter Agent stood out among the list of mobile apps most frequently used for work purposes among real estate industry professionals.

In recent years, mobile technologies have exploded in an array of smart phones and thousands of apps. The Inman News smart phone and mobile technology survey explored the impact of this mobile revolution on real estate professionals and their industry.