8 up-and-coming iPhone apps

Calculators among trendiest real estate downloads

The following is a list of up-and-coming real estate-related mobile applications that can be used on Apple iPhones. These are apps that have been released this year and have held a top sales rank (measured by total downloads) within the past 30 days, as reported by TopAppCharts.com.

This list includes the apps’ relevant category rankings and the apps’ main self-reported features. These rankings, which can change daily, were sampled on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, based on a search of the phrase "real estate" at TopAppCharts.com — there is not a "real estate" category in Apple’s App Store.

1. LoopNet Commercial Real Estate Search (No. 82 in Business), Released: Jan. 12, 2010, Free: Search for for-sale investment property or lease space through GPS; filter results by price, building and lot sizes, rental rate, and property type; see property listings and get driving directions on Google Maps.