Inman Rating

Centriq app upgrades build impressive home data libraries

First reviewed last year, Centriq has drastically improved its home information capture features and partnerships
  • Centriq, a free home maintenance app reviewed last year, creates a property data hub for homeowners. The point is for owners to be in control of everything that powers a property.
  • Centriq now tracks recall notices, which often occur for major brand products but are rarely acted upon.
  • The app has added advisers from companies such as Dropbox, SalesForce, Amazon, Accenture and the National Association of Home Builders.
Learn More

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. A number of home maintenance apps populate the real estate tech market, and many focus on letting agents brand them as marketing tools. For Centriq, which has undergone a tremendous growth spurt in the last 12 months collecting investors, advisers, programmers and a host of new features, that model seems to play second fiddle to its smart, easy home intelligence app. Nevertheless, agents can still glean a lot of value from recommending it to new homeowners and sellers, and it can be branded with their image and contact information. What's new? Since I reviewed Centriq originally in September 2015, the iOS app has offered manuals, tips and forums for common homeownership concerns. Now, a homeowner need merely snap an image of an appliance's name plate to have Centriq automatically create a list of its details, including common parts, warranty information...