When in need of an answer to a dilemma we are fortunate in this technological age to have an application for all situations; if you want to know where to go, what to go to, if it is cheap or if it is healthy, there is an app to get the job done.
Why should finding a great student house be any different? It just so happens all the apps we feature here are free; here is a rundown of the top apps to help you get what you deserve:
Student Accom. – AFS
Good for – All your student housing needs
The official Accommodation For Students app, offers a one-touch search for the perfect student property. Using the largest UK online database of student houses, you are in control of the search. Get the house you need where you want it and how you want it, all from your phone. Find, book and view on your terms.
Good for – Finding a spare room
Platform: iOS/ Android – Coming Soon
Cost: £ Free
Simple matchmaking when you don’t need a whole house but just one room. This app has won awards for simplicity and function, making it a must have companion for when you want to be a new member of a house share.
Good for – Grouping in one place and one time
Platform: iOS/ Android
Cost: £ Free
The social platform designed to get a group together. Great for when you need to get busy people in the same place at the same time, ideal for getting to a viewing on time or just meeting up to chat.
Good for – A Free mag
Cost: £ Free
Hosting thousands of free magazines and free publications. Search for the Accommodation For Students housing guide and you can flick through in leisure. For iOS try OzApp.
Good for – Budgeting
Platform: iOS /Windows
Cost: £ Free
Great little free app for tracking the in and mostly outgoing from your pocket, helping you know what you should be spending on housing and what you can spend.
Good for – Listing
Cost: £ Free
Keep a list of the houses you like, the needs of the group or just jot down anything you need. Full organizational options and tags to make life even simpler.
Not one app but many; most Universities have an Official App, it might not have student houses but it will have valuable information about the properties in the area or other quirks you might need to know. Don’t forget to check out Unipol accreditation in your area to see if the house is up to standard.
Written by Alex Farthing
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