FindHouseCA Canadian Property Search For iPhone

FindHouseCA is Canadian property search made easy. For the low price of free, the app is a great tool for finding and receiving an overview of Canadian homes that are for sale. The app creator is also a local Canadian, so bonus points for that!

FindHouseCA by Fan Tian CyQ Tech Inc RealPub.net

One of the complaints about mobile Safari that I hear all the time is that “my MLS search does not work!!“. For those who are in the housing market to buy or sell and use MLS search on your Mac or PC, you will have found out that MLS does not work with iPhone.

The main reason for this is that MLS requires a specific version of Internet Exploder…err..Explorer which obviously does not work on iPhone. So, to the App Store we search and locate FindHouseCA. The app was really born out of the fact that there are not a whole lot of good real estate apps that are exclusively Canadian.

So what does FindHouseCA provide? Well, let’s just say that MLS online users will be satisfied.

The app provides a MLS listing search and For Sale by Owner search. The searching is done via a Google Map within the app that features satellite/map views, so the interface is extremely familiar. The app further includes location services to track your exact location and then drops pins for all of the available homes for sale within your area.

Once you locate a property, the app provides a photo gallery (if photos are available), detailed of information about the home amenities, pricing, contact, and real estate agent. Users can further create a favorites list to keep track of the best offers and/or homes and the property information is updated from Google every 60 seconds.

Overall, the app is easy to use, extremely functional, and is a great alternative to MLS online that does not work on iPhone. Plus the app is free, so you can’t go wrong. Check it out on the App Store!

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  • Damien

    MLS works on my iPhone4 but it was not very fast to look through on safari. This new app works great since I am currently lookng for a place to buy.

  • Mjohnson7768

    Downloaded it and it crashes all the time, actually cannot get it to stop crashing. Maybe after an update it will be ok.

  • Nathantylerjensen

    Can’t seem to get MLS search results (only Sale By Owner) nor find a setting that lets me….. Is it just me?

  • Damien

    It’s working alright for me no crashes and I can see the MLS listing alson.

  • Damien

    It’s working alright for me no crashes and I can see the MLS listing alson.

  • Voodoo_ca

    MLS actually has a mobile site that you can use (they dont advertize very openly)

    mobile.realtor.ca

    not the greatest, but better than trying to work with the real site.

  • Rustybarnacle

    I had a few crashes which didn’t bother me much since it loaded fast enough, even on my 3G. It didn’t help me though as I’m looking for a duplex and it didn’t have that as a filter option.

  • Bitgeek

    Search results aren’t very accurate. Did a search for a property on the MLS website and the same property does not show up in the iphone app no matter how I try to filter it.

  • Bitgeek

    Search results aren’t very accurate. Did a search for a property on the MLS website and the same property does not show up in the iphone app no matter how I try to filter it.

  • Tianfan

    Hi guys, I am the developer for this app. Thanks for all you guys’ comments. I will keep improving it. Sorry about the crashes, I am still locating why the crashes happen. It seems like the corelocation service fail sometimes then cause the crashes. Or maybe the universal build cause the crash. I will look into it.

    My slogan is: “Find more houses on mobile.”

    thanks

  • CAM

    MLS listings don’t come up at all here in Montreal no matter how I filter

  • CAM

    MLS listings don’t come up at all here in Montreal no matter how I filter

  • CAM

    MLS listings don’t come up at all here in Montreal no matter how I filter

  • Tianfan

    Hi CAM, it is weird nothing on your end. I find 151 properties in downtown area Montreal. Could you please have second check your connection?

  • I tried it with no crashes so far. Nice way to navigate the houses for sale in your are although I find that some don’t get listed. Maybe the developer can shed some light on that one… I see some “(null)” fields that should simply not display instead of adding noise to the information. But short of that I like this app. Looking forward to more updates!

  • Ryan

    Hello Im a RELATOR with RE/MAX her in saskatoon sk and my listing do not come up….. some listings do but not all…..what can i do to make them be seen. what site do you IDX with.

  • Wow what an amazing tool. iPhone is such a wonderful tool to find homes. Good product.

  • Serge Labelle1

    Trying this app in St-Sauveur (Quebec) but no listings apear. Tried in Montreal, barely anything. Any setting I should configure first?

  • Jay

    I can’t make this app work;  it finds me, but then just keeps loading (for 1/2 hour; wireless or cell) and nothing shows up…  
    Suggestions?