What is it:
Habity is an app that helps people find homes. It’s goal of the app is to change the way people look for housing in Sweden. It is a digital and mobile home market that lets people find properties and have access to other services that relates to real-estate.
How it works:
Users must have a mobile bank ID to be able to access Habity. In the app users will be able to find 5.5 million Swedish homes. Users will be able to find different types of properties such as condominiums, rental apartments, villas, and small houses.
If a user likes a certain property, they can follow the property and receive updates regarding the property. Users can get updates regarding the property they liked. In Habity users will have access to property photos and different information. Such as the type of property, the measurements of the property, when it was built, it’s address, price, and realtors. The user will also be able to see the broker of the property and its property statistics.
This app is great for people who are looking for a new home or who might be interested in investing in a new property.
Habity is not just a property marketplace but it also helps its users with other services through their digital assistant. Their services include searching for a broker, booking home moving and cleaning services, finding craftsmen or assistance in changing the electricity agreement.
Users can also connect the app to their bank and be able to see a full overview their monthly expenses. They can also check how good their Mortgage is, the app will give them a direct status update. Users can also apply for lower interest rates through the app.
Habity was founded in 2017 by Marcus Abler and Fredrik Rimmus. They have thousands of properties listed on their app and they are continuing to grow. In August 2018, Schibsted invested in Habity and the app has successfully integrated other digital solutions such as Mittbolan.