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Real Estate Technology: Free Apps That City Dwellers Can't Say No To

Posted by GAbragan on Mar 01, 2016 07:44 AM EST
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Leonel Cordova takes a selfie as he uses the new mobile app for expedited passport and customer screening being unveiled for international travelers arriving at Miami International Airport on March 4, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Miami-Dade Aviation Department and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled a new mobile app for expedited passport and customs screening. The app for iOS and Android devices allows U.S. citizens and some Canadian citizens to enter and submit their passport and customs declaration information using their smartphone or tablet and to help avoid the long waits in the exit lanes. (Photo : Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fresh air, lower rents and actual space to move around are really quite tempting, but there is something about city dwelling that we just cannot seem to give up. So, the post will try to make it little easier.

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Drizly is an on-demand alcohol delivery app which promises wine, spirits and beers right into the doorstep within an hour of ordering. Drizly offers everything from a bottle of a Lagunitas IPA to Grey Goose and all the Champagne, beer, tequila, brandy, and everything in between. Whether in need of last-minute party supplies, want a drink without having to venture out onto the busy streets, or just cannot be bothered to carry bottles back from a shopping trip, Drizly is the go-to app, Forbes reported.


Living in a city is costly. Unless the dweller is an accountant by profession or somehow still have the parents to pay the bills, anyone might need some assistance keeping up with the budget, bills and credit card. Mint is a system for tracking bills and income which is simple enough for any person to not want to pull their hair out.


One of the causes of headaches among city dwellers is going grocery shopping. The bothersome weight, the juggling of bags, and the inevitable spillage onto the street when bags break all feel almost impossible than inconvenient. That is where Instacart is here to help. It is an app that delivers groceries within an hour, ensuring that the buyer will no longer be consuming questionably fresh items from the back of their cabinets, Huffington Post reported.

Thankfully, the solutions to many of the city life struggles are right in front of each one, via apps for our smartphones. Whether a person is lost in public transit, bored while stuck in traffic, or  too tired to go to the grocery store, these apps will help for easier city living. And the best part is they are all free.

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