Just because you’re on a summer vacation doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on your real estate skills. And, doing so doesn’t have to be work—it can be fun. Whether you’re at the airport waiting to board a flight somewhere special or in between property tours with a few minutes to spare, we’ve rounded up a list of ten addictive real estate video games you can play on your smartphone.
1. Landlord Real Estate Tycoon - Apple, Google Play
Buy, sell, and trade digital properties. With GPS and geolocation, you play the game in the properties’ actual locations.
2. Tiny Tower - Apple, Google Play
Build towers and manage the businesses and citizens that inhabit them.
3. SimCity BuildIt - Apple, Google Play
‘90s kids: this one’s for you! Create and grow a bustling metropolis while keeping your citizens happy and solving real-life challenges like traffic, fires, and pollution.
4. Forge of Empires - Apple, Google Play
Build your city and develop it from the Stone Age to modern times and beyond.
5. Board Kings - Apple, Google Play
A whimsical spin on Monopoly. Build up your board, buy landmarks, and keep your residents happy.
6. City Mania - Apple, Google Play
Build, expand, and customize your city. Assign citizens to different jobs and decorate the map with famous landmarks like the Colosseum.
7. Megapolis - Apple, Google Play
Build the metropolis of your dreams in this true economic game based on the rules of the market.
8. Seaport - Apple, Google Play
Build your own city on an island and become a shipping tycoon.
9. The Simpsons: Tapped Out - Apple, Google Play
The city building game that lets you create your own living, breathing Springfield and collect your favorite characters.
10. Idle City Empire - Apple, Google Play
Create, upgrade, and automate your city so you can earn continuously while you’re away to get rich.
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