If you’re a real estate agent, then you’ve got plenty to keep you busy. You need to stay on the ball with clients, market trends, local listings, paperwork, and so on and so forth. Fortunately, there are a few apps that will boost your productivity. The right ones can help you keep up with the real estate market, stay on top of your paperwork, and streamline your workflow.
1. Zillow – Founded in 2005, Zillow has risen to the top of the charts as one of the most popular and profitable real estate companies on the web […]
Real, flesh-and-blood full- or part-time assistants can be invaluable in any real estate office. However, before you post that ad on Craigslist and start weeding through the hundreds of inappropriate responses by obviously unqualified people to find someone actually capable of performing the tasks you would assign, consider a “virtual assistant.”
A “virtual assistant” is not a digitized cyber-helper that pops up on your computer screen. Rather, it is a team of human assistants that lends a hand as needed via an Internet connection. Dan Ramsey of MyOutDesk, a virtual assistant provider, explains that if you […]
Imagine being able to send text or email messages to prospective buyers who drive by a home you have on the market. That’s easily done via new mobile and Bluetooth technology now available via Apple’s “iBeacon” feature.
“Micro-location” marketing makes use of tiny portable “beacons” affixed to yard signs or specific places in an open hour – anywhere you feel is a good place to attract a buyer – which automatically send pre-programmed notifications to compatible smartphones when they come within a certain distance of the beacon, anywhere from 10 to 100 feet. The notifications typically direct users […]
What is an intranet and why would you be interested in such? Well, if you’re running a one-man or one-woman operation, you (probably) wouldn’t. So what exactly is an intranet?
Basically, it’s a small computer network used within an organization, whether it’s IBM or a local real estate office. It allows employees to share files, emails and other data within their own system. Sometimes the computers in an intranet share an identical desktop, email client, data structure, and other configurations. The idea is to increase efficiency and productivity.
What are some of the benefits […]