Real estate is one of the most fulfilling and exciting careers in the US. It allows you to immerse yourself in marketing and interact with people. The tech industry has made many aspects of a real estate professional easier, from searching for homes to closing sales. Whether your beat is small-town America’s real estate market or NYC’s real estate market, these apps can help you scale your business.
BiggerPockets is a networking app that links real estate agents, investors, and property owners. It has a forum where agents interact and promote themselves as authorities on issues related to property business. It is an excellent app for connecting with influential people in the sector and establishing yourself as a professional.
RPR Mobile is an app created by the National Association of Realtors. It enables real estate agents to access up to date property information from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It is a valuable resource for buyers, as it allows you to send reports with your phone. You can even separate your search into commercial and residential properties for easier browsing.
Evernote is a hardy note-making tool that allows you to make lists and records of important information on the go. It helps organize marketing plans and keep track of appointments with clients. It is also great for writing down good ideas and insights that you get in the course of your work. Further, you can link to images and other types of online content that you want to visit later. Evernote is a personal notepad that helps you keep a retrievable record of all your ideas and business commitments.
Contactually is the mobile version of Customer Relationship Management. It helps you keep meticulous records of all the communications you have with clients and other players in the property business. It helps manage the different types of relationships you have with customers on an integrated platform. You can use the app to maintain engagement and continuity in your marketing and service provision to clients.
BubbleLevel is an app for assessing the structural integrity of listed properties. It’s like carrying around a traditional carpenter’s level, except way more convenient. Never underestimate the value of having a level in your pocket!
Canva is a design app that combines aspects of graphic design with presentation techniques. You can use it to design flyers for your listing campaigns. It can also make your presentations more impressive and to transform your social media posts into works of art. Mastering designs with Canva will help your brand stand out from the rest.
BoxBrownie is a photo editing service–and so much more. The team at BoxBrownie will enhance photos, retouch the sky, render plans, and more. They can add furnishings to rooms in a practice called “virtual staging.” They can also take things out of photos. Obviously, you’ll need to disclose when photos are altered.
Instagram is… unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years or so, you know what it is. Instagram is great for marketing properties. Some agents will set up an Instagram account for each listing. You can also use the stories function to list properties and interact with potential customers.
FreshChat is a chat service that enables you to engage with visitors to your website. It gives you opportunities to convert leads into actual clients by personally appealing to them to buy your products. It is an easy and cheap way of building your reputation and credibility to customers.
Camscanner allows you to process and send documents with your phone. It scans physical records and produces a copy on the phone that you can edit and send to clients. It is a time-saving app that enables you to complete transactions online while complying with all the legal requirements and professional standards.
Stessa helps you keep all the records of real estate transactions in one spreadsheet. You can use it to track the progress of each transaction and tally the figures. It is excellent for managing and maintaining financial records and reports.