Real estate agents may feel intimidated by the amount of online resources available to home shoppers. However, real estate agents can also take advantage of the wealth of information at their fingertips.
Here are some tech resources that can make your job as an agent easier.
Available for Android and iOS, the DocuSign app makes the most hated part of many real estate transactions – the paperwork – much easier. DocuSign allows you and your clients to quickly and securely access and sign documents. Upload and send documents to be signed, send reminders, check the status of a signature, and more. Definitely a must-have!
Expensify brands itself as creating “expense reports that don’t suck.” Scan receipts using your phone and the app will code and report the expense for you. By tracking your business expenses and spending, Expensify makes it easy to itemize deductions at tax time. A GPS tool also allows you to track and record business miles, as well.
Photos aren’t always enough to gain traction for social media. You know those inspirational images with overlaid text that subsequently get tons of shares and likes? This tool will help you create your own. Pablo Image Creator gives you the opportunity to add text to images and size them ideally for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Whether you use a unique photo that you have taken, or one from the gallery of more than 600,000 free images offered by Pablo, you can spruce up your social media presence.
The SetSchedule mobile app allows real estate agents to receive valuable industry insights as well as qualified leads in the form of listing appointments. The exclusive technology is powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, and compiles and analyzes data from diverse sources to qualify real estate leads and send them directly to agents’ schedule. SetSchedule user benefits also include insider market insights, automated marketing software tools, access to an online research center, and a user-friendly customer relationship management (CRM) system. Additionally, with just one click agents can call on the active support of SetSchedule’s team of seasoned mentors to advise them and help them close deals.
Although the real estate industry is more competitive than ever, the wealth of available resources allow tech-savvy real estate agents to maintain an advantage and grow their business. By taking advantage of the tools at their disposal, real estate agents can thrive despite the market.