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New real estate software hits dashboards

Wireless tool converts handwritten notes, sends faxes
Published on Sep 10, 2004

You've just sold the most dilapidated property you have ever seen. Your state requires you to identify all "visible defects" and disclose them in writing to your buyer who is a real estate attorney. After three hours, you have 15 pages of notes. You're now looking at another three hours of entering all the "defects" on your computer. If you would like to shorten this process by 50 percent, it may be time to upgrade to a "Real Estate Dashboard." At Real Estate Connect in July, I came away with more than 50 pages of handwritten notes. When I go home, I have to manually enter my notes into my computer. Consequently, I was intrigued as I watched VREO Software's Marc Davison take notes during the sessions. Instead of taking notes by hand, Marc was writing on a tablet PC. Since I'm in the market for a new computer, I asked Marc to demonstrate how his system works. Marc explained he had a tablet computer programmed with R.E.D. software. (R.E.D. stands for "Real Estate Dashboard.") A Tablet ...

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