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A real estate ‘killer app’ wish list

Survey respondents want better mobile MLS, CRM tools
Published on Aug 26, 2010

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If real estate professionals could design their own version of a "killer app" to help them do business, that app would grant them at least one wish: full access to the local multiple listing service, said several respondents to an Inman News smart phone and mobile technology survey.

In recent years, mobile technologies have exploded in an array of smart phones and thousands of apps. An Inman News smart phone and mobile technology survey, which ran from July 28, 2010 through Aug. 6, 2010, and garnered responses from 313 real estate professionals and technologists, explored the impact of this mobile revolution on their industry. The average number of responses per question was 247.

The survey posed the question, "If you could design a mobile app to assist you