• It's not easy to get repeat business in real estate. Apps are a great start, but nothing beats dogged sales pursuits and demonstration of value.

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. I've been somewhat skeptic of an app's ability to keep agents in touch with customers after closing. It's nothing against the features or capabilities of the software products in question. The developers are diligently trying to use technology to solve one of the industry's biggest problems. But are apps the best way to solve it? I believe it's a user issue above all else -- a combination of mobile device user trends and real estate industry competition. We cycle through apps and agents as often as we change Facebook profile pictures. However, I applaud HomeKeepr's version of the solution above many others. And with its newest update that allows agent use...