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HomeSpotter releases Touch ID and pin access update

New features allow agents to make listing changes and upload photos faster
  • HomeSpotter released a new update that allows agents to log in, access information and edit listings with Touch ID or a four-digit pin code.

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In real estate, time is of the essence. Agents are increasingly expected to maintain an on-call schedule that requires them to access and update information and connect with clients at the drop of a dime. HomeSpotter already addressed the client communication issue with the app's first update in July 2015, which included an in-app text messaging system. But HomeSpotter's CEO, Aaron Kardell, soon realized that he had another challenge ahead -- making access and updates to listing information less strenuous for his app's users without sacrificing data safety. A solution for both speed and security Starting today, Feb. 24, HomeSpotter allows agents to quickly access MLS information, make listing updates and upload photos in an instant with Apple's Touch ID or a four-digit pin code. "We work with a lot of MLSs, and there's been this pain point over time that the MLSs get a lot of feedback from their members that they have to log in too frequently," Kardell says. "Then also...