Q2_TechReviewHero_NEW Why this app could be agents' favorite mileage tracker

Why this app could be agents' favorite mileage tracker

There is no shortage of mileage trackers and expense apps available for real estate agents. However, there is a shortage of apps in this category that have enticed more than 10,000 real estate agents to sign up in only a few months. In fact, there's ...
By Craig C. Rowe | Friday, July 22, 2016
Yulia Grigoryeva / Shutterstock.com Chicago's Kiser Group plays the app game

Chicago's Kiser Group plays the app game

Kiser Group, a Chicago mid-market commercial real estate brokerage firm, just joined the app game. The free download allows investors and clients to search their properties, view company’s blog, press releases and news stories and request additiona...
By Kimberley Sirk | Monday, November 16, 2015
Courtesy of HomeKeepr Keller Williams agent app now lets agents share preferred vendors

Keller Williams agent app now lets agents share preferred vendors

Keller Williams Realty real estate agents can now provide past and present clients with easy access to preferred vendors through the agent-branded Keller Williams property search app ......
By Teke Wiggin | Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Ollyy / Shutterstock.com The rise of gig-estate

The rise of gig-estate

A real revolution has been happening in the labor market in the past five years. There is a new kind of entrepreneur giving rise to "the gig-economy," which is rapidly growing in the US, and around the world. Surveys suggest that it could soon repres...
By Tamir Poleg | Thursday, June 4, 2015
sl_photo / Shutterstock.com 17 arsenals of real estate apps: gallery

17 arsenals of real estate apps: gallery

No fewer than 45 apps appear in the "real estate" and "productivity" folders of Todd Pearl's iPhone. And that excludes three other apps that the real estate agent regularly uses on the job: Evernote, TripLog and eKEY. Those tools show up on his smart...
By Teke Wiggin | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Photographee.eu / Shutterstock.com Britain's 'Tinder for real estate' lets users swipe to contact agents

Britain's 'Tinder for real estate' lets users swipe to contact agents

Britain’s got a “Tinder for Real Estate.” Called “Knocker,” the app lets a prospective buyer hunt for homes much like singles can search for mates on the popular dating app Tinder: by swiping images on a smartphone ......
By Teke Wiggin | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Casamatic.com 'Match score' app puts Zillow 'on steroids'

'Match score' app puts Zillow 'on steroids'

Alex Bowman and Chris Ridenour knew the neighborhoods where they wanted to live when they began searching for homes on listing portals. But properties for sale in those communities were in short supply and often seemed to loom stubbornly above their ...
By Teke Wiggin | Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hero-RentCompass Rental search app for Apple Watch touted as Canada's first

Rental search app for Apple Watch touted as Canada's first

Expanding a long track record of innovation, the Canadian rental search service RentCompass has unveiled what it says is the first Canadian apartment search app. The app lets users search for rentals, access listings on a user's favorites list and re...
By Teke Wiggin | Friday, May 8, 2015
PaulPaladin / Shutterstock App tracks business miles, expenses

App tracks business miles, expenses

Many real estate agents can shave thousands of dollars off their tax bill by deducting their business driving expenses. Because many agents don't keep exact records of the number of their business miles, lots of agents underestimate them, resulting i...
By Teke Wiggin | Monday, March 30, 2015
Smartphone image via Shutterstock. Why Redfin will never be Uber

Why Redfin will never be Uber

Redfin will never be Uber because while Uber successfully cracked the model of bringing value to both consumers and service providers, Redfin stopped one step short from going all the way ......
By Tamir Poleg | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Smartphone image via Shutterstock. Why Redfin will never be Uber

Why Redfin will never be Uber

Redfin will never be Uber because while Uber successfully cracked the model of bringing value to both consumers and service providers, Redfin stopped one step short from going all the way ......
By Tamir Poleg | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Photography apps for real estate 5 apps that can do wonders for your listing photos

5 apps that can do wonders for your listing photos

When selling a home, the right photography can easily make or break a listing. With the vast majority of real estate searches taking place online and in the comfort of potential buyers' homes, it is imperative to ensure that your listing features hig...
By ActiveRain | Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Multi-tool image via Shutterstock. Convert, market and close: New tools help agents up their game

Convert, market and close: New tools help agents up their game

While there are hundreds, if not thousands, of new apps and Web tools, the question is which ones are really useful to you and your real estate business? How many apps do you have on your smartphone? More importantly, how ......
By Bernice Ross | Thursday, December 12, 2013
FBimageConnect Go Connect App – a sneak peek at the real estate checklist app for agents

Go Connect App – a sneak peek at the real estate checklist app for agents

When it comes to productivity in real estate, sometimes the systems we can choose from are TOO much, and some are just not enough. Most can be very time consuming to set up and manage. If setting up complicated drip ......
By Laura Monroe | Friday, September 20, 2013
n play N-Play launches advertising service baked into Facebook

N-Play launches advertising service baked into Facebook

N-Play, a provider of real estate Facebook applications, has launched what it says is the first real estate advertising service built entirely into Facebook. READ ADvantage enables agents to create listing and promotional ads on Facebook that lure lo...
By Teke Wiggin | Thursday, June 6, 2013
edina realty branded apps Are branded apps worth the investment?

Are branded apps worth the investment?

This post explores a marketing tactic submitted by Edina Realty Home Services, the most recent winner of #madREskillz, a weekly Inman News Twitter conversation. Every Thursday, Inman News invites real estate professionals and companies to tweet of...
By Teke Wiggin | Tuesday, June 4, 2013
twitter-card1.jpg Will the new Twitter features affect real estate?

Will the new Twitter features affect real estate?

At a recent invite-only developer meeting, Twitter announced several updates to their “Cards” feature. Judging at the surface of where this appears to be heading, there may be an interesting offering for folks interesting in sharing and consuming...
By Jeff Nieto | Friday, April 12, 2013
Cloud computing and mobility concept Mastering mobile productivity from lead to close

Mastering mobile productivity from lead to close

I think it’s safe to say that we can all be a little “app” crazy! When it comes to real estate apps, it’s hard to really get down to the best ones for actually managing your business from lead to close. As ......
By Laura Monroe | Monday, March 25, 2013