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Phoning in your real estate listing

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Editor's note: Real estate agents are depending more and more on mobile technology, with many devices and services offering much more than the ability to make a phone call or write an e-mail while out in the field. Agents today can pull up home listings data, store reams of information and even create a listing using a mobile device. In this three-part series, we uncovered new innovation in mobile technologies and services for the real estate industry, as well as new real estate uses for devices that have been around for awhile. (See Part 1: Agents find novel real estate uses for Blackberries and Part 3: Cell phones become maps, info sources for home seekers.) "Phoning in your performance" is generally thought of as a bad thing, but a new mobile technology, Cellstory, makes it possible to create a personalized property description for real estate clients with up to 100 photos over the phone. With Cellstory, an agent can take photos of a house using their cell phone's camera and c...