Industry News

Mobile GPS device tailored to real estate agents

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Mobile Crossing and Pocket Real Estate are teaming up to provide a GPS navigation system with functionality designed for real estate agents, the companies announced today. Thanks to technology from Pocket Real Estate, Mobile Crossing's new WayPoint Pocket Real Estate Edition combines turn-by-turn spoken directions with complete database access to the agent's multiple listing service out-of-the-box. The WayPoint device also doubles as a Windows mobile PDA organizer. This new edition of the WayPoint includes built-in mortgage, loan, home equity, loan balance, rent-versus-own analysis, and loan amortization calculators. The new QuickSearch function can locate properties by MLS number or address. The agent can queue up a number of properties at once and generate driving directions for the complete property tour. Price, location, bed, bath and other data from the MLS are provided on the screen. In addition, area maps allow agents to quickly zoom out and preview an entire neighborhood befor...