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The Realtor road warrior

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His name is Robert Bolar. He is a Realtor for Coldwell Banker in Ogden, Utah. Robert's been a regular top producer, working the upscale part of town. This year he is in the top 4 percent of all Coldwell Banker agents nationwide. Yeah, big deal, Joe, so what? Robert does this without an office. Well, not a traditional office. His office is his car. Yep. His Toyota Prius is tricked out -- not with fat tires and fuzzy dice but with technology that lets him do business as a real estate agent faster than the competition. He can search, send information and documents to his clients, and even get contracts signed and delivered, all without leaving his car. Heck, he can zip over to the local drive-through for a burger and fries while his client gets a whopper of a deal. (No word on what else Bob can do in his rolling office). Robert has taken the traditional brick-and-mortar real estate model and converted it into a high-tech, ultra-portable office on wheels. Talk about mobile r...