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Why I’m buying an iPad

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I have been reading about how the iPad will revolutionize the real estate industry. Some of the legions of consultants and coaches who work in the real estate industry consider it a must-have for Realtors. They don't write real estate contracts, so from their point of view it is "the bomb." My iPad has been ordered and it will be the first time in my life that I have spent money on a product that I have never seen and one that I don't need. When the personal computer was invented, it was considered an invention that had no purpose -- but it changed everything. You might say I am a virtual Realtor. I have everything I need with me to do anything from anywhere right in my bag; it all weighs less than four pounds. When my iPad arrives, my bag will be 1.5 pounds heavier. My netbook does it all. I have Skype on it; it has a built-in Web cam; I watch movies from Netflix; I use Kindle for PC and have some books, magazines and a geeky manual or two on it; and I can wr...