New tools for mobile, social real estate

Trends from Real Estate Connect San Francisco

What are some great new technologies to use in your business? Part 1 of this series looked at five innovations that may dramatically alter how we do our business. Here are four additional tools that can help you to skyrocket your business.

6. Cartavi — the real estate alternative to Dropbox
I love Dropbox, but Dropbox is not set up for the real estate industry. Enter Cartavi, a site that allows you to access all of your files from all of your devices (including your smartphone) without having to be tethered to a computer. Cartavi not only provides document storage like Dropbox does, it also provides you with the ability to send your documents by fax, archive your documents, and to create "transaction rooms" where you can share transaction data. This is a great way to cut down on the paperwork as well as to reduce wasted time and energy spent driving documents back and forth between the parties in the transaction.