Site invites Realtors to rate best apps for real estate

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As the number of mobile apps with potential business uses explodes, the National Association of Realtors has launched, an online community dedicated to helping Realtors learn from each other which apps are the most useful for real estate. The website organizes iOS and Android apps into categories such as productivity, finance and social networking, and allows Realtors to review the apps, also integrating the apps’ iTunes and Google Play ratings. Apps are submitted by members with no feedback or recommendations from the NAR staff. The site does include a social layer, enabling members to share the apps via the traditional social channels and allowing comments to be posted. The website is focused on non-real-estate-related apps. The most popular app category on the website is productivity, and Evernote -- which was not designed specifically for real estate professionals, but enjoys widespread industry adoption -- is the most popular app. REpurposedApps in...