Technology

Bill Risser on how real estate is still a face-to-face business — but technology can land appointments

Technology is a tool, not the end game

Inman is interviewing real estate professionals in every area of the field to talk about technology use. Here’s Bill Risser, vice president of new media and education at Chicago Title Arizona and an Inman contributor. What model phone do you use and why? IPhone 6 -- A few key apps are iOS-only. What are your top three apps on your phone? Evernote, Drive, Facebook. How do you split your digital time: how much mobile, how much desktop? About 50-50. Describe your job. What do you do every day? How does technology support (or not support) your daily job description? I help area real estate professionals use today's technology more effectively. I meet with clients, teach classes and travel nationally for Fidelity National Financial speaking to our staff about technology and social media. Technology is the cornerstone of my job description. Do you consider yourself an early adopter of technology? Or do you wait to see what’s working for other people? ...