Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Forewarn is an agent safety app that provides immediate background checks for showing prospects. Platforms: iOS, Browser and Android Ideal for: Any agent who shows homes, specifically agents who work heavily with online lead sources or unrepresented buyers. Top selling points Easy to use Available for all mobile operating systems Quick reporting First-adopter cache Top concerns Agents may forget or grow complacent with its use, which happens often with apps. The company also reports that it can only accurately track 80 percent of all prospective buyers. What you should know Forewarn is a very easy-to-use app. (And it has a super cool name.) Entering a phone number into the interface produces a categorized report of the person associated with that number. Users can review the person's property ownership history, tenure with tha...
- Entering a phone number into the interface produces a categorized report of the person associated with that number. Agents should use this before showing homes to strangers.
- Background reports include the person's property ownership history, tenure with that particular phone number, vehicle ownership history and any criminal history.