The real estate business (and business as a whole) has changed- ALOT. Looking specifically at real estate, one of the latest points of evolution is the increasing infiltration of mobile into a realtor’s daily routine. From texting, to email, to social apps and calendars, a real estate agent can (dare I say it) almost safely pack his or her pc deep into a closet. But, with the deluge of apps, social media and software updates an individual encounters everyday, it’s often tough to extract important information from all the noise. Which begs the question, how does a realtor, or any kind of company focus on becoming a mobile business? How can entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies alike, leverage mobile tools to gain the coveted title of “a successful mobile business?” Well, here are some thoughts to get the ball rolling: Continue reading
Some of the hottest news in real estate circles today (besides differing stories on ongoing recovery) are about technology- mobile technology, in particular. Real estate industry gurus litter their blogs with “top 10 apps for realtors” or “the best apps for homebuyers” or mobile sites that provide a wealth of real estate data at the flick of a finger. Let’s face it-the real estate industry is going mobile and you’ll likely be missing out on some great ways to access data when making homebuying or selling decisions if you don’t get on board. David Popoff, a Raveis agent in Darien, CT, talks about the power of mobile data, as offered on raveis.com’s mobile site, as well as apps to help you make smart buying and selling decisions. To read more of his insight on real estate, check out his blog on activerain.
August 16, 2011