Why not make your life easier and your business more efficient by using some awesome real estate tools on and offline? From getting organized to getting noticed, these tools can help boost your visibility while making your daily business operations run smoothly and efficiently. Listed in no particular order, here are our Top 10 real estate tools for agents. Keep in mind that most of these tools are provided by The Trembley Group at no cost to their agents, and are widely used by their support staff to streamline team communication and operations.
BoomTown! is the industry leading website for Real Estate Agents. This state-of-the-art website will help you grow, manage and nurture your database, converting leads to clients
Brokermint will help you manage your pipeline, send contracts for signature and get real-time data regarding the details of your transactions.
Make more calls faster using Mojo.
4. Google Drive
Google Drive provides cloud storage online where you can upload and download documents, templates, listing presentations, and much more. Google Drive also allows you to share your files and collaborate with others.
5. Google Voice
Stop using your personal cell phone number for work. Sign up for a free Google Voice number and pick a phone number with any area code, set up an online voicemail, and have calls and texts forwarded to any phone you want. Google Voice is free when making calls from the U.S. and Canada, although international rates apply.
6. Google Calendar
Google Calendar is an online calendar that syncs across all of your devices: phones, tablets and computers. Create multiple calendars within your calendar, including personal, work and editorial calendars, share specific calendars with certain people, and view other people’s public calendars.
7. Google Maps
Create your own free custom real estate listing or community map with Google Maps. Using the “my custom maps” feature, create maps of sold properties, referral maps for fellow agents, and points of interest in your community for those moving to the area. After you’ve created a map, you can export it and/or embed it into your website or a blog post.
Expensify can help you keep track of all your receipts and transactions made on your debit or credit cards. This can come in handy, especially when you’re on a business trip or getting ready to file taxes.
9. Karl’s Mortgage Calculator
Trying to help prospective buyers understand the cost of a mortgage and the value of a home? Karl’s Mortgage Calculator is a free site that offers a visual, sophisticated analysis of investments and loans. This gives buyers an idea of what they’ll be paying and allows for confidence in their purchases.
10. Happy Grasshopper
HappyGrasshopper helps you build online relationships by sending timely and clever short e-mail messages to your contacts. Upload the names and e-mail addresses of your contacts, past clients, and prospects, and Happy Grasshopper’s team creates messages for you to edit and approve. The service also creates an e-signature that encourages contacts to get in touch with you.
There are a ton of real estate tools for agents out there, so make sure to check out a few and see how they change the way you do business. Who knows, maybe you’ll come across an app or service that makes you more productive and saves you time!