Mobile apps that can help a real estate agent be more productive

Steve Volkodav

Mobile technology has become a must-have business tool for today’s real estate agent and there are a number of apps that make it easier than ever to connect with clients, get organized and get work done when you are away from the office.

Steve Volkodav, CEO of the North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORS®, highlighted some popular apps in the Oct. 3 session, “App Swap,” at the Illinois Association of REALTORS® Fall Conference & Expo in St. Charles, Ill.

There was also an overview of REPurposed Apps, a website for National Association of REALTORS® members to share, recommend and review mobile apps.

Some of apps to check out included:

1. Cloud storage options: Google Drive, Dropbox, SkyDrive

2. Password managers: Last Pass, Dashlane, 1Password

3. Draw and measure floor plans: MagicPlan, Floor Plan Creator

4. Remote access to your desktop: TeamViewer, LogMeIn, 2X

5. Note taking and organization: Evernote, PDF Expert

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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