6 Must Have Free Digital Tools for Agents and Brokers

Posted by Nicole Finzi

May 31, 2016 7:30:00 AM

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Here are 6 apps to help make your life easier:

Waze

Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Share real-time traffic and road information, saving everyone time on their daily commute. Waze can provide you with the best route to work and back, every day.

As an agent, you are constantly driving to an open house or to meet clients. Rule number one: don’t be late. Let Waze help you make it to your appointment on time, every time.

Cost: FREE
Available on Android and iOS

Sitegeist

Sitegeist provides information about the area that you are in. Find information on age distribution, political contributions, average rent, popular local spots, restaurants, weather and modes of transportation wherever you are.

It is your job as an agent or broker to be able to share information with your clients about the area that they are looking to buy a home in. Sitegeist draws its data from publicly available information, such as the U.S. Census and Yelp making you an expert in every area.

Cost: FREE
Available on iOS and Android

Mortgage Calculator

 

Mortgage Calculator helps users to understand mortgage payment requirements. Mortgage Calculator takes into account a number of important parameters to provide users with the most accurate results. Learn what a monthly or bi-weekly payment is and discover what the future payoff date would be.

Being an agent doesn’t mean that this tool won’t be helpful. Sometimes clients are going to look to you for advice on mortgages. Having this tool will allow you to provide them with as much information as possible.

Cost: FREE
Available on: Web

PDFescape

PDFescape is a new way to open and edit PDF files online. With this tool you can add signatures, text and dates anywhere in the document without the hassle.

Have you ever signed your name so many times that your hand got a cramp? PDFescape is the perfect tool for you then. If you have a digital version of your signature, you can add it quickly and easily without having to print, sign, and then scan documents to yourself.

Cost: FREE
Available on Web

CamScanner

CamScanner allows you to scan documents, that actually look like real scans, on your mobile device.

Forget to send a proposal to a client and have to rush back to the office and deal with a scanner that has a mind of its own? With CamScanner you can eliminate any worry. Easily scan a document from your home, from the car, or from an open house. CamScanner is a great tool to simplify your life!

Cost: FREE
Available on iOS and Android

Dropbox

Dropbox is an easy way to store documents in the cloud and be able to access them from anywhere. Dropbox allows you to keep all of your files in one place, and be able to share them with anyone at the click of a button.

Storing your documents in dropbox allows you to pull up a contract from anywhere, even if you are waiting at an open house without your computer in front of you. As an agent or broker, you can easily send a client’s contract over to any other collaborators in your team without having to attach documents to emails or worrying about file size.

Cost: FREE up to 2GB, premium plans available
Available on Web, Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

 

Agents and brokers have a multitude of things that they need to remember on any given day. These tools can help to simplify your day-to-day life and help to keep you organized. Give them a try and see how your productivity can improve!


Looking for more apps to help keep you organized? 

Free Download:  15 Productivity Apps for Realtors on the Go

 

Thanks to innovative technology, there is an app to help us do almost anything. Some apps help agents pass time at an open house, while other apps help us stay organized and make our lives easier. As an agent, you are likely “on-the-go” all the time which can make life a little complicated.

Topics: Practical Advice

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