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Do You REALLY Need a Real Estate Assisstant?

Posted by Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis

Aug 9, 2018 6:49:11 AM

It's that time of year when home sales are at their highest frequency. People have more time to search for homes. Inquiries pile up in your email inbox. It is overwhelming. Should you hire an assistant?

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Topics: Practical Advice, Productivity & Apps


Should Real Estate Agents Get the Day Off?

Posted by Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis

Jul 19, 2018 10:35:56 AM

To answer the question posed in the title of this article: YES. Now the real question to ask is, "How?". There is so much work to be done and so little time in the day. How can you ensure that you are not working all night long?

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Topics: Productivity & Apps


How to Resume Your Real Estate Business After a Long Vacation

Posted by Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis

Jul 5, 2018 8:51:54 AM

It's the day after the 4th of July and most businesses are closed. Even then, you decide not to cold call any prospects on this day based on past experiences. So you take the day off. Or maybe you take the entire week off? What do you do when you get back to work?

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Topics: Lead Generation & Engagement, Productivity & Apps


3 Must-Have Phone Apps for Real Estate Agents in 2018

Posted by Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis

May 3, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Have you ever left the home without your phone in your bag or pocket? Have you ever left your phone in your car and wait at the listing appointment because you and your client agreed on a time...so you didn't need to call them when you are there? Don't be silly! Of course not!

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Topics: Practical Advice, Lead Generation & Engagement, Productivity & Apps


When Should You NOT Use Automation in Real Estate?

Posted by Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis

Mar 15, 2018 6:30:00 AM

The feature that all businesses are implementing into their daily tasks is automation. Automation provides much value for businesses, especially for real estate agents who are their own business. With the benefits that it brings, there are some places when human touch is necessary.

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Topics: Productivity & Apps


The Best Photography Apps for Real Estate Agents - Part 2

Posted by Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis

Oct 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

It is a safe bet that the majority of your marketing materials are visual. You will need to create fantastic pictures to grab the attention of a potential home buyer or seller, or at least the bare minimum of good quality images. Our recommendation would be to look into investing in professional real estate photography services...but if you prefer to do it yourself, there are a few apps we would recommend. Just make sure to not end up on our real estate photo fails list.

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Topics: Productivity & Apps


3 Ways the Facebook Pixel Can Help Realtors® Capture More Leads

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Jul 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Don’t know what the heck a Facebook Pixel is? Don’t worry we’re about to explain what it is and how it can help real estate agents generate leads.

The definition of a Facebook Pixel, according to, well, Facebook, is as follows:

“The Facebook Pixel is an analytics tool that allows you to measure the effectiveness of your advertising by understanding the actions people take on your website.”

In other words, a Pixel is a code agents can insert into their website that lets Facebook know what actions visitors took on their site. The Facebook Pixel only benefits agents with active Facebook ads. Most agents use Facebook ads to target seller leads with home worth ads, while some use the ads to generate buyer leads. Some of the benefits of Facebook Pixel are below:

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Topics: Lead Generation & Engagement, Productivity & Apps


10 Apps for Real Estate Teams - 2017 Edition 

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Jun 21, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Technology should make our lives easier, however that’s not always the case. Different members of your team benefit from different types of technology. While your administrative assistant may benefit from general office tools, like Google docs and SalesForce, your buyers and listing agents may benefit from more specified technologies. Help your team members (or yourself) out by figuring out which technologies assist your job duties the most. Use this list of apps for mobile devices to help each member of your real estate team. 

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Topics: Productivity & Apps


The Best Photography Apps for Real Estate Agents

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Mar 29, 2017 6:30:00 AM

With virtually all listings being online, consumers expect high quality, web ready photographs. If you do not hire a professional photographer for your clients, it’s important your listings stay up to par, even in this year’s sellers market. Luckily smart phone technology has taken some of the time intensive labor out of taking and editing home photos. This list of photography apps is designed to help agents market listings competitively on home search sites and media, without having to hire a professional photographer. If you have a smartphone and a few bucks to spare, you can now take your listing to the next level.
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Topics: Productivity & Apps


Friday Freebies: These Time Management Tools are a Whale of a Time

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Mar 3, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Did you know humpback whales turn off half their brain while they sleep? Wouldn't it be nice to be as carefree as these giant ocras? As a Real Estate agent, time management is one of the most critical aspects to maintaining your business and your sanity. Don't fret though, Zurple is here to provide a few FREE tools to help keep you on tract this upcoming busy season, so that you can migrate to prosperous waters in 2017.

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Topics: Productivity & Apps


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