green: Paperless Buyer's Agent in DFW - 02/27/14 10:38 AM
That hacking sound in the background isn't a cough... it is the clever new strategy our office is now using to take the last step toward our 2014 goal of being paperless. On the Buyer's Rep side, we have stubbornly continued to rely on paper printouts of our Agent-versioned MLS reports to offset spotty connectivity and limited screen real estate available on our smart-phone devices.
We knew we could print our reports out as .pdf files and save them to dropbox. However, bringing those files up on demand (especially in rural areas) and displaying them in a useful manner for ourselves … (6 comments)

green: Green Your Green - Modern Collection Practices for 2014 - 02/06/14 08:37 AM
If there is one thing the Real Estate industry is improving upon, it is the effort to embrace 'paperless' business practices. Software tools like DocuSign, HelloSign, DotLoop, Adobe, PDFescape, Camscanner, BackAgent and eFax, among others, make the transition almost effortless.
Our financial and accounting practices should be as lucky.
Listing Agents: Welcome to 2014, where part of our customer service to Buyer's Agents and/or Customers for our sale and lease transactions should include digital or deposit payment options.
Perhaps in a small town environment, requiring that an Option Fee, Application Fee or other payment be "delivered to our offices in certified … (0 comments)