Must Have Apps For Agents In 2014.

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Royal Lepage Kelowna
 
Many Realtors still think mobile apps consist of silly games and time killers… although many can be, there are also thousands that can be used to help organize, maximize and enhance your real estate business.

How effective is a carpenter without his tool belt?

Disclaimer: Although most of these apps are FREE some do come at a cost, while others offer Premium/Paid versions… we are NOT an affiliate and DO NOT get compensated in any way if you choose to purchase or upgrade to a paid solution. This post is FREE content with no strings attached. y

Ward off a potential Attacker with Quick tap “ALARM”

  • Save precious moments with Quick tap “CALL 911”
    • LOCATE the nearest HOSPITALS using your current GPS location
    • Record “CREEP DATA” details about a suspicious person before they are forgotten
    • Speed dial your emergency contact with Quick tap “ALERT A FRIEND”
    • Handy flashlight
    • Click to Get Real Alert

      #1 Real Alert

      This app is designed to help you stay alert and aware of your surroundings & provides quick access to emergency services.

 

  • #2 Glympse

    Glympse™ is a groundbreaking new way to share your location with anyone for a specified period of time using patent-pending GlympseWatch™ timer.

    • Glympse is easier and faster than a phone call or text message, simply select a contact, set a duration,
      and hit send.
    • Flexible
    • Anyone with an Internet-enabled phone or computer can receive a Glympse – no software or setup required.
      You can send a Glympse to a specific person, several people, or even to Facebook and Twitter.
    • Safe
    • Only Glympse puts you in control – you set who sees you and for how long. Safe for families, friends,
      colleagues, and one-time meetings.
    • Click to Get Glympse
  • #3 Tip and Tricks: Secrets for iPad

    Get the most out of your iPad with THE guide to shortcuts, hidden features, tips and tricks

    • Snappy tips that get straight to the point without the waffle
    • Learn shortcuts, discover hidden features, type faster, browse quicker, secure your data,
      maximize your battery life, and more…
    • Be the master and share tips via Email, Twitter & Facebook
    • Tips also apply to iPad mini
    • Retina display graphics make the text and images crystal clear
    • Click to Get Tip and Tricks: Secrets for iPad
  • #4 DuckDuckGo

    Search anonymously. Find instantly.

    • DuckDuckGo is a search engine that does not track you and, has more instant answers and less spam/clutter.
    • DuckDuckGo is a general purpose search engine that is intended to be your starting place when searching the Internet.
    • Use it to get way more instant answers, way less spam and real privacy, which we believe adds up to a much better overall search experience.
    • Click to Get DuckDuckGo
  • #5 Perfect Web Browser

    Perfect Web Browser is the best and the most advanced web browser for:

    • iPhone with Download Manager
    • Dropbox
    • Google Drive transfer
    • Desktop Rendering
    • Tabs
    • Full Screen TV OUT
    • Passcode Lock
    • Saved Pages and a lot more
    • Click to Get Perfect Web Browser
  • #6 LogMeIn

    Wherever you have Wi-Fi or 3G, you can remotely control your computer as if you were sitting right in front of it.

    • Control your PC or Mac directly from your mobile device
    • Get full access to your remote computer
    • Use your PC/Mac applications from your iPad/iPhone wherever you go
    • Even works with proprietary business applications
    • Click to Get LogMeIn
  • #7 -   9 Slides

    Employee training, simplified.

    • Create rich and interactive training courses by synchronizing video & presentation slides.
    • Control who can see your presentations.
    • Customize with your own branding.
    • Track your reach with powerful analytics.
    • Pitch-Perfect
    • Click to Get 9 Slides
  • #8 iWork Suite for IOS

    iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are now free with every Mac and iOS device.

    • All six apps are better than ever.
    • Do amazing things with your photos, movies, music, documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
    • Built with a 64‑bit architecture to take full advantage of our powerful hardware.
    • With iCloud built into each app, your devices work and play together beautifully.
    • Click to Get iWork Suite for IOS
  • #9 PDF Expert Enterprise

    Document Management for the Mobile Era with PDF Expert Enterprise

    • Fill-in forms, sign agreements and annotate documents on the iPad.
    • Provide your employees in the field with templates of contracts and inspection reports.
    • Save numerous working hours each year by eliminating time consuming printing and scanning.
    • Send agenda packets to the board, so they have access to document anytime, anywhere.
    • Increase engagement of the board members and renew their interest in your business.
    • Push the latest sales collaterals and agreements to the team, so they can close deals immediately.
    • Ensure that everyone has the right brochures, workflow is followed and documents are controlled.
    • Click to Get PDF Expert Enterprise
  • #10 Fantastical2

    Fantastical’s DayTicker is the efficient and enjoyable way to view your schedule.

    • Make sense of your upcoming schedule and quickly swipe to see the past and the future.
    • DayTicker and the event list are connected. Swipe the list and the DayTicker will update automatically.
    • Fantastical lets you see your events and reminders like never before.
    • Light or dark mode? Yes.
    • Prefer dark text on a light background? Fantastical has you covered with an optional light theme.
    • Click to Get Fantastical2
  • #11 Foxit Mobile PDF

    With Foxit Mobile PDF for iOS, you can read and annotate PDF documents on your iPad and iPhone!

    • Built on the same core technology as Foxit Reader.
    • Foxit Mobile PDF for iOS maintains a similar user experience from desktops to mobile devices.
    • Read PDF documents, add notes, highlight text, and use the pencil tool to add signatures or notes to PDF documents with your fingertip.
    • Click to Get Foxit Mobile PDF
  • #12 Mile IQ

    Track up to 40 drives per month and enjoy all of the service’s features.

    • MileIQ will detect your drives automatically.
    • Lets you classify them in seconds.
    • Sync them to your mileage log in the cloud for easy expense reporting.
    • Click to Get Mile IQ
  • #13 Pic Jointer

    Pic Jointer satisfies your greed to share multiple photos with your friends at one time, via Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr.

    • Easily combine multiple photos into a uniquely jointed one.
    • Plenty of adjustable patterns with various sizes and effects.
    • As many as 64 adjustable layouts for you to create your unique image.
    • Swiftly zoom, pan or rotate each photo.
    • Instantly share the image via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
    • Click to Get Pic Jointer
  • #14 Magic Plan

    MagicPlan MEASURES your rooms and DRAWS your floor plan just by taking pictures.

    • Get your floor plan in PDF, JPG and DXF format or publish an INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLAN on the web.
    • CREATE A FLOOR PLAN IN FEW MINUTES ONLY.
    • Ideal app for Real Estate Agents, Craftsmen, Adjusters, Firemen, Architects, Home Inspectors, Interior Designers, Small Businesses, Furniture Retailers and many more.
    • No need to measure.
    • No need to draw.
    • No need to move furniture.
    • Click to Get Magic Plan
  • #15 Multi Measures HD

    Turn your iPad into a multi functional measuring device with: metronome, stopwatch, timer, seismometer, ruler, surface level and many more.

    • A pretty and well-made compass for navigation, traveling and direction reference purposes.
    • Precise and professional stopwatch for sport activities like: sprints, jogging, this tool is a must have. Send log results to your email
    • Timer tool: up to 5 timers running simultaneously, count down and count up support, intuitive and convenient duration setup using preset and gestures.
    • Check if an object is perfectly vertical/plumb and has been used since the time of the ancient Egyptians.
    • Facilitates the measurement of the slope of whatever surface you want to check. (floor leveling, furniture arrangement,..)
    • Simple but extremely useful tool in the set to check if an object is balanced.
    • Helps you precisely know the lengths of objects all around you, such as pens, tables, pictures.
    • Click to Get Multi Measures HD
  • #16 Wikihood

    Organize the world’s knowledge stored in Wikipedia for anyone in any location worldwide.

    • Instantaneously display what is important and interesting at a given location.
    • High quality, specially selected images.
    • See at a glimpse which Wikipedia articles are related to each location, e.g.
      -persons
      - cultural information
      - buildings
      - companies and organizations
      - geographical information
    • Click to Get Wikihood
  • #17 Open House Manager

    Stream-line your communications with potential buyers:

    • Synchronize information to Contacts on your iPad, iPhone and Mac (with iCloud)
    • Send follow up emails to groups of buyers
    • Send Homeowner reports to your seller
    • Generate your own list of buyers and email them
    • Customizable survey questions – get the information you need!
    • Export data to CRM systems, like Salesforce.com and Top Producer, with a single touch
    • Integrates with Microsoft Outlook
    • Supports Box.com and Dropbox for easy file-sharing
    • Click to Get Open House Manager
  • #18 BizKinetic Real Estate

    BizKinetic is a NextGen CRM for Real Estate Agents.

    • Manage Leads, Contacts, Follow-ups, Customer Requests and Share Listings.
    • Capture leads with integrated Mail-To-Lead and Web-To-Lead.
    • Share listings with clients in single click..
    • Mail templates, Tasks, Notes, and Call Logs.
    • Team Collaboration.
    • Campaign integration with MailChimp
    • Click to Get BizKinetic Real Estate
  • #19 Agentfolio

    Real-estate app that lets you discuss potential homes with your agent, spouse, or friend.

    • View and organize your folio of properties.
    • See listing photos and add your own pics
    • View the latest status, price, and open houses.
    • Respond to new comments as you discuss listings.
    • Categorize the listings you like and don’t like.
    • View and Save New Results from the search you saved on the website.
    • View maps, listing details, agent contact information, and more!
    • Currently only for selected cities (check website for list)
    • Click to Get Agentfolio
  • #20 My Weekly Budget - MyWB

    My Weekly Budget (MyWB) lets you focus on simple spending targets for the week.

    • Focusing weekly on a spending target helps you meet your budget and save money over time.
    • Easy to stay within your means because you are updating your spending each time you purchase something.
    • Easy to use and easy to understand. It is simple, yet powerful.
    • Shows how much of your set budget is left to spend any given day of the week.
    • Help you control your spending with minimal effort.
    • Click to Get My Weekly Budget – MyWB

 

 

Strength and courage,

Wade Webb

For a free PDF list of the Best 62 Apps for agents in 2014 go to http://agentsboost.com/2014-realtor-mobile-apps-real-estate-business/ 

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Rainmaker
1,158,804
Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

The only one I have now is Magic Plan - thanks for keeping us up-to-date on apps.

Jan 15, 2014 01:51 AM #1
Rainer
697,968
Christine Farkas
Keller Williams Western Realty - Bellingham, WA
Awesome Customer Service Experience

Great list. Thanks for sharing. 

Jan 15, 2014 02:53 AM #2
Rainer
38,068
Jill Saddler
Draper, UT
Draper Utah Real Estate Professional - 25 years+!

You've got some good ones there - love Magic Plan -still getting used to it, but it's SO cool!!

Jan 15, 2014 11:57 PM #3
Rainer
42,263
Chris Taylor
New Baltimore, MI
Keller Williams Realty

Wow Magic Plan and Glympse sound awesome!  I will be checking both of these out!  Thanks for sharing!  Good Info!

Jan 16, 2014 12:42 AM #4
Rainmaker
130,446
Wade Webb
Royal Lepage Kelowna - Kelowna, BC
Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost

Thanks for the comments and feedback everyone. If you want a copy of my PDF list of all 62 of my picks for 2014 just shoot me an email wadewebb@royallepage.ca and glad to share!

Jan 16, 2014 12:42 AM #5
Rainer
39,242
Jody Siano
Keller Williams Princeton - Princeton, NJ
With You Every Step

I'm interested in Magic Plan for room measure. Does anyone have experience with it that would share.  Is it easy to use?  

Jan 16, 2014 03:54 AM #6
Rainer
307,473
Zohar "Zack" Zamir
Keller Williams Town Life - Fair Lawn, NJ
Fair Lawn, Bergen County & Northern NJ Real Estate

they all seem like very good apps!

Jan 16, 2014 05:20 AM #7
Rainmaker
1,412,967
Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566

This will take me a while to study. You have some apps I do not recognize. I have a group called iPad Realtor Apps on Actuve Rain with several hundred posts. Join!

Jan 16, 2014 09:47 AM #8
Rainmaker
130,446
Wade Webb
Royal Lepage Kelowna - Kelowna, BC
Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost

Thanks I will Cheryl!

Jan 16, 2014 01:29 PM #9
Rainmaker
1,412,967
Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566

Pic Jointer is free for a limited time right now. Downloading!

Jan 25, 2014 09:54 PM #10
Rainmaker
517,354
Tom Bailey
Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc. - Oak Island, NC

Thanks for a great list. It will take a while to work through them. I am going to email you for the full list. Thanks again.

Jan 25, 2014 11:15 PM #11
Rainer
74,880
Brian Clinger
Coldwell Banker AJS Schmidt - Cascade, MI
Brian Clinger ABR, GRI, CRS, SRES
I will be adding Foxit Mobile thanks to your poas
Jan 26, 2014 12:21 AM #12
Rainmaker
130,446
Wade Webb
Royal Lepage Kelowna - Kelowna, BC
Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost

My pleasure Tom! Hope they help.

Jan 26, 2014 02:34 AM #13
Rainmaker
130,446
Wade Webb
Royal Lepage Kelowna - Kelowna, BC
Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost

That is great Brian. Thanks for taking action!

Jan 26, 2014 02:34 AM #14
Rainmaker
126,717
Tg Glazer - The Right Realtor® for the Right Results!
Coldwell Banker, Westfield, NJ - Cranford, NJ
Westfield/Cranford, NJ area

Always good to see some new and interesting apps that could be helpful in my business.  The one not on the list that I couldn't do without is DocuSign!  It has been THE most helpful and time-saving app/service that I've used!

Jan 28, 2014 06:46 AM #15
Rainmaker
130,446
Wade Webb
Royal Lepage Kelowna - Kelowna, BC
Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost

Thanks TG. Love DocuSign as well. Appreciate you sharing the tip! all the best.

Jan 29, 2014 01:17 AM #16
Rainer
37,935
Lisa Marie Flenoury
"Lisa The Broker" - Playa Vista, CA
"Lisa The Broker" - Making Dreams Come True

Wade,

Thank you.  Open House and PDF Expert are the only two I use but I will be venturing out soon.

Feb 17, 2014 05:08 PM #17
Rainmaker
130,446
Wade Webb
Royal Lepage Kelowna - Kelowna, BC
Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost

Glad to be a valuable resource for everyone. Watch my weekly wednesday posts on my blog www.agentsboost.com for more. Respectfully.

 

Apr 01, 2014 03:29 PM #18
Rainmaker
198,196
Tina Parker
Keller Williams Select Realty - Bedford, NS
CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax

Great list, thanks for sharing.  I'll be checking them out.

Apr 22, 2014 12:44 PM #19
Rainmaker
1,185,495
Adrian Willanger
206 909-7536 AdrianWillanger-broker.com - Seattle, WA
Profit from my two decades of experience

Wade-I use several of these and see several more that I can incorporate into my business like the mileage app.

 

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Apr 23, 2014 12:50 AM #20
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