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The Top Real Estate Apps for 2016

Technology changes on a daily basis. We’ve gathered the latest and greatest real estate apps available and put them all in one place.

Home snap

 

Homesnap is the easiest way to get accurate real estate info – whether you’re standing in front of a house or sitting on a couch. Using your iPhone, iPad or Android device, snap a photo of any home, nationwide, to get the scoop about it. If you’re ready, contact a real estate agent within Homesnap to schedule a showing or list your home.

 

Shark Agent

As a real estate agent, it can be hard trying to keep up with all the tasks related to your business. Shark Agent is a real estate crm and task management app that helps you run your business on the go. The really cool thing about this CRM is that it is fully mobile hence no need to pull up to your desktop or laptop to view information about your contacts. It also supports drip campaigns which can be a useful tool for prospecting.

 

AM Open House

A digital sign-in sheet, real estate CRM integration with several platforms, and automated follow-up emails: Those are just a few of the top features for AM Open House, which can help make your showings successful through a single real estate agent app. When open houses are over, you can also use the app to share how the event went with your seller clients, including how many prospective buyers showed up and general notes and thoughts on those who walked in.

 

RPR App

As a real estate agent, you never know when you are going to get that next property question. RPR Mobile delivers the data and reporting found on the RPR website, directly to your smartphone or tablet. Using RPR Mobile app, REALTORS® can use their location to search both on and off market properties, while also uncovering mortgage, historical and distressed data, flood zones, school info and more. Then easily create one of 5 different property and neighborhood reports, each branded with your photo, logo and contact information. There is no cost to use RPR as a REALTOR®, the system is 100% covered by your NAR member dues.

 

Deductr

When it comes to tax time, Deductr 2 is an app that will help you make tracking tax deductions easy. Use the app to add business income and expenses, log receipts, even track mileage using your phone’s GPS. Then come tax time, use the Deductr website to create a profit & loss report, tax summary, mileage summary and lots more. Although the app is free, the Deductr Pro service is $19.95 a month or $199 for the year. This can be a small expense given that without proper records, many REALTORS® likely pay thousands extra each year in overpaid taxes.

IFTTT

If This Then That (IFTTT) automates tasks between Internet-connected services.  IFTTT has more than 160 channels for you to create connections between. For example, maybe you want new comments on your blog to send you a text message, or you want to create a new task in Google contacts, or maybe even log how much time you spend at home or the office. This and thousands of other configurations can be accomplished with this powerful service.

 

Videolicious

This app makes quality video creation a breeze. Try Videolicious for the first time by first recording yourself talking into the camera. Then add any photos or videos over the top as b-roll. Next add music and cinematic filters to your photos and video footage. The completed videos can be saved, emailed and shared via popular social media channels. To test the app, try the free personal account. If you like what you see, pay $60 annually for their business plan.

 

Buffer

Have you found yourself trying to make a post several times on different social media channels? Or have you found yourself wanting to post on social media at set times? The Buffer app provides a great interface for managing multiple social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn. With Buffer pick what you want to share and set when you want the items to be shared. It’s that easy. Just don’t forget to engage with any replies or comments that come in.

 

1Password


We all know how remembering passwords can be a huge pain. And to be safe, each password should be different and secure. So how do you keep track of them all? Introducing Lastpass—a powerful cross platform password manager. The app saves time by allowing you to access and manage passwords wherever you are, and syncs those passwords between your devices. For iOS 8 & 9 users, Lastpass integrates directly into Safari as an extension. If you access password-protected sites regularly, you might want to check out their premium service for a $12 annual fee.

 

Vert

You often need to convert metrics, whether it’s size, weight, length, even currency. This nifty app makes those conversations dead simple—tap on the measurement and then swipe. The basic app is free, and Pro version is $2.99.