A number of printing vendors have picked up on the specialized needs of real estate professionals and have rolled out products and systems to suit the demands of your job. Whether or not you’re in the market for a printer, it’s worth taking a look at what’s on the market.
A contact management system can help you make more productive use of your time, keeping you focused on the day-to-day activities and responsibilities that build your client base and move each transaction along.
There’s been scant support for the Mac operating system from publishers of specialized real estate software, Web sites, and MLS providers. Mac users could adapt the platform to their real estate career, but that's not always easy to do. All this is about to change.
A good backup plan requires redundancy — keeping two or more copies of your computer files — and remote storage, with at least one set of data stored off-site. Both are benefits offered by the growing selection of Web-based data backup plans.
A digital camera is one of today’s essential real estate tools. By now, you’ve owned one or had some experience using one. Unless you bought your camera in the last few months, it may be time to trade up to a new model.
As you start planning for the year ahead, this might be an opportune time to consider upgrading your printer for home or office. The newest models are more affordable than ever, making desktop printers a solid investment with good return, whatever your tech budget.
Microsoft’s foray into Web-based computing confirms the trend is well underway. Over time, Web-based software services will evolve into aggregate solutions that can encompass and deliver all your computing needs.
Both text messaging and podcasting provide the means for you to deliver property information to an interested buyer in a mutually convenient format. Several vendors offer solutions to capitalize on consumers’ growing fascination with these newer communication technologies.
The powerhouse technology partnership between Microsoft Corp. and Palm Inc. could set new standards in smartphone functionality and provide practitioners with more power, faster connection speeds for mobile online access, and more functionality from their PDA while out in the field.
Only you can make the decision as to whether you should move up to wireless broadband access or stick with Wi-Fi for now. However, if having wireless broadband access will save you time and boost your productivity, you can make the move with confidence.
No matter how long it’s been since you purchased your last PC, the choices can seem overwhelming. To help you answer those questions, here are some key computer features to understand so that you’re better armed for your next purchase:
Internet faxing is one of the most practical online tools for real estate practitioners. These Web-based services have evolved to be the preferred way of sending and receiving documents and contracts that used to be transmitted over the office fax machine.
With most buyers looking online first in their home search, it’s becoming increasingly important to offer virtual tours as an integral part of your marketing services. Whether you prefer to build the tours yourself or enlist a professional, you have plenty of options.
Since federal legislation passed granting electronic signatures the same legal status as handwritten signatures, no one can agree on what an e-signature should be or how it should look. As a result, these signatures have taken the disparate forms on digital documents of time stamps, encryption, and complicated algorithms.