You’ve got technology performing all kinds of feats of wizardry for you—tracking prospects, creating virtual tours—but are these functions adding to your company’s bottom line? It isn’t always easy to answer that question.
There’ll always be more notebook models on the way. But as this sampling of some of the recent announcements demonstrates, whenever you’re ready to make a notebook your next PC, you can expect to find a model with the right mix of power, performance, and portability for your needs.
As a real estate professional, you spend a great deal of time away from the office. And with the proliferation of Wi-Fi “hot spots,” or wireless access points, you don’t have to sacrifice your productivity just because you happen to be away from your computer cables.
Drawing on its expertise in digital imaging, printing, and mobile computing, Hewlett-Packard Co. has but together a hardware/software bundle to address the needs of today’s mobile real estate professionals.
3G gives users an always-on, high-speed data connection with dramatic improvements in Web access for viewing and sharing multimedia content. The services also allow new options such as mobile video conferencing. Here's what to know as wireless service companies ramp up plans to expand their mobile broadband offerings nationwide.
Digital imaging hasn’t eliminated the need for the standard print photograph you can hold in your hand. Luckily, there are plenty of new products on the market that let you reap the benefits of digital photography and create great prints.
Although there’s tremendous potential in mobile and wireless access to MLS data, most real estate professionals are cautious about jumping on board. The leisurely acceptance to mobile and wireless MLS solutions is in part a consequence of the way MLS data is controlled and distributed.
Are you doing all you can to protect yourself from unwanted intrusion and data theft, both online and offline? If you wait until you’re a victim, the effects of a security breach could be disruptive at best, and financially and professionally devastating at worst.
How is technology impacting real estate practices and careers? As lead investigator in a research project funded by the National Science Foundation, Rolf Wigand, Ph.D., an endowed chair in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s CyberCollege, has spent part of the past five years gathering answers.
The 2004 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Technology Impact Survey Report serve up practical insights on ways real estate professionals can invest in technology to improve service and boost productivity. The results also highlight some missed opportunities and emerging technologies more practitioners could embrace as components of a tech strategy.
How do you ensure that your Web site—now an essential marketing tool—is as effective as it can be at drawing home buyers and sellers and keeping them interested in all you have to offer? Here, some industry leaders give their views on what Web site features keep customers coming back for more.