6 Best Apps for Real Estate Agents

In real estate, being able to take your business on-the-go is a necessity. And in a

world dependent on technology, there is no better way to do this than with mobile apps. With over 300 apps created each day, you have unlimited options to choose from, so we went to your peers to compile a short list of the top apps for real estate agents.

1. GoConnect

Best uses: Organizing your never-ending to-do list.

GoConnect is perhaps one of the most effective time management apps, and has the ability to organize the lengthy to-do lists that real estate agents generate on a daily basis. The equivalent of an online, personal assistant, the GoConnect app aims at managing to-do lists by prioritizing what is most urgent on any given day and by organizing related projects and business events, all by simply swiping your finger across the screen of your smartphone or tablet.  The GoConnect app organizes this information in one, user-friendly toolbox which will allow you easy access to all of your business material.

Other features of this app include:

  • Clean and easy to use design
  • Online checklist
  • Personalized message generator
  • Buyer response tracker
  • Ability to sync with other devices


2. Redfin

Best uses: Get quick and in-depth information on homes for sale.

Redfin is an online brokerage for home buying and selling which has redefined the way real estate professionals do business online. The only real estate app that TIME named in its 50 Best iPhone Apps of 2013, the Redfin app is unique in that it does more than provide basic pictures and descriptions. Redfin will provide you with quick and in depth information on homes for sale and will allow you to connect easily with other realtors and agents in your area. In addition, you can see all the documents related to your transactions online.

Other features of this app include:

  • Multiple search features which can be filtered by a specific city, ZIP code, neighborhood or school attendance zone
  • Easy access for both realtors and buyers
  • Detailed data, maps, and photos
  • Instant updates and notifications
  • Notepad and camera features


3. Open Home Pro 

Best uses: Managing walk-in clients and leads at open houses.

Open Home Pro is a company that allows real estate professionals to run their open houses via electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets. This app can help you manage walk-in clients, follow up with potential leads, and create detailed listing pages for all of your properties. The Open Home Pro app will also allow you to forge strong client relationships by providing you with quick and easy access to their comments and questions about specific homes.

Other features of this app include:

  • Easy setup and personalization
  • Client data is stored in Open Home Pro and can be e-mailed for easy insertion in your address book
  • Automatic e-mail which thanks clients for stopping by
  • Full screen photo slideshows to show clients
  • Notepad which allows for notes and comments during an open house


4. Evernote 

Best uses: Remembering everything.

Evernote is an incredibly versatile app in that it can help you to remember the information contained across all of the devices you use for your real estate practice. Evernote allows you to take notes and photos, record voice-reminders, create to-do lists, save online articles and more while allowing all of this information to be completely searchable and available.The Evernote app is accessible from your computer, smartphone, or tablet no matter your location and will allow you to access and share notes, documents, transaction material, and keep track of every client you have with the click of a button.

Other features of this app include:

  • Information is auto-synchronized among every computer, smartphone, and tablet you use
  • Online notebooks can be easily shared with coworkers
  • Advanced search options
  • Offline access
  • Presentation generator


5. Supra eKey 

Best uses: Protecting important documents.

With the Supra eKey app, you can sell real estate safely and efficiently while having numerous business capabilities at your fingertips. The Supra eKey app is a lock box app which will allow you to protect sensitive client information such as passwords, pin numbers, private notes and documents, bank numbers, etc. on your mobile smartphone or tablet. In addition, the Supra eKey app will allow you to obtain listing keys wirelessly, manage program lockboxes, create detailed profiles of each of your clients and change codes in the field so you can do business anywhere.

Other features of this app include:

  • Wireless updates and alerts
  • Ability to obtain listing keys
  • Integrated links to Google Maps
  • Advanced search options
  • Availability of business tools such MLS data storage


6. Camera+ 

Best Uses: Taking great photos.

If you are looking for a user friendly camera app for your smartphone or tablet, Camera+ is a premiere photo app for taking listing or promotional photos. It has a number of settings which allow you to adjust photos to your liking. Though the Camera+ has numerous advanced editing options, it is not necessary for you to be a graphic designer in order to effectively use the app. The app provides a wide range of editing tools, from frames to filters to caption settings, that are perfect for the on-the-go, real estate professional.

Other features of this app include:

  • Touch and exposure focus
  • Multiple shooting modes
  • Photo flashlight
  • Grid
  • Digital zoom

Do you have other favorite apps you use for your real estate business? Tell us in the comments below.

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