Creating a mobile real estate warrior part 3: software for success

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April 18, 2012
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If you’re expecting a blog that’s going to teach you how to scare off your competition by doing the haka, a traditional Maori war dance – you’re reading the wrong blog.If, however, you’re looking for ways to scare your competitors off with your awesome skills as a mobile real estate warrior, you’re in the right place!In this, the third and final blog in the Rex Software series on how to create a Mobile Real Estate Warrior, we look at some of the different pieces of software to add to the arsenal of hardware we discussed in the last blog in this series.Google AppsGoogle Apps is a suite of products available from Google encompassing email, calendar, documents and more! Google Apps is a better choice for business as it uses cloud based technology and is backed by one of the biggest players in the industry. All of your emails (at your company’s domain name), calendars and documents can be stored remotely using the Google Apps suite and accessed from any Internet enabled computer, tablet or smartphone.DropboxDropbox is a service that allows you to store your documents, images and videos in the cloud, and access them off any computer, tablet or smartphone. This means you can get rid of the expensive server you are running in your office to store all this information, and move it to Dropbox. Dropbox even allows you to share documents with others, making the need to email large documents a thing of the past! A massive benefit to Dropbox is that if your computer or server crashes, your docs are all safely stored and readily accessible.XeroXero is an online accounting software product. If you’re a principal on the go, you can use Xero to keep track of you agency’s finances from anywhere you’ve got an Internet connection. Payroll and expense claims are breeze with Xero. If you’re using a desktop system like MYOB or Quicken, you should look at how Xero will save you time and money!CRMOf course, no mobile real estate warrior would be able to properly function without access to their CRM. Say hello to Rex.Rex is the easiest real estate CRM to use and is loaded full of useful features for today's mobile real estate warrior.One of the major benefits of Rex is the fact it is cloud-based, meaning you have access to all of its great features anywhere you have an Internet connection including in devices like iPads and iPads.Need to add a buyer and their feedback after doing an inspection. No problem! You’ll be able to carry your stock list with you everywhere you go, as you can access it straight off your phone!Rex will truly be the icing on the cake when it comes to being a mobile real estate warrior.What’s next?Well that’s the end of this short series of blogs on how to be a mobile real estate warrior. Next week we’ll be back with another fresh blog to keep you and your agency up to speed with latest in tech trends for real estate.

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