Sometimes, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything that needs to be done.
That’s where technology can help. There are a number of different software solutions that
realtors can utilize to streamline their procedures. Here are a few you definitely want to
Digital Document Signing Software
Paperwork is a hassle that consumes much of a realtor’s time. Now, however, with the
development of digital document signing software that allows parties to sign via electronic
signatures, realtors can more efficiently create, send, sign, and file real estate transaction
DocuSign is probably the most popular app for electronic signing of documents. It’s a mobile
app compatible with iOS- and Android-powered devices that allows realtors to complete real
estate transactions from just about anywhere. Some key features targeted to realtors include
digital workrooms that ease collaboration between parties, electronic notarization, identity
verification, and contract lifecycle management. Real estate plans start at $10 per month.
PandaDoc is a contracts management app for iOS and Android that has an electronic signature
component. For those who may not have the money to invest in a paid tool, PandaDoc has a
free plan that allows subscribers to collect an unlimited number of esignatures on an unlimited
number of documents.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software
CRMs are essential. You need more robust client tracking and management systems to
compete in a tight industry. These CRM tools can help you stay on top of your client
Zillow Premier Agent CRM
Zillow Premier Agent CRM is available to agents who subscribe to Zillow Premier Agent. With
the CRM tool, realtors can tap into client insights, communicate with leads, and move leads
through the pipeline from prospect through to the transaction.
Streak for Real Estate
Streak for Real Estate is a CRM tool that has both free and paid plans to accommodate every
budget. It works inside Gmail to streamline your workflows and track your leads. One key
feature is that it allows you to use your emails to track clients’ progress through buyer or seller
pipelines, displaying a full client history on the side of every email. The tool also provides
insights such as when clients are reading emails and how often they are opening a particular
Social Media Post Scheduling Tools
Everyone knows how tedious it can be to keep up with posting on social media. But it’s
necessary to a realtor’s success. These tools can help by allowing you to schedule regular
social media posts ahead of time.
Hootsuite is a comprehensive social media management tool that allows you to manage all of
your social media accounts. One key feature is that it makes it easy to schedule social media
posts to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn. You can also integrate apps to schedule
posts to Instagram, YouTube, and several others. There is a free plan for one user to manage
up to 10 social media accounts, with a number of paid plans.
Buffer is a user-friendly publishing platform that allows users to schedule social media posts to
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest. There is a free plan that gives one user
access to manage three social media profiles, as well as a paid plan that allows users to
manage an unlimited number of social media channels.
By employing any of these tools, you can manage your time more efficiently, which can
significantly increase your productivity on a daily basis.