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Have You Downloaded Referral Maker Mobile Yet?

Referral Maker Mobile allows you to work anywhere

Referral Maker Mobile allows you to work anywhere

 

If not, what are you waiting for? Referral Maker® Mobile makes it easy to stay in touch with clients and manage your business while you’re on the go. We understand that, as a busy real estate agent, you have more important things to do than stay at your desk all day inputting information and checking things off your to-do list. You’re at your best when you’re out and about, meeting with clients, presenting your marketing strategy to your sellers and networking with other agents and meeting other local small business owners.

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Boost Your Productivity Today!

 

A productive day starts with a plan.

A productive day starts with a plan.

The most productive real estate professionals rely on technology to help them stay organized and on top of everything, from upcoming showings to sending out their marketing information. In order to run a thriving business, it’s important to streamline your business so that nothing falls through the cracks. Here are three questions to ask to help you boost your productivity. Continue reading

How to Optimize Technology in Your Relationships

Technology can help you enhance your relationships.

Technology can help you enhance your relationships.

Whether you’re new to the real estate business or you’re a seasoned pro, there’s no doubt that you’ve incorporated technology into your daily habits. From using a CRM, like Referral Maker® to storing documents in the cloud, the way we do things is far more technological than it was just a decade ago. One thing that hasn’t changed—the importance of relationships. It’s true; the relationships you build with your clients are and will always be the key driver of the success of your business. Repeat business and referrals ensure that your business thrives through any market. Here are a few ways to optimize the use of technology to enhance your relationships. Continue reading

More of Today’s Buyers Use Technology to Find Their Dream Homes

Many buyers today, particularly younger ones, are more likely to search for homes using their smartphones and tablets.

Many buyers today, particularly younger ones, are more likely to search for homes using their smartphones and tablets.

The way potential buyers search for homes has changed over the past few years as we come to rely on our mobile devices for more of our Internet needs. While the Home Buyers and Seller reports from the National Association of REALTORS® has revealed a growing trend in the past two or three years of buyers using their smartphones and tablets to search listings, recent studies from Google seem to drive the point home. While NAR surveys buyers and asks if they’ve used their mobile devices in their searches, Google has been able to add a new layer to this research by analyzing key search terms. Continue reading

Streamline Your Day to Get More Done

There are a ton of apps available to help you streamline your day, including the Referral Maker CRM app.

There are a ton of apps available to help you streamline your day, including the Referral Maker CRM app.

Would you like to get more done every day? The most productive real estate agents and brokers have mastered the ability to streamline their days so that they can focus on getting the tasks done that drive their businesses. Follow their example and get more done today with these five streamlining tips. Continue reading

Just Breathe! 3 Tips for When You Feel Overwhelmed

Prioritizing your day will help to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed.

Prioritizing your day will help to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed.

Although you may be cool as cucumber most of the time, there may be times when you begin to feel overwhelmed. The holiday season is one of the most common times for feelings of overwhelm to start bubbling up; after all, you’re trying to close deals by the end of the year, generate leads for next year’s deals and planning client parties and Pop-Bys. And that’s just the work-related stuff. You may also have to plan the annual family holiday party, shop for everyone on your list, decorate your house and get it ready for your out-of-town holiday guests, and a million other things in between. Marie Curie may have done great things with just 24 hours in a day, but she probably didn’t have in-laws staying for a week who are on special a gluten free, sugar free, preservative free, beige colored, only organic and grown within 15 miles diet or a teen daughter who can only wear one particular brand of jeans or else she will, like, literally die of humiliation. Before you begin to tear all of your hair out, take a few breaths and read the following tips. Continue reading

5 Apps that Productive Real Estate Agents Have on Their iPhone and Android Smartphones

Use your smartphone to improve your productivity and make optimal use of your gap time.

According to the National Association of REALTORS Member Profile for 2013, 86% of REALTORS use a smartphone with wireless email and Internet capabilities every day. The smartphone is becoming an important tool to keep us connected to all aspects of our businesses. Here are five great apps intended to improve communication, boost productivity and encourage organization. Continue reading