Five Useful Free Apps for Property ProfessionalsJanuary 4, 2019 No Comments
Featured article by Emily Roberts, Independent Technology Author
The property sector is changing, and new technology is revolutionising the industry. For busy property professionals, these tools will save you valuable time and effort, and best of all – they’re all free! From notetaking to measuring spaces to signing contracts, we’ve rounded up the best five apps for you.
Perfect for balancing your hectic schedule, Evernote is a free app that’s really useful for property professionals. You can sync it across devices, so your work computer, mobile and laptop are all up to date. Its primary purpose is to allow you to take notes, which it does perfectly. You can also add memos, upload files, scan documents and stay organised.
Unit is a handy free tool for converting anything. Measurements are king in property and being able to convert everything from your phone is a huge time saver. From size to volume to length, when talking to international clients you can use their measurement of choice quickly and efficiently. With a built-in ruler, Apple Watch functionality and a simple, easy-to-use layout, it’s worth adding to your apps.
As someone in the property industry you’ll be signing documents all the time. With the rise of technology, it can be so much easier to use electronic documents. Once you’ve created an account, you can draw your signature and use SignEasy to sign documents on the go. Used by thousands of professionals around the world, this quick and easy tool allows you to go through contracts in record time. You can use it to sign yourself, allow someone else to sign in person or even sign remotely.
Dropbox is an essential tool for any property professional. It enables team members to share and access files from any device online. From property brochures to furniture packs to signed documents, Dropbox allows you to find what you need, anywhere. Furthermore, it provides useful online backup copies of everything you need so if the computers go down you won’t lose everything. You can also add other people to view or edit documents, for example if you need a client to access and sign a form you can send them a link via Dropbox.
Both of these apps are very similar, you can choose your favourite. These handy apps are condensed versions of the popular property websites in a user friendly and accessible format. Whether you’re looking for nearby house prices, checking your listings or catching up on their blog, it’s a must have for property specialists. The wide range of filters allow you to really narrow down and your search and location services are useful for seeing what’s going on in the property world where you are currently. Heat maps are another tool which these companies have integrated into their sites, allowing you to see which areas are on the rise and which are cheaper. Analytical reports, mortgage calculators and property estimating tools are all available from your phone.
These free and useful tools are a great way to organise and speed up your day to day business. Property experts, like RW Invest are constantly innovating and moving forward. New technology is revolutionising the property industry, so stay ahead of the game with these handy free tools.