Open Homes and the Technology That Helps


True or false: Open homes are the best 3 or 4 hours of your life on a weekend. Sometimes, real estate agents dread holding a home open because the process doesn’t seem to change much from weekend to weekend. There is a great debate about whether, with advancements in technology, open homes are even useful […]

What You Need to Know about Wearables

wearable technology

Cuff. Apple Watch. Ringly. Pebble Time. Samsung Gear VR. What do all these have in common? They’re all wearables, and they’re all available now. With the constant stream of new wearable technology being released, this order will surely happen: More people will begin adopting and wearing the technology —-> more companies will start making and/or […]

Quick Links: Recent Apple and Android Releases and Updates

Apple and Android

We understand.  Some of you are Apples.  Some of you are Androids.  Often, never the ‘twain shall meet…except in some circumstances where you’ve gone the hybrid route, adapting the best of both. Thankfully, this fall, there really is something for everyone.  Apple just had two giant releases, both of software and hardware.  Not to be […]

Quick Ways to Stay Organized and Connected: GoConnect and Dizzle

future real estate agents going mobile

The simple definition of “mobile” is “able to move from one place to another.”  (Merriam-Webster)  Yet, with so much technology and constant buzzword bombardment on websites, social media and in conferences, the meaning of “mobile” has really seemingly been extended to mean “able to move from one place to another while continuing to do your job.”  […]

Which Tablet Should You Buy: Apple or Android?

Technology in Real Estate

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the Real Estate Institute of Victoria‘s (REIV) Digital Conference about Social Media Woes and Wows.  There were a lot of great questions and awesome engagement from the audience.  However, one of the most popular questions off-stage wasn’t about social media.  The REIV had graciously provided all the […]

Set Up Your Gmail Account, Part Two

Technology in Real Estate

Last week, I talked about how to initially set up your Gmail account.  Initial setup works well if you just want to get up and go email someone, but sometimes real estate agents need a little bit more.  This post about setting up your Gmail account will be about importing your real estate client and […]

Evernote for Real Estate Basics

Evernote in Real Estate

At one point in our lives or another, we’ve taken a note.  Whether we’ve jotted something quickly down on the back of a receipt or a scrap of paper, or meticulously kept journals and diaries to keep track of facets of our lives, note-taking in some form is an important part of our daily lives.  […]

How to Set Up Your Android Phone for Your Real Estate Business

Technology in Real Estate

I recently wrote a post about how to set up your iPhone for your real estate business.  However, having been a former owner myself, I know that many people have circumvented the Apple revolution (and iPhones) by embracing Android technology instead.  Not wanting to leave out those of you who are using Android phones as […]