Download These 5 iPad Apps

Technology in Real Estate

Apple released two important tablets this year – the iPad mini with Retina display and the iPad Air.  For those of us struggling to keep up with all the technology releases, only to be further befuddled by the endless choices offered in the app store, it can all become totally overwhelming.  So, if you’ve got […]

Using Instagram for Your Business

Technology in Real Estate

In the news, or online, you may have heard about “Instagram.”  Instagram is a photo-sharing social media channel that has become very popular with celebrities and mere mortals alike.  Instagram has about 150 million users per month, and has had so much traffic that Facebook took notice and bought it!  Businesses have also flocked to […]

What to Buy on Cyber Monday

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You’ve done it.  You’ve survived Thanksgiving (and maybe Hanukkah!) and relatives and too much turkey and turkey leftovers and crazy football.  You’ve survived Black Friday (either by not going out, or by using your elbows and knees to get that newest deal). You’ve survived the weekend – where your pants don’t fit right and the […]

5 Pieces of Technology I’m Thankful For

Technology in Real Estate

It’s that time of the year where we reflect on the people and things in our lives that we’re most thankful for.  I’m thankful for family, friends and the people I’ve met in my real estate career.  I’m thankful for getting to work with a technology-minded and forward-thinking real estate company – Century 21 Redwood […]

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 […]

3 Pieces of Technology to Pack for the NAR Annual Conference

Technology in Real Estate

Every year, the National Association of REALTORs hosts a Conference and Expo in a new city, offering a four day smorgasbord of exhibitors, renowned speakers and fun for more than 22,000 people.  This year, NAR is hosting its Conference and Expo in the beautiful city of San Francisco, from Nov 8-11.   Since some people haven’t […]

Tracking Your Real Estate Expenses: Expensify v Mint

Technology in Real Estate

Into every life, a little rain must fall.  For self-owned businesses like most real estate agents, that rain is made up of the IRS and quarterly taxes (and, of course, that dreaded date in April).  Gathering, keeping and transmitting important real estate business information is essential when it comes to keeping your financial head on […]

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 […]