7 Apps for Highly Effective Realtors

Real estate professionals with mobile devices want instant access to information that will increase their productivity and efficiency while they’re out in the field. Thanks to a number of new mobile applications, both free and by paid subscription, the potential to get more done each day has never been greater.

Check out these 7 great apps that can all help you get more done.

docs free mobile appDocuments Free

Filling out piles of paperwork to make real estate transactions official is enough to inundate anyone, but with the help of Documents Free (Mobile Office Suite), realtors can store, create, edit and print documents on the go. Best of all, as the name implies, there’s no fee for this time saving app.

Documents Free for iPhone

dsSearchAgent Mobile IDX


For hungry real estate agents looking to streamline their processes, look no further than
the mobile dsSearchAgent Mobile IDX from Diverse Solutions.  Instead of heading back to the office for the information you need, the mobile IDX search app combines robust features with an easy-to-use interface, making it a must-have for any Realtor with an appetite for success.

Built for agents to offer to visitors as a mobile extension of their website IDX, dsSearchAgent Mobile is not a true app you (or your site visitors) need to download.  Instead, users need only visit your dsSearchAgent IDX from a mobile device to perform on-the-go property searching.   Clear navigation give users of this mobile property search a simple, yet elegant interface to retrieve IDX data at the touch of a few buttons, and give you another great way to capture new lead.  Add dsSearchAgent Mobile to your site for visitors to use to search homes and for you to use for finding homes while out in the field showing listings, optimized for iPhone, iPad Android, Blackberry and Kindle Fire.

Get started with dsSearchAgent Mobile IDX.

drive safe.ly appDriveSafe.ly

This app helps you do just what it says by reading text messages and emails aloud, so you can stay focused on the road ahead to your next appointment. When you travel a lot, it’s even more important to practice safe driving. Just activate drivesafe.ly when you get inside your car and toggle it off when exiting.

DriveSafe.ly for iPhoneDriveSafe.ly for Android

milog mobile appMilog

Due to a swath of open houses, broker meetings and private tours, your car is sure to rack up some miles. Milog records your car’s mileage to give you an accurate count of how far you’ve travelled, ensuring you can claim all eligible miles driven for taxation and/or reimbursement purposes.

Milog for iPhone

magic plans mobile appMagicPlan

Just snap some photos of  of a home interior and the free MagicPlan app will convert them into a floor plan, available in PDF, HPG and DFX drawing formats. This is a great way to impress prospects with minimal effort.

MagicPlan for iPhone

On a related note, Instagram is another free mobile app for taking pictures that can quickly be shared on social networks and other websites.

Instagram for iPhoneInstagram for Android

Google Calendar

Most agents are juggling an extraordinary number of priorities and meetings typically rule the day. The power behind using the free Google Calendar is that you can share your schedule, then make changes to it on your smartphone and later see those changes reflected on an iPad or Mac.

Syncing Google Calendar with iPhone – Syncing Google Calendar with Android

By harnessing the power of these apps, you can turn your mobile phone into a second office and boost productivity.

Best yet, since so many of them are free, you don’t have to pay a dime to get started.