10 iPad apps to increase real estate productivity
Diana Dietz, e-PRO
Apr 18, 2012
Facebook Twitter GooglePlus AddThis
Facebook Twitter GooglePlus AddThis

Many Realtors® these days would be lost without their mobile applications, which is understandable considering they can help make real estate productivity easier than traditional methods.

With smart phones and tablets gaining popularity, more real estate productivity apps are becoming available, and most are free.

Perhaps you will find some of your preferred in the list below or find a new app you haven’t seen before that‘s a good fit for you. Here are 10 useful iPad apps that may help your business:

  1. REALTOR.com: Key features of the Realtor.com real estate app include: access to four million homes for sale from Realtor.com, filter results for nearby homes for sale and open house events, full details on each listing including up to 25 photos, ability to take notes and rate the property, and share listing information via email, Twitter, and Facebook. (Free)
  2. NAR Express: This app features access to real estate topics, popular headlines, calls-for-action, special offers for NAR members, and sales and marketing resources. (Free)
  3. Houzz: Houzz has the largest database of home design ideas on the net, with other 200,000 high resolution photos. Browse photos by style, room and location and save them to your virtual book idea. Find everything from local designers to architects and contractors who can help you realize your ideas. (Free)
  4. Open Home Pro: Open Home Pro allows you to manage your open house and real estate listings wherever you go. Use the app to collect client information, automatically email them, and more. ($3.99
  5. Mortgage Calculator$: This app offers an easy-to-use mortgage calculator and amortization. (Free)
  6. Property Evaluator: Property Evaluator is a real estate investment analysis software. After entering some information about the property, you can view performance projections that help you do an apples-to-apples comparison between properties. You can also email a professional PDF report to your clients, lenders, or investment partners. ($4.99
  7. Loopnet: Use LoopNet to search for an investment property or lease space. (Free)
  8. School Finder: This is an app for families in the U.S. to find out how good their local school is and how it compares with other nearby schools. It evaluates over 125,000 K-12 public, private and public charter schools in the country using a 1-10 rating for each. Test scores are provided as well as over 900,000 parent and community reviews. (Free
  9. State Farm Move Tools:  Use Move Tools to plan your task, pack and organize your stuff, and manage an entire move from start to finish. You can create smart labels that you know what’s inside boxes without opening them. Also, read articles that help you deal with the challenges of moving. (Free
  10. Track My Mileage: TMM helps keep track of mileage for business, charitable, medical/moving or personal reasons. (Free)