Links & Resources


 

Useful Links


  • Inman News – Inman News is the real estate industry’s most authoritative source of market conditions, business trends, technology, real estate and financial news.

  • Realtor.com – Find real estate listings, homes for sale, apartments, houses for rent, and property records, as well as school and neighborhood information on realtor.com(R).
  • RIS MediaReal estate industry news, profiles, and articles. National print magazine available.
  • Home Inspectors Association – The National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (NAHI) was established to promote and develop certified and licensed home inspectors in the professional home inspection industry.
  • Mortgage Banker Association – The association creates an environment by developing innovative business tools, educating and training industry professionals and providing a gathering place for the sharing of ideas.
  • HUD – Government agency oversees home mortgage lending practices.

 

Web Resources

  • AweberSimple, Faster Email Marketing for Your Business. AWeber takes the guesswork out of email marketing for 120,000+ businesses worldwide
  • Bluehost – One of the largest web hosting companies. Speed, and Flexibility. Only $3.95/Month
    Free Site Builder · Unlimited Hosting Space · Free Website Templates. It’s the one we use.

Tools

Business Tools


  • Propertyware – Online property management software from Propertyware provides world-class marketing, management and accounting solutions for the single family industry.

  • Moo.com – Design and print customized Business Cards with MOO! Print a different image on each business card – upload your own design, logo, text and photos online.
  • Karls Mortgage Calculator – Mortgage calculator with graphs, amortization tables, extra payments and PMI.
  • Invoicera 7.0 – An online invoicing & time tracking app designed specifically to easily invoice your clients and track time & expenses.
  • Docusign – Securely sign and manage documents online from any device with the most widely used e-signature solution.
  • Xpenser – Record, approve, and manage expenses, receipts, mileage, time, and expense reports from your iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, the Web.
  • Evernote – Evernote lets you take notes, sync files across your devices, save webpages, capture inspiration, and share your ideas with friends and colleagues.
  • Picasa – Organize and edit your photos using Picasa, then use Picasa Web Albums to upload and share your photos and videos

Apps


  • Open Home Pro – Offers software solutions that enable real estate agents to manage their businesses on mobile devices.

  • Sitegeist – a mobile application that helps you to learn more about your surroundings in seconds.
  • Dropbox – A home for all your photos, docs, videos, and files. Anything you add to Dropbox will automatically show up on all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website — so you can access your stuff from anywhere.
  • Expensify – Expensify makes capturing receipts, tracking time or mileage, business travel and creating expense reports quick and easy, it takes the time, paper, and headaches out of your expense reports.
  • Hootsuite – Manage and schedule posts to multiple social media profiles on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare and more, all from one app.
  • Curbcall – Curb Call is a mobile app platform that connects real estate buyers and Realtors in realtime.