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the iPad for Real Estate – Best Apps for Business and Realtors

Over at my other blog I’ve written a review of Apple’s new iPad, and how Real Estate agents are using it.

The iPad and Real Estate: What you need to know

We look at the best iPad apps for Realtors, whether or not every Realtor should buy an iPad, and overall, what I think about it.

A sample:

I want to give you my perspective, show you what iPad apps I use most often, and tell you whether or not I think a real estate agent should buy one.

Daily use

Sure, the iPad is great for consuming content like video (youtube and other html5 enabled video sites, as well as movies you  transfer from your computer), music, podcasts, magazine, books and websites.  Everyone knows that.

What I want to know is whether or not it is useful for a real estate agent running around dealing with clients?  For me, it sure is.

A quick example:

A few days ago, I was out with a client looking at a development opportunity in Kitchener. Normally, I would have printed out the listing, historical data on the property, information about the tax assessment and lot boundaries from the province of Ontario’s online system, zoning by-laws, my notes etc.  However now, post-iPad, I’m able to save everything as PDFs and view them all effortlessly on the iPad. (note: I said useful, not fiscally sound!)

What apps am I using?

Are you using an iPad in for real estate?

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