14 Best Apps for Real Estate Agents in 2017

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Here are 14 top trending real estate apps that we believe will support your core business activities. The list might even include apps for tasks or practices that you have yet to consider or procrastinated, concerned they are too expensive or too difficult to adopt. Fear not, almost all of these apps are free or have upgrades starting at just $5 a month.

RPR Data Strengthens Smart Growth Initiative

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Supported by RPR data, this real estate industry leader is helping decision makers understand the challenges and opportunities facing their changing communities, and how they can play a role in shaping its future.

Work, Play, Live: The Commercial RE Focus

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According to a recent Swanepoel T3 Group study, Commercial Real Estate ALERT: Analysis of the Latest Emerging Risks and Trends, demographics based on the interests of Millennials are more important than ever in business practices. “Millennial preference to live in mixed-use environments near work is contributing to high rents in urban locations, which is leading to increased apartment development that will further accelerate population growth in central business districts.

Show Demand for Any Neighborhood with the RPR Market Activity Report

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When your clients or prospects are interested in tracking a neighborhood's activity, the RPR Market Activity report is an ideal option. First, it’s flexible and can be generated on any geography, even areas drawn using the RPR map. And the report itself includes changes in a local real estate market based on listing information and MLS data.

Open Architecture — What it Really Means to Associations and MLSs

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APIs open the internal architecture of a service to others and the result is often a service of much greater value than the sum of the parts. The most popular data sources accessible through a published API include household names such as Facebook, Google Maps, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Pinterest. Open architecture in the real estate realm works the same way … or it should.

CEO Update - June 2017

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On June 27, 2017, RPR® released version 1.61, marking the 62nd product release since the launch of the Residential Platform in September 2010. The latest release includes a new energy consumption dataset provided by Tendril, an industry leader. Now in the Home Energy Consumption section of both the website and mobile, REALTORS® can access estimated monthly energy costs, an energy score, and a home energy consumption breakdown.

5Cs of a Successful Farming Strategy

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Nowhere is there a more streamlined, single source of data and reports that fulfill every aspect of a successful farming campaign. From targeting and analyzing the marketability of potential neighborhoods to resources that help you “break the ice” with homeowners, it’s all here.

3 Must-Have RPR Reports for Farming

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RPR reports are the perfect icebreaker for canvassing agents who need an “in” with potential sellers. No need to carry the print outs with you. With RPR’s app in hand, agents can easily retrieve saved reports, such as the Market Activity Report or, within mere seconds, create and send an RPR Property or Neighborhood Report ... anytime and from anywhere.

See What’s New - June 2017

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Exciting new features have been added to RPR’s website and mobile applications. Some behind-the-scenes enhancements will make your business day a little more efficient; others, on the forefront, equip you with greater depth and breadth of the data you and your clients need to make informed decisions.

Why use the RPR app? Hear from these seven REALTORS®

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REALTORS® spend much of their day on the road, why shouldn’t their top-notch data and reports go with them? Here, real estate experts speak to the the value of RPR’s app in seven different scenarios. Tell us your RPR app success story.

Real Estate's Most Important Four Letter Word is “Next,” not “Sold”

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There's somewhat of a science when using social media to generate new business. In all, follow the 80/20 rule. Here's how one one flexible, easy-to-use social media platform, combined with the nation’s only REALTOR-owned data and reporting platform, can help.

REALTOR® Owned Technology Sweetens Showings

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Today, consumers have access to more real estate data than any other time in history so it’s the Realtor®’s job to have the right data at the right time, and be able to both show and tell her way through a tour.