RPR Mobile Update
RPR is pleased to announce that it has entered into the final stages of Beta testing on the RPR Mobile App for both iPhone and Android phones. With this new app, RPR Mobile is designed to combine the power of your smartphone, with the strength of the RPR Platform. Currently RPR Mobile Beta testers are supplying valuable market level feedback on many of the features, enhancements and business uses cases which the RPR Mobile Development Team is using to create the final version of what will be the Phase 1 Release in Q4 2014.
2014 NAR Leadership Summit Wrap-Up
RPR staff participated in the 2014 NAR Leadership Summit in Chicago on August 24-26. During the main session, RPR had the opportunity to present “Using RPR to Meet NAR Core Standards” highlighting the ability for Associations and volunteer leadership to utilize the RPR Dashboard. The Dashboard, including the RPR Economic Area Reports, is designed to assist Associations with the Consumer Outreach standards to position them to be the voice of real estate in their communities. RPR also presented at the 2015 NAR Committee Liaison Orientation and the NAR AE Orientation sessions, showing these groups the power of RPR for all REALTORS® and Associations, as well as giving them a preview of the RPR Mobile Application.
RPR Expands Summer Webinar Program to Include Investment Tools
RPR has expanded its live webinar classes to show REALTORS® how to use RPR’s Investor Tools to assist their clients and customers in investment purchases. RPR’s newest offering, titled “Getting the Edge with RPR Investor Tools” is designed to show REALTORS® how to use RPR to work with clients interested in purchase and resale, long-term residential properties purchases for lease, and how to use the Commercial Trade Area Analysis and Trade Area Reports with Commercial clients. So far, RPR’s Advanced Learning series has had over 8,500 REALTORS® register for webinars and receive training information on a variety of programs, including “How to use RPR to Increase Your Listing Inventory” and “Creating the Perfect Relocation Packet with RPR.” To access all of RPR’s Video Learning Center and to sign up for RPR’s upcoming Advance Learning Webinar.
RPR New Member Orientation Modules Created for Associations
At the request of our Association partners, RPR has created a new set of resources designed to assist local Associations in providing valuable information to new REALTORS® on how to utilize RPR during their new member orientation classes. The RPR New Member Orientation Landing Page includes a 1,2,3 step process starting with the “What is RPR?” video. Then there is the option of a 10 or 30 minute module focused on a series of short videos for REALTORS® on how to create your RPR account, where to go for training, (including the RPR Video Learning Center), information on RPR 24/5 Call Center for customer support, and more. The page also includes resources to assist Associations in communicating RPR’s value to their members. Take a moment and view this exciting new service.
MyRPR REALTOR® Story
This month’s My RPR story is from Andrea Bakewell of Little Rock, Arkansas. She has been in the real estate business for eight years, and frequently works with military families who are relocating. Many of these families are seeing locations for the first time and Andrea uses RPR to educate her clients and customers on various real estate markets. Watch Andrea’s story below.