How 37 Real Estate Agents Answered: Why Do You Love Tech?
Below are 37 real estate agents answers to the simple question: Why do you love tech? Many expressed that they love the freedom and simplicity it brings along with a streamlined the process for their clients. With a our community in Facebook at over 5,600 agents and by me presenting nationally in front of thousands more, I get a chance to engage with successful tech agents daily. I also realize that all Realtors are not tech savvy so I felt it would be a good idea to share these quick Twitteresque explanations of why Realtors should and do love technology and social media! Thanks to all of you that contributed and as always be sure to leave a comment or any questions below or on the fan page!
Robert C Stern: “Loves how technology has helped in our business. How to maintain communication with clients and how to educate them on Real Estate.”
Victoria Trees: “I both love and hate technology! Sometimes it makes life so much simpler, but sometimes when it doesn’t work, it can really mess up my day.”
Dave Kube:“A fan of technology since the early 90′s and my first Mac computer. Started using the internet along with google in 2004. Best source of new business by far!! Have used Top Producer for ever and recently started a fan page Tech Savvy Canuck Realtor to learn and to share with fellow realtors”
Gloria Young Helmstetter: “I love technology. It simply helps make my job easier. Always able to keep up with e-mails and my calendar anytime, anywhere.”
Mac Mcfarland: “I love technology because it allows me to work anywhere at anytime. Giving me the ability, using the connection that works best for them, to serve clients based on THEIR communication likes.”
Tina Baril: “I depend on my technology devices because my real estate office is mobile. I rarely have to tell a client “I’ll send it to you when I return to my office..” With the use of MobileMe, my iPhone, MacBook and my website I can respond to requests right away and assist clients from anywhere, anytime.”
Ray Wells and May Gonzalez: “We love Tech because I believe in being as up to date as one can be, for the benefit of our clients. 22 years ago when I started… No fax mechine, Top Producer for dos & the beloved MLS books, I too feel I have been there with the dinosaurs! I LOVE any technology that can make my life easier and frankly FUN!”
Lorri-Anne Driscoll: “In the jungle, the mighty jungle The lion sleeps tonight! Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh
Wemoweh, wemoweh, wemoweh, wemoweh Ee-e-e-um-um-a-weh
Wemoweh, wemoweh, wemoweh,wemoweh Near the village, the peaceful village
The lion sleeps tonight! Hush my darling, don’t fear my darling The lion sleeps tonight!
And while the lion sleeps…I’m (Lor…ri-Anne) learning all the newest technology for our team of 3 in “The Great State!
Couldn’t get that song out of my mind today. I hope you’ll “LIKE” us at http://www.facebook.com/stevesellsmaineteam Thanks TS for all your hard work!”
Janice Weathington: “I love technology because I can conduct business any time of the day and any where in the world. It’s also very exciting to learn something new every single day with technology.”
Chad Pederson: “As a small broker working across the Twin Cities, I love technology and greatly rely on my hosted MS Exchange service, Asterisk VOIP phone system, iPhones for mobile access, MacBook Pro (running VM Ware with Windows XP Pro for Windows required sites), and Obeo for virtual tours/photography/dedicated home websites. I w…ouldn’t be able to run my small business so efficiently without all the outstanding tools we have available to us.”
Sharon Fetterman: “I love technology because with tech I am able to work anywhere at anytime. And just love tech gadgets!”
Eric Slifkin: “I had 20 years in IT (sales) before becoming a Realtor. I love leveraging technology to manage both marketing and back office operations.”
Integrating the “new” with the old and continuing to innovate to best serve my clients and connect with new friends and stay in touch with old friends.Love TSA and …finding other tech savvy agents to discuss and brainstorm with !”
Not sure how agents did it in the old days … but I love the new age!”
Andrew Mckay: “I can tell myself I’m working whilst laying in bed with my lap top:)”
Hector G. Diaz: “I love tech because there is always something new to learn and implement!”
perceived like a soft skill, i.e. a Realtor who delivers your property beautifully to the best swimmers in the buyers’ pool looks like he truly
listens and cares (which he… does!). We are so excited about the services we offer clients in Wasaga Beach, Ontario; by helping them put
all the pieces together, clients can enjoy a truly moving experience!”
We are so fortunate to have all the techy tools that we use!”