Working from home? Here’s what you need.April 2, 2020
Working in an all-virtual environment may get tricky at times, especially if it’s not something you’re used to doing on the regular. Lucky for us, there are ample tips, tricks, and technology to leverage as we adjust to “the new normal.” Here’s a list to get you started on everything from going paperless to staying connected to family, friends, and clients.
One of the more difficult tasks in working virtually is going from a paper environment to doing everything on a computer. Check out some of these resources that make the transition a little easier.
Zipform Plus – Maximize efficiency, streamline workflows, and reduce risk with the essential forms software.
Docusign – Safe and secure. Start signing anywhere instantly.
Skyslope – Transaction management with integration and automation.
MyHome– Transparency and real-time updates to track your transaction from start to finish.
Listing Marketing & 3D tours
Don’t have access to your usual photographers and videographers? No problem. Here are some resources to make your listings beautiful online from your couch.
Asteroom – 360 VR Tour is fast, beautiful, and no training required.
iStaging – Virtual tours with your smartphone.
Floorplanner – Create 2D & 3D floorplans without fussing with CAD.
Issuu – Transform images, text, videos, and PDF’s into beautiful content.
Market and Housing Data
Although your local WFG office is more than happy to assist, sometimes you just need something RIGHT. THIS. MINUTE. Check out these resources for up-to-date market intel and property information.
ListReports – Easy marketing and powerful data in one platform.
Altos Research – Real-time market reports and simple reports you can actually decipher.
WFG Bottomline – Closing cost calculator online and on your phone.
WFG OnTheGo – Property profiles, walking farms, calculators, and more in one app.
Lets face it, even introverts are having a hard time with staying home all the time. There are many ways to get face-to-face interaction while maintaining the six-foot rule.
FB Live – Host a watch party or just say what’s on your mind.
FB Messenger – Simple way to text, video chat, or send your favorite cat meme.
IG Video Chat – Like Facebook, but for those that hate Facebook.
Google Hangouts – Message contacts, start free voice or video calls one-to-one or one-to-few.
Zoom Video Conference – Probably the most widely used conference software of WFH’ers everywhere.
Marco Polo – Combines the best of texting, social, and video chats in one private app.
Slack – All your people, all your information, and all your tools…all in one place.
BombBomb – Easy video email allows you to get face-to-face with clients more often.