25 Apps That Will Blow Up Your Real Estate Business in 2018
By Staff @ Contactually
March 16, 2018

Realtors have too much to remember and too much to do. To keep your competitive edge, you need to stay productive with a little help from technology. In a recent report on the top apps for Realtors, Contactually provided a list of the top apps for your website, open houses, buyer alerts, and more.

They list many traditional options for automating marketing and routine tasks, such as MailChimp and Docusign. But, they also dig deeper to share apps that are highly specific to the real estate market. One excellent option is HouseCanary, which provides valuation, analytics, and forecasting data for home values via a spreadsheet or API.

Key Takeaways

  • Apps are a simple way to optimize your time as a Realtor.
  • Email marketing via MailChimp lets you stay in touch with thousands of prospects at the touch of a button.
  • Apps like HouseCanary make you ultra-productive as a Realtor by providing you with all of the data you need to make smart decisions in a matter of seconds.

Open House

Spac.io – Go paperless and capture visitor information automatically at your open houses. Spac.io integrates with most CRM software for easy follow up and no missed opportunities.

OpenHomePro – This service gives you open house visitor information collection, with digital sign-in sheets and automated lead follow-up and sales reports, right from your tablet.


Online Leads

FiveStreet – Real estate is the business of matching people with properties, and Five Street helps you do that with mobile-ready real estate CRM conversion tools and lead management.

Kunversion – Get multi-level contact management tools, from a free mobile client app to conversion software, that help move customers along your pipeline smoothly.



Vulcan7 – Vulcan7 helps you list more, without working harder or spending more money. It serves up higher quality leads and allows you to connect in unique ways.


Buyer Alerts

RealScout – RealScout offers buyer data and lets you send them listings that will appeal to them automatically. It helps you build rapport and zero in on their wants and needs.


Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)

HouseCanary – Enables you to quickly ascertain the true value of a home with just a few clicks, using comprehensive available information.

MoxiPresent – Allows you to create a market value presentation on the fly, so that you can present a polished look at listing appointments.


Predictive Analytics

First.io – First.io uses machine learning tools to predict who is selling. They track more than 700 signals to accurately predict sellers, and then serve this data up in a simple app.

Revaluate – Revaluate mines data from a wide range of sources and produces property reports, as well as prospect search and spend data, to help you know who is ready to buy or sell.

HouseCanary – House Canary also helps with integrated and scalable data, valuations and analytics. They offer property info, forecasting and LTV data via API or spreadsheet.


Email Marketing

Mailchimp – Mailchimp is an inexpensive email marketing tool to use to keep in touch and build relationships. You can send up to 12,000 emails per month to 2,000 contacts absolutely free.

Emma – Emma offers email marketing that is easily integrated with some of the largest real estate contact management platforms. It helps you create targeted campaigns based on customer behavior.


Video Marketing

BombBomb – Most people love videos, and Bomb Bomb helps make the process of creating video emails easier for you as an agent. Video helps you stand out and get attention in your crowded field.

PhoneKixie – Kixie helps you make more calls and be more productive on the phone. It gives you PowerList dialing integrated with CRM and ensures that your call shows up as a local number.

MojoDialer – Mojo Dialer combines CRM and lead management with a great calling tool. It keeps your sales pipeline first and foremost, and allows you to take actions needed to move forward.


Transaction Management

SkySlope – Sky Slope is a transaction management system that helps take your business off of paper and allows you to handle transactions electronically. It’s a mobile paperless platform, so you can contract wherever you happen to be.

Dotloop – With the tagline, “People work not paperwork,” Dotloop helps you complete the paperwork associated with any real estate transaction through an online proprietary network.

Folio – Folio lets you manage and organize transactions from your Gmail account by automatically categorizing files, contacts and emails. It’s real estate contact management made easy.

Nekst – Nekst creates an automated transaction management system that works the way you want it to. From your task list to emails and communications, Nekst helps you simplify your business.




Zipforms – Zipforms lets you customize, send and have documents signed at any time of day or night. It also works with real estate CRM to keep you on task.

Docusign – Docusign allows you to email paperwork to customers and other parties to a real estate transaction for their review and online signature and return. No need to run all over to get documents signed.


Web-Based Disclosure Management

Disclosures.io – Disclosures.io makes it easy to manage and send mandatory disclosure forms to keep yourself in compliance.



ActiveRain – Active Rain is a very active community of real estate professionals who share best practices, collaborate and write blog posts to help others.


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