Real estate can be a straightforward business if you know what you need to do to be successful. A key part of success in your real estate business is delegating certain jobs to other people or even technology. There are several tools that are designed to make your job in real estate easier.

Simplify Your Real Estate Business: Home Service Listing Sites

Now, everyone turns to the internet first if they are searching for something, and real estate is no exception. For this reason, if you can utilize a home service listing site, your business will be able to reach a wider audience online than organically or through listings in the newspaper. When you are looking for quality contractors to fix up a few minor damages before a sale, or when you want to hire them for major projects, you need a home service listing site. This provides a place for you or your clients to reference anytime you want extra help. Additionally, these websites are much easier to navigate than simply looking on a search engine and getting lost in all the options.

Property Management Software

When you are trying to keep track of all your real estate properties, renters, and partnerships, it can become difficult to keep everything straight on your own. Luckily, there are numerous software tools that help landlords collect rent and manage repair requests. Not only does this software make the work easier on your end, but it often benefits your renters as well. For example, a renter can use an app to pay rent directly from their phone and request maintenance to fix their toilet. On your end, you would have a clear listing of who has and has not paid rent and what needs to be done for your properties. You will no longer have jumbled-up notes on your desk or stacks of paper in binders.

Simplify Your Real Estate Business: Social Media

One of the simplest tools to use if you want to improve your real estate business is social media. People go online to look for homes, but they use social media to find out more about the listings and, more importantly, your business. You can place marketing ads on platforms like Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram. Social media is also a great way to interact with your clients more efficiently.


Any successful person in real estate knows how to use all the tools available at their fingertips. Once you can incorporate these tools into your business, you will see the growth that comes from focusing all your energy on the clients.  


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The Southwest Florida Real Estate Investment Association is the leading source of SWFL real estate investing events that provide investment education and networking in southwest Florida. We analyze the housing market and foreclosures and provide information, education and networking events in order to build a network and knowledge base for investors and potential investors. Our members include real estate agent, brokers, investors, hedge fund managers, rehabbers, wholesalers and more.

Our SWFL REIA General Meeting is held in Fort Myers where we provide education on hot topics in investing and an opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow investors. You’ll get a chance to ask for advice from successful real estate professionals and even make a few deals on your latest projects.

To become a member, anyone can register as an individual, a couple, or a corporation. Being a member opens the doors for endless networking opportunities, advice from members with decades of experience, new ideas from entrepreneurs, camaraderie with those just beginning, and deals and contracts done in the meeting room. For those interested in Cape Coral rental property investment and/or Fort Myers rental property investment, SWFL REIA will be able to provide a network to help launch a successful investment career.

The SWFL REIA is known and respected as a source of current, actionable and useful information about the housing market in the area that we meet.

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One of the premier sources for real estate investing networking and education is the SWFL REIA. In the real estate world, the SWFL REIA is different in that they do not do information product sales. Their meetings are focusing on the best ways of investing in real estate by collaborating with other property investors who are sharing their experiences.

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