The real estate industry poses very unique challenges for maintaining long-term relationships with homeowners and potential real estate clients. However, there are changes affecting the industry that are creating new opportunities for overcoming these challenges. A company named Applica Solutions is emerging as a leader in leveraging these changes to develop a fresh approach to maintaining real estate client relationships and building personal brands, by providing low-cost and no-cost tools that enable establishing on-going personalized essential home care connections with clients and prospects.read more >
Home Wizard is an interactive e-Newsletter and mobile app, that generates referrals and repeat business for you from your sphere of influence, by providing them with personalized home care reminders and tips for their specific home and goals.read more >
Earlier this year, Applica completed a major upgrade to Home-Wizard with the goal of making Home-Wizard even more valuable to the users. The upgrade included features to make users' recommended home care program much more personalized, and to also increase interactions with the application during the month (such as being able to mark tasks as 'done,' assign helpers, view contractor recommendations, etc.). The feedback was VERY positive!read more >
To help members of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) to grow their business, ASHI has formed a partnership with Applica Solutions for a new Member Benefit for marketing services. Starting January 1, ASHI members will now receive a 20% discount on the Home Wizard interactive eNewsletter & mobile app.read more >
Inspection Support Network (ISN) and Applica / Home Wizard announced today a strategic partnership that combines ISN's business process automation tools with Applica's Home Wizard e-Newsletter and mobile app, which together creates an end-to-end integrated solution for helping home inspectors to grow their business with homeowners and real estate agents.read more >
Applica Solutions announced today that its 'Home Wizard' client engagement solution for real estate professionals has begun to provide rewards to help motivate the professional's clients to complete their monthly recommended home care tasks. Home Wizard users can now earn points for completing their home care tasks, which can be redeemed for special deals from popular stores and restaurants. And by uploading pictures from doing their tasks, users become eligible to win cash gift cards.read more >
Home Wizard by Applica is an interactive e-Newsletter & mobile app that helps you grow your business by generating referrals and repeat business for you, through providing your clients with monthly personalized home care reminders, tips, and much more. It is very easy to synchronize ISN with Applica's Home Wizard interactive e-Newsletter, which together creates an end-to-end solution for running and growing your home inspection business.read more >
Applica Solutions announced today a partnership between its Home Wizard business and the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), in which Applica / Home Wizard will be joining InterNACHI as an affiliate member. As part of the affiliation, InterNACHI members will receive a group discount on the Home Wizard interactive eNewsletter and mobile app, which help home inspectors to grow their business by building on-going relationships with homeowners and real estate agents.read more >
You are a good home inspector. No wait, you are a GREAT home inspector. But do real estate agents consistently give out your name for referrals to homeowners?
There is no substitute for being qualified in your inspection work and treating real estate agents and homeowners with the respect they deserve. But for growing your inspection business, the secret to building strong relationships with real estate agents, who continually generate ongoing referrals, is:
- staying top of mind;
- helping them personally; and
- helping them professionally.