15 Items From Amazon That Every Real Estate Agent Needs for Their Office, Home, and Car
Unlike other jobs, real estate agents have the ability to take their work on the go, which is both a blessing and a curse. By being constantly on the move, you need things to keep you going — both mentally and physically. You also need to make sure that everything you might need in a day’s work is always readily available to you, whether you’re at the office, in your home, or driving in your car to get to your next showing. Whatever it is, these items from Amazon can make your life as a real estate agent a whole lot easier.
For Your Office
1) Follow-Up Master Day Planner: $25.00
You can’t be an organized real estate agent without a planner to keep track of everything. While most agents keep their schedule on their electronic devices, there’s something about having it written it down on paper that helps. Jason Morris’ Follow-Up Master Day Planner is perfectly outlined for real estate agents.
2) Rich Dad, Poor Dad: $5.75
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki is just one of the many books that any person who runs their own business should read at some point in their life. Though this little piece of literature may be overrated, there’s definitely useful information and ideas that real estate agents can apply to their work. Read it, and then as a reminder, keep it visible in your office at all times. Of course, you should also take a look at Amazon’s best books for real estate agents.
3) Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation): $39.99
Google Home and Alexa are becoming more commonplace in a person’s home. But the devices can be just as useful in your office, too, especially the Amazon Echo Dot, which is a little bit smaller and a lot more affordable. Connect it to your phone and do anything—from making calls, setting appointments, asking questions, controlling the lights or simply listening to music while you’re at work.
4) Varidesk Pro Plus 36: $495
Studies have revealed the dangers of spending all day sitting at a desk. As a real estate agent, you probably won’t be spending that much time at your desk to begin with. But, for the days you have a lot of emails to write and a lot of paperwork to do, a standing desk (that can also be a sitting desk), like the Varidesk Pro Plus 36, is ideal.
5) Upright Go Posture Trainer: $79.95
Whether or not you’re spending too much time sitting or standing, there’s no question that real estate agents spend much of their day situated in rather uncomfortable positions. If you feel yourself starting to slouch as the day goes on, then you need the Upright Go Posture Trainer, a discreet posture corrector that connects to an app to monitor how you’re back is doing.
For Your Home
6) Slate Mobile Lapdesk: $59.95
For the days you need to work at home, the bamboo Slate Mobile Lapdesk is perfect for working comfortably, and without hurting your back. It has a place to put your laptop or tablet, and your phone right beside it.
7) Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen: $154.10
Do you ever get an idea that just comes to you in the middle of the night? It’s best if you don’t pull out your phone to write it down, because the LED lights can interfere with you sleep. Instead, get the Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen, which converts all your paper notes into digital notes.
8) Witti Dozzi White Noise Machine: $49.99
After a long day of work, real estate agents might find it hard to leave work at work and take some time to calm down for the evening. For those nights where you just can’t get to sleep because of all the to-do lists you have going on in you head, the Witti Dozzi White Noise Machine will fix that.
9) Korean Charcoal Face Masks 24-Pack: $19.50
Speaking of having trouble sleeping, real estate agents need to take care of their skin and body as much as everything else. After all, you are the face for the business. In addition to a gym membership or a treadmill in your home, these Korean Face Masks will make your face look fresh and bright each day you use them.
10) Nike Sweatpants with Pockets (M/W): $30-$50
Since real estate agents always need to be dressed nice, there’s really nothing better than coming home at the end of the day and trading your slacks for a pair of comfy pants. That being said, your sweatpants should still look nice enough in case you have an unexpected visitor or you need to run to the store. And, they should have pockets. Lots and lots of pockets. Nike Sweatpants should do the trick.
For Your Car
11) iOttie Easy One Touch 4 Mount: $24.95
When you’re a real estate agent, it seems like the phone never stops ringing. How can you drive safely while still staying on top of all the things you need to do for the day? The iOttie Easy One Touch 4 is a cell phone car mount that can help you do just that.
12) AutoExec Tablet/iPad Mount Car Desk: $254.49
Maybe you find that you’re doing more work in your car office than your actual office or your home office. Trying to find everything you need to get work done while you’re on the road can be difficult. You need a way to keep it all organized, so you can access what you need and get to work no matter where you are. The AutoExec Tablet/iPad Mount Car Desk may seem a bit ridiculous to some, but nevertheless, necessary.
13) EEZ-Y Compact Travel Umbrella: $22.95
Why is it always that when you need an umbrella, it’s never there? As a real estate agent, you can’t stop what you’re doing just because it’s a little wet outside. For your car office, buy a EEZ-Y Compact Travel Umbrella to have just in case the weather takes a turn for the worse.
14) Custom Vinyl Lettering Decal: $9.99
Real estate agents constantly need to be advertising and offering their services, without being too pushy. A great way to do that is by getting a simply decal you can put on your back windshield with the name of your business and your phone number, along with anything else you may want to add. Custom design your vinyl lettering, stick it on and watch the clients come to you!
15) Lx Free Auto Emergency Kit: $32.68
Let’s be honest. In many ways, a real estate agent is a Jack of All Trades, some of those trades being a handyman, doctor, and mechanic all in one. The Lx Free Auto Emergency Kit is something that all agents should have in their car. It has all the important gear and equipment, whether something minor is broken in the house you’re showing and you need a screwdriver, your client needs a jumpstart, you need to measure something, or your client accidentally falls down on the way up to the open house.
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