Questioning whether to use the cloud to protect and back up your files is no longer relevant. You need it. What’s left you scratching your head is figuring out who to use — we’ll get to that later — and knowing what to look for. You should walk away from reading this understanding: Why you need a cloud backup What you should […]
In the latest TOTAL for Mobile update, you’ll be able to assign new sketch labels to a room type, indicate when a photo has been taken for a room, and even back up your labels to the cloud in case you ever upgrade your phone or tablet and need to reinstall the app. We’ve also […]
Tracy Boehrer started his second tour with a la mode over six years ago to work on our mobile products. He was an early employee of a la mode back in the 90s. Between tours, he's filled both senior development and management roles. Since 2013 he’s been the Product Manager over TOTAL for Mobile. We […]
Guest post from Andy Arledge, creator of the Appraiser Genie. Andy has over 30 years of experience in real estate, working as a salesman, a real estate broker, and an appraiser. In the late ’80s and early ’90s, he owned and developed custom software for the largest property management company in West Texas. He’s a […]
In light of Apple's announcement on 3/21/2016 about a smaller iPad Pro (sized at 9.7 inches like the current iPad Air devices), I wanted to clarify that this blog post is only about the much larger 12.9 inch iPad Pro.
Updated: Critical Items have changed since this blog was written. Click here to learn about the improvements. Critical Items allow you to focus on just the data you need during the inspection. It replaces your paper checklist with a single screen where the most important fields are displayed, making it easier to collect property information.
When I recently heard about myEcho (www.myechoapp.com), an app that lets iOS (iPhone and iPad) users dictate speech and have it immediately transferred to a Windows PC, I was intrigued because I thought it might save appraisers time. Could this app be used to dictate commentary into an appraisal report using Apple's excellent speech-to-text recognition? […]
Robert Watson of Watson Appraisal Service, LLC recently made the switch to TOTAL from ACI. He caught up with us at last week's Oklahoma City Roadshow to tell us about how easy the transition was and how much time he's been saving with TOTAL and TOTAL for Mobile. Watch it now: