Location: Encinitas, CA
One-Line Bio: Melissa is a writer, real estate trainer, motivational
speaker, and owner of an independent real estate broker (
broadpoint-properties.com). She loves yoga, skiing, and peanut butter cookies.
CardMunch: I used to have tons of
business cards at the bottom of my
bag. Now, I take a photo of the card
and it goes into my Contacts. There
are never any typos!
Dropbox: With Dropbox, I can efficiently share lots of large documents
that aren’t easy to send over email.
Genius Scan: When meeting clients, this app comes in handy. I love
having the ability to convert a photo
to PDF on the fly (plus it works with
Brewster Address Book: This app
has great visual ID, and culls the
contacts to provide me with everybody’s info in one place. If I forget a
name, Brewster saves me.
DocuSign Ink: eSignatures are all
the rage, and this app makes it easy
for me to sign or send documents
quickly and efficiently.
Evernote: With this app, I make
notes and save documents and
emails. I love the handy tagging feature and how it syncs via the cloud.
My Mortgage: While not a replacement for a lender, this app allows
me to give homebuyers an idea of
what their loan payments might be.
Homesnap: With the “snap” of
a photo, this innovative app is the
world’s quickest way to get a general idea of property info when you
need it in a pinch.
Audible: Instead of listening to my
tunes, I listen to audiobooks when
I’m driving around town.
Dragon: If I’ve got an idea for my
column and I have a few extra seconds, I can just dictate to my heart’s