We are giving away an iPad Air each week through Feb. 14 to show our readers we love them. Read about how our first winner, Yasuko Smith, wants to use tech and social media to help her clients.
Yasuko Smith has worked as a Real Estate agent since 1986, and her primary focus is working with residential buyers and sellers with Prudential California Realty. Many of her buyers are also investors, and she supports them with property management services, she told Propertybase.
"The implementation of technology has been a challenging one," she said. "When I first started, technology was not a large part of Real Estate. I can still recall purchasing my first cell phone, which was a Motorola “Brick” phone. Today technology is such an important part of having a successful business."
Smith plans to use social media — with the help of her new iPad — to increase her network and keep it current. She also wants to use the mobile device, and others, to make information readily available to her clients while out in the field with them. The iPad will help meet her clients' needs and quickly find solutions, which she said has always been her goal.