Look at incorporating a proven system that will help your BPO and REO business 'grow right and grow smart.' Take your business to new heights in 2011 by automating your business with BPO Automation and Auto-Accept software.
- Get started by doing a Google search for the keywords "BPO software," or "BPO Automation Software."
1. Why should I consider using BPO Automation software?
Time is money and likely you value your time as much as the next real estate professional. Your expertise and time are probably better spent doing duties other than the day to day grind of data entry, order management and such.
When you choose to automate your business you are taking the redundant, mundane part of your day-to-day work and benefiting by using a proven system to help you save time, frustration, money and more. Using BPO Automation software will help cut down tremendously on the total time it takes you to do a BPO or REO order. It will help open up more doors for you by either helping to grow your business in a cost effective, smart manner. It will assist you by giving you back your life in that you won't have to work at night and on the weekends to meet all of your deadlines and your workload. Lastly, it will help give you back the freedom to what you are good at and that is giving your advice and expertise as a real estate professional.
2. What can BPO Automation software help me with?
There are two main types of BPO Automation software. The first is Auto-Fill and the second is Auto-Accept.
Auto-Fill replaces you having to do the data entry side of your BPO and REO orders by hand or having to pay someone else to do this task for you. It automates your MLS comp data and subject information as well as many of the redundant fields that stay the same from one form to another.
Auto-Accept replaces you having to sit at your desk clicking refresh day and night trying to snag more BPO orders. It automates checking designated company websites for orders and accepts them on your behalf.
3. Does the Auto-Fill software pull my comps, make adjustments and figure out the final value of my BPO's?
NO, only a licensed real estate professional can pull comps and make adjustments based on local market and economical factors. You should be the only person that decides on a 'final value' for all of your BPO and REO orders. Companies expect for you to do each part of the process so don't cut corners on something so important...your reputation and future opportunities for more work are on the line!
4. How Much Does BPO Automation Software Cost?
BPO Automation software ranges in price from one company to another. Mainly, you have two choices when it comes to pricing for the Auto-Fill software
- Pay a monthly fee
- Pay a one-time fee
For the Auto-Accept software the pricing ranges as well from one company to another so do your research, compare the companies that offer the products that you are interested in. Be sure to do your due diligence by: looking for client testimonials on their website, seeing if people using their products are being successful as well as checking to see if the company offers the automation product offers a free-trial.
If in doubt, don't hesitate to pick up the phone and call to ask them questions. This is a tale-tell sign about the level of customer service they provide as well.