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3 Questions to Ask a Property Inspection App Provider

shutterstock_126609710If you are purchasing a property inspection app, then you should make a list of important questions and features about which to ask, in order to make the best decision for your company. A property inspection app can make a huge difference in the way your business operates and the image you project to your customers, so you want to make sure that you are getting the best quality for your money. There are several things that property inspection apps should do well, and it all depends on the size of your company, and what kinds of software you want to integrate with your app for a comprehensive business experience. Here are a few important considerations.

Does this App Integrate Easily with Other Software?

If you are going to invest in an inspection app, it needs to be easily integrated with other software, especially software that you may already be using.  A major reason to purchase a property inspection app is to enhance your work experience and maximize the amount of useful data that you can compile. It will be difficult to reach this goal if the app you buy won’t cooperate with the software you already have in use. This means that you will need to either buy a new app or purchase new software for your computer and other technological functions in your company. This would mean that in the end, it would cost you much more than it was worth to use in the first place. Before you purchase an app, ask the app provider what kind of documentation is available, and what other kinds of software will work well with the app they provide.

Does it Have Video Inspection Capability?

Video inspections are one of the newest and most impressive features offered by inspection apps, and are something you should consider as a very important factor when deciding on a purchase. Video inspections can bring a whole new perspective to your business, and create a very positive impression on your customers. Not only can they make your company look impressive, they can also make home inspections simpler, faster, and easier to evaluate. With a video inspection, you can have a visible, physical record of whatever damage or problems may exist on your property, and this means you won’t have to try interpreting notes made about the property about which you may have forgotten the specifics. With video inspections, you can also have a fast, detailed, comprehensive view of an entire property immediately available for viewing.

Is it Easy to Use?

This may seem like a question that is difficult to answer honestly, because it can be a subjective detail. The provider will know how user friendly the app is, and should be able to walk you through the basics. You should take advantage of such a service, and test it for yourself, to see how much training it will take before you employees can begin using the app effectively. In the end, you will be the one to decide how easy the app is to utilize, and determine if it is the right fit for your property management staff. Try looking at many different apps to get a good idea of what compares between the all.

If you ask at least these three questions, you will have a good idea about the product you are looking to purchase. This will show you if the property inspection app is a good option for your company.


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