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            Hardware and Software Requirements

            System Requirements

            Tools you need to work successfully with your clients, fellow agents and staff.  The list below is divided up by hardware, software, and services that are required and recommended.

            Note: This is a current snapshot of what is required to be today’s real estate professional and will be modified from time to time so you may want to check back to see what else is on the list.

            Required Hardware

            • Laptop
              • 2015 or newer
              • Tablet Functionality Optional
                • For signing offers in the field
              • Minimum
                • 2.4GHz Intel Core i5 or 2GHz AMD A10 or greater (or Mac equivalent.)
                • 4GB DDR3 RAM or higher
              • Recommended
                • 3.6 GHz Intel Core i7 or 3.0GHz AMD Ryzen
                • 8GB DDR4 RAM or higher
              • Needs a good graphics chipset
                • NVidia Geoforce 7000 Series or better DX9 with shader model 2.0 capabilities (highly preferred – especially if you don’t have a desktop with a good graphics card)
                • ATI Mobility Radeon Rx 200 Series or better with DX9 with shader model 2.0 capabilities
              • Webcam (minimum)
              • Larger Screen (13″ minimum)
              • Windows 10 or better preferred /Mac OS 10.13.4 or better preferred.
              • 8 Gigs of memory minimum
              • CD Burning Required / DVD Burning Optional
              • New Macs running Parallels for Windows specific applications
            • Printer / Scanner / Fax
              • Under $200 typically
              • Automatic Paperfeeder for scanning in contracts and or faxing
            • USB Headset
            • Digital Camera / Tripod is helpful.
              • Any newer Digital Camera should work well
            • Smartphone
              • Preferrably the iPhone 4 or newer with latest iPhone OS
                • Many of the products that are “Web 2.0” have applications that interface with the iPhone.
            • Good newer clean automobile
            • Note:  Convertible laptops. Fold-outs, tablet PCs, ones with detachable keyboards may have issues logging into the Cloud Office.   Some Dell computers may crash the cloud office with a runtime Visual C++ error.  There is no fix at this time, but Avaya is working on it.

            Optional Hardware

            • Portable Printer
              • Print Contracts in the field
              • Hook up to cars electrical system
            • Desktop Workstation
              • Larger Monitor or Monitors
                • 25″ 1920 x 1080 displays are under $270. The additional landscape will improve your ability to work dramatically.
              • You may want to hook your existing laptop to its own keyboard, monitor and mouse combination for efficiency.
                • Many laptops have docking stations for easy hookup

            Required Software

            Optional Software

            Required Services

            • High Speed Internet
              • Get the higest upstream and downstream you can afford (under $50/month in metro areas)
              • Minimum 500 kbs up / 3 Mbps down
              • Test your current download speed at SpeedTest.net

            Optional Services

            • Google Voice Phone Number
              • Manage who can call you and when they can call you
              • Voicemail to Text / Text messaging
              • Free Long Distance anywhere in the U.S. (except Alaska and Hawaii)

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