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20 Features of the SentriKey App You'll Want to Use ASAP

October 27 2020

sentrilock get most from sentrikey appThe SentriKey Real Estate app and software give SentriLock real estate professionals a competitive advantage when it comes to property access management. But, as an agent, are you fully leveraging all the features available to you? Consider these 20 SentriKey app/software features that put the power of mobile access at your fingertips.

Device Access

1. Automatic New Device Registration

Agents can switch devices just by registering the app on the new device. (Registration limits can be set by the MLS/association.)

Benefit: Saves time and allows agents to upgrade technology without having to take extra steps to use the SKRE mobile app.

Security

2. Biometrics Passwords/PINs

Agents can use Touch ID or Face ID to log in and perform key functions.

Benefit: Saves time by simplifying the process and eliminates the need to remember passwords and PINs.

3. Agent Safety Alert

This automatically alerts an emergency contact when the showing agent does not or cannot confirm they are safe.

Benefit: Provides another level of security for agents while showing properties.

Secure, Temporary Access Options

4. Access By Appointment

Listing agents can restrict access based on scheduled appointment times only. (This feature must be initiated at the MLS/association level.)

Benefit: Eliminates unauthorized accesses and policy violations.

5. SentriConnect® Temporary Access

Listing agents can grant time-specific and revokable temporary lockbox access to individuals who don't have full credentials.

Benefit: Ensures that everyone who needs access can get it in a secure, convenient way, which saves time and improves efficiency.

6. One Day Code Temporary Access

Listing agents can grant time-limited code access to individuals who don't have full credentials.

Benefit: Ensures that everyone who needs access can get it in a secure, convenient way, which saves time and improves efficiency.

Notifications

7. Access Logs

Listings agents can retrieve and view all the activity on all their listings.

Benefit: Ensures listing agents can always determine who was in what property and when.

8. Message Center

This native communication portal delivers important notifications.

Benefit: Ensures all important messages are consistently delivered as quickly as possible.

9. Showing Notifications

Listing agents receive a beginning of showing alert when the lockbox is opened and an end of showing alert when it can be determined that the showing agent has left the property, accessed another lockbox, or has manually ended the showing in the app.

Benefit: Delivers immediate notifications about activity at a listing agent property so the agent can solicit timely feedback and keep their clients updated.

10. Manually Ending a Showing

Showing agents can notify the listing agent and sellers that they've finished viewing the home.

Benefit: Improves communication of activity and allows sellers to return home as soon as possible after showings.

11. Missing Key Alert

With the click of a button, a showing agent can alert the listing agent that the key is missing.

Benefit: Allows the listing agent to replace or find the key before other scheduled showings.

12. Return Key Alerts

Showing agents are prompted to return the key when manually ending the showing.

Benefit: Ensures the key is returned to the lockbox before the showing agent leaves the listing.

Lockbox Management

13. Pending Assignment to Listing

Listing agents can enter a listing address, allowing the lockbox to be assigned to a listing not yet in the MLS.

Benefit: Eliminates having to remember to assign the lockbox when the listing isn't yet in the MLS.

14. Lockbox Assignment to Listing

Listing agents can assign/unassign a lockbox from the listing.

Benefit: Makes it easy to manage the assignment process, improving lockbox inventory tracking and the quality of notifications.

15. Shackle Release Codes

Listing agents can provide other agents a code to release the shackle on their lockboxes.

Benefit: Saves the listing agent a trip to the listing to retrieve the lockbox.

16. Agent Teams

Agents can add one another to their teams so they can help manage lockboxes on shared listings.

Benefit: Makes it easy to allow teammates to manage lockboxes on shared listings, saving time and money.

Integration

17. Integrated Listing Data

Property information is imported from the MLS to be displayed when opening the lockbox.

Benefit: Provides information about the listing in a convenient way at the time of the showing.

18. Third-party Data Integration

Agents can connect to a designated data provider (RPR, HomeSnap Pro, etc.) to retrieve complete listing details.

Benefit: Allows agents to retrieve accurate and timely data from tools they're already using.

19. Listing Agent Information

The listing agent's contact info is displayed when opening the lockbox.

Benefit: Provides an easy way to contact the listing agent without having to search for their contact details.

20. Integrated Showing Instructions

Showing instructions are imported from the MLS or manually entered to be displayed when opening the lockbox.

Benefit: Provides information about the listing in a convenient way at the time of the showing.

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