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1,616,059
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

The navigation system in my car or Waze app on my phone.

Dec 29, 2016 12:59 PM
Ambassador
1,338,140
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

My dashboard GPS has never failed me and is the most accurate as to arrival time too!  There are too many No Service areas to rely on the iphone and I have to warn clients to not count on it.

Dec 29, 2016 12:34 PM
Rainmaker
3,700,080
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Dashboard 95% of the time.  nose the other 5%

Dec 29, 2016 12:32 PM
Rainmaker
1,492,106
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

My vehicle has a Map program... I love it.  Sometimes I use my iPhone to get an address and general location.

Dec 29, 2016 10:48 AM
Rainmaker
5,551,685
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

google map.... and/or have someone drive me who knows where they're going....

Dec 29, 2016 10:35 AM
Rainmaker
504,728
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Navigation is built into my car. And I also use my phone when necessary.

Dec 29, 2016 02:05 PM
Rainmaker
692,470
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

I use my Garmin. It calculates my mileage. I'm able to download it each month in an excel spreadsheet and easily remove personal mileage. It recalculates my total. I send it to my bookkeeper for my monthly P&L. Easy Peasy! 

Dec 29, 2016 11:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,130,702
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Knowing I was moving to San Diego back in 2003, every Lexus I've owned since 2003 has had built in GPS as part of the upgrade package. I never will buy a car for work without GPS built in.

Dec 29, 2016 10:54 AM
Rainmaker
1,675,830
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Smartphone all the way. Have 2 programs in case one goes bonkers & sends me off a cliff. Google Nav & Google Maps on android.

I realized not too long ago that I had regular paper maps in the trunk that I hadn't used in an eternity. Recycle bin with them!

Dec 29, 2016 09:47 AM
Rainmaker
5,217,586
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Fred,

Our car has a built in GPS, and we have not used it.  We use our iPhone (Siri) for that .  She did well on our recent European trip, although her pronounciation is terrible on Italian words...

Dec 29, 2016 09:44 AM
Ambassador
3,543,379
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I have a great dashboard GPS but I have found my smartphone is more up to date..

Dec 29, 2016 08:54 PM
Rainmaker
2,966,034
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

GPS in my vehicle and sometimes my phone.  I look forward to receiving my new Google Pixel XL phone. 

Dec 29, 2016 06:01 PM
Rainmaker
760,934
Bob Force (REALTOR®)
Century 21 - Redwood Realty - Mount Airy, MD
The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate

Smartphone has only let me down in new communities.

Dec 29, 2016 04:43 PM
Rainmaker
410,307
Bill Dandridge
MKB, Realtors - Roanoke, VA
GREEN, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker

I have a navigation system in my 2008 Prius, but sometimes I need to use my iPhone to help with more recent developments.

Dec 29, 2016 04:20 PM
Ambassador
3,986,387
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I use Waze, 95% of the time. Fabulous app.

Dec 29, 2016 03:30 PM
Ambassador
4,310,074
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Fred Griffin - at times WAZE but mostly Google Maps - and most of the time, I know many areas in my surrounding so sometimes, gut-feeling and it has worked for me!

Dec 29, 2016 03:05 PM
Rainmaker
817,403
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I have never owned or used a GPS. I have lived here my entire life, and pretty much know how to find my way around. I do occasioanlly use ADC map book or mapquest if I'm going on a longer drive to somewhere I'm not familiar with.

Dec 29, 2016 02:55 PM
Rainmaker
6,209,782
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

My car has GPS. Sometimes, we use a smart phone as a supplement.

Dec 29, 2016 02:16 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,329
FN LN
Toronto, ON

Depends on where I am going.

Dec 29, 2016 01:49 PM
Rainmaker
563,279
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

I have a Nav in my vehicle - I also use Google maps sometimes...

Dec 29, 2016 11:07 AM
Rainmaker
854,330
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Garmin.

However, there is a persistent 'back seat' driver who knows where everything is....which has proven to be a false statement.

Dec 29, 2016 11:03 AM
Ambassador
3,263,361
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Loved reading the answers on this one.  I need to figure out something for the rental car I'm driving.  So used to my in-console GPS in my own car.

Dec 29, 2016 10:45 AM
Rainmaker
1,158,279
Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

Whatever came on my new iPhone 6 works great for me!

Dec 29, 2016 09:47 AM
Rainer
236,535
Macy Babb ... North Georgia Realtor
Re/Max Around Atlanta Realtor - 404-234-6166 - Cartersville, GA
Realtor, SFR, HUD/REO Certified

Still have my Garmin for back up, but mostly Mapquest app on phone

Dec 29, 2016 09:45 AM
Rainmaker
453,879
Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

I use Garmin or my phone.

Dec 31, 2016 01:38 PM
Rainmaker
4,599,353
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have a Garmin as I can take it on vacation too.   I have purchased cars with the in-dash GPS, but it is very costly to update yearly.

Dec 31, 2016 06:24 AM
Rainmaker
1,345,063
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Primarily phone GPS (Google) because it is the most updated and updates freely.  I do have a Garmin Nuvi.  I also know whow to read the paper maps too.

Dec 30, 2016 01:38 PM
Rainmaker
2,042,638
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

GPS plugged in on Jeep but otherwise don't get lost in small rural areas where only two or three left or right hand turns in the entire 6x6 mile township with less than 100 people in them! Rural brokerage so different than urban centers! We don't lock doors, don't have traffic or crime either and folks help with directions, are friendly. 

Dec 30, 2016 07:34 AM
Rainmaker
3,888,793
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Waze and Google maps!

Dec 30, 2016 06:54 AM
Rainmaker
4,433,283
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I have a Garmin

Dec 30, 2016 06:38 AM
Rainmaker
1,613,847
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

In car GPS and every agent should have a car with one.

Dec 30, 2016 06:08 AM
Ambassador
2,047,626
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Locally, I usually look at the directions to get a sense of where the address is and go there the way described or another way.  If I do have to look up an address or have to go into unfamiliar territory, I use the maps app on my phone. 

Dec 30, 2016 05:29 AM
Rainmaker
901,667
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I have the Garrmin in my car - works fairly well

Dec 30, 2016 05:21 AM
Rainmaker
411,487
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

Good morning Fred,

I used to use my phone, now I use the car GPS.

Dec 30, 2016 05:00 AM
Rainmaker
3,765,729
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I have a Garmin... just like the one you've pictured that I can talk to and it talks back! But I do occasionally check directions on-line. I had built-in navigation in my cars for years from the time they first came out with this feature... have found my Garmin to be much more accurate and I don't have to pay for it.

Dec 30, 2016 04:33 AM
Rainmaker
1,722,443
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

I've used a Garmin-like device, my iPad and iPhone, but now use my dashboard GPS. I also still have an atlas of my area in the car just in case I need it, and if I'm doing a bunch of showings, I look online first to see where everything is, just in case. I always have a backup.

Dec 30, 2016 03:34 AM
Rainmaker
1,563,064
Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
Bucci Realty, Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Fifteen Years Experience in Brevard County

I am still using my Tom Tom dash windshield attached GPS.  Who knew when I bought lifetime map updates I would keep using it!  Besides, I like it better than my phone.

Dec 30, 2016 03:25 AM
Rainmaker
3,069,284
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Garmin

Dec 30, 2016 02:49 AM
Ambassador
3,722,076
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I use the iPhone system.  I have a phone holder on my dashboard.  It's easier and more up to date than the one in  the car.

Dec 30, 2016 02:10 AM
Rainmaker
389,824
Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Sunset Properties, Powered by Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

My car has navigation, but I tend to use my iPad or phone to get me where I need to go.

I have a client who uses Waze when we're driving together and it's really useful.  

Dec 29, 2016 11:16 PM
Ambassador
5,072,608
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Much of the time it is a different kind of gps than you are accustomed to.

 

Dec 29, 2016 09:44 PM
Ambassador
4,421,917
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanjfully I know my way well, but I sue Siri for directions often or the Google maps (sometimes Waze) on my iPhone. Waze is great for traffic, especially when we are driving to and from LA

Dec 29, 2016 08:38 PM
Ambassador
3,981,295
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

My dash GPS if the street was named over 5 years ago and my Siri if not! I stopped paying for the updates on my car and like Siri and on occasion will use WAZE.

Dec 29, 2016 08:34 PM
Rainmaker
594,184
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

If I don't know the way, I use my Android phone. "Google, directions to 123 Smart Street, Cody, Wyoming." Easy as cake!

Dec 29, 2016 07:30 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,753
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

A good old fahsioned road map

Dec 29, 2016 05:49 PM
Rainmaker
4,799,256
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

My car has Google Maps in it's display.  Works very well.

Dec 29, 2016 04:59 PM
Rainmaker
290,569
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Have actually used '2' Fred Griffin.  Both Dashboard GPS and Garmin, depending on the vehicle we were using, and found them to work out great.  In a past career, I used Mapquest (ahead of time), when I was using an older company vehicle.  

Dec 29, 2016 02:42 PM
Rainmaker
2,594,920
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Google maps ala phone

Dec 29, 2016 01:40 PM
Ambassador
1,615,844
Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

Google maps on my phone

Dec 29, 2016 01:15 PM
Rainer
66,028
Cody Carmen
Adhi Schools, LLC - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Market Analysis--Educational Content, Adhi Schools

I typically use Google maps on my Android--in my experience Waze became a bit less valuable when everyone started using it. Haven't used it in awhile so things may have changed, but seems like their re-directions were not keeping up with more drivers using alternative routes. 

Dec 29, 2016 12:09 PM
Rainmaker
1,433,927
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Fred Griffin I have a Garmin GPS with lifetime updates.

Dec 29, 2016 10:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,360,207
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Iphone google app

Dec 29, 2016 10:21 AM
Rainmaker
1,027,260
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

I prefer to map it out, preview in advance, if possible (or at least drive by in advance to check out directions, neighborhood, etc, if necessary), but when driving, I use car GPS and Waze. 

Dec 29, 2016 10:20 AM
Ambassador
941,347
Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

Nav system built into my dashboard. 

Dec 29, 2016 10:12 AM
Ambassador
2,527,851
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Thanks to Joe Pryor for reminding us of  Waze App

Thanks to Ron and Alexandra Seigel for reminding us of Siri

Dec 29, 2016 09:58 AM
Rainmaker
506,144
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Magellan years ago -- and now TomTom ... I don't use the phone GPS

Dec 29, 2016 09:53 AM
Rainmaker
1,707,191
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Just bought a new car today and it came with GPS but I do use Waze much of the time.

Dec 29, 2016 09:51 AM