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Dhiren never serviced clients unless they confirmed his commission in writing upfront. Mr.Thakkar his client, did not believe in giving anything in writing. Over a phone conversation he confirmed the 1% commission if Dhiren found him a suitable 3bhk apartment.

66 days, 38 properties, 11 re-inspections, 3 meetings with the owners and 4 solicitor meetings later, Dhiren helped Mr.Thakkar move in to his new house. And when Dhiren raised his invoice, Mr.Thakkar raised an objection “But I had said .5% Dhiren. I never ever lie during Navratri.”

“You had confirmed this before Navratri” Dhiren tried to stay calm.

“What are you trying to say Dhiren? I never ever lie, anyway” Mr.Thakkar didn’t bother to stay calm.

“I wouldn’t have put in so much effort then” said Dhiren desperately.

“Okay, if you say, I had confirmed 1%, do you have proof?” asked Mr.Thakkar

“I should have recorded that phone call” Dhiren was livid and right. He should have recorded that phone call. As proof.

Happened to you? As realtors there are many situations where recording a phone call could be a life saver. If Dhiren had recorded that conversation, it would have been easier to get his commission.

There are many options available in Google Play but Automatic Call Recorder is probably one of the best. If you are using an Android based phone, you should give Automatic Call Recorder a go.

Automatic Call Recorder
Click to download the free version of Automatic Call Recorder on your Android phone

Apart from automatically recording all incoming & outgoing phone calls, it has a slew of other useful features:

  1. Share your file
  2. Save your file on your phone/on the cloud (Google Drive integration)
  3. Add/edit call notes
  4. View contact history
  5. Ability to record all calls automatically
  6. Not record calls from a particular contact
  7. Save up to 200 calls (free version) and 1,00o (PRO version) – I chose to log 5 and save + email as an attachment the important ones on my email for future records.


Automatic Call Recorder Sharing Options
Automatic Call Recorder Options
Automatic Call Recorder Inbox Options
Inbox size options

If you are concerned about the legal aspects of recording phone calls, here’s a comprehensive post that might clear your doubts:  http://copyright.lawmatters.in/2012/02/recording-telephonic-conversations.html

Automatic Call Recorder Save Option
List of saved calls

Apart from work Automatic Call Recorder is also useful when talking to customer service representatives from various companies we deal with. Here’s a screenshot of the list of saved conversation. I have saved a conversation I had with my bank to effect a change of communication address and that I need physical copy of my credit card statement ALWAYS. Now not only have I told them that, I also have proof 🙂

Realtors, do you feel a call recorder is a must for you?

Must have Android app for realtors: Automatic Call Recorder

13 thoughts on “Must have Android app for realtors: Automatic Call Recorder

  • November 8, 2014 at 16:45

    Wow. Such a simple idea and yet so effective…
    Like your service, property assist.
    @raj Great initiatives… Keep it up!

    • November 8, 2014 at 19:14

      Thanks Dhiren. Have you installed the app? Has it been useful?

      • November 10, 2014 at 11:51

        Yup. I had installed it a year back but in between my phone got formatted and it never struck I shud reinstall it. Until I read ur piece.
        Am using d app not only while confirming brokerage with clients but also while offering pptys to associates whom I can’t trust blindly.
        Have come to realize, this is not an option for us anymore. Its a necessity, we can’t do without. Best part being, its Free!!!

        • November 10, 2014 at 20:01

          That’s true Dhiren, this can also be used to record calls with other realtors who you think might backtrack on what they’ve said earlier. Like you said, it’s an app we can’t do without 🙂

  • November 11, 2014 at 12:00

    I record meetings also. Its pretty easy and now with technology our work is easier. Give me a tablet and i will sell anything from property to a pen. Maal Lao.

    • November 11, 2014 at 15:04

      Viraj, you record meetings with which app? And what do you use Android or iOS?

      • November 12, 2014 at 10:39

        Smart Voice Recorder.Android. Its a good way to get clients cornered. Plus i also do Skype meetings at least the preliminary ones. And i have about 20 projects on my tab which i am selling. Here comes the next wave of highly sophisticated smart brokers. Game on.

  • April 13, 2015 at 12:57

    Amazing blog!! I am truly impressed for sharing excellent blog. I really appreciate you! GoodLuck.!!
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