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Fill Out Forms On Your iPad

 

 

Imagine you have a form or a contract that you would like to fill out in real time on your iPad. What do you do? I'll tell you what, download Sign My Pad ($3.99) onto your iPad right now! It is developed by Autriv.com

This app will take any pdf and allow you to mark it up in ways that no other annotator will. You can actually fill out forms, check boxes, fill in dates, and add initials or signatures.

I have included screen shots of a real estate Purchase and Sales contract that was filled out entirely on my iPad. Notice the initials on the bottom as well as the signatures and dates.



What I love is that a signature is filled in on a large surface and then resized to fit in any area. All annotations can be moved around, resized or deleted and changed. After everything is completed to your liking, you can save it or e-mail it as a pdf, which then locks all changes. The document can be opened again and modified, but previous changes cannot be altered.

This app has transformed how I work and what I am capable of doing on the road. This is just what I envisioned when I bought my iPad 6 months ago. I no longer have to carry a briefcase full of forms with me wherever I go.

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Steve Overton has been working with and providing tech support for realtors for more than 20 years. He was a Dale Carnegie Instructor in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont for 10 years. During that time, he bought his first handheld device — an Apple Newton — and hasn't looked back since.

Currently a realtor in Vermont at Keller Williams Green Mountain Properties, Steve owns four Macintosh computers, as well as an iPhone, and iPad. He is happily married and lives on 25 acres with his wife of 16 years.