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20 Cool New Inventions for the Modern Day Real Estate Investor

Expertise: Landlording & Rental Properties, Personal Development
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Make no mistake about it – we live in an amazing new era that offers us easy access to some crazy new technology.

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Some of the inventions in the world today are truly ground breaking and have the power to legitimately changes our lives. Other inventions and gadgets are moderately amusing, but give nothing more than novelty value. Nevertheless – ALL of the things I’m about to show you have been good enough to impress a lot of people and as such, I want to show you this small compilation of new technology that might just peak your interest.

Believe it or not, most of these are real products that you can buy right now. The list may surprise you – check it out!

Related: Six Essential Items Every Real Estate Investor Should Keep in the Car

Step into the age of digital security with these iPhone enabled door locks

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Automate your the lawn mowing at your rental properties with a Solar Powered Lawn Mower

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Stuck in the field without electricity? Power up your devices with this solar powered charger!

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Strangers knocking at your door? Check them out with this Digital Viewer

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Tired of carrying around a wad of credit cards in your pocket? Use an all-in-one credit card like this one!

Visiting one of those local haunted properties? Use an iPhone Ghost Detector

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Want to keep tabs on your vacant rental property? Use a dropcam to keep an eye on the situation

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Tired of knocking coffee all over your work space? Free up some desk space with this Cup Clip

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Keep your core strong with this ridiculous-looking Ball/Chair

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Give your feet a rest with this under-desk foot hammock

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Or just take a nap at your desk with this Ostrich Pillow

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Need a more durable keyboard for your office? Use one that can take a serious beating!

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Keep your keyboard clean with this electronic cleaning putty

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…or just get rid of your keyboard altogether and use this thing instead!

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Need to shoot some good videos and pictures of your property? Use a Quadcopter and get some amazing new perspectives!

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Scare off those would-be intruders with this Dummy Security Camera with a Blinking Light

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Staging a home? Increase your lifting power exponentially with these forearm lifting straps

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Tired of agonizing over the thermostat? Get a one that learns the preferences of you and/or your tenants

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Visiting some properties in a local War Zone neighborhood? Always come prepared with the ever-so-practical iPhone stun gun case

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Visiting some properties in a Detroit War Zone neighborhood? Always come prepared with the ever-so-practical Hyundai Zombie Apocalypse Survival Vehicle

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Seth Williams (@retipsterseth , G+) is an experienced land investor, commercial real estat...
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    Joshua Dorkin
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Fun toys . . . love it!
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Let me know if you buy any of them Josh. I want them all (no surprise), but need to see some more evidence that they actually work!
    Nick
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Great post. I’d like to use that quad copter thing. You could add some cool videos of your property to a website, videos I’m sure no one else would have. Plus, one might be able to get an idea of the state of the roof and chimney, maybe even some upper floor windows, without going up there.
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    I agree Nick. If I every buy any of these things (other than the Zombie Apocalypse Vehicle), it’ll be the quadcopter – hands down.
    Jeff Brown
    Replied about 6 years ago
    You gotta be a fun guy to know, Seth.
    Jeff Brown
    Replied about 6 years ago
    You gotta be a fun guy to know, Seth.
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Thanks Jeff – I’m sure you are too. We’ll have to have some virtual coffee sometime. 🙂
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Thanks Jeff – I’m sure you are too. We’ll have to have some virtual coffee sometime. 🙂
    Brandon Turner
    Replied about 6 years ago
    I have to say – those Forearm lifting straps are AMAZING. I have 2 sets and use them all the time! Now I just need to get the other 19 things on this list. Thanks for the great post!
    Donald Capwell Rental Property Investor from COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
    Replied over 4 years ago
    Ditto! Would prefer not to lift at all, but this is the next best thing! Lol
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    That’s awesome Brandon! Cool to hear a first-hand review from someone who has actually used those things… guess I’ll have to get a pair for myself now.
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    That’s awesome Brandon! Cool to hear a first-hand review from someone who has actually used those things… guess I’ll have to get a pair for myself now. Reply Report comment
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    That’s awesome Brandon! Cool to hear a first-hand review from someone who has actually used those things… guess I’ll have to get a pair for myself now. Reply Report comment
    Richard
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Don’t know I think the Zombie Apocalypse Survival Vehicle would be neat, at least a conversation starter lmao…..
    Richard
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Don’t know I think the Zombie Apocalypse Survival Vehicle would be neat, at least a conversation starter lmao…..
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Hey – whatever works!
    Chad
    Replied about 6 years ago
    The problem with dropcam is that you need a wifi . Do you install a wifi just for it or do you have other way around it? !
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    Hey Chad. Yeah – I thought about that too after the fact (those pesky details). I guess it’s not always going to be feasible for vacant houses per se… but who knows, if the stars ever align and you can tap into a neighbor’s wifi, it might just work!
    Gualter Amarelo
    Replied about 6 years ago
    I hate to admit it, but I work pretty heavily with credit cards when I’m doing a renovation. Having just one in my wallet would definitely free up some much needed space. Maybe I will finally be able to have business cards exactly when I need one!
    Seth Williams
    Replied about 6 years ago
    That’s a beauty of a list like this – there’s something here for everybody! Thanks for sharing Gualter. 🙂
    Nitin Maheshwari
    Replied over 5 years ago
    Don’t know I think the Zombie Apocalypse Survival Vehicle would be neat, at least a conversation starter lmao…
    Tinkus Tinikas
    Replied almost 5 years ago
    haha, I have one of this 🙂
    Donald Capwell Rental Property Investor from COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
    Replied over 4 years ago
    The coin! Depending on the security features, I could drop 5 pounds of cards with the this! Feeling lighter already! 😉
    Ravi K. Rental Property Investor from Austin, TX
    Replied over 4 years ago
    Good one!