Real Estate Technology & Tools

Who do you typically turn to first when considering the purchase of a new piece of technology for your real estate business? If you're like a lot of agents, you'll pick the brains of other agents to find out what works and what's not worth your money.


But the choices – there are so many of them! When you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, grab a cup of coffee and dig into the following pages. Let your colleagues walk you through those choices and help you decide on how and where to spend your money.


Feel free to check back daily because we add hundreds of new posts every day. This is the place to find everything an agent needs to know about tech and tools to help you run a lean, mean real estate machine.

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On RealBird, you can easily manage your pending and sold listings too and cumulatively build your online footprint by having more and more single property sites with your contact information published, both for current and past listings.You are also provided with an RSS feed for your sold listing...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                                   Sam Shueh                                                                                Realty One Group                                                                                Silicon Valley, CA Last week ...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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I often see questions in the Q&A section asking for web designers and web design ideas.  Here is good advice from Tammy Emineth for anyone who may be proficient in coding, writing, design and graphics.  Everyone else should just call Tammy and have her help you out:  How to get the most out of yo...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Hey everybody! Just wanted to put it out again that I have joined http://Realvolve.com as the VP of Customer Success and invite you to check it out if you have not already. I consider it to be the Real Estate CRM that is the most up and coming, and will eventually be one of the top two or three o...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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How to get the most out of your web designer, without being annoying ~ BY TIM EMINETHIf you have been in any kind of service business for a while you have run into the “difficult customer". You know the one you can’t make happy no matter how hard you try.Well, I want to try and give you the in’s ...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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Photography is part of modern daily life now. Think about it. You carry a camera (in the shape of a mobile phone) with you at all times in your pocket (or purse). How many photos did you take today? how many this week? this month? this year? One of my all time favorite tech tools relates to worki...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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I realize we're all trying to make a living here, and what we do is difficult and time-consuming, especially if we're doing it right. We never seem to have enough time to do many of the things we need to do, much less those things we'd like to do. And for a lot of us, photography falls into that ...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
Comments 4
Table of Contents: What is a Long tail Keyword? Why Use Long tail Keywords Long Tail SEO Keyword Research  – How to Find Long Tail Keywords Finding Long Tail Keywords through Competitive Research Long Tail Keyword tools There are numerous situations in life when size just doesn’t matter. There a...

By Homesnap Pro App, The 5-star app that puts the MLS in your phone
(Homesnap)
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The average person checks Facebook 14 times every single day. 14 times! That makes Facebook a huge opportunity for agents to promote their brand and boost their business.Social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk reinforced this during his keynote speech at Inman Connect last August. He said, “If you’re...

By KWKLY Text To Lead, Delivering The Best Leads, Faster!
(KWKLY)
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This is my biggest secret. For four years I have been planning and building and connecting the dots. The fact that we have to pay for 20 different software services, re-enter leads, listings, and pendings, and end up using what I can only describe as the creme of the crap software services ticks...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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I recently attended a class on Facebook Marketing for Realtors because I want to do all I can to promote my business as well as my Facebook Business Page. My friend Chris Adcock, CIO and IT Consultant, taught the class and shared valuable information on social media marketing. Following are 12 ti...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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North Pasadena Heights Landmark District Historic Homes   A Look At The Neighborhood Real Estate Market Mid-Year 2017 This is a real estate market activity report for the North Pasadena Heights neighborhood for the first half of 2017 with a comparison to sales in the same period of time in the pr...

By Nancy Golliday, Web Design for RE
(NancyGolliday.Com)
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Google Analytics is a comprehensive platform that tracks and analyzes your website's traffic. But a lot of folks find it intimidating and challenging to use. Understanding how to get some basic information from the Google Analytics platform can give you a pretty good insight into how your website...

By Signature Homes & Estates, "Our Performance Will Move You!"
(Signature Homes & Estates)
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Google Analytics is a comprehensive platform that tracks and analyzes your website's traffic. But a lot of folks find it intimidating and challenging to use. Understanding how to get some basic information from the Google Analytics platform can give you a pretty good insight into how your websit...

By Greg Kilroy, the Velocity Group
(Keller Williams Sonoran Living - The Velocity Group)
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All agents know that online reviews are absolutely crucial to growing our business.  Our team, The Velocity Group, has put together a specific system in place for retrieving these client reviews. 1. We determine the "happiest" time during the closing to send the review. This varies, might be a we...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Keller Williams Realty - Atlanta Real Estate)
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Sometimes technology comes along and it disrupts how you do things.  When Zillow and Trulia came on the scene it was interesting to see the "shock and awe" of real estate agents as they scrambled to figure out if the sky is falling or not.   Nextdoor came on the scene as a site that seemed to be ...

By Robert Newman, Quit guessing and start knowing.
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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How to use Active Rain for SEO| (From a guy that uses it effectively)  I've been on Active rain for seven months. One of the things I have noticed is even EXPERIENCED bloggers are not using Active Rain for backlinking as effectively as they could be and inexperienced bloggers don't seem to be usi...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 55
 Just when you thought your passwords were safe the man who created the rules and guidelines for passwords, Bill Burr, admitted that they made it easier for hackers to hack.  Requiring a letter, number, upper case and special character is no longer valid.  Recently one of our airline accounts dem...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                                Sam Shueh                                                        Silicon Valley Realtor  Redfin's (RDFN) first few hours of ipo stock performance suggests that investors are thinking RF more like a technology company,...

By April @ Chime Technologies, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
(Chime)
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 There is nothing wrong with your television set...The last time I wrote about real estate CRMs and technology, I felt my post created more questions than it answered! (you can read my original post on shopping for a CRM here) I felt encouraged to revisit this topic from all the warm welcomes and...