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.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Technology & Tools

 

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 37
What is the Most Difficult Image To ShootandProcess? Bathrooms! The picture above was from a listing that sold in 1 week back in 2014.  This picture still holds the record for time to process a picture.  Every one of those reflections had to be taken out.  I help my husband take the pictures.  He...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Well, you still have a full day to enter this contest.Not only you share your tools, others can learn from that, too.Sharing is caring, isn't it?A re-post of contest from ActiveRain University -What Tools or Systems Do You Love: An ActiveRain Contest February Contest- Tell Us What You Can't Love ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 1
A few Tech Tools for 2017 at Woodland Management Service  We use so many tech tools here at Woodland Management Service that I could not imagine a day without these tools.Some of these in the office including all the usual suspects and a few unique programs and tools that others are not likely to...

By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 87
February Contest- Tell Us What You Can't Love and Can't Live WithoutIt's the month we focus on love whether or not there is someone special in our lives. We all have things that are special to us and we want to know what you are thinking and loving. In our businesses there are tools or systems th...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 10
 Must Have Tech Tools No matter how I get around it,  I can't keep the two most important tech tools off the list.  Without these two tools we can't do our job. Those tools include our smart phone and computer. Put In ContextIn my opinion, these two tools are the cornerstone of how I use the tool...

By Gina McKinley, ABR, CIAS, CDPE, CRS, SFR - Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, & Scottsdale
(RE/MAX Masters)
Comments 3
Tell me if this sounds familiar.Business is a little slow and you need to generate more closings.  So you call the people you know, hold a couple of open houses, and attend some networking events.Business picks up.Before you know it, you’re barely able to keep up.  You feel like showing property,...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
Comments 24
As featured in REALTOR Mag Have you ever worried, “We are being replaced” as you examine the technological changes and advances of each new year. Yes, times are changing. Interestingly, that has not eliminated the need for expert help. The National Association of REALTOR® (NAR) thirty-fifth editi...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 5
Lee Davenport "We must remain the experts in all things real estate and continue to offer irreplaceable value, such as negotiation skills, beyond the basics available online. That includes leveraging tech trends that buyers and sellers are insisting upon having."Right on target - and - re-blog! A...

By Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876
(Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus)
Comments 21
In this post I'd love to show you how to co-brand some of your real estate content marketing practices.I have taught this class a few times in our cloud Campus and would love to invite some of you in for a repeat and detailed training webinar on how to do this for free? Details to join me below.....

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 3
Sheri Sperry - MCNE® Looking for a great post on before and after photos and how much better properly edited photos look?  Look no further: "The other program helped to change the perspective to make the lines in the picture straighten out the bends and angles of a wide angle shot. LightRoom curr...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 15
This post is about doing something right and making an investment in time and money to provide the best. If you are doing your own photos for your listings, then make sure you are delivering quality. Thanks, Dick Greenberg. Since Valentine's Day was one of the themes of this month's tool challeng...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 12
WARNING: Wiring money is an opportunity for hackers and scammers! Electronic communication is a convenience that ensures daily business transactions. Theives are finding new ways to scam the consumer and they are being victimized due to fraudulent wire transfers. Home buyers and sellers need to b...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 83
What is Your Voice Mail Greeting Saying About You?  We don't often call ourselves so when was the last time you checked the greeting on your cell phone, on your office phone or home phone?I have gotten in the habit of not leaving a message if the message is long. I hang up and text. Long messages...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
A good attitude and interest in the caller can be heard in the voice. What is Your Voice Mail Greeting Saying About You?    We don't often call ourselves so when was the last time you checked the greeting on your cell phone, on your office phone or home phone? I have gotten in the habit of not le...

By RealtyTech Inc., Premium Websites/IDX/Marketing for Realtors
(Real Estate Technology and Marketing)
Comments 3
Established Real Estate Agents, and NEW Real Estate Agents can really supercharge their business with the proper execution of holding Open Houses.One technique has been very successful for many or our Clients and the best part is that it is easy, automated and essentially ‘free’ as it is included...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 38
Since Valentine's Day was one of the themes of this month's tool challenge, I wanted to choose my topic with love in mind. Had I been writing about money tools, I would have reworked my previous posts about the benefits of blogging on AR with backlinks to an IDX Wordpress site - but I've done tha...

By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
Comments 3
Google Maps is one of the best mapping services available. It offers directions, traffic, and even public transit schedules. But it also has a lot of features hidden beneath its surface and here are just a few: 

By Michael Hellickson, Real Estate Speaker, Trainer, Coach
(ClubWealth®)
Comments 14
Which is the better CRM (Client Relationship Management) platform, Top Producer, or Wise Agent? We have tested both, and in fact have used Top Producer for over 15 years, and are now migrating over to Wise Agent for several reasons... 1. Wayyyy Cheaper! 2. The owner, Brandon Wise, seems VERY prog...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
(RE-ACT, LLC)
Comments 2
This is a biggy! While Wise Agent has enabled addition of new leads through API's with existing companies and through a Wise Agent generated contact form for your web page, they've just added the feature that allows virtually any incoming lead to be auto-populated into it. Lead parsing is that fe...

By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 52
I really enjoy Instagram. It’s one of my favorite platforms. To me it’s a daily digital lifestyle photo magazine and I get to be one of the photographers!Instagram is a community that loves to share photos of location, lifestyle, and community. Sound familiar? These are the 3 oldest axioms of rea...