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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By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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Don't you want to be ahead of the real estate game?I am not only talking YouTube but Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat..These will be the dominant players in 2019..I am offering to train you individually, your team, or your entire office.Contact me at azhugh@gmail.com or 602-492-4844 to be ahead ...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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 Writing a blog is crucial to your online marketing strategy. If you are not blogging, yet, now is a GREAT time to start. In order to write a successful blog, there are 8 simple steps that you need to check-off to ensure your blog has all the right pieces to be successful.   1. Finding a TopicIt ...
Janie Coffey of Sotheby's in Jacksonville, Florida had a great Facebook post recently. It demonstrates how to use the recently integrated Pablo social media sharing tool effectively. See the screenshot below:Why we like this post: It uses  our recent integration with Pablo to create shareable lis...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Infographics are becoming more and more popular.  Wikipedia describes infographics as graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly.  There are several sites where you can create your own infographics: infogr.am.com, visual.ly...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 70
Digital Trends & an abbreviated history of Google Changes over the years!When I read this post I was compelled to share this with those of you who might not have seen this. Just to be clear I have been saying for years, that the business of keeping up with changes in the SEO world and staying rel...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
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 If I had the time, I could easily put together a list of 100 sources of free photos for bloggers and web designers. But anyone should be able to pick 3 or more favorite sources from this list, or find one of the many other sources of free photos. Notice that google images isn't on this list. As ...
By Realtor.com® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
(realtor.com®)
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While today’s agents are looking for leadership, support and a strong brand - they’re also attracted to brokerages that have a viable business model that supports their business goals. They’re looking for technologies and systems that will help catapult them to the next level and keep them on top...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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I often see requests for the names of sites that offer free photos. Jeff Pearl has put together a good list and this should be very helpful for those people looking for photos to use without having to pay royalties.  If I had the time, I could easily put together a list of 100 sources of free pho...
By ActiveRain University
(ActiveRain University)
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In the webinar we conducted on February 9th, 2016. ActiveRain's Community Evangelist, Bob Stewart, hosted SmartZip's National Director for Sales, Jonathan McGowan, as they discussed how you can get more listings using predictive marketing, specifically using the platform that SmartZip offers. Evi...
By Paddy Deighan JD PhD, Paddy Deighan J.D. Ph.D
(TimeshareLawyers.pro)
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Many professionals have utilized surveys to market their services or for valuable feedback.  It seems that more and more professionals and businesses are utilizing surveys.   However, there is also a disturbing trend...the surveys are waaaay too long or they are too invasive.The length of a surve...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
Comments 67
  When running a business, one of the biggest things you need to keep in mind is how you are going to market your business. You do not have to do this process alone, but when you’re first starting out, the budget for an online marketing team and additional resources may not be the main focus. . ....
By CJ Hays, Online Reputation Marketing for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
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I am writing this series as an active Yelper and as one who gets invited by Yelp to attend their local and regional gatherings. I have access to their regional managers. When I or clients have questions, I go right to the source. Plus I am in the reputation and review business.Prior to writing th...
By www.searchbroward.com Real Estate, Buy-Sell-Rent
(Success Realty )
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Digital Trends & an abbreviated history of Google Changes over the years! When I read this post I was compelled to share this with those of you who might not have seen this. Just to be clear I have been saying for years, that the business of keeping up with changes in the SEO world and staying r...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I have been thinking of hiring a virtual assistant for a while and as soon as I hear what they charge, I piut off that project!This is a great idea from Lee Davenport - working with a Fiverr Gig.Thanks, Lee. ...and How Not to Be Frustrated by Either!   Originally written for and published on Huff...
By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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JFIVE Homes Realty LLC new signs popGetting new signs was as exciting as getting a new  dress.   JFIVE Homes Realty LLC new signs do pop.  For sometime I have wanted to change the yard signs, the background of the original signs was white and a bit blah.  The lettering too needed to be addressed ...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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...and How Not to Be Frustrated by Either!   Originally written for and published on HuffPost. Hear me out: Fiverr does not have to be a total waste of time despite what you may have heard or experienced.  (If this is Greek to you, Fiverr is an online marketplace to outsource business tasks, sim...
By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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By Brian Wildermuth, Vice President of Business Development at Buffini & CompanyIn today’s tech-centric world where consumers are submerged in their smartphones an average of 4.7 hours per day, where 1.49 billion people are logging into Facebook monthly and the average person is exposed to 5,000 ...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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I used to use Postlets a lot but haven't done much business lately.  Now I find Postlets was bought by Zillow and it seems most of what Postlets had is gone.  I can no longer make widgets for the sidebar,  copying the html for Craigslist doesn't work and I can't get a flyer to post anywhere.  Is ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As I watch Seattle Success Tour Webcast segment, Bridging The Gap Between Technology and Relationships, I  thought this is going to be an excellent re-blog!Technology is GOOD - Relationships are the BEST!Thanks Buffini & Company . By Brian Wildermuth, Vice President of Business Development at Buf...
Wael Ghonim helped touch off the Arab Spring in his home of Egypt … by setting up a simple Facebook page. As he reveals, once the revolution spilled onto the streets, it turned from hopeful to messy, then ugly and heartbreaking. And social media followed suit. What was once a place for crowdsourc...