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 PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  Hi there, Reality check: we live in a “Google world.” All of your clients and leads (past, present and future) are using search engines to find information.With that said, Tawd Frensley, our VP of Marketing and Sales, will walk you through the tricks you need to know to make your AccelerAgent ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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iPhone 6 Tech TipsIn February I upgraded to an iPhone 6 and for those that are iPhone fans you probably are already in love with your phone and know all you can do with it. But just in case I am going to share some basics tips that I learned along the way.1) Creating a signature- Have you ever re...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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 This morning's re/code feed's headline of "Machine Learning is Hard!: Google Has Egregious Facial Recognition Error", caught our attention.    No doubt some of you have already subscribed to Google's new Photos App service.   It gives you unlimited free storage of your photos as well as maintain...
By Courtney Cooper, 206-850-8841
(All Seattle Homes for Sale: CooperJacobs.com)
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Want more love from Google? We all do :) You have to give Google what it wants. Even if you think your site is great and nothing could possibly improve it, you are wrong. Just take a day or two every few months and really clean it up. The results will be astaounding and you will also be offering ...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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XE Currency App - Great Tool in the REALTORs Tool Box Real estate and foreign currency exchange go hand-in-hand when working with foreign buyers and sellers.  For years, I've used XE.com to check on live currency exchange rates.  I am happy that XE has a great app for the iPad, iPhone, and Androi...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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"What is the current score in tonight's SF Giants game?""Phone number for Best Tile, San Francisco""Library hours for .....""Phone number for xxxx xxxx  [a Realtor friend} New Mexico"I've learned that the quickest way to find answers to these and other questions is to use Voice Search on my Andro...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Bob Crane, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this competitive...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I am afraid that this may be our future..  Recently there has been a lot of attention on the subject of Artificial Intelligence with all kinds of scary scenarios where artificial intelligence takes over and runs the human race.  In the near future will a real estate robot show homes, negotiate de...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
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Facing TitansBack in late April I was at the University Village in Seattle working with my teammate Barbie Van Horn. We’re conducting a clock hour class and along the way we stop at the Apple Store and see the new iWatch in the front display window.Note to self: These are pretty cool... (research...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I feel a bit threatened by this.  Don't know exactly why... iPhone 6 Fingerprint Recognition - Yeh or Nay   Yea! I finally got my new iPhone 6.  What I was most excited about was being able to have a bigger screen so I didn't need reading glasses.  I didn't get the super big phone as that one jus...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Wish some teckie person could do this for ANDROID,, iPhone 6 Tech Tips In February I upgraded to an iPhone 6 and for those that are iPhone fans you probably are already in love with your phone and know all you can do with it. But just in case I am going to share some basics tips that I learned al...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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You may have heard some things through the grapevine about real estate contact management. Maybe some of what you've heard is contradictory or confusing and you aren't sure what to believe. Either way, there are certain misconceptions about real estate contact management that need to be cleared u...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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I read a bunch of Social Media and SEO posts.  And, many tell you the same thing.  I liked this article from Drew at The Hungry Partier.  He is a travel blogger.  There are some fresh ideas here on how to grow your base (w/ real people) on FB, Tw, G+, Pinterest and Instagram.  Just take your pick...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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  Contact: Keith W Phone: 6029085020     Single Family - Detached - Glendale, AZ Listed at 255000.00       Send To   Subdivision SONOMA Category Homes Type Single Family Re-Sale Sq Footage 1951 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Half Bathrooms 0 Lot Size 0 Short Sale No Year Built 1996 Home Address 6906 W A...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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How To Make an Interactive Map for your Blog Post   I make a lot of maps for my business as well as for my blogs and people often ask how I make these custom interactive maps.  So today I will demonstrate just how easy they are to make and insert into your blog posts.   Creating a custom map may ...
By Amanda Powell, Real Estate agent Serving the Fort Meade MD area
(Long and Foster)
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You can spend LESS time creating content if you spend MORE time optimizing and sharing the content you already have!! This was our conversation on today's weekly consultation calls! Step 1: Use keyword research to BEST identify the opportunityStep 2: Write LONG-FORM content to create VALUABLE co...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor in Jax Beach, FL - ABR, CRS, CIPS
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
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Well, now you can, without penalty. Getty has announced plans to make 35 million images royalty free, which is great for bloggers looking for awesome photos to use. It has not, however, been as widely embraced by the photography world.  They feel it's Getty rolling over, rather than standing toug...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Your Buyers, Your Sellers, Your Leads, Your Clients - We have you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser   *Register, and then scroll down for an exclusive SEO webinar opportunity*   We're now at the 6 month mark of 2015. Do you have a plan for the last half of the year? Be the f...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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Recently there has been a lot of attention on the subject of Artificial Intelligence with all kinds of scary scenarios where artificial intelligence takes over and runs the human race.  In the near future will a real estate robot show homes, negotiate deals and close transactions?  Or will humans...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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 Were hired to help me market 76.2 acres of land of land I have on the Webster/CT border.  Barbara Todaro uses them on almost every listing she has. Their videos and pictures have sold every listing I used them on.It is such a pleasure to watch a pro like Eric working. His equipment is state of t...