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 Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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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 Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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Top 5 Keyword Tools & Why You Need ThemTarget Interest and Intent for SuccessThese days, effective keyword research is an increasingly important skill for anyone who does digital marketeing for their business. How will you be found if you are not using the right keywords and long tail keyword phr...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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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)
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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 Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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What Tools Do I Love?This is my response to What Tools or Systems Do You Love- An ActiveRain Contest. The real challenge to the challenge is to narrow it down to just two "Can't Live Without Tools". I am so glad the smart-phone is not to be included since I truly cannot live without it. But witho...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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Tools Make Blogs Feel Loved Kissed and Fresh What tools or systems do I use to make my phone ring ? That is the question . My market reports are what I feel make my phone ring . Now is that considered a tool or system .To me it a a system I have in place . So I will say it is a system I have in p...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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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 ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
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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)
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 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 Eugene Kanciar, Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind
(EKAN Home Inspection)
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Too often, life-safety and asset protection systems are ignored in a real estate transaction. Usually they are not mentioned in a disclosure statement, no service records or system inspection reports of fire sprinklers, heat or smoke detectors. An EKAN Home Inspection looks for this info and make...

By Gina McKinley, ABR, CIAS, CDPE, CRS, SFR - Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, & Scottsdale
(RE/MAX Masters)
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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 Eugene Kanciar, Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind
(EKAN Home Inspection)
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Any home with a natural gas or wood burning appliance needs to be fitted with a carbon monoxide detector. Many home owners will replace, as they should, their obsolete 10 year old smoke alarms with a combination smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) detector. So convenient but oh so wrong. Smoke a...

By Matthew DeFede, Specializing in Bergen & Essex County Real Estate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Bob Stewart and Active Rain are asking us this month to share which two tools or systems we love, the ones that make our real estate lives function better and more smoothly.  You know, which ones other than our smart phones.My first and foremost love is DocuSign® I remember attending a presentati...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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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 Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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10 Worst Beginner Blogger BloopersYou were not all born to be Shakespearean writers, believe it or not! But if you are writing for yourself, you must be effective enough to be liked and understood.Yesterday I wrote about Keywords and their necessity. Keywords tie into most every part of your onli...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
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What Tools or Systems Do You Love – An ActiveRain Contest Technically this is about three tools, but I’ll lump two together since they are at their foundation, the same product but serve two different users ultimately. I wonder what my grandparents who were licensed Realtors in the 1950's through...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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 A turned back and ooops....David's I Phone disappeared....hmmm....Ah yes...Insurance it's a wonderful thing !  Calls made immediately. the phone is now locked, the information stored deleted and whoever thought they got a shiny new I Phone...got a techie paper weight !There is nothing that they...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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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...