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 Tim Maitski, 50% Commission Rebate with Experience & Expertise
(Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage)
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 360 Panoramas Get Turned Into Fly Thru Video  Key Points So easy a caveman can do it. Super WOW factor for listing presentations System is expensive enough to keep many from adopting it.   Take a look at my first 3D virtual tour.  I received my camera on Friday morning and had to do the shoot on...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
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By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
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By Dawn and Chris Kirkpatrick, PLLC, “Service that Exceeds Your Expectations”.
(Realty Executives - Premier Marketing Group)
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Let's face it, the world today is full of technology and apps to make life easier for the consumer. Technology websites and apps have become a supplemental part of our professional. I think almost every person on earth has searched Zillow at least once looking at homes in their area for home valu...
By Michael Mahoney, Greater Boston & Southwest Suburbs of Boston
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Electronic Open House Sign in System: 12 Pine Cone Ln North AttleboroI have completely done away with paperbases open house sign in sheets. I found over the years that I could never understand what people were writing and then the paper would get lost.  I started using an electronic open house si...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Dear Readers -Tim Maitski's post presents a new and powerful photography option for the Listing Agent to use. A virtual 3D Tour really involves the person seeking information, whether an Agent looking for properties to show a Buyer or a Buyer looking at a home.   Tim Maitski is a Blogger I follo...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
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 Over time we get very accustomed to the tools of our trade, our smartphones being one of them.  Great for on the go information, and when we're busy with clients it's nice to have that handy feature called voicemail (assuming anyone is actually willing to leave a message any longer!).Voicemail i...
By Top Producer® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
(Top Producer®)
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Even if you prefer to work with buyers, having an inventory of listings gives you a lure to start buyer conversations so almost all agents will benefit by getting more listings into their inventory. Past customers and referrals are always the #1 source for listings, but there are opportunities to...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
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**Reblog**Lori shares her insights for writing a successful Business Blog. All 10 topics are powerful and will make a difference in your blog. I'm going to start with Topic #1. I need to truly identify my audience instead of writing for EVERYONE. This will help me better define the Unique Value o...
By Regina P. Brown, e-Pro Realtor
(California Coast & Country Homes, Inc.)
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By Regina P. BrownPhotos at you love the country?  Green rolling hills, giant trees, animals roaming, crops thriving, and breath-taking starry skies at night amidst peace and quiet.  If so, consider specializing in selling rural proper...
By Regina P. Brown, e-Pro Realtor
(California Coast & Country Homes, Inc.)
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Photos at is literally the energy source that powers our homes.  Although we don’t need to put on “hard hats” to sell houses, we do need to understand electrical basics to serve our clients.  Our buyers ask questions we can answer. ...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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How To Write a Blog that's Great For BusinessStudies have repeatedly shown that businesses are taking content marketing more seriously than ever before. According to the Content Marketing Trends survey by Ascend2, 89 percent of companies with a content strategy in place claimed that it works. You...
By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                             Sam Shueh                                                                           Realty One Group                                                                  Silicon Valley, CA  The end of summer is already here ...
By Ray Stockwell, Ray Responds
(Metropolitan Boston Real Estate)
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Being a better agent is not about a CRMRecently I needed the services of an attorney for some personal real estate issues. I called a firm that I have recommended to several of my clients.  I was shocked.  When the phone rang the person who answered simply said, “Hello.”  There was no other greet...
By Cody Carmen, Market Analysis--Educational Content, Adhi Schools
(Adhi Schools, LLC)
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Sellers marketing their homes are often concerned about what goes on inside their house when they’re not there. This has led many of these sellers to install surveillance equipment in their home for sale. Maybe the seller has a security concern: who is coming into my home and what are they doing?...
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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Use Your Down Time WiselySurviving Real Estate Seasonal Changes - Part TwoThis is the second in our two-part series "Surviving Off-Peak Real Estate Changes". As we previously noted, down-time can have an adverse affect on income. So why not use that time wisely to prepare for the Peak Real Estate...
By Brivity CRM, Leads. Listings. Leverage.
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With Brivity Valuations, you get 10 customizable valuation sites to use in your business. They are ridiculously easy to set up (in fact, we can even set them up for you for a small fee). Here are some examples of different ways that our clients use these sites.1.  Leverage Your SphereYou probably...
By John Mosier, Prescott's Patriot Agent 928 533-8142
(Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert)
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Do you have a way to know when someone opens your emails?I pay $10 / month for a subscription for Sidekick from Hubspot. It produces a pop-up in the corner of my screen notifying me when specific emails are opened. I find it is not 100% accurate but it often allows me to make phone calls at just ...
By Lauren Selinsky CRS ePro, Southern CA Real Estate Specialist #oclauren
(CA Coastal Estates- Luxury Real Estate )
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Unique Golf Clinic for Women  We're Hosting A Unique Golf Clinic for Women at the Monarch Beach Golf Course Saturday, September 24, 2016 $65 per person Includes a glass of wine group rates available for 2 or more participants.   MONARCH BEACH REALTOR, Lauren Selinsky MONARCH BEACH AREA SPECIALIST...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Tammie White, consistently has so many great posts and most importantly is terrific about sharing it to us Rainers and beyond. This article has new & exciting information for all the readers to take advantage from. I, myself will be anxious to learn from it! So many times I write blogs and really...