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 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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7 Common Email BlundersEmail is used too frequently to include any of these 7 Common Email Blunders. If you are a smart marketer, email campaigns are a segment of your strategy. Reaching out to customers and potential customers is a great way to showcase your expertise while staying in front of y...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~ I have been stalking you! Yes YOU! For many of you, I have been visiting your Facebook biz pages for a couple of years and am thrilled you have really embraced FB marketing and are seeing results. Return on investment vs resources spent to attract new prospects on this...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
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Have you tried Spark by Adobe? It’s a wonderful web client for creating visual posts, pages (like landing or showcase pages) and quick videos with story templates.As of this writing I’m using two of the three creation tools...1. Posts... I love this one! The tools are easy to figure out and it ha...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Realtor iPad Apps Best of 2014 Southern Maryland real estate professional Cheryl Ritchie shares her selection of the best iPad Apps for real estate. Please go to the original blog if you wish to leave comments that will be seen by Cheryl. Realtor iPad Apps Best of 2014 Screenshot 11 of 11. Well, ...
By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Reputation Marketer
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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I have compiled a new resource guide for video creators.All of the resources in this guide are tools I personally use in my day to day business.I've sifted through my favorite images, videos, and software and included them here.Additionally, I have tagged "Diversity Certified" products that offer...
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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Is Your Website Lemon Fresh?There are many things you can do to drive more traffic and possibly get better SEO ranking for your website. Most people don't understand that websites are not a "set it and forget it" project.When was the last time you updated anything other than a listing on your web...
By SmartZip Analytics, Predictive analytics for real estate
(SmartZip)
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With the holidays rushing in and your business slowing down it may seem tempting to trade in your hustle for hibernation and take a long winter's nap. With many agents doing just that this becomes an even hotter time to make yourself stand out and be known. This season is also a fantastic time of...
By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Trello is my go to app/tool for organizing my business, my projects, and my personal life. There is so much you can do with Trello and it is free. I don't get paid to promote Trello. I do get some swag now and again. They sent me a t-shirt one time and some chocolate. They gave me some stickers f...
By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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In today's Agent Insights - Alexis Craig - a Keller Williams agent, discusses how to set yourself apart from the competition using strong SEO strategies. Here's Alexis:Why are we all the same? Yesterday I was sitting in a coffee shop eavesdropping on an interview for a new barista position. It wa...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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If you've ever wanted to use a table within your ActiveRain blog, then this is the post for you to bookmark and study thanks to Dick Greenberg : I like using tables. When properly designed, they're an effective way to present certain kinds of information. But you don't see a lot of tables in blog...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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I have been in Residential Real Estate Sales for over 20 years.. I have never seen anything like this or even something that comes close.. Every system you need to generate leads and  follow up quickly and easily is incorporated.. Use the system and you will increase your leads from 500% - 1000%....
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Kitchens Are the Gathering Place in the HomeI love showing pretty homes. Every so often I show one that I fall in love with and so want my buyer to buy. This is one of those. Everything about the kitchen said this was home and please come in and make yourself comfortable. I liked how the great ro...
By Carol Williams, "Customized Consulting & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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How cool would it be if you could open a savings account and make regular deposits, allow other people to make withdrawals any time they wanted and your principle balance would never go down?  Then, every once in a while, one of those people who made a withdrawal would come back and make a big fa...
By Brivity CRM, Leads. Listings. Leverage.
(Brivity)
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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 Brivity CRM, Leads. Listings. Leverage.
(Brivity)
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 We all know how great it is to find a system that really works – whether it’s your fitness routine, a task app on your smartphone or a filing system for important documents. When something works well and doesn’t take much time, you’ve hit upon a productivity sweet spot.Are you searching for that...
By Carol Williams, "Customized Consulting & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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"To know me is to love me."As a real estate agent, it is important in the online arena to use a bio or "About You" page to market your professional expertise and YOU as a person.  It is your introduction to your online visitors.Have you ever been on an online dating site?  I have and when I came ...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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 There are many fantastic real estate agent technology tools out there to help you get more leads online and cultivate the leads that you already have. The tools listed below are great tools to utilize, but they are not required to generate leads online. When I started Real Estate, all I had was ...
By Ron McCord, Multi Family Specialist Orange County California
(RE/MAX)
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In last 6 months I left my Office 365 Exchange account looking to find a great Google/ Android Crmwhat I found after trying them all is they all lack something.Most do not allow me to use my Hangouts Dialer Most do not Sync fully with Google ContactsMany are Expensive and still lacking in feature...
By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Reputation Marketer
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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"Top 5 Reasons Families With Kids Move" is a real estate video infographic based on data from the National Assn. of Realtors. This video is available in the Massive Real Estate Video collection.The video was created using Explaindio.Check out the doodle image library here.