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 RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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How well do you know the most popular real estate websites? According to the eBizMBA Rank, the Top 10 Real Estate websites as of July 1, 2015, included many familiar names, along with one or two sites you may not have expected!Here's the order of popularity, as determined by the number of unique ...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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In the practice of good Feng  Shui principles, one of the most basic and easy to do is decluttering yor space, and the Elite Team does a fantastic job here showing us all how to easily declutter our smart phones!Thank you to the Elite Team for posting! Love and light,Laura Most of us have probabl...
By Eileen Burns, FL Luxury Homes Hollywood Lakes,Golden Isles/Beach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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At a recent REbar camp held at Gulfstream Village, Halllandale Beach FL (Christine lee's Restaurant), I was introduced to this app.  It is the new darling of social media, owned by twitter.  You can upload photos directly to Periscaope.  Check out Jessica Schweppe below for all the details and co...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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There are a lot of contact management systems for REALTORS® to choose from.  The options can be overwhelming.  While each system has its own set of strengths, the important thing to remember is that the best real estate CRM is the one that you’re truly going to use!Every real estate agent is diff...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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How to fight against the Internet Bad Guys who send you potential destructive emails....Recently I have noticed that the “bad guys” on the internet are getting better and better, I see emails allegedly from, Agents who I know or recognize their names…I also get inquiries from potential buyers who...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Content is King.  Video is a Must. Website content always has been and always will be king.  The new and very important addition to that is video.  I’ve written several posts and created a few video tutorials about the value of using video to promote your business.  Video, when created, optimized...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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Originally written for and posted on Does selling on social media intimidate or frustrate you?  I can understand if it does.  You may have only one or various social media accounts because you want to promote your real estate sales business.  You do the conventional, obligatory thing...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
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This is a biggy! While Wise Agent has enabled addition of new leads through API's with existing companies and through a Wise Agent generated contact form for your web page, they've just added the feature that allows virtually any incoming lead to be auto-populated into it. Lead parsing is that fe...
By Dama Scott, Evergrene Resident Specialist
(One World Realty, Inc.)
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 Saw this "other" Evergrene resident on my travels about this weekend, so I had to research him.  The species is invasive to Florida, and has been in Palm Beach County since 1997 and in Miami since 1952.  Have you all ever seen one of these bad boys???"The knight anole, which is native to Cuba, h...
By Home Value Leads
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This article was originally posted on the Home Value Leads blog.As real estate agents, we often meet new people and show properties to unknown buyers. That’s our pipeline for future sales, right? Yes — but we must remember to always stay safe. It begins with being alert to our environment and wat...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
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In a new feature recently released in Contactually – you get simpler, more informative contact management. See the size, health, and composition of your network, and your team’s. It graphically shows your Relationship Strength, Contact Activity, Contacts Reached, and Response Rates.CRM is all abo...
By Claude Labbe, Realty for Your Busy Life
(Real Living | At Home)
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We're all responsible adult professionals, right? And yet, how many agents do you think are not going to bother with Trulia verifications? Honestly, in the past month, I jumped through...
By The Friendly Home Team, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Realty Pro Oregon, LLC)
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I love knowing exactly where allmy leads come from, who isclicking on what, how many page visits it takes to get a prospect toclick andthen how many clicks it takes to get a lead. (It really is a numbersgame) But,you know what? I also know that buyers aren’t the only ones checkingout myblogs and ...
By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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  At San Francisco Mascone Exhibit Center, I went to an exhibit on wheels called Internet Tomorrow.It is on a modified bus with three levels for an assortment of futuristic technology. The lower level serves as an exhibit. Futuristic smart home, cordless battery charging system, intelligent senso...
By Randy Hilman, Associate Broker, GRI, CBR, What Matters to You, Means Everything to Me!
(Randy Hilman Homes at Keller Williams Coastal, Lakes & Mountains Realty)
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Zillow agrees to buy DotLoop - The sun also sets.  I can't seem to getaway from Zillow.  It, I fear, may very well be changing our game again. After months battling anxiety over how I would fare in the absence of premier agent status, I finally  broke my habitual monthly cash contribution to Zill...
By Angela Lazazzera ~ (321) 368-1229, RED CARPET service every step of the way!
(Prudential Sterling Properties)
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Looks like there's no direct way to link Instragram with ActiveRain yet, so I thought I'd go ahead & share the link to my Instagram account in my BLOG.  It's a way to become more personally familar with clients, being as though you share family photos, etc...JUST REMEMBER to not post anything you...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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by Lori Ballen - Las Vegas Real Estate Agent and Digital StrategistWhat is Google Dorking and How Can It Be Used to Find Security Holes on Your Site? What exactly do these Google Dorks do?  Did you know that Google is a hacking tool? It’s not a new concept, but your website could be advertising i...
By Angela Lazazzera ~ (321) 368-1229, RED CARPET service every step of the way!
(Prudential Sterling Properties)
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~ Only 17 Facebook 'LIKES' to go to reach 100! Who's going to be, "LUCKY 100" & win a surprise?! Please share & invite your friends to 'LIKE' my page. Thank you so very much!  
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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I am not the most technologically savvy REALTOR in the business so I can use all the tech tips I can find.  This blog about decluttering a cell phone is great: Most of us have probably run into this message at least once.  Having little available storage can result in problems with your phone, su...