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 Nicole Ocean
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
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Special BPO AutoFill Software Offer 09/29/2016   Are Your BPO Orders Scaring You?Bite Back With Our Improved BPO AutoFill Software! We want to give you an opportunity to enjoy to our Improved Enhanced Plus form-completion software that fills in 90% of your BPO and REO forms automatically, lettin...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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 Real estate lead generation is the pillar of your business.Without leads, your business dwindles.Quite frankly, many real estate agents fall short in the lead gen department. But why?What is it that some other agents have that you might be missing? Here's the deal: Time for Real Estate Lead Gene...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  PropertyMinder client, Angelé Price, Realtor, has the right idea. Stay connected to your homeowners via Seller's Corner  [http://www.propertyminder.com/sellerscorner],  and reap the benefits down the road. Case in point: [1805 Henning PL, SANTA CLARA, CA 95050] - Listing Price (2013): $795,000 ...
By Eileen Begley, Monterey Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker, DelMonte)
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Ocean Harbor House Condos - Ocean Front VideoOcean Harbor House - One of the few Ocean Front condo complexes on the Monterey Peninsula. Watch the gorgeous sunsets, watch the waves crash on the beach from your condo. There are two pools, work out room, spa, saunas.  It doesn’t get much better than...
By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386, Presence,Persistence & Perseverance
(Allison James Estates & Homes & Pacific Sotheby's International Realty)
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  Just in! You are going to want to check this little baby out! This is the brand new DJI Osmo Mobile. What does this new agent's tool do, you ask? Do you think you know now?   This new item will make your amateur videos shot from your smart-phone seem professional without any of the shakes even ...
By Susanna Haynie, Colorado Springs Realtor - GRI, CNE, MCNE, ePro
(CO-RE Group, LLC -Real estate sales and services)
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Well, do you know AHRN.com? As with all things military, this site also had to be 'blessed' with an acronym. The acronym AHRN stands for Automated Housing Referral Network. Chances are, that if you are a property manager, you might be registered on this site already and if you live close to a mil...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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Your real estate website is your digital calling card. What do visitors see when they land on your home page? More importantly, what do they see when they view your website from a mobile device? First impressions are powerful. Your website is your opportunity to make a stellar first impression. B...
By ActiveRain University
(ActiveRain University)
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We hope you enjoy the recording! (RECAP BELOW)  Receive 3 FREE Seller Leads! As promised during the webinar you can register HERE to receive 3 of your very own 1 on 1 seller leads absolutely free! As mentioned, you will be asked for a credit card, but it is simply a means of verification to ensur...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Hey ActiveRainers, Tim here, again. How've you been? Heads up - this Wednesday, September 28th is National Good Neighbor Day.  Let’s ponder for a second: what does it mean to be a “Good Neighbor?”  One commendable trait involves vigilantly partaking in Neighborhood Watches. Neighborhood Watch: a ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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With 22 re-blogs prior to this, you know how popular this post is.If you have not done, do it now!Thanks to Craig Daniels for the video aboutCustomizing and Embedding Google Maps Google Maps is my most often “go-to” mapping site. Including a map image on your web page or blog post is a great visu...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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Click here for your Ultimate Guide to Making Money with KeywordsImage optimization is a sweet way to turn eye-candy into an SEO delight. More than a visual way to break up text, pictures tucked neatly into your blog post can add a boost to search engine rankings. Here's how:Choosing the Right Ima...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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Real estate leads are what drive your business. Without leads, your sales will tank. But you already knew this, right? However, what you might not know are the most effective ways to generate leads online.Sure, you could throw some money at buying leads that may equate to a whole bunch of Fred Fl...
By Gloria Valvasori, Streetsville & GTA Real Estate Agent 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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I recall when I didn't have a website... it was't that long ago that Realtors really started to realize the power of the internet and how important their presence was on the world wide web... and that it would be a great tool for acquiring business...  Then came Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, a...
By Naoma Doriguzzi, New Media Director
(Virginia Beach)
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What smartphone do you have?  Have you heard of the MotoZ from Verizon?  This phone has different mods (attachments) that you can change with a snap!  We used the Insta Share projector for movies outside, on the wall and even on the ceiling laying in bed!  An instant 70 big screen!  I can see REA...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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You can pull your hair out spinning quality content all day every day, but if you're missing the critical keyword elements, your content will crash. How frustrating is it to work so hard just to have your hard work slip away into the content graveyard, never read by your intended audience? Real e...
By Naoma Doriguzzi, New Media Director
(Virginia Beach)
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I work with a alot of REALTORS® on their online marketing.  And I have been noticing that so many don't even know how to use and market their REALTOR® desgintation.  So since I have been asked by so many, I am sure there are more that just need their friendly reminder on how easy it is to do.   V...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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At the height of the heat wave, I was doing an Open House for a colleague at a smart house.  I mean, this place was wired for anything you could want.  It had a talking dishwasher, an alarm system that could figure out who was a Realtor and who was a burglar, and a thermostat with an IQ higher th...
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 Home Value Leads
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This review of Home Value Leads originally appeared on the HVL Blog under the title, "How Jim Flanagan From Coldwell Banker Flanagan Realty is Killing it…"Every day, we are asked "Does Home Value Leads really work?" Rather than you hearing it from us, we wanted to introduce the Agent Spotlight, w...
By Eric Martell, Ph.D.
(RE/MAX Properties SW, Inc.)
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There is a ton of competition in the real estate industry today. In our market alone, the MLS roster has 24,637 agents. Tha's today; there's undoubtedly more coming into the business tomorrow. So, how do you stand out? I've been in this business long enough to know that you can spend tens of tho...