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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Time and again, a thought creeps in our mind and heart when we don't get desired results from our blogging.What do I think about blogging?It's a daily routine.If you exercise daily, you will be healthy.If you blog daily, you will be healthy, financially I guess.Here's what our friend Robert (Alas...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Are you intimidated by the thought of creating your own infographics?  It's actually quite simple with a free program called Piktochart.Here's how to get started in 6 simples steps:Step 1: Go to and click sign up.      What kind of content is appropriate for infographics?He...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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While keyword use still plays a major role in search rankings, it is becoming more and more important that the overall content on your page matches what people are looking for. As Rand Fishkin from puts it:"Do consider searchers' intent and target topics and questions that they have." To ...
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 Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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I know we all hate those moments when we forget a client's home anniversary or some other special day. Well the app Timehop can help you stay in touch better.  Timehop AUTOMATICALLY alerts you to events, text messages, emails, and photos that are good throwbacks and connecting points to build rel...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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 Okay I really should have straightened up the coffee table and picked up the cat toys and even turned off the ceiling fan.  But I'm pretty thrilled with my new camera.  This is just a hand held shot with zero editing.What a difference a great camera and lens make.This was taken with my new Nikon...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I think you should teach a claa in Blogging for your business.This is excellent.. How To Write a Blog that's Great For Business Studies have repeatedly shown that businesses are taking content marketing more seriously than ever before. According to the Content Marketing Trends survey by Ascend2, ...
By Robert (Alaska Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
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Every once and a while I will come across people at work or in conversation that tell me blogging is a waste of time .. I have been listening to these types of statements for many years now. And when I hear these words coming from people mouths, first I consider the source and then I might ask, d...
By Steve Vondran, Real Estate Lawyer
(The Law Offices of Steven C. Vondran, P.C.)
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By now, most people know domain name extensions are moving beyond .com, .org, .net. But are you familiar with all the new domain name extensions that are hitting the domain marketplace?  Can you name them all right now?  Are there any quality domains that you can snap up that will be a nice comp...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Passwords -- How long is YOUR list?   How to keep them SAFE?     Everything we do on-line requires a password, so how do you keep all these straight?     There are apps for your phone that keep your passwords close - Keeper® Password Manager aWallet Password Manager Norton Identity Safe password...
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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Buckhead Atlanta Back to the RE Dark Ages: Driving to Meet Client to Get Contract SignedHere we are at Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty, late afternoon and ready to submit a Counteroffer to the Buyer's agent. Seems simple - right?But no, it wasn't simple. We were in Buckhead Atlanta and yet Back in the ...
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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Professional Looking PostsMixed typeface sizes? Here's the cure ... When I spend time thinking about what to write and laying out my posts, I DO NOT WANT THEM to look stupid when they go online.Thanks to DAVID WIGGS in AR Support - PROBLEM SOLVED!!!!This is what my post looked like:"Here we are a...
By Jay O'Brien, Kansas City : Social Media Guy
(RE/MAX Revolution)
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Technology is redefining how a Realtor does business. Gone are the days of faxes and up next on the chopping block is the good ol' pen to sign on paper.  So, there are lots of companies out there trying to pull away as the leader in this market. I enjoy playing with all of these tools and have dr...
By David Gibson, Colorado Springs, Briargate, Pine Creek, Manitou
(Colorado Home Sales LLC)
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Most of us used devices with the old style nickel cadmium or nickel-metal-hydride (Ni-MH) batteries. We learned to leave them on the charger when not in use and to drain them as low as possible before recharging.But today’s lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries in your phone or laptop need to be treated...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Fla. Homes 32571, Brandsmart gets Fla.'s largest energy-efficient loan A Fla.-approved program (PACE) to finance energy savings and other improvements with no upfront expenses for the upgrade will lend $2.2M to a retail store. Read more.       Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pa...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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  And why it's such an excellent companion to customer relationship management Originally written for and published by Inman News.   Social media is just one more way that agents can connect with their clients, prospect for new clients and keep up with old clients. It sounds easy, but with all o...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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   ...they might just be minutes away with Seller's Corner."I set it up just 45 minutes ago and I’ve already got responses! If you’re not using it, you are losing business.”- Tim Montoya, PM customer since 2008"I just closed a $750,000 deal with Seller's Corner!"- Andre Holley, PM customer since ...
By MarketingSoc 1
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Please sign up for your Continuing Education today and speak with Janet Larson about the unique possibilities to become the top listing agent in your area. Her drive and passion will inspire you beyond words. Janet is available to you at: 480-720-0205 or email to: you will...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
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I’m honored to have been interviewed in a recent article for RealtorMag Online by Michael Antoniak entitled 2015 CRM Solutions: Is Simpler Better?  Hope you enjoy it.
By Elite Team, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Technology abounds our daily lives.  Its everywhere--in our schools, our offices, our hospitals, and our own homes. And yet, there are still some who don't have the slightest idea about how to use technology to their benefit. There are people who still don't know how to type correctly, or navigat...