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 Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Where is the best home for your videos?Earlier this week, my favorite couple from the Q,  John McCormack and Debbie contacted me to ask some questions regarding their YouTube account. Specifically, why one of my YouTube videos counts down and appears to notify the viewer of an upcoming video (als...
By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate)
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Yes! It is Possible to Simplify Blog Posting!Blogging is one of the best ways I know of to keep in touch with people and possible new leads! Have something to say and share it! It's as easy as that.Usually....For me blogging is one of the highlights of my day. I love to find my topic. Research th...
By Lina Poka, MBA, Multi-award winning Senior Marketing Professional
(Morris Real Estate Marketing Group)
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 Next time you are bored there is 'an app for that' to keep you entertained with interesting content...A new study revealed that "Being bored makes mobile phone users more open to consume suggested content." Essentially, when we are bored we are more likely to engage with our phones, and send tex...
By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®, SFR®         More On Moorpark Real EstateMore on Ventura County Real Estate        There Is No Housing Bubble               Real Estate NewsMoorpark Homes 4 Sale     Simi Valley Homes 4 Sale    Thousand Oaks Homes 4 Sale  Let’s face it: There are technology updates ever...
By Stefan Winter, Owner - Winter Group
(Real Estate in IL & NV; Digital Marketing Consulting)
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A few weeks ago Facebook's Mark Zuckeberg announced to the world that Facebook will finally work on a 'dislike' button. In my blog about it I voiced my concern on the implications of such a button for business pages. It is one thing for customers or clients to dislike something if you provided ba...
By Pat Starnes, Broker/Owner
(Pat Starnes Real Estate)
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Two days ago, I wrote a post about Fall Festivals and Events in Brandon MS. I listed the upcoming Halloween and fall events in my area and then shared the post in several Facebook groups. Imagine my surprise when the "likes" started pouring in. It was fun to watch the likes and shares grow. Withi...
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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Power 2U USB Plug Ins Have you seen the new technology to have the ability to use the USB plug for your technology!  Patented design prevents "plug barriers" to enable charging/powering up to four iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and phones, MP3 players, GPS, digital cameras, and other USB 2.0/1.1...
By Judith Sinnard, The SMARTePLAN Lady
(SMARTePLANS; Houston, Texas)
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From Inman .. an interesting article  (by Teke Wiggin, Staff Writer) about a new App that let's buyers get the lockbox code and tour the property without an agent being present. Do you see this working in your local area?  Thanks for Stopping By,   Judith, the SMARTePLAN Lady
Today I am introducing Houseline. I decided to do it here, because I love this community and owe it the best of what I have to offer. We created Houseline to equip real estate agents with the technology needed to compete, and to win, against the big real estate portals in the mobile marketplace....
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Now that speed and bandwidth are not the concerns anymore in this high-speed Internet world, video is getting prominence in marketing.Are you using video in marketing yourself and your business?A great post from Pamela Cendejas. Today video marketing is a whole new ball game.  More and more peopl...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
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I am proud to announce that I am the first reseller for Referral Maker CRM from Buffini & Company. They have been using and marketing it primarily to their existing coaching clients for a couple years but now they are ready to let everyone take advantage of their unique CRM.You can tell from the ...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
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  My Most Popular Pinterest Board: Sometimes, the most popular things are a surprise. I would have thought that my Chocolate! Board would be it but no, I would be wrong. My most popular board on Pinterest is my  Gardens & Outdoor Living Spaces board. Here's the link to it, so take a look. From th...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
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“Home” is the most searched word on Pinterest. Because of that, real estate professionals (and anyone else involved in the homeownership industry) have a unique advantage when it comes to pinning. The fact is, people out there are actively searching for what you’re selling. That, my friends, is e...
By MarketingSoc 1
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Please do yourself a favor, take a moment to register for this powerful 11-minute presentation.It's straight from the Real Estate Mavericks! Register today for this brief presentation being held Thursday, October 8th, 2015. 11 AM (PST)You won't regret it! Register TODAY and reserve your place for...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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When is the best time to post anything on Social Media?Here is a re-blog of detailed research on when is the best time to post on Social Media by Lee Davenport . Originally written and published for Inman News There are plenty of voices on social media, so how do you make yours stand out? Various...
By Jim Hale, Eugene Oregon's Best Home Search Website
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Please tell me of your personal experience with this Utah-based vender of agent and brokerage websites?   Give it to me straight and quick.  Or down and dirty.  Just hand over the facts.   I'm about to pull the trigger:  
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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The Do’s of Taking Good MLS PhotosTaking good MLS photos can mean the difference between getting your listing sold and it lingering on the market. If you don't want to spend the money on professional photography then you had better make sure the photos match up with the quality of the listing. Th...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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3 Steps to Market Your Business Effectively on LinkedInFor anyone who doesn't know LinkedIn is pretty much the most powerful social media tool there is for B2B marketing. Why? Because unlike the popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, which are designed primarily for sharing per...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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Last week was ugly. On Monday, I was notified by my weekly Quill Engage report of a huge drop in website traffic (Thanks, Noah Seidenberg for turning me on to this very useful tool!), so I ran a few Google searches for the long-tail keywords on which we've built our IDX site, listings.maryanddick...