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 Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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A Complete Beginner's Guide to Email Marketing"Having 1,000 engaged subscribers is far more valuable than having 10,000 if most of them simply ignore your newsletters."Email continues to be the preferred method of communication between businesses and consumers, despite the constantly growing pres...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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Windows 10 Issues? I recently upgraded one of my laptops to Windows 10.  Everything worked great until this week.   This week, probably after a computer update...  AR and Facebook both are scrambled in the Chrome Browser.  The Microsoft Edge Browser does better but will not let me edit the image ...
By Rowena Patton, Asheville NC Real Estate
(All-Star Powerhouse @ Keller Williams)
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In January of 2015, we set out on a course to stop using Salesforce, after a couple of hundred thousand invested. UGH! At that point, there was no dialer on our new shiny CRM. Then my crazy business partner, Christine Lee who runs our All-Star Powerhouse in Jacksonville Florida, decided to create...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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...and How Not to Be Frustrated by Either!   Originally written for and published on HuffPost. Hear me out: Fiverr does not have to be a total waste of time despite what you may have heard or experienced.  (If this is Greek to you, Fiverr is an online marketplace to outsource business tasks, sim...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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  Nicole Doty, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this competi...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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The day of the average REALTOR® is a busy one.  Between commutes, meetings, listing appointments, prospecting, and marketing, you might find it difficult to carve out the time for dinner with your family!While some of your tasks do require that you carry them out yourself, there are parts of your...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty
(Zion Realty)
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Technology is at the forefront of our every day lives. Think back to a time when there were no cell phones, wi-fi, video on demand, or GPS. Now think about what would happen if it were all taken away from you. How would your daily life change? Would there even be measurable physical and psycholo...
By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, GRI, e-PRO,RECS
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Direct from Top Producer:Market Snapshot is officially Mobile!We’re happy to report that Market Snapshot now appears flawlessly on any device—including smartphones!New Pipeline “inactive” Status:This one’s for those contacts in your database that just aren’t an opportunity—now or never—but you do...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
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My colleague Nick is currently blogging a series of posts about iPads and their use in real estate. He brilliantly outlined shortcuts that make using the tablet a breeze. Some of these even I didn’t know about!I don’t know about you, but it’s such a hassle for me to scroll back up to the top of a...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Want to attract readers and build your online following? Write content that entertains, informs, or inspires. Write content that offers solutions or answers a searcher's question. One of the newer buzzwords is "unique value." In this episode of Whiteboard Friday,'s Rand Fishkin explains w...
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 Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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New Crew Member at Woodland Management ServiceLast week I took a trip up to Michigan to drop off a new crew member, a New Yamaha Kodiak 700.After our old ATV bit the dust on a project in the Adirondacks this year we had a vacancy on the crew that was causing a lot of pain for feet and vehicles al...
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 Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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As many of you know, I'm a big fan and avid reader of Neil Patel.  He provides great tips on making blog posts and your site better.  And, he writes in an easy to understand format. I thought many of you might find this article helpful: How to rank higher in google by making search visitors happi...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Infographics are becoming more and more popular.  Wikipedia describes infographics as graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly.  There are several sites where you can create your own infographics:,
By Nicole Ocean
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
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 New BPO Automation Forms & FeaturesThis is Nicole Ocean, with BPO Automation Group!I'd like to take just a few minutes of your time to tell you about new stuff that we've been doing. Just in case you haven't development team and I have been busy brewing up lots of tasty, new BPO aut...
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 Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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It can be helpful at times to be able to do a screen capture. Perhaps you want to save it for being able to reference later. Maybe you want to share the screen shot with a colleague to discuss something. Perhaps it is an image that you want to include in a blog post! There are different ways to d...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
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Well, to start, we had regulations here against signs " that can be moved by the atmosphere". I've seen signs swinging from one eye hook, blown around upside down, tied with ropes to the post to keep them from blowing back and forth, blown completely off, metal signs where the hooks ripped right ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Like it or not, we will have to embrace the technology!In a way, we have already done that - most of us have smartphones and zillions of APPS on our phone.You can add one more to that - TRUE CALLER app, thanks to Sussie Sutton . TRUE CALLER AP CALLER ID AND BLOCK   June's Cloud Burst of you is as...