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 Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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As featured in REALTOR Mag Have you ever worried, “We are being replaced” as you examine the technological changes and advances of each new year. Yes, times are changing. Interestingly, that has not eliminated the need for expert help. The National Association of REALTOR® (NAR) thirty-fifth editi...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 34
Since Valentine's Day was one of the themes of this month's tool challenge, I wanted to choose my topic with love in mind. Had I been writing about money tools, I would have reworked my previous posts about the benefits of blogging on AR with backlinks to an IDX Wordpress site - but I've done tha...

By Jason Wells, Esq., Expansion Mega Team in AZ, CA, UT and WA.
(PressPlay Realty Network of Keller Williams East Valley)
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  Emerging technologies such as 360 photos/videos and walkthroughs, as well as virtual reality and augmented reallity may one day change the way buyers preview and even select their real estate purchases. That day is likely 15-20 years away still even as technology begins making it possible, the ...

By KWKLY Text To Lead, Delivering The Best Leads, Faster!
(KWKLY)
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The other day I was scrolling my twitter feed when I caught a stat, 90% of text messages are read within 3 minutes. This piqued my curiosity, so I dug deeper and found some more stats. Over 6 Billion text messages are sent each day in the U.S. Texting in the sales process can lead to conversion g...

By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
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I really enjoy Instagram. It’s one of my favorite platforms. To me it’s a daily digital lifestyle photo magazine and I get to be one of the photographers!Instagram is a community that loves to share photos of location, lifestyle, and community. Sound familiar? These are the 3 oldest axioms of rea...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Thank you Rene Fabre for sharing this good Information on Instagram.... especially for those of us who are new to the concept! #me  #Ihavealottolearncheck out Rene Fabre    at https://www.instagram.com/renefabre/ I really enjoy Instagram. It’s one of my favorite platforms. To me it’s a daily digi...

By Alexander- Slocum, Realty Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate
(Adamas Realty - Vancouver Washington)
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What is the Cure for a HUGE PDF file?... As the real estate industry becomes more and more paperless, this invariably leads us to working with many documents in the pdf format.  Offer documents, Home Loan preapproval letters, Home Inspection Reports, Title Reports, CC&R's, etc. - all in pdf form...

By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
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February Contest- Tell Us What You Can't Love and Can't Live WithoutIt's the month we focus on love whether or not there is someone special in our lives. We all have things that are special to us and we want to know what you are thinking and loving. In our businesses there are tools or systems th...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                    Sam Shueh                                                                   Realty One Group                                                            Campbell, CA Having an Online PresenceRealtor.com, Movoto.com, Homes.com, Tru...

By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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Google Maps is one of the best mapping services available. It offers directions, traffic, and even public transit schedules. But it also has a lot of features hidden beneath its surface and here are just a few: 

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 16
Bob Stewart has challenged us to write a post about two tech tools we use in our business. This February Active Rain Challenge has been thought provoking. It was not easy to narrow down to just two, given that these days we rely on all types of technology tools which we now take for granted most ...

By Matthew DeFede, Specializing in Bergen & Essex County Real Estate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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Build your own content network and generate your own leads! With Matthew De Fede or Realty Executives Elite Homes

By Sandra Paulow, REALTOR, Associate Broker, GRI, SFR
(Aspen Properties, Inc. )
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 Computer Woes, AGAIN! We have all been there. You get up one morning and log on to your computer only to find it isn’t working. My latest event happened yesterday morning. Oh joy, none of the icons on my desktop were working. I would click on them and the program would start to open and immediat...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Know What Your Website Visitors Find ValuableFree Video & Blog Below Holy, cow - have I got something hot for you! And I do mean smokin’! I’m talking about the next best thing to sliced bread in the world of lead generation through content marketing and Search Engine Optimization. Better yet, it'...

By Homesnap Pro App, The 5-star app that puts the MLS in your phone
(Homesnap)
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 Imagine that your MLS is like a firehose. Updates are continually pouring out: listings, sales, contracts, price changes. Some days, the feed is manageable, but on others you need a much bigger bucket.  It takes a lot of time and manpower to keep track of all the data that relate to your farm ar...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
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What Tools or Systems Do You Love – An ActiveRain Contest Technically this is about three tools, but I’ll lump two together since they are at their foundation, the same product but serve two different users ultimately. I wonder what my grandparents who were licensed Realtors in the 1950's through...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 10
 One of the things that is a benefit to our niche as Realtors with expertise in Divorce is that it broadens our geographic reach....we have been appointed by Judges and recommended by Lawyers in nine counties in southeastern Wisconsin.  We have lived in Wisconsin for a lifetime...and know our wa...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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I recently read a post regarding the SEO of listing postsIt was a pretty good post all in all but something in my mind was missing.I read the post several times before I finally figured out what was missing.The post itself talked about tags, images. content and a whole slew of SEO "buzz" words w...

By Kathleen Luiten, Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales
(Resort and Second-Home Specialist)
Comments 1
This blog has so many great tips I thought it should be re-blogged in case any of you missed it. Enjoy! This week, ace trainer and coach Michael Tritthart shared his five tips for nailing tech in 2017. But don’t worry, leveraging technology doesn’t have to mean learning code or building apps. In ...

By Brivity CRM, Leads. Listings. Leverage.
(Brivity)
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This is my biggest secret. For four years I have been planning and building and connecting the dots. The fact that we have to pay for 20 different software services, re-enter leads, listings, and pendings, and end up using what I can only describe as the creme of the crap software services ticks ...