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 Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Reputation Marketer
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
Comments 30
How would you like a free and easy-to-use animation tool to create fun real estate video memes just like this?Free Easy Animator software was recently updated with animated text features. If you already downloaded this more than a couple of days ago, you must download this again to get the animat...
By Dianne Goode, Realtor/Broker
(Raleigh Cary Realty)
Comments 7
 I was taking pictures for my newest listing.  When I lined up the kitchen shot, I saw my stuff on the corner of the counter, but I was too lazy to move it.  "I can fix it in post," as photographers say.  I routinely pull up all my listing photos in Ipiccy anyway; not a problem.  I once removed a...
By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Reputation Marketer
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
Comments 22
How to Animate A Company LogoYou can get the software here:http://newsdn.org/free How To Animate 'Homes To Heroes' Logo Using Break-Apart Feature 
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 1
I know in the olden days of English lore a Keep was a fortified area inside a castle.  Now in this day we have the Google Keep. It is always with me in my travels in Cary and Raleigh as well as Durham.  What exactly is it and how can you use it in your day to day real estate world.Keep is an orga...
By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
Comments 24
Twitter is one of the most powerful social media tools used today. While Twitter has fewer active members than platforms like Facebook or YouTube, the “Twittersphere” is rapidly growing. The main point of having a Twitter is to grow your online presence, in essence growing your brand. The first t...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
Comments 0
They say that music speaks to the soul. Let us help you find a career that you connect with on a deeper level. Call today: Cell 602-410-4340 jeff.thomas@snmc.comFor more information visit: SecurityNational Mortgage Company
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
Comments 0
 Real Estate ads: Pokemon Go or no? Can Pikachu seriously help you sell a house? Some real estate agents seem to be happily hopping onto the Pokemon Go bandwagon. Others find the use of virtual reality cartoon games to be unprofessional and nonproductive. Should you take the risk of seeming what ...
By Nicole From Z57
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
Comments 1
Z57 strives to make every customer, a happy customer. Here are some of our favorite Z57 customer experience testimonials! “The BEST customer service is here with Z57! It is wonderful to have a team working for you. Definitely get a lot for my marketing budget money. Z57 employees take the time an...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
Comments 6
Whether you are looking for a way to bring in some extra cash or a path to ditching your day job, setting up a blog can be the key to success. Blogs allow ordinary people to share their thoughts and make money at the same time. What could be better?But before you get started with your first blog,...
By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
Comments 0
How many devices connect to your wifi at home?  at work?  If you're like most people, once you (and your spouse, kids) add-in your smart phones, tablets, laptops, televisions, Wii, PS2 and other gaming devices, Roku or other other streaming devices and even your (gulp) refrigerator, it can easily...
By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, Connecting Good People w/ the San Diego Lifestyle!
(Big Block Realty)
Comments 1
Have you ever wanted to...I'm not a salesman or spokesman for Buffini, I'm just a raving fan and a successful entrepreneur & business owner, because of Buffini & Company and I want to share the Good Life with you! Much of this I can connect you with for a FREE TRIAL with no hard sells. It sells i...
By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market
(Home Jane Realty)
Comments 105
I have only been in the real estate business for 12 years, and like many of you I started out knocking doors and cold calling.Door knocking was extremely time-consuming and I really did not like it even though it was not an unpleasant experience for me. And with my accent (British) I was quite su...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
Comments 0
We routinely fund loans for buyers that other lenders fail to close. If you haven’t started working with us yet, your clients would like you to start. Call today. Cell 602-326-4983 svetlanam@snmc.comFor more information visit: SecurityNational Mortgage Company
By Marguerite Crespillo
(Marguerite Crespillo)
Comments 4
You might remember the email I sent out last week about the Doozy of a Mistake I made, for the first time in my 23-year career, I failed to show up for a listing appointment.Well I was able to redeem myself and the seller agreed to reschedule and meet with me. I was so worried about disappointing...
By Realtyna LLC, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 1
What is Server Optimization and what does it do?Server Optimization increases the efficiency of data processing, application distribution, speed and overall server performance.When you rely on your website for business, the availability and functionality of your network should be working at maxim...
By Lauren Selinsky CRS ePro, Southern CA Real Estate Specialist #oclauren
(CA Coastal Estates- Luxury Real Estate )
Comments 18
DIGITAL SIGNATURES YES!  One-click Signatures Technology for electronic signatures has changed the market for buyers, sellers, and real estate agents. DocuSign and VeriSign™ and other software systems allow all parties to sign contracts securely – anytime, anywhere. It’s legally binding, but does...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 20
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) are becoming / have become the next "big thing". In my opinion, they have their uses in real estate listings if you are dealing with significant parcels of land, with or without a home on the land. Does it really help sell a home with aerial views that the Buyer ...
By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Reputation Marketer
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
Comments 4
Memes are engaging, they're good for SEO, they provide valuable content for blogs and social media.You can use free Easy Animator to create inspiration videos, video intros and outros, video memes, and calls to action.
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
Comments 0
Rates are bouncing around. Lending guidelines won’t hold still. Making it to the closing table on time can be a wild ride if you aren’t with a steady, dependable lender. Live in a world of smooth transactions. Cell 602-421-4300 Cappy.Capozzoli@snmc.comFor more information visit: SecurityNational ...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
Comments 18
I have been a long-time blogger on ActiveRain. While I signed up in 2008, I didn't actually start blogging here until 2009. Since that time, I've written almost 2,500 posts and become one of the top bloggers on ActiveRain. (That's determined by points, nothing else.)I am a big fan of ActiveRain. ...