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 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...
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 Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                Sam Shueh                                                                                                                                                                      Campbell, CAIf you're t...
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 Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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In case you missed this, Ron and Alexandra have put us on notice to pay attention to what Google knows about you and how you can opt out of having that information so readily available to others. Big Brother?? I hope not!Read on and don't forget to thank them on their original post.   For those o...
By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
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Common Wisdom:  Smart phones don't take good landscape photos. Not true! This is an UN-RETOUCHED iPhone 5 photo, using Apple's native software. For nearly a year after buying my iPhone 5, I thought that it was good for close-ups, and lousy for landscape-style photos.  You may have had the same e...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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In the latest release in the "PEARLS SERIES" of self help books, " PEARLS FOR GIRLS DATING WAITING & SEX...IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID" you will find many interesting subjects among the over 100 chapters presented on women centered must know categories. One of them presents a problem and 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 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 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 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 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...
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 Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
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TRUE CALLER AP CALLER ID AND BLOCK June's Cloud Burst of you is asking for a technology lesson. I love this part because we all get to read about some pretty incredible things we can use to help us market or just help us with our business. My submission is an android AP called TRUE CALLER. This i...
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 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 John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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An increasing number of people are getting their news through social links rather than search. A recent study of the top 100 news sites by found that Facebook referred more traffic to those sites than Google.From Pulls Ahead of Google in Search TrafficWell-...
By Will Daly, - Phoenix High Rise and Loft C
(We Know Urban Realty)
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Have you heard whether or not Killer IDX by Success Web Systems is out of business?  I have been using them for a year now and the customer support although slow has been acceptable...until now.  I have called them five times over the last ten days or so and only reach voicemail.  What's worse is...
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...