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 Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Creating a great blog post is step one. In depth, often longform content comes first. Once that is complete, you can learn to how to rank a blog post on Google through best practices and on page SEO as highlighted here.On Page SEO Strategies [Click Link to Learn More] Title correctly Create user ...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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If you're not sure what to blog about, then this is the perfect post for you to get your creative juices flowing.  Thanks to Lori Ballen:   In this Article, we will cover: What is a real estate Blog? Why do we Blog for Real estate? Where to Blog for Real Estate How to Blog for Real Estate 365 Rea...

By Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes--, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
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Dynamic IDX Support: I just love my web providerMark Fitzgerald is the greatest tech support I have ever had.  He hosts my website and I always feel good after I talk to him.  Today, I wanted to add videos to my listings...we all know video sells.  Just two clicks and there it was easy peasy. Mar...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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I recently attended a class on Facebook Marketing for Realtors because I want to do all I can to promote my business as well as my Facebook Business Page. My friend Chris Adcock, CIO and IT Consultant, taught the class and shared valuable information on social media marketing. Following are 12 ti...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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In this Article, we will cover: What is a real estate Blog? Why do we Blog for Real estate? Where to Blog for Real Estate How to Blog for Real Estate 365 Real Estate Blog Topics WHAT IS A REAL ESTATE BLOG?Blogging is a strategy built around content marketing. In the old days, blogging was a diges...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Assistants
(MyOutDesk)
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What if you could have an automated prospecting system that can help you generate more closes? What if we told you that Sales Dialers has just that? Come join Daniel Ramsey, CEO of MyOutDesk and Cory Prado, National Sales Manager for SalesDialers.com for this educational and informative webinar. ...
We just launched something really powerful on RealBird  Lead capture landing pages are now automatically created for your listings: These are mobile-friendly "squeeze" pages that can dramatically improve your conversion rate of Facebook ads and you can of course use it in any type of social media...

By April @ Chime Technologies, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
(Chime)
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Knocking doors is an important component of your geographic farming plan. But...how to begin? How about starting with a few questions for yourself: Should I knock doors? Is knocking a smart strategy for marketing nowadays? The answer? YES and YES! (Of course, you can only knock in a place that al...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                                  Sam Shueh                                                                     Realty One Group                                                                      Campbell, CA I have worked for Circlepix, Plans and...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(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 ...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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Rainers,This post is the first in a series discussing Real Estate SEO. I believe it is the first and most important topic a real estate professional should learn when they are in the process of considering real estate digital marketing strategies meant to drive both buyer and seller leads generat...

By Jim Garcia | Douglas County Real Estate, Most Recommended Realtor
(Jim Garcia | Douglas County Real Estate)
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Stay on Top of the Game by Keeping Up with TechnologyThe real estate market in certain areas of the United States is currently hot, so houses can literally go under contract within hours of being placed on the market. Buyers must proceed quickly if they want to purchase a home. Actually, quickly ...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Flash memory is the kind that comes with digital cameras. It doesn't forget what it has stored when the power goes off. Flash is getting so inexpensive it is starting to blur the distinctions between devices, according to The Wall Street Journal. Digital cameras now have so much memory they can ...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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During Hurricane Irma, one of my clients in southwest Florida - SkyLink Data Centers - stood as a fortress amongst the falling trees, mangled signs and broken windows, power outages and loss of internet service. We have been helping them tell their story and share lessons learned so that business...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Hannon Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
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Sometimes technology comes along and it disrupts how you do things.  When Zillow and Trulia came on the scene it was interesting to see the "shock and awe" of real estate agents as they scrambled to figure out if the sky is falling or not.   Nextdoor came on the scene as a site that seemed to be ...

By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.)
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I work on my real estate website, Frisco TX Homes everyday. If I wasn't with clients or family, you can be sure I'm working on my website or some form of business marketing. Yes, some might think I need a life - however, working on my website or other work-related activities such as time spent on...

By Eva B. Liland with Century 21 Doug Anderson, Selling Your Home in Today's Market
(Century 21 Doug Anderson)
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RING is a great invention that stops Porch Snatchers to steal your valuables, let you monitor your visitors weather they RING your doorbell or not, basically from anywhere. All you need is a Smartphone and you are all set! You can speak to your visitors thru the two way speakers and it even has a...

By Caitlin Thornburg, Executive VP of Sales & Marketing
(Zip Your Flyer)
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When you get a listing, there are so many things to do! You must get it into the MLS, you have to write about the house, you need to take pictures, put up signs, get it syndicated online all over the place, make flyers, put it up on your website, get a virtual tour created, schedule open houses, ...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Hannon Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
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If you've been on activerain in the past you've seen a bunch of these kind of posts and while what I am going to tell you might be a bit of a repeat, it's 2017 and I still don't see anyone really doing any of this.  In fact, every week I routinely have to question real estate agents... "do you re...

By Rick Frissell, aka "The Red Baron of Real Estate"
(HomeXpress Realty)
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The Agent That Came Out From The Cold She had been a real estate agent for many years.  As a matter of fact, you could say her validation had been earned long ago.  She had badges that included CRS, GRI, CRE and others.  She began before there was a WWW.  But now, she was on a mission ... crack t...