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 Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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 This morning's re/code feed's headline of "Machine Learning is Hard!: Google Has Egregious Facial Recognition Error", caught our attention.    No doubt some of you have already subscribed to Google's new Photos App service.   It gives you unlimited free storage of your photos as well as maintain...
By Courtney Cooper, 206-850-8841
(All Seattle Homes for Sale: CooperJacobs.com)
Comments 24
Want more love from Google? We all do :) You have to give Google what it wants. Even if you think your site is great and nothing could possibly improve it, you are wrong. Just take a day or two every few months and really clean it up. The results will be astaounding and you will also be offering ...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 12
XE Currency App - Great Tool in the REALTORs Tool Box Real estate and foreign currency exchange go hand-in-hand when working with foreign buyers and sellers.  For years, I've used XE.com to check on live currency exchange rates.  I am happy that XE has a great app for the iPad, iPhone, and Androi...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Comments 8
Bob Crane, 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 competitive...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 5
I am afraid that this may be our future..  Recently there has been a lot of attention on the subject of Artificial Intelligence with all kinds of scary scenarios where artificial intelligence takes over and runs the human race.  In the near future will a real estate robot show homes, negotiate de...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
Comments 21
I read a bunch of Social Media and SEO posts.  And, many tell you the same thing.  I liked this article from Drew at The Hungry Partier.  He is a travel blogger.  There are some fresh ideas here on how to grow your base (w/ real people) on FB, Tw, G+, Pinterest and Instagram.  Just take your pick...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 57
How To Make an Interactive Map for your Blog Post   I make a lot of maps for my business as well as for my blogs and people often ask how I make these custom interactive maps.  So today I will demonstrate just how easy they are to make and insert into your blog posts.   Creating a custom map may ...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  Hi there, Reality check: we live in a “Google world.” All of your clients and leads (past, present and future) are using search engines to find information.With that said, Tawd Frensley, our VP of Marketing and Sales, will walk you through the tricks you need to know to make your AccelerAgent ...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 0
Your Buyers, Your Sellers, Your Leads, Your Clients - We have you covered on all fronts. View this email in your browser   *Register, and then scroll down for an exclusive SEO webinar opportunity*   We're now at the 6 month mark of 2015. Do you have a plan for the last half of the year? Be the f...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 59
Recently there has been a lot of attention on the subject of Artificial Intelligence with all kinds of scary scenarios where artificial intelligence takes over and runs the human race.  In the near future will a real estate robot show homes, negotiate deals and close transactions?  Or will humans...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 16
iPhone 6 Tech TipsIn February I upgraded to an iPhone 6 and for those that are iPhone fans you probably are already in love with your phone and know all you can do with it. But just in case I am going to share some basics tips that I learned along the way.1) Creating a signature- Have you ever re...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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 Were hired to help me market 76.2 acres of land of land I have on the Webster/CT border.  Barbara Todaro uses them on almost every listing she has. Their videos and pictures have sold every listing I used them on.It is such a pleasure to watch a pro like Eric working. His equipment is state of t...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
You now have the capability to read, answer and write new texts from the comfort of your full sized keypad and be able to use a real spellchecker, which for this writer is a much more pleasant way to write texts than with the tiny keyboard and predictive texts that I often screw up. Mighty Text -...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
TECHNOLOG LESSON: VIBE APP FOR BROWSERS What is VIBE app?Vibe is a free people search technology available in Chrome. Search and research people right inside Chrome. Vibe combines Linkedin Search, Facebook Search, Twitter Search and others in one plugin. (Now also available on other browsers, as ...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 10
I subscribed to Brivity recently and was happy to discover that even setting it up was pretty easy.  You put together your list of tasks, attach it to a listing or a property under contract, and set it off to run like a little top.  You also can set up a list of  phone calls to make to past clien...
By Angie Murphy, Professional with a Personal Touch
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
How to change your Announce My Listings information on North Texas Matrix MLS!I have been getting emails from Announce my listings .  At first I wasn't using it because I thought it might be complicated. However I had a few moments one day and tried it ,why not because any easy exposure on social...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 1
Facing TitansBack in late April I was at the University Village in Seattle working with my teammate Barbie Van Horn. We’re conducting a clock hour class and along the way we stop at the Apple Store and see the new iWatch in the front display window.Note to self: These are pretty cool... (research...
By Jason Ramsey, Myoutdesk Virtual Assistants
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You can collaborate and work effectively just as well with a Real Estate Virtual Assistant as an in house assistant. You just need the right system and tools in place. There are many tools in the marketplace which can help with communication and to stay in sync on tasks or projects. One of those ...
By Robert Adams, Real Estate Broker in NV, MA, & RI
(Broker at The Adams Team at Rothwell Gornt Companies in Las Vegas & Sankey Real Estate in MA)
Comments 0
The Adams Team at Rothwell Gornt Companies is on fire! This is the 5th review today and our 82nd Review since we have starting requesting our clients to write them. We built a new page on our websites for all of our reviews. Check it out here: http://www.lvrealestatehelp.com/reviewsrecommendatio...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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WMS App of the Year; “OK Google Now!”Last year a giant named AT&T hijacked our phone company and forced us to get new phones, the phones were unremarkable as most things with AT&T are, but they did have one app that made it a little more tolerable.“OK Google Now!”, quickly became my favorite app ...