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 Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
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We are now automatically posting RealBird listings that have Youtube or Vimeo videos via a new dedicated Facebook page. As real estate videos are becoming more and more accessible, including the rapidly gaining popularity of Facebook Live, Snap and Instagram Live videos, it only make sense that w...

By Sean Casey, Greenville, Hockessin, Newark & Bear Homes
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
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  I asked a question in the 'Rain yesterday, as I often do, this time asking if any fellow member had experience with the DJI Osmo+.     I was surprised to see that very few had encountered this camera so far - but then again - before December 1, 2016 - I had not either!   The main features high...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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I had only had Lightroom, Adobe's excellent photo editing program, a few days when I posted about it a month ago, and even then, just fooling around trying it out, I was able to get some excellent results. Since then, I have used it for a couple of sets of listing photos, and this week, I got to ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 5
If you're anything like me, you are drawn to amazing photography - it's something that seems to be inherent in most of us.  The vast majority of us, however, are nowhere near professionals!  Try as we may, capturing that perfect shot takes at least 1,000 tries or by the time you've gotten prepare...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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I have always enjoyed taking photos on vacations, family events, etc., but I really got hooked on photography when I first started blogging 10 years ago.  While that interest has inspired me to take thousands of photos, and to upgrade cameras several times, it's never been enough to get me to tak...

By Rich Swier, We Predict Future Listings
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One of the commitments we make at is to offer value to all real estate agents who register on our website. Obviously our flagship product offrs+ (where we generate listing leads using our smart data) is how we provide the most value to our clients and how we make money - but we understa...

By Mark Kunce
(Keller Williams Realty San Diego Metro (DRE# 01458113))
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Late last week, new Keller Williams Placester Website was finally rolled out here in the San Diego area, and this could be the biggest of KW’s experiments, and is pretty groundbreaking. The new Keller Williams Placester Websites are groundbreaking not just because of it’s flexibility or that it ...

By Mark Kunce
(Keller Williams Realty San Diego Metro (DRE# 01458113))
Comments 2
It has been about a month since I published my KW Placester website. As a productivity coach, I am not marketing my KW Placester website, I am only testing how KW Placester websites will empower our agents. However, on my Placester website, there has been some activity everyday with very little m...

By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
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The real estate industry is constantly changing. Preferences do change over time so as with how home buyers look and hunt for the homes they like. In today's world where the young home buyers are starting to penetrate larger than ever, we see this trend happening faster than what was forecast be...

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 18
MAGICPLANI'm a big fan of mobile devices and leveraging their capabilities to increase my productivity or simplify my life. One product I've been using for a couple years is MagicPlan by Sensopia.WHAT IS MAGICPLAN?MagicPlan is an application for your mobile device that enables you to create floor...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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When you've used a Mac computer like I have since the 1980s, you realize that as the years go by, the product becomes more complicated. And when products become more complicated by design, there are a lot more things that can go wrong. I specifically recall knowing exactly what to do if I ever re...

By Sean Whaling, Founder, CEO
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Being in the business of commission advances we're often met with a lot of confusion among real estate professionals. What are they? Who gets them and why? What’s the catch, if any, involved? This lack of familiarity has at times lead some agents to make assumptions that simply are not borne out ...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Howdy,Tim here, with a quick (seller-related) heads up for springtime... As you begin your Spring cleaning at the office - you may find that you're missing a few things - namely, listings. And I mean missing in the true sense of the word: "adj. not able to be found because it is not in its expec...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Dick Greenberg "Adobe's programs have a formidable reputation as being complicated and hard to use, but having used Photoshop and Pagemaker for many years...The problem isn't that they're difficult, but rather that they do so much. "Right on target - and - re-blog! I had only had Lightroom, Adobe...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Maximize your listings.Maximize your referrals.Maximize your repeat businessIn short, and quite simply: maximize your potential.All 8 tips/steps and resources are a few clicks away...

By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Barcode Properties)
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Let me ask you: Do you believe that a real estate agent should have a strong Internet presence and be well connected on the web?I spent a lot of time and efforts establishing my online presence, networking, sharing my knowledge and housing updates, reaching out to members, participating in lives ...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 7
 Your livelihood (aka - your database of leads, clients, buyers and sellers) should remain yours, and yours alone. Period. End of story. Agreed? Then secure and shield them from the competition with a personal CRM. 

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 4
 Wouldn't it be nice to see this more in 2017? It's possible (with Seller's Corner).

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 3
Howdy, 2016 has been rough. So here’s a little holiday rhyme (inspired by the late, great Dr. Seuss) to perk up your mood – and, very likely, your listings. The Grinch Who Stole Your Listings (+ How To Take Them Back In 2017) Every agent across the land enjoyed listing a lot, But the syndicate G...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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I really like shortcuts. Shortcuts are quicker ways to get things done. We don't have enough hours in the day as it is, every little bit of time savings helps! Today's class I want to show you keyboard command shortcuts that you can use for common commands that you can do if you are using Window...