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 Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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Featured in RealtorMag. In the film,Transformers, I love how Bumblebee and the other Autobots come to the aid of humans in style (yellow Camaro with racing stripes and what-not's). Well, auto-bots are not just for the movies!   AutoBots aren't just for the movies anymore! As a real estate pro, yo...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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What is Your Voice Mail Greeting Saying About You?  We don't often call ourselves so when was the last time you checked the greeting on your cell phone, on your office phone or home phone?I have gotten in the habit of not leaving a message if the message is long. I hang up and text. Long messages...

By MaryBeth Mills Muldowney, Massachusetts Broker Owner
(TradeWinds Realty Group LLC)
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Happy New Year All! Well here we are 2017!  What will this year hold for the new year? Okay so we don't have a crystal ball but after being in this business for decades some things do come to mind.  The Real Estate Business as we knew it two, five, ten or twenty years ago certainly has changed - ...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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How to BlogTrack your results to see if you are ranking on the search engines [lesson] on SEMrush, or by using your Google Search Console [Lesson]. Remember, searching for a phrase on your own computer on Google will result in artifical rankings based on the fact that Google knows who you are and...

By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
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Below is the recording and slides of the amazing RealBird webinar, Janie Coffey hosted last Friday. For a quick review, see the 24 slides of the Janie's presentation below or watch the full webinar recording embeded at the bottom of this post: You can also replay the full webinar via this Youtube...

By WallyLABS LLC, Smart Home Water and Temperature Technology
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What is mold and why does it grow? Mold is a broad term that describes several types of fungi that sprout from naturally occurring spores in the air. Mold appears when these spores settle in areas with conditions that create a fertile growth environment such as standing moisture or high humidity....

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
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As a former Top Producer user, I can honestly say this has been the simplest, yet most comprehensive Client Relationship Manager I've ever used. Referral Maker CRM makes work, fun! It has an APP for your mobile device, so you can run your business like a business from your office, home office or ...

By® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
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Last week, Active Rain hosted a webinar with luxury listing experts Lisa Larkin and Charles Nitschke. Both Lisa and Charles’ firms use Matterport 3D tours with their listings and they were eager to share how the technology has been a game-changer for their agents and how they win business in two ...

By® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
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We’ve given you our take on the best video chat apps out there, and shown you five different ways you can use video chat to up your services to clients. But… you haven’t fired up FaceTime or ooVoo with a client yet, have you?It’s alright to have some nerves, but it’s time to move past them so you...

By Dawn Pfaff, NY State MLS President
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Does your state have a statewide MLS?  Some states do have one but many do not and across the country in many rural areas there is no MLS at all. Enter My State MLS (  Started in 2014, My State MLS is a statewide MLS for the entire United States.  It is affordable, easy to join...

By ActiveRain University
(ActiveRain University)
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Head on to ActiveRain University to watch the recording Here at ActiveRain University we do our very best to make each webinar a learning experience and  that the panelists for our webinars are the cream of the crop; experts in their field and specialists who know what they're talking about. All ...

By Inbound Real Estate Marketing, Learn Online Marketing Today.
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Active Rain, You will want to watch this ONE MINUTE video. I'm laying down some heavy wisdom today. So many realtors ask me where they should be focusing their extremely limited time in terms of Social Media. That's EXACTLY what I address in this Instagram video.    INSTAGRAM VIDEO       The vide...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Tim here - did you know some of the issues keeping you from maximizing revenue include allowing Zillow and similar portals to infiltrate your database? You may send clients something like an inventory snapshot, fresh marketing content, referral request, and use our New MLS Map Search to provide ...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(HomeSmart Elite Group,Scottsdale, 602-620-2699)
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First ever continuing education class that includes 3 different industry partners in real estate!  Knowledge is EmPOWERing includes 3 Disclosure continuing education credits for real estate agents; 1 BPI credit for Building Performance Institute contractors; and 3 credits to Arizona appraisers!  ...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
( #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (RTP) has announced the finalists for the 9th annual Technology Awards Dinner. CenturyLink is the Pinnacle sponsor of the RTP and the Premier sponsors are Hertz, eMaint and 21st Century Oncology. The finalists for the CenturyLink Innovention A...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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Summing up the life of a real estate agent can be done in one word,"busy." Those two syllables encompass all that goes into a successful day. From showing homes, meeting with clients and organizing open houses there are few spare moments each week. While this a sign that your business is successf...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
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As real estate agents, you should be aware of big data and how it can impact your business. With so much information surrounding your leads, tracking patterns and identifying areas for improvement becomes critical to future success. There are however surprisingly numbers of real estate agents tha...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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I realize we're all trying to make a living here, and what we do is difficult and time-consuming, especially if we're doing it right. We never seem to have enough time to do many of the things we need to do, much less those things we'd like to do. And for a lot of us, photography falls into that...

By Bob Sokoler, Realtor - Louisville, Kentucky
(RE/MAX Properties East)
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If you live or work in Louisville Kentucky near the Hurstbourne and I 64 area you may be experiencing problems with your AT&T phone! In fact, come to think of it , if you live or work in the United States you may be experiencing problems with your AT&T phone! I’m frustrated, I’m angry, I feel tha...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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This is the second article I'm writing in a series of redeveloping my primary real estate website.We are now generating an average of 80 registered visitors per day, and we've outgrown the support and capabilities of our current provider.In case you missed the first installment when I reached out...