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 Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Custom Video Creator
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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There are two revealing email analytics that tell you volumes about your email marketing engagement. How many people open your email? How many times do your readers open your email?   #1 - Subject lines are the driving force behind email opens, and we will cover that in another blog post.#2 - If ...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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Want to know how to get ahead in your real estate search?! It's easy when you utilize the Brunswick Forest website and social media channels to your advantage! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2usazRt 

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  We are not the most techie people you know.....and in factfar from it...the easier and few clicks the better...writing attractive posts should not be a struggle...it should be a wonderful exercise in marketing, creativity, sharing....learning...all of the above !   We love to sprinkle graphics...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Howdy ActiveRainers, How does "auto-filling" your personal listing inventory (this Fall) sound to you? Well, that's essentially what Seller's Corner does for you, around the clock. It automates staying in touch (and top-of-mind) with your homeseller leads, so they'll always turn to YOU when they'...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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Photography is part of modern daily life now. Think about it. You carry a camera (in the shape of a mobile phone) with you at all times in your pocket (or purse). How many photos did you take today? how many this week? this month? this year? One of my all time favorite tech tools relates to worki...

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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 It stands to reason that the longer a company is in business, the cheaper it might manufacture its products. I mean, corporations are expected to increase bottom-line profits for shareholders. If the company is not increasing sales nor laying off employees, sometimes management eyes the product ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson "Zamzar to the rescue...All you do is save your picture...to your documents...folder...Then go to Zamzar.Com...Choose the picture...CLICK and that's it...it couldn't be easier!"Right on target - and - re-blog!   We are not the most techie people you know.....and in fact...

By Home Pocket, Advanced digital marketing and lead generation
(HomePocket)
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If you're a real estate agent looking to get a website, you're most likely doing so to get into the now all-important digital marketing game and grow your leads by providing a place where buyers and sellers can find you through Google search and social media.  You're also likely to find about 100...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 RING is a video doorbell and can be used, whether you have a doorbell or not.    Ever had the doorbell ring when you are in the middle of something, only to find someone cannot read --- NO SOLICITING?     With this great product, the door can go unanswered! You can answer your door using your sm...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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I just signed up for this.... I'm always needing to change a pdf to a jpg to post on one site or another.... here's the fix.... thanks Sally.... the site is ZAMZAR.COM   We are not the most techie people you know.....and in fact far from it...the easier and few clicks the better...writing attract...

By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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The sheer number of buyers making offers sight unseen - meaning they haven't physically visited the home - is rising, as outlined by a survey of the latest home buyers conducted by real estate brokerage Redfin. See how here Technology results in more buyers to forego physical home showings

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Some really good information that you can learn with... Hey ActiveRain! Before we get into tips on converting online leads, I wanted to thank you guys! Because of amazing people and communities like you, Chime is nominated as one of Inman's Most Innovative Techologies awards! We couldn't have don...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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  We are not the most techie people you know.....and in fact far from it...the easier and few clicks the better...writing attractive posts should not be a struggle...it should be a wonderful exercise in marketing, creativity, sharing....learning...all of the above !   We love to sprinkle  graphi...

By SmartZip Analytics, SmartZip
(SmartZip)
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Whether you’re a second-year agent or the broker of a market-leading office, you’re running the numbers all year long — you can likely rattle off everything from GCI to lead conversion stats to ROI on tech and marketing products in your sleep. While this kind of analysis is critical to running a ...

By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
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Quick tip on using the RealBird branded listing photo tool:We really like how long time RealBird member, Barbara Martino-Sliva's Facebook post includes the RealBird branded listing photo. These branded RealBird listing photos are great options for private labeling your social media and classified...

By April @ Chime Technologies, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
(Chime)
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Hey ActiveRain! Before we get into tips on converting online leads, I wanted to thank you guys! Because of amazing people and communities like you, Chime is nominated as one of Inman's Most Innovative Techologies awards! We couldn't have done it without you. Thanks!! - The Chime TeamThe market is...

By The Martin Team, Making Real Estate Magic Happen
(The Martin Team at Keller Williams)
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        According to CNBC, “more than 4.8 billion people globally are expected to use a mobile phone by the end of 2016.” 4.8 billion, can you imagine? When it comes to home buying, a good percentage of us would rather go online to collect information first before we officially decide to buy or p...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Never use the password: PASSWORD Recently, I sat in on a Washington County Board of REALTORS meeting highlighting a speaker who gave some advice on avoiding online fraud, scams and hacking. He passed along some of the Do's and Don'ts of keeping sensitive information safe. Here are some results: L...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 Great information Ben.Thanks for sharing this with us.  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 d...

By Jay McHugh, YOUR SendOutCard Mentor
(SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert)
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  Click here to view the Replay   Many of you continued to text and call me about SendOutCards....here is the reply to anwer many of your questions....  Feel free to log onto www.myrandomactsofcardness.com to join or to send a Free card....This will change your business in a very good way......