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 Rich Swier, We Predict Future Listings
(offrs.com)
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You can watch our conversation on video here. The importance of having an Inside Sales Agent (ISA)Being a real estate agent is not easy. The amount of work that needs to be done is overwhelming, and the minute you are distracted other aspects of your business begin to stall. This is why having an...

By Rich Swier, We Predict Future Listings
(offrs.com)
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One of the most important aspects of running a business is to communication with customers. We strive each day to learn how we can improve from our customers, and our entire team at offrs.com is motivated to do what we can to help our customers. But it's not easy.Here are some challenges you may ...

By Linda DeVlieg, Albuquerque Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I spent the last few days cleaning out my home office/office location and my kitchen pantry. All totally related items for me. I found something super simple and useful to help me stay organized.   I wear a bluetooth headset and keep my iPhone connected.  As I'm clearing out a drawer, or going th...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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Do you YouTube? | YouTube Lauren Selinsky Subscribe NOWIf you are not using YouTube to market yourself, well then you already are making mistake #1 in MarketingYou 101. Bring more visitors to your site by implementing videos on your site. You can start by saving a local video you recorded for you...

By Jeff Fisher, ReMax Fine Properties
(ReMax Fine Properties)
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If you're a Realtor and you don't have a social media presence you're missing out on sales. It is as simple as that. There is a huge potential audience which you are not tapping but you can be sure that your competitors are!Before you get started there is one important question you need to answer...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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 A turned back and ooops....David's I Phone disappeared....hmmm....Ah yes...Insurance it's a wonderful thing !  Calls made immediately. the phone is now locked, the information stored deleted and whoever thought they got a shiny new I Phone...got a techie paper weight !There is nothing that they...

By Kathleen Luiten, Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales
(Resort and Second-Home Specialist)
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This blog has so many great tips I thought it should be re-blogged in case any of you missed it. Enjoy! This week, ace trainer and coach Michael Tritthart shared his five tips for nailing tech in 2017. But don’t worry, leveraging technology doesn’t have to mean learning code or building apps. In ...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Jump on the next MLS Searches webinar to see everything in action! SEO Made Easy: Part 2  Create Custom IDX pages. We can’t say this enough. Just as a department store organizes its merchandise by brand, style, use, gender, event,and age group- you too should tailor your website to people’s pref...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  SEO can be pretty darn simpleMany real estate agents make the mistake of thinking their PropertyMinder website is like a billboard on the side of the highway. They assume leads and past clients will just drive by and see it. In reality, the only way you will make sure that “highway” is full of ...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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I’m sure you already use your social media channels to promote your listings, reach new clients, and announce open houses. But are you using social media to it’s fullest extent? As a realtor that likes to keep up with current trends in the market, you’ve no doubt read countless articles that exp...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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To TEXT or NOT to TEXT | Realtors Technology in the 21st Century Lauren SelinskyTexting clients, other Brokers, Realtors(R) /Secret  Agents (you only get this if you read my blogs) or service providers in your transaction. So, do you do it? DO  you text them? I do! I always have and I remember wh...

By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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How Can You Tell How Many People Read Your Blog Posts?I am excited to say that I received many comments on my Worst Blog Mistakes. I'm also very embarrassed to say I had two mis-spelled words and one very long run-on sentence!!! Thanks to those who caught the mistake! Shame on you for those who d...

By KWKLY Text To Lead, Delivering The Best Leads, Faster!
(KWKLY)
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The other day I was scrolling my twitter feed when I caught a stat, 90% of text messages are read within 3 minutes. This piqued my curiosity, so I dug deeper and found some more stats. Over 6 Billion text messages are sent each day in the U.S. Texting in the sales process can lead to conversion g...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~Let's face it, for many of us it is very difficult to keep up with our social media marketing. It can be hard to find the time to socialize, promote, and engage let alone keep up with the nearly constant barrage of changes. While I cannot help you do the first 3 (perhap...

By Michael Mahoney, Greater Boston & Southwest Suburbs of Boston
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If you have been looking for a way to stay in touch with clients via a system that will allow you to send personalized one to one communication to your sphere of influence, family and friends, past clients, expired listings and for sale by owners then you should attend my Sendoutcards Webinar tod...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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The end game of blog writing as you know is to generate more traffic to your website. It sounds easy but unless you have been doing it for years or have had formal training, it can be a little tricky. One of the ways you can make it easier is to know what your audience is looking for. Most commo...

By KWKLY Text To Lead, Delivering The Best Leads, Faster!
(KWKLY)
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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 Melanie Cameron, The Cameron Team
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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If you are a blogger or an avid Pinterest user, and one of your main focuses is home themed pins, then we would love to have you join our Tailwind Tribe! What is a Tailwind Tribe? It's a tool that allows groups of Pinterest users to bring together quality pins of similar topics in one place. They...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Increase Your Chances of Being Found on Google ActiveRain Ambassador Debbie Reynolds share some tips on how to increase your chances of being found on Google. Please go to the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Increase Your Chances of Being Found on Google   This has been a week of tec...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Pinterest Is Totally Addicting but it's good to know how to protect yourself.   Real estate professional Toni Weidman shares some advice on the use of Pinterest. I have not yet needed to block any Pinterest followers but this is how to do it if you face a difficult situation. Thanks to Toni for h...