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 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...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Now it's very easy to post videos on Facebook.An advice in this re-post from Frances Flynn Thorsen -Stop Posting YouTube Videos To Facebook! Here's How To Post Your Vids. Facebook is engaged in an all-out video war with YouTube. Facebook will give your videos much greater reach and exposure if yo...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Rene Fabre.Let me celebrate your birthday with a re-blog of your excellent post.I gave you my permission? I’m a guy that likes to try stuff out... I’m not usually first, but early and if I hear about an app or a website that looks like it might help me to get thi...

By Marty Snyder, PSA, SFR, SRS; Ohio Homes for Sale
(OwnerLand Realty)
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I have been using a CRM for several years and cannot imagine doing business without it. However, I'm considering changing service providers and have been considering, LionDesk.Do any of you use this CRM and if so, what are your thoughts and opinions about this company?It appears to offer a lot of...

By Corinne Guest, Managing Broker, The Choice of Professionals
(Barrington Realty Company)
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It's been awhile since I wrote a post about website help and this came to me this morning as I was checking my web visitors and seeing what they are doing when they visit. I'll be the first to raise my hand and say I must check my own site every now and again to make sure I am doing what I say. M...

By Bryan Ellis, Host of #1 Radio Show for Self Directed Investors
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Think quick:  Where can you find over $2.5 trillion of wealth that must be used to purchase investment assets, like real estate?Answer:  America's IRA accounts......And all you have to do to tap that incredible source of capital - and double (or better) your business this year - is to understand ...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                                Sam Shueh                                                            Realty One Group                                                            Campbell, CA IBMEarly on I recall many people who could not say computer...

By Frances Flynn Thorsen, Author | Educator | Custom Video Creator
(Cross Channel Marketing Consultants)
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Facebook is engaged in an all-out video war with YouTube. Facebook will give your videos much greater reach and exposure if you use the native Facebook video platform. Here's how to post your videos to Facebook and optimize them for the greatest organic reach. Before uploading your video to a Fac...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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This is a really neat app to have for those of us who rely on our cell phones for business.  I am checking to see what's available for my Sprint Android phone.  If any of you know have some suggestions, please don't hesitate to share.     Ever wonder who is calling when you are unable to answer t...

By Marina Shlomov ALH|Podland Realty, Full Service Property Management Services
(ALH|Podland Realty & Rental Homes Property Management)
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Data Storage for Landlords and Property OwnersAs a landlord and an owner of a small Atlanta property management company, I have to deal with many different responsibilities. One of them is making sure that our data is safe, backed up, easily available in case of an emergency, and most importantly...

By Home Pocket, Advanced digital marketing and lead generation
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Despite lots of technology scattered around everywhere, real estate today is still done largely as it's traditionally done. The majority of real estate pros focus on getting new buyers and home sellers using the same techniques they've been using for the past 50 years or so: Local networking (i.e...

By David Rathgeber, Broker/Owner NVAR Lifetime Top Producer & Author
(Your Friend in Real Estate, LLC)
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Many of us remember a very serious question: "What in the world would I ever do with a personal computer?"  We’ve come a long way in 35 years or so and many of us have accumulated a lot of real estate experience.  In the process of becoming wiser, we’ve gotten older.  (Did NAR report that the ave...

By Jackie -, Learn to leverage technology to get more done.
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 Excel Macros & VBA Training in Atlanta - April 2017This Excel Macros & VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) course is for non-programmers; we assume you have zero programming experience.  What you pay for this course will be paid back in saved time.By learning Excel VBA and Macros, you can transf...

By Eileen Begley, Monterey Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker, DelMonte)
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ipad or iphone Photo EditingDid you know that you can use the basic photo editor in the camera app on your iphone or ipad? Just try these 4 EZ (easy) steps to improve your photos. Once you do it a few times, it will take you maybe 1 to 3 minutes to edit your photos. It's ok to take photos with yo...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
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Whether you are running your own real estate team or hope to one day, awareness of your teams efficacy is crucial. Quick show of hands, how many times has your team thought they were on the same page only to discover that they were not? Worse yet, how much money do you think (or estimate) that h...

By ActiveRain Contests
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February Contest- Tell Us What You Can't Love and Can't Live WithoutIt's the month we focus on love whether or not there is someone special in our lives. We all have things that are special to us and we want to know what you are thinking and loving. In our businesses there are tools or systems th...

By Stephen Fells
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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A Couple of Tools that Brian England Uses in Real Estate   Click Here to request your FREE Relocation Guide!!!   For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ   In thinking about a post for this contest, I have come to realize that I don't seem to use many tools...

By Eileen Burns, FL Probate Agent, Hotel & Land Specialist
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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Eileen Burns, Florida Probate Agent, would like to get ready for the google changes with Florida real estate SSL coming down the pike and she is following plenty of communication on this subject for implementation or NOT....  Kathleen Daniels shares another rabbit hole exercise, as if we have the...

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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 Ever wonder who is calling when you are unable to answer the phone?   I know I receive no less than 20 solicitation calls each week!  If the person is calling from a home phone, the number usually comes across with a name, but the cell phones do not.  When I bought my new Samsung 7 in October, i...