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 Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho)
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As a Realtor, it only makes sense to share my community and my travels with others.  I found a great way to do that is via becoming a Google Local Guide.I take photos (inside and out) of various local businesses and community resourses in the Boise area.  It really doesn't take much time and it i...

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
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We had been looking for sit/stand desks for a while. Looking at places like Ikea, Staples, and Office Depot. All the desks were $450+ which was out of our budget. Then one day I came across on facebook.  These desks were $300+ Shipping ($50) for a total of $350, which seems like...

By Reshawna Leaven, Hoping to be your Realtor® for Life!
(Keller Williams Realty)
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100 Apps for Real Estate Agents for Android users in Google Play   Realtor Tools Trulia for Agents Zillow Realtor Plus HomeSnap Keller Williams Realty Agent View for Real Estate by PropertyMinder LoopNet Commerical Real Estate HUD Homestore Safety bSafe GetHomeSafe Shield Super Bright...

By Agent Image Real Estate Web Design
(Agent Image)
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A real estate professional who has his or her own real estate blog should learn to keep two things in mind: first, a good agent blog is one that is not only informative, but should also be user-friendly and up-to-date. With content-sharing getting more and more popular these days, it is good to c...

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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For those of you using Firefox, the Mozilla group has released a critical update toversion 3.5.6.  The main patch is to fix some memory corruption issues, Currently there are some 62 fixes in the new Firefox, software that's translated into dozens of languages and runs on multiple operating syst...

By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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Let's talk tripods.  Until someone figures out how to develop image stabilization that works well in all situations, photographic tripods will still be around.  In low light and for shots where you want a level horizon, a tripod is essential.  Yeah, you can level the horizon later on in most phot...

By Mark Organek, On a journey to accomplish one huge goal.
(And the United States of America)
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Everlast Rocketbook is one of the most incredible tools for agents and salespeople to use in the day to day activities you have.For those of you that don't know what it is yet, it is an erasable journal that you can download an app for that allows you to write on the pages and each page has a QR ...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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 Sign up once for Instant Access to all Free Webinarshether you are just getting started with online marketing, or have been online marketing for years – it’s important to make sure that you have a consistent plan to be able to reach your goals.These plans are often created by knowing what works ...

By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
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Are you ready for the coming shift to driverless cars? While it might seem like some sort of futuristic vision, the truth is that driverless vehicles will be on the road within a few short years.Let's explore three key ways that driverless cars are going to help to shape how we think about our ho...

By Katherine Barclay, That Realtor Gal
(Century 21 Ocean )
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 How to organize your real estate business is one of the most daunting tasks a real estate agent faces. It doesn't matter if you are brand new to the real estate industry or a long time veteran, putting real estate systems in place proves challenging. So I am here to answer the question so many o...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Using IFTTT and RSS Feeds for Value Add Posts in Hyperlocal Facebook Strategies edit Using IFTTT and RSS Feeds for Value Add Posts in Hyperlocal Facebook Strategies Those of you who know me know I’m very into tech and systems and internet lead generation, and I build of course around all of those...

By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Barcode Properties)
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Did you know that around 1500 apps being added daily the app store?It is impossible to try all them out, but leaning once in a while a new one that can save your time or make your posts better looking can be quite beneficial. Recently I decided to try two new web-based services: Canva and IFTTT.U...

By Greg Hague, Fighting For The Future of Real Estate
(Real Estate Mavericks)
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The Biggest Mistake In Business HistoryGiving third party websites access to our listing data was a terrible mistake. They used our listings to take our buyers and now they are using those buyers to go after our sellers (i.e. Zillow's Instant Offers).Giving third party websites accesss to our lis...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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I recently attended a class on Facebook Marketing for Realtors because I want to do all I can to promote my business as well as my Facebook Business Page. My friend Chris Adcock, CIO and IT Consultant, taught the class and shared valuable information on social media marketing. Following are 12 ti...

By Paul Diaz, 25 Year Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker
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Do you ever feel that it is impossible to keep up with all of the new technology available to us today? Are your children more proficient than you? Well, have no fear, you are not alone! The "Nerds," or the technology geeks have won and our life is more efficient as a result of all the new techno...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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This is a very old post from Praful Thakkar.I am sure many people still struggle with this - capturing the scrolling screen.So, here is a re-blog of this old post.How To Capture Scrolling Screen. How To Capture Scrolling Screen How To Capture A Scrolling Screen It was couple of years ago when I s...

By Paul Diaz, 25 Year Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker
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What does it mean?Are you a part of the Social Media Community? Three of the most popular sites are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.Facebook has been responsible for reuniting friends and family members and offers an online community where new friendships can be strengthened.Twitter is an online ...

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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Will a dictionary attack find your password? As a personal objection to the whole password problem, many people use a word that's very easy to remember. The most common words used, according to security experts reporting in INC. magazine, are "password" and "password1." Some people use a common d...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Hi ActiveRainers,How's your last week of 2017 going?I, admittedly, have a blog entry scheduled to be posted tomorrow morning - but I'm feeling a little antsy about sharing some of our end-of-the-year happenings at PropertyMinder.The image below sums it up.If anything intrigues you, you know where...

By Home Value Leads
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This article was originally published on the Home Value Leads blog.When you started to integrate social media into your real estate marketing plan, you may have loved it - at first. It can be exciting to share your business with the world and to start engaging with people. All of this, however, d...