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 Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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MONOPRICE.COM While surfing the net for some inexpensive HDMI cable for my home theater, I read a review and somebody recommended this place to by all the cables and interconnects.  What I found was an incredible place to get accessories for all sort of one's electronic devices!  The prices were ...

By Kristi Knutson, Blog Trainer ☂
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(You can find the code for this template in my blog, Blogging Blueprint Codes)       Home Prices in Redmond WA for November 2012 Real estate market data for Redmond, WA provided by Ellen Smith of East Lake Real Estate Company.   Redmond Home Prices   We have seen 11 straight months of listing pri...

By SmartZip Analytics, SmartZip
(SmartZip)
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It’s a story that’s taken on legendary status in the field of predictive analytics and predictive marketing: Target, after analyzing the buying habits of a teenage girl in Minnesota, sent her mother-to-be product offers in the mail. Her dad called to complain about the coupons targeting a young w...

By Joe Boylan
(SpringsHomes)
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This week Matterport announced the release of their second generation camera, the Pro2 3-D camera. Springs Homes was the first Colorado Springs real estate company to buy a Matterport 3-D camera. We have only had the camera for about a month, so we were surprised to get the e-mail offering the tr...

By Matt Stigliano
(Kimberly Howell Properties (210) 646-HOME)
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  I love talking about myself. Actually, I don't.  But I do love to see my name in print!  My broker, Sheila Moran of RE/MAX Access gives you the scoop on none other than me.  As you can see from my comment, I love it here.  It's only been a short time, but already I can see I've made a great dec...

By Katherine Calfee, 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 Katherine Calfee, That Realtor Gal
(Century 21 Ocean )
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There is no denying it...every real estate agent must have some form of real estate software for accounting and transaction management. Real estate agents are after all independent contractors; this means no one is taking care of the taxes for us. However, don't let that scare you away from a rea...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                        Sam Shueh                                                    Realty One Group                                                     Campbell, CA I shot black and white photographs won prices when I was a teen. It was way more technical working...

By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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How long is it since you last used your phone? Chances are, you’re using it right now to view this infographic. Analysts from Statista’s Digital Market Outlook have revealed that the amount of time we’re spending with our smartphones online has increased substantially over the last few years.The ...

By Mojo Selling Solutions, Mojo Dialer and Real Estate Lead Services
(Mojo Selling Solutions)
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We all know when calling Expired listings you want to be the first Agent to contact the homeowner. If you are in an area that has a large amount of vacation homes you know the worst thing to do is call someone at 5:00 am because you are on the East coast and they are on the West. The truth is tha...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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I went from a Palm Treo to an iPhone almost two years ago.  The other day, while reflecting on how technology has changed the way I do business, and more importantly how it has helped me take care of business, the biggest game changer for me was getting my iPhone.  Here are just some of the thing...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 6
Three days ago, I wrote a piece about hte iPhone turning 5 years old.  A while back, I heard something that made all the sense in the world to me.  Throughout the years, when we by a new piece of technology, the moment we take it out of the box, it is virtually obsolete.  New chips makie it go fa...

By CJ Hays, Online Reputation Marketing for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
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Most people who know me, know that I believe YouTube needs to be a "best freind" for the online marketing of Realtors. YouTube is owned by Google and Google wants to deliver video search results.I do need to address an issue I am running across with some of my new clients and prospects. They don'...

By Michael Heiligenstein
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Fit Small Business recently looked at three real estate website builders to determine who is the best. We reviewed pricing, features and more.  Zillow was chosen as the preferred website builder. Zillow offers of solid features and and is fairly basic to set up while maintaining a polished look. ...

By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Lori Ballen, consistently has so many great posts and most importantly is terrific about sharing it to us Rainers and beyond. This article has new & exciting information for all the readers to take advantage from. I, myself will be anxious to learn from it! So many times I write blogs and really ...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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A week ago last Saturday, my wife and I had some guests over for dinner.  The husband had just gotten an iPhone 4s so we were discussing the these wonderful devices, as both my wife and I have an iPhone 4. One of the new, cool features of the 4s is that it has an app called "SIRI", which is an ar...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Such good information.  Thanks for sharing..  ~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~ Social media marketing has always been a little bit like the movie Jumanji (with Robin Williams) to me. You have to keep playing to see results. Sometimes those results are not what you expected but the end goal is to win (...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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Computer Repair for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San MartinUse South County PC When I am happy with the services of someone or some company, I like to give credit where credit is due.  Ofent, I do not do this enough.  Here's a company I have been doing business with over the past 3-4 years, and I have...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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Are you using Facebook to its fullest potential for all of your real estate needs? Many agents have never used the graph feature to find qualified leads in their target market. In this free download we'll show you how to start using this feature.This free guide will teach you: How to use the grap...

By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
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We launched a few updates for the new Homes By SMS™ service in the last few days. Besides the three local MLS based solutions, the Homes By SMS service can now configured to: use the RealBird Property Search (nationwide coverage in the US, with syndicated data from Oodle), use Realtor.com as the ...