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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Email problems are pretty common today. But how you handle your inbox and its problems says a lot about you. If your inbox is cluttered, chances are your life is probably cluttered in other ways, too, says Dave Greenfield of the Center for Internet Behavior in West Hartford, Conn. If you obsessiv...

By Realtor.com® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
(realtor.com®)
Comments 17
Last week, Active Rain hosted a webinar with luxury listing experts Lisa Larkin and Charles Nitschke. Both Lisa and Charles’ firms use Matterport 3D tours with their listings and they were eager to share how the technology has been a game-changer for their agents and how they win business in two ...

By April @ Chime Technologies, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
(Chime)
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Knocking doors is an important component of your geographic farming plan. But...how to begin? How about starting with a few questions for yourself: Should I knock doors? Is knocking a smart strategy for marketing nowadays? The answer? YES and YES! (Of course, you can only knock in a place that al...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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Originally Posted 10/12/2017 It's 2017 and social media is saturated with real estate.  This makes it "an uphill battle" for real estate pros, particularly, newbies to stand out and have a voice.  As we approach a new year, you may be looking for new ways to generate leads and to stand apart from...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
Comments 3
Do you know any agents that aren't always on the go? Me either. The mobile lifestyle seems to be the most time efficient way to manage your business. And with these 5 apps, you will be able to make aspects of your business much easier for you to handle. 1. 1passwordTo maintain the utmost security...

By Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes--, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
Comments 6
Dynamic IDX Support: I just love my web providerMark Fitzgerald is the greatest tech support I have ever had.  He hosts my website and I always feel good after I talk to him.  Today, I wanted to add videos to my listings...we all know video sells.  Just two clicks and there it was easy peasy. Mar...

By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                                  Sam Shueh                                                                     Realty One Group                                                                      Campbell, CA I have worked for Circlepix, Plans and...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Assistants
(MyOutDesk)
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What if you could have an automated prospecting system that can help you generate more closes? What if we told you that Sales Dialers has just that? Come join Daniel Ramsey, CEO of MyOutDesk and Cory Prado, National Sales Manager for SalesDialers.com for this educational and informative webinar. ...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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Rainers,This post is the first in a series discussing Real Estate SEO. I believe it is the first and most important topic a real estate professional should learn when they are in the process of considering real estate digital marketing strategies meant to drive both buyer and seller leads generat...

By Jim Garcia | Douglas County Real Estate, Most Recommended Realtor
(Jim Garcia | Douglas County Real Estate)
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Stay on Top of the Game by Keeping Up with TechnologyThe real estate market in certain areas of the United States is currently hot, so houses can literally go under contract within hours of being placed on the market. Buyers must proceed quickly if they want to purchase a home. Actually, quickly ...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 21
Flash memory is the kind that comes with digital cameras. It doesn't forget what it has stored when the power goes off. Flash is getting so inexpensive it is starting to blur the distinctions between devices, according to The Wall Street Journal. Digital cameras now have so much memory they can ...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Virtual Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 2
Sometimes technology comes along and it disrupts how you do things.  When Zillow and Trulia came on the scene it was interesting to see the "shock and awe" of real estate agents as they scrambled to figure out if the sky is falling or not.   Nextdoor came on the scene as a site that seemed to be ...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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During Hurricane Irma, one of my clients in southwest Florida - SkyLink Data Centers - stood as a fortress amongst the falling trees, mangled signs and broken windows, power outages and loss of internet service. We have been helping them tell their story and share lessons learned so that business...

By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.)
Comments 87
I work on my real estate website, Frisco TX Homes everyday. If I wasn't with clients or family, you can be sure I'm working on my website or some form of business marketing. Yes, some might think I need a life - however, working on my website or other work-related activities such as time spent on...

By Caitlin Thornburg, Executive VP of Sales & Marketing
(Zip Your Flyer)
Comments 27
When you get a listing, there are so many things to do! You must get it into the MLS, you have to write about the house, you need to take pictures, put up signs, get it syndicated online all over the place, make flyers, put it up on your website, get a virtual tour created, schedule open houses, ...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Virtual Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 4
If you've been on activerain in the past you've seen a bunch of these kind of posts and while what I am going to tell you might be a bit of a repeat, it's 2017 and I still don't see anyone really doing any of this.  In fact, every week I routinely have to question real estate agents... "do you re...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
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 Episode #111link to iTunes After years of experience at top companies (Yahoo and eBay), then building and selling two successful businesses (to companies like Zynga), Jon and Kelly set out to do it for a third time. Why? Serial entrepreneurship is a real thing, but they also realized they could ...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
Comments 0
  Episode #113 link to iTunes We have a really great show here with Courtney Brophy of Happy Turtle who was a champ and answered all our questions in great detail with some great insights, about using Facebook and we had a load of questions. Basically We talked all things Facebook with Courtney a...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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Originally shared at Inman Connect on the Road: Chicago as 3 Deal-Killers to Growing Your Business on InstagramAs Featured in Inman Chicagoland    Remember the days when you had to pay per line or character to most effectively market your listings and business?  In the heyday of print advertisin...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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When creating content that will be valuable to your end user, you might want to know how to embed a Facebook Post on your website.What it is.An embed code allows for content from another source to appear on another website. It's a simple piece of code that when placed correctly, allows the conten...