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 Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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In the following brief video real estate Broker Steven Domber discusses the many benefits of using single property Websites in marketing. Try an AgencyLogic single property Website. It provides the seller and buyer with everything they need and you can use them in listing presentations for free. 

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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In the book "The New Digital Age" Google Chairman Eric Schmidt states "Within search results, information tied to verified online profiles will be ranked higher than content without such verification, which will result in most users naturally clicking on the top (verified) results." Clearly Berks...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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I just went through Google's quality guidelines in depth and created this summary for you.1. Know the purpose of the content you are creating2. Create content you are working towards or already proven to be an expert in 3.Cover your topics in-depth. Leave no question unanswered if you are creatin...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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At the beginning of the year I decided to develop a niche. I entered the phrase cautiously into Google and hovered over the enter key then closed my eyes and hit ENTER!The result Nick & Trudy Vandekar #2, on page 1 behind Realtor.comPhew, all that work since the beginning of the year has paid off...

By Cheryl Carradini, BSB/MKT, MBA
(SIMC Corp)
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For some time now, there has been chatter in the SEO world that SSL will soon become the standard for all websites. Now, this might not seem very important to you as a small business owner. But, eventually, it will be very important to every online communication with your customers and prospects....

By Dawn Pfaff, NY State MLS President
(NYStateMLS)
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Does your state have a statewide MLS?  Some states do have one but many do not and across the country in many rural areas there is no MLS at all. Enter My State MLS (www.mystatemls.com)  Started in 2014, My State MLS is a statewide MLS for the entire United States.  It is affordable, easy to join...

By Sarah Stevenot, Direct mail marketing expert in Los Angeles
(Farming Cards)
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If you ask any real estate professional (or, really, a professional in almost any field) how to reach new clients, they will likely mention the internet. Getting on social media, designing an effective website, lead captures. As they should. The internet has proven itself as a great way to build ...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Here is Useful Websites #30: (Day 30 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? Here is the clue I had given yesterday, with a challenge to find out what it will be: Useful Websites #30 - and it will be....(I think I'll talk about something that is not a real ...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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Storgage used to be at premium.Now storgage is now dirt-cheap.Once upon a time, A gig used to consider huge.This re-post from Praful is from that age.Useful Websites #20 Useful Websites #20 Here is Useful Websites #20: (Day 20 of my 30-day challenge!) IT'S A TRIPLE TREAT TODAY! Ask me why? I am s...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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Here is one more useful website from Praful.Here is my take on this one.We all need this one to help our clients.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Useful Websites #25 Useful Websites #25 Here is Useful Websites #25: (Day 25 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to toda...

By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
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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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Here is Useful Websites #29: (Day 29 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? If you enjoyed the series so far and want to participate in the guessing game, see my blog on the Guess Useful Website #30 Contest. and leave your comments. So far, I have mentione...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  Hey ActiveRainers, Tim here. How was your weekend?Quick heads up (in case you missed it): our recorded WEBSITE MASTERY Webinar is available online. And it's completely free to check out (scroll down for some excerpts, if you need convincing).Speaking of free - are you still interested in market...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Howdy ActiveRainers,Although I previously provided a quick breakdown of our new home seller lead capture, my marketing partner, Andy Coffaro, is here to take a stab at sharing some additional insight for you.Without further ado, heeeeeeere's Andy: You know the classic phrase this time of year, ri...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Staying connected to your homeowners (via Seller's Corner) pays off in 2018. How? Case in point: 125 32nd Ave SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062 - Listing Price (2015): $1,650,000 (via Redfin) - Listing Price (2018): $$2,288,888 (via Oak Anchor Homes) - Property Value Increase: $638,888 in just 3 years. In a ...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 ActiveRainers, I'm really curious - how do you stay in touch with your homesellers? Do you have any strategies or technology in place that keeps you connected? What do you do to increase the probability that they will list with you when the time is right?Getting homesellers to list with you star...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Dear Readers,Lori Ballen  always teaches us via her posts in clear, concise language. Her current post on GOOGLE ANALYTICS is no exception.Lori Ballen grew her own business "organically through trial, error, and triumphs". On ActiveRain, we may learn her BALLEN METHOD and prosper. Here are links ...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Staying connected to your homeowners (via Seller's Corner) pays off in 2018.How?Case in point: 304 Locust St, Pacific Grove, CA 93950- Listing Price (2014): $900,000 (via Redfin)- Listing Price (2018): $1,249,000 (via Oak Anchor Homes)- Property Value Increase: $349,000 in just 3 years.In a nuts...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Howdy ActiveRainers,Here's a little holiday rhyme (inspired by the late, great Dr. Seuss) to kick off December – and, very likely, a boost in your listings.(And in case you "don't get it" - the "Grinch" in the following context is in reference to Trulia, Zillow and the like.)    Every agent acros...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Hi ActiveRainers, Tim here, again. How've you all been?Just want to quickly share a couple of recent infographics illustrating and confirming how successful we (PropertyMinder) have been on this end. We like to think: the more statistical facts that are readily available to you - the more you rea...