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 Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
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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 things done I’ll try it out. That said, over the past 2 years I’ve downloaded a lot of apps for my iPhone 6 Plus. I tried them out, then later ...

By Jackie -, Learn to leverage technology to get more done.
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MS Project 2010 training in Atlanta, GA. Small class size; limited to 8 students.Attend 1 or Both Days.Can't attend? Want us to bring this course to your site? We offer affordable, customized training for groups of as few as 4 people. Contact us or call 770.498.7333 for details. For a detailed qu...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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Appraising Big Timber Tracts Quickly and Accurately! The key tool is Statistics.The Foresters at Woodland Management Service do Appraise forests of all sizes ranging from individual urban trees to large tracts as large as a half million acres.Considering that it takes a day to measure and apprais...

By Harry F. D'Elia, Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR
(Real Estate and Beyond, LLC)
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TWO REAL ESTATE TOOLS FOR PHOENIX REAL ESTATE I have been a professional Realtor for the past sixteen years. I have many tools in my bag when it comes to real estate. However, I have to pick two tech tools to write about for this month’s contest. So, I listed all my tech tools that I currently us...

By Jackie -, Learn to leverage technology to get more done.
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Quickbooks Online (QBO) | Live, Instructor-Based Training, Hands-on, Small Group InstructionThis class will be held on two consecutive FridaysFor additional information, visit or call 770.498.7333.The instructor is a Quickbooks expert and approved Intuit i...

By Tim Denbo, Tim Denbo, VirtualTourCafe
(VirtualTourCafe, LLC)
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Pleasanton, CA, March 09, 2017 – VirtualTourCafe, a nationally recognized leader in real estate virtual tours announced today the new EZ-AutoTour™ for hands-free creation of a marketing suite for real estate agents and brokers, including a virtual tour, print flyer, video tour, and more, all done...

By Stephen Fells
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Meet your #GoogleAssistant. Your own personal, helpful Google right on your phone. Rolling out to Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow devices with Google Play Services. 

By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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Tools Make Blogs Feel Loved Kissed and Fresh What tools or systems do I use to make my phone ring ? That is the question . My market reports are what I feel make my phone ring . Now is that considered a tool or system .To me it a a system I have in place . So I will say it is a system I have in p...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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Since Valentine's Day was one of the themes of this month's tool challenge, I wanted to choose my topic with love in mind. Had I been writing about money tools, I would have reworked my previous posts about the benefits of blogging on AR with backlinks to an IDX Wordpress site - but I've done tha...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Bob Stewart and Active Rain are asking us this month to share which two tools or systems we love, the ones that make our real estate lives function better and more smoothly.  You know, which ones other than our smart phones.My first and foremost love is DocuSign® I remember attending a presentati...

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
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These are a few of my favorite things...We all have tools that help us with our job. Just like a carpenter with a hammer, there are some tools we use more than others. In response to this month's ActiveRain contest, I would like to share a couple of my favorites.G SUITE (formerly Google Business ...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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What a difficult contest this is! No, it is not hard to write about, the difficulty is in choosing only two. I was on a webinar with Stefan Swanepoel and he mentioned that there are easily over 1000 real estate tech tools alone that can be used for business, so my choices are about what has the m...

By Jackie -, Learn to leverage technology to get more done.
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Are you interested in distinguishing yourself in an extremely tight and competitive job market? Do you need to upgrade your Excel skills in order to keep your current job? Are you a business owner, interested in harnessing the power of Excel 2016? Are you interested in becoming Excel 2016 certifi...

By Kathy Goldman, Social Media & Marketing for Real Estate
(REVA Online | SEO Boost For Real Estate, Social Media Marketing for Real Estate and Real Estate Blogging Expert)
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10 Worst Beginner Blogger BloopersYou were not all born to be Shakespearean writers, believe it or not! But if you are writing for yourself, you must be effective enough to be liked and understood.Yesterday I wrote about Keywords and their necessity. Keywords tie into most every part of your onli...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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What Tools Do I Love?This is my response to What Tools or Systems Do You Love- An ActiveRain Contest. The real challenge to the challenge is to narrow it down to just two "Can't Live Without Tools". I am so glad the smart-phone is not to be included since I truly cannot live without it. But witho...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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A few Tech Tools for 2017 at Woodland Management Service  We use so many tech tools here at Woodland Management Service that I could not imagine a day without these tools.Some of these in the office including all the usual suspects and a few unique programs and tools that others are not likely to...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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 Must Have Tech Tools No matter how I get around it,  I can't keep the two most important tech tools off the list.  Without these two tools we can't do our job. Those tools include our smart phone and computer. Put In ContextIn my opinion, these two tools are the cornerstone of how I use the tool...

By Jackie -, Learn to leverage technology to get more done.
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If you've used Excel at all, I am sure you've used the AutoFill feature. It allows you to quickly copy and paste values and formulas. Hidden within AutoFill is the AutoFill Flash feature, which allows you to combine cells. In this 2 minute, 45 second video, I'll explain how it works.    For addit...

By Eileen Begley, Monterey Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker, DelMonte)
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 Airdrop your files from your iphone to ipad or to someone else's phone.I am just so bummed! I just found this out a couple of months ago!This is so darn easy it's almost sinful! I like to shoot photos and video on my iphone. But then like to move the files to my ipad. What a hassle (or it was). ...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
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Everyone hates going into crawl spaces. But not any more. SLS Home Inspections is excited to introduce the Crawl Bot. It can drive over pipes and bricks and debris, through 3 inches of water, and under a 10 inch clearance height. It's not afraid of spiders, snakes or other critters. And it keeps ...