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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 16
Here is the list of 6 iPhone Apps that every real estate agent should have - and it has nothing to do with listings. (There are some more that I'd like to share and have a lot to do with your listings or something else!) The first three are described earlier were related to finding out something ...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 10
Here is the list of 6 iPhone Apps that every real estate agent should have - and it has nothing to do with listings. (There are some more that I'd like to share and have a lot to do with your listings or something else!) The first three are described in this post have almost similar functionaliti...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 12
Here are couple of more iPhone Apps for your contact management> I mentioned about 6 iphone apps in last couple of posts - and realized that I did not make a mention of couple of very important apps. I have attended many seminars all over the country over past 8 years in my real estate career. At...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 3
Spammy Emails, Don't Be Enticed to Click Clarksville real estate professional Debbie Reynolds reminds us not to be tempted to respond to spammy emails. Never provide information or click on links unless you are certain of the source and the desired results. Please go to the original blog if you w...
We'll keep this post short with an actionable checklist.Prerequisite: You have an open house this weekendObjective: You want to reach the neighbors and utilize your sellers to invite their network of friends and familyCost: RealBird PRO ($15/month for unlimited listings) + Facebook ad budget, we ...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 12
RealBird has some new features you may want to take a look at:  Building on the popular MLS-friendly unbranded RealBird virtual tour platform, a new branded virtual tour interface is now available for all of your listings on RealBird. As an existing member, just log into RealBird and you can grab...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Carol Williams just re posted a blog from last year.  I believe her analogy is right on target.  So what are your thoughts on the subject?  Kathy Streib, this one maybe could make your next Sunday review.   "How cool would it be if you could open a savings account and make regular deposits, allow...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
Comments 1
If you are beginning with live video or want to be more creative, the tips in this 57-second video will make you more confident!I will show you two of the best ways to host a virtual open house and share my favorite affordable tool for shooting smooth cinematic footage.

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Real Estate One)
Comments 0
Often on activerain agents are looking for a good website provider.  Unfortunately I haven't found one that has it all.Some of the features  & items I would love to see in a website are Low Cost of setting up Low cost of maintaining Ease of use Back end CRM  Good and easy IDX search feature Blog ...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
Comments 7
Many buyers have this in their mind!Designing their own home!Why not?There is a good website for that.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Useful Websites #29 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...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 9
Some great tips for all you You-Tubers out there:  Please enjoy this video on editing your Youtube Captions. It's important to have captions for those that are unable to hear the audio, and for those that choose to watch the video with no audio. This is more common and growing.  Once you edit you...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 11
Countdown begins... Savvy Agent is about to reach 10K mark. It's 5 AM on 10/29/2010. As of now, there are 9,931 fans for Tech Savvy Agent on Facebook fan page. Just 69 more to go. If you are not a member, join Tech Savvy Agent on facebook and enter to win great prizes! If you are already a fan of...

By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 5
Building on the popular MLS-friendly unbranded RealBird virtual tour platform, a new branded virtual tour interface is now available for all of your listings on RealBird. As an existing member, just log into RealBird and you can grab the new virtual tour links of your listings and start sharing i...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
Comments 7
That was the time when everything was in 'Sky'!Now it is Cloud!!A change of name, with the same functionality for this site.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Useful Websites #28 Here is Useful Websites #28: (Day 28 of my 30-day challenge!) And what is the website you'll be introduced to today? As pro...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 11
As a person who grew up in Silicon Valley and has seen the transformational changes that have occured throughout not only Cupertino, but the rest of the Bay Area due to the high tech jobs, Steve Jobs was certainly one who changed the world.  My father met him years ago when Apple was first gettin...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
Comments 0
 Listen Here   Why a CRM is One of The Most Important Tools You Need if You Are in Sales? We have a great interview with Randy Tobbe from LionDeska CRM designed for real estate agent and brokers.At LionDesk, we are serious about building tools to help real estate professionals close more deals. O...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Comments 12
 Do YouTube? We have a Group here on ActiveRain YouTube Thursday I want to implement more videos in my my blogging and support others here on Active Rain as well. One video got me a new client last month and I can just imagine if I put more effort into using my YouTube Channel I could get more bu...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 6
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...