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 PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Howdy,Tim here, with a quick (seller-related) heads up for springtime... As you begin your Spring cleaning at the office - you may find that you're missing a few things - namely, listings. And I mean missing in the true sense of the word: "adj. not able to be found because it is not in its expec...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Maximize your listings.Maximize your referrals.Maximize your repeat businessIn short, and quite simply: maximize your potential.All 8 tips/steps and resources are a few clicks away...

By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Barcode Properties)
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Let me ask you: Do you believe that a real estate agent should have a strong Internet presence and be well connected on the web?I spent a lot of time and efforts establishing my online presence, networking, sharing my knowledge and housing updates, reaching out to members, participating in lives ...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Your livelihood (aka - your database of leads, clients, buyers and sellers) should remain yours, and yours alone. Period. End of story. Agreed? Then secure and shield them from the competition with a personal CRM. 

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Dick Greenberg "Adobe's programs have a formidable reputation as being complicated and hard to use, but having used Photoshop and Pagemaker for many years...The problem isn't that they're difficult, but rather that they do so much. "Right on target - and - re-blog! I had only had Lightroom, Adobe...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Wouldn't it be nice to see this more in 2017? It's possible (with Seller's Corner).

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Howdy, 2016 has been rough. So here’s a little holiday rhyme (inspired by the late, great Dr. Seuss) to perk up your mood – and, very likely, your listings. The Grinch Who Stole Your Listings (+ How To Take Them Back In 2017) Every agent across the land enjoyed listing a lot, But the syndicate G...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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I really like shortcuts. Shortcuts are quicker ways to get things done. We don't have enough hours in the day as it is, every little bit of time savings helps! Today's class I want to show you keyboard command shortcuts that you can use for common commands that you can do if you are using Window...

By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
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My colleague Nick is currently blogging a series of posts about iPads and their use in real estate. He brilliantly outlined shortcuts that make using the tablet a breeze. Some of these even I didn’t know about!I don’t know about you, but it’s such a hassle for me to scroll back up to the top of a...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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Today's post is a special treat written by guest blogger Andrew Fogliato, the founder of   Evernote is one of those tools that a lot of Real Estate Agents keep hearing about so they go and download it. They open it once or twice, not sure what to do with it, and then just leav...
Perhaps the number one thing we all chase is time...we need more of it right? Well time is time: we can't have more than 24 hours a day. And really we can't manage time itself. However, we can manage what we do with the time we have. Efficiency is the key and finding ways to be more efficient wit...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
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All too often we see content that is not relevant to us. What happens when this occurs? Quite frankly, we tune it out because we don’t care. This is the nightmare scenario when it comes to email marketing, you put so much effort into a great looking email but only a few of your contacts care. Wh...

By iHOUSEweb Inc., Real Estate Websites With Integrated IDX Search
(iHOUSEweb Inc.)
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iHOUSEweb has been a leading provider of web-based real estate technology since 1999. Today, iHOUSEweb provides mobile-optimized Real Estate websites with integrated IDX Search. iHOUSEweb sites are well known for their lead generating capabilities and cutting-edge designs, but what really sets iH...

By Mojo Selling Solutions, Mojo Dialer and Real Estate Lead Services
(Mojo Selling Solutions)
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Long ago, the Mojo Dialer was just a mere list dialer – agents would load their data files into Mojo, select which list to call and begin smiling and dialing. The Mojo Dialer worked superbly for this kind of lead generation and it put us on the map for salespeople looking to prospect with a hoste...

By Rich Swier, We Predict Future Listings
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You can watch our conversation on video here. The importance of having an Inside Sales Agent (ISA)Being a real estate agent is not easy. The amount of work that needs to be done is overwhelming, and the minute you are distracted other aspects of your business begin to stall. This is why having an...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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There is a lot of noise in our daily lives.  We get emails, text messages, social media contact requests, and see commercials daily.  As a result, it is getting harder to meaningfully connect with others.  Yet, if we do not connect, we will lose out on business, whether through referrals or repea...

By Andrew Monaghan, CRS, GRI, EPro Associate Broker
(Your Phoenix Home Source)
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Social media has an unmerciful hold on us – and inspires us to eat at a certain restaurant or see a movie. It even makes us renovate our homes.Homeowners are turning to sites and apps like Pinterest and Instagram (which Facebook acquired in 2012) to decorate or remodel their homes — 28% of the 1,...

By Gina McKinley, ABR, CIAS, CDPE, CRS, SFR - Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, & Scottsdale
(RE/MAX Masters)
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I’m always on the lookout for great information to share with you.  The other day, I ran across this article titled 8 Inspirational Videos You Can Watch in 5 Minutes or Less.The videos are great to bookmark and watch whenever you’re in need of a little extra inspiration and motivation. P.S - We h...

By Linda DeVlieg, Albuquerque Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I spent the last few days cleaning out my home office/office location and my kitchen pantry. All totally related items for me. I found something super simple and useful to help me stay organized.   I wear a bluetooth headset and keep my iPhone connected.  As I'm clearing out a drawer, or going th...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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Do you YouTube? | YouTube Lauren Selinsky Subscribe NOWIf you are not using YouTube to market yourself, well then you already are making mistake #1 in MarketingYou 101. Bring more visitors to your site by implementing videos on your site. You can start by saving a local video you recorded for you...