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 Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Facebook is continuously launching new features that make the social media network even more useful in your life. Recently, they added in a recommendation tool that can help you discover new events, places, services and …CONTINUE READING FACEBOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FEATURE – MOVE OVER GOOGLE?→

By Dawn Pfaff, NY State MLS President
(NYStateMLS)
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If you have said the words in the title of this blog post then you probably realized that Zillow ended manual listing entry for Real Estate Agents.  Now all listings must come through a feed, either a broker feed or MLS feed.  That's fine, if your MLS sends listings to Zillow, but what if you don...

By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Join me on my workshop to discover the 7 most important questions you must ask before you buy or build a website.  7 Questions To Ask BEFORE You Buy or Build Your Website   In this free workshop you will discover:  7 Questions you need to ask before you buy or build your website or revamp your ol...

By Shawn Cunningham
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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Referrals are by far my favorite type of lead, but in order to truly grow your business, you have to find a lead generation source that can help get you past your goal. That is truly the challenge for most of us. The last 2 years, I've spent a lot of time, effort and money trying to find the best...

By Dawn Pfaff, NY State MLS President
(NYStateMLS)
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Beginning this month (May 2017), Zillow group has ended manual listing entry for agents.From now on, Zillow will only take listings from an MLS or broker feed.  Smaller brokers who do not have a technology vendor who can help them to set up a feed will want to turn to an MLS. In some areas, the M...
As a follow-up to our recent feature update, you can now easily create distinct listing widgets for your different featured listing types including separating for-sale, rental and commercial properties. Just visit your RealBird listing widgets page and use the new checkboxes to select the listing...

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
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Open House via Facebook Live!It's frustrating to see an Open House but you just can't make it. You're stuck at work, going to church, visiting relatives, or hauling kids to soccer matches. UGH!But what if the Open House were streamed live so you could watch it from anywhere in the world? And then...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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​A seller contacted us this morning about a home she has had on the market on and off for the past 4 years.  (Yes, you read it right 4 years). She has used the same agent during the entire time and says she needs a new prospective from a team with proven results. She has reduced her price several...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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MAGICPLAN I'm a big fan of mobile devices and leveraging their capabilities to increase my productivity or simplify my life. One product I've been using for a couple years is MagicPlan by Sensopia. WHAT IS MAGICPLAN? MagicPlan is an application for your mobile device that enables you to create f...

By Antonio Bruni
(Property Tube)
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As a Videographer its improtant to showcase your work to potential clients, If you haven't read my blog on getting started with a Videographer Channel you can read it by clicking (clicking here). Creating a videographer channel on PropertyTube is FREE and takes just a few minutes Click Here to re...

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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Google Website Speed TestEveryone likes to go fast. We like fast cars, fast services and fast websites. How do you know how you are performing (I mean with your website!)?It looks like your website pages load fast, but are they really? Is one second really a big deal?A 1-second delay in page load...

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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YouTube SEO Successful Videos - Not Just Cute AnimalsRecently, I was going to post this as part of a run on video. However, I ran short on time and I was having problems uploading graphics so, I will do my best to tell you about what you should be doing to get the most SEO success from your video...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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CRS Webinars: The Team Leadership Series Part 2 May 2| CRS Lauren SelinskyJoin us on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 1:00PM Central, for the webinar, Team Leadership Series: Storytellers Make Meetings Meaningful, with Matthew Rathbun, CRS. This is the second in a four-part series, The Team Leadership Se...

By R. Bruce Lynn, Broker Associate and Your Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Here's my list of the best apps Home Buyers will want to use when searching for a home:CoolRealEstateApp.com -My personal app for searching for homes.MortgageMapp -Get preapproved, check rates, and a mortgage calculator.WalkScore -If you want to stay green and walk to stores, shops, entertainmet....

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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Successful Video MarketingWell, are you a Successful Video Marketing Agent? Here we are...It's Friday. Been outta town last week playing cowgirl . Oh, And I visited my parents too! And last week was overwhelming. You guys keep me hopping!Today I thought we would delve into the wide-wide world of ...

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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Post Successful VideosWhen we last were together, I had written part I about video success.To Recap I think the BENEFITS mean the most:  BENEFITS Great for SEO Get Free Traffic Use Google rules for SEO Similar Keyword Strategies 72% of marketers say relevant content creation was the most effectiv...
Head on to ActiveRain University to watch the recording It’s a new era and luxury sellers know they need more than brilliant photography and an agent with a vast network of contacts. When every luxury agent is offering international advertising and going beyond typical showings to create a truly ...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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 CRS webinar Start Making Videos with Anne Jones | CRS Lauren Selinsky invites youJoin us on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 1:00PM Central, for the CRS webinar Stop Making Excuses and Start Making Videos, with Anne Jones.What to Expect ...People offer up myriad excuses as to why they aren't using v...

By Joyce Marsh, Florida Real Estate, Premier Sotheby's International Realty
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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Sotheby's International Realty "Artfully uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives"              Premier | Sotheby's International Realty | Central Florida Luxury Real Estate | North Orlando and The BeachesJoyce Marsh | 386-299-8291  | joyce.marsh@sothebysrealty Sotheby's International...

By Realtor.com® - A division of Move, Inc., Proven Systems
(realtor.com®)
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No, you’re not imagining it. Open house attendees, showing appointments and even your fellow agents are video chatting a lot more often these days. It makes sense that in our hyper-social world, buyers may want to crowdsource their decision before they make an offer.   But they're not the only p...