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 Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
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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 JustSellHomes.com.   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
(Zurple)
Comments 3
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.)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 0
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
(offrs.com)
Comments 2
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 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 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 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...

By Jeff Fisher, ReMax Fine Properties
(ReMax Fine Properties)
Comments 2
If you're a Realtor and you don't have a social media presence you're missing out on sales. It is as simple as that. There is a huge potential audience which you are not tapping but you can be sure that your competitors are!Before you get started there is one important question you need to answer...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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 A turned back and ooops....David's I Phone disappeared....hmmm....Ah yes...Insurance it's a wonderful thing !  Calls made immediately. the phone is now locked, the information stored deleted and whoever thought they got a shiny new I Phone...got a techie paper weight !There is nothing that they...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Jump on the next MLS Searches webinar to see everything in action! SEO Made Easy: Part 2  Create Custom IDX pages. We can’t say this enough. Just as a department store organizes its merchandise by brand, style, use, gender, event,and age group- you too should tailor your website to people’s pref...

By Kathleen Luiten, Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales
(Resort and Second-Home Specialist)
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This blog has so many great tips I thought it should be re-blogged in case any of you missed it. Enjoy! This week, ace trainer and coach Michael Tritthart shared his five tips for nailing tech in 2017. But don’t worry, leveraging technology doesn’t have to mean learning code or building apps. In ...

By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  SEO can be pretty darn simpleMany real estate agents make the mistake of thinking their PropertyMinder website is like a billboard on the side of the highway. They assume leads and past clients will just drive by and see it. In reality, the only way you will make sure that “highway” is full of ...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
Comments 4
I’m sure you already use your social media channels to promote your listings, reach new clients, and announce open houses. But are you using social media to it’s fullest extent? As a realtor that likes to keep up with current trends in the market, you’ve no doubt read countless articles that exp...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your California Real Estate Broker" TM #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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To TEXT or NOT to TEXT | Realtors Technology in the 21st Century Lauren SelinskyTexting clients, other Brokers, Realtors(R) /Secret  Agents (you only get this if you read my blogs) or service providers in your transaction. So, do you do it? DO  you text them? I do! I always have and I remember wh...

By KWKLY Text To Lead, Delivering The Best Leads, Faster!
(KWKLY)
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The other day I was scrolling my twitter feed when I caught a stat, 90% of text messages are read within 3 minutes. This piqued my curiosity, so I dug deeper and found some more stats. Over 6 Billion text messages are sent each day in the U.S. Texting in the sales process can lead to conversion g...