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.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Technology & Tools

 

By Linda Itskovitz, All-in-one visual property marketing in 3D and VR
(Matterport)
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“Open houses are only a couple of hours a week, but when you have Matterport virtual reality, we can be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.” Gregg Lynn, Sotheby’s International Realty  Don’t fall behind the competition! 76% of survey real estate professionals from RE/MAX, Keller ...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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On the first day of Christmas, Zurple gave to me...one brand new buyer lead!     Let's get the new year started early! There are so many engagement proposals happening between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve, you may want to take advantage of this opportunity as a home buying decision is right ar...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
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On the 3rd day of Christmas, Zurple gave to me...3 new listings! So you got a seller lead...what next? Do you call them? Text them? Pony express them? How on earth will you ever convert them? Well, send them a CMA of course! But what if you don't have a CMA request to send them? Zurple has you co...

By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
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Shots like this are very easy to make. Whether you want to make a silhouette outside of a person or a small one inside like this, the idea is similar. Have the light behind the object and use no flash. Outside you will have to experiment more but inside you can control all factors.   For this sh...

By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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I thought this well worth sharing..How to make a viral video explained from head to toe by the best..Live Event September 15th .. Register Now!Guest List:Harmon Brothers #1 Creators of Viral Videos .. Have you seen the Squatty Potty or Pooporrri commercials? (500 Million Views)Russell Brunson Fou...

By Juliana Casale
(Placester)
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Getting more home buyers to visit your real estate website requires search engine optimization (SEO) as well as unique and valuable content for them to land on. There are many ways to build an MLS-integrated site that attracts qualified leads with real estate listings, resources and digital conte...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Charlotte/ Lake Norman Real Estate
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
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4 Quick Tips to Increase Your SEO ... It's not as hard as you might think it is to INCREASE YOUR SEO! But, it's important to follow these 4 steps ...    Make sure your BLOG has a relevant "Title" or "Tag Line"  It's very important to use your tag line intact 3-5 times throughout your BLOG   Be su...

By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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If you would like to be more efficient with your time online, especially when it comes to marketing yourself...I suggest these free tools will help greatly.I will give you a short explanation of each and then you can go check them out  for yourself...1 - Inbox By Gmail - Don't fight this one. Goo...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
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  LISTEN On iTunes Here Eran Sinai is the COO of Consumer Guardian Law (Credit Repair & Monitoring: finding & correcting the damage) and the CEO of ID Cyber Center(Cyber Security & Identity Theft Protection); both which are on a mission to fight Identity Theft and Credit issues in the United Stat...

By Matthew Krause
(Forbes Realty of South Florida)
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//     What Is Evernote?   is a suite of software and services, designed for notetaking and archiving. A "note" can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note. Notes can also have file attachments. Notes can be sorted ...

By Kathleen Luiten, Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales
(Resort and Second-Home Specialist)
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I’m a big Evernote fan. After working with several organizational systems I've finally settled into a rhythm of storing almost everything in one place, Evernote.One tool in Evernote that has reduced my task and calendar clutter is the Reminder Feature. With two full-time businesses my To Do lists...

By Marnie Matarese, Showing you the best of Sarasota!
(DWELL REAL ESTATE)
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After years and years of trying to find the organizational system that would work for me and sync effortlessly among my electronic devices, I have found it!  Although Evernote has been around for some time, I never explored it because of all the other applications I had tried and not found helpfu...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
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Earlier this year Google debuted the Posts feature for all business listings. If you do not already have a business page here is how you can set one up.  Before I tell you the reasons, let me explain what this feature is so you are clear. Between 100-300 words, you can create offers, promote even...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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2018 GAR FORMS - Available For Review Or Training In December 2017Georgia Association of REALTORS announced that the 2018 GAR Forms will be available for Review or Training in December 2017. In order to access the watermarked 2018 GAR Forms, you must have an active NRDS number or a valid 2018 For...

By Steve Penner, REALTOR / Owner of Moneyledgers
(Royal LePage / Moneyledgers Software)
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Many Real Estate Agents do their own bookkeeping, some will hire a bookkeeper... but what about virtual bookkeeping? How does "virtual bookkeeping" work? Why & when should an agent consider a "virtual bookkeeper"?  Here is a flowchart on the "HOW" question:  A few thoughts on "WHY" use a Virtual ...

By Dawn Pfaff, NY State MLS President
(NYStateMLS)
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Does your state have a statewide MLS?  Some states do have one but many do not and across the country in many rural areas there is no MLS at all. Enter My State MLS (www.mystatemls.com)  Started in 2014, My State MLS is a statewide MLS for the entire United States.  It is affordable, easy to join...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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How cool would it be if you could open a savings account and make regular deposits, allow other people to make withdrawals any time they wanted and your principle balance would never go down?  Then, every once in a while, one of those people who made a withdrawal would come back and make a big fa...

By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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How cool would it be if you could open a savings account and make regular deposits, allow other people to make withdrawals any time they wanted and your principle balance would never go down?  Then, every once in a while, one of those people who made a withdrawal would come back and make a big f...

By Lee Davenport, Learn With Lee: Real Estate Coaching & Consulting
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Also featured on Inman News.   You know real estate in your target area like the back of your hand.  But, we all know that means very little if you have zero, zip, zilch home seller or buyer prospects.  If your leads pipeline seems to have dried up like a biscuit nuked in the microwave, "then le...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
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There are a number of websites that ask you to type in your URL, wherein they will scrub your website looking for errors that may effect your SEO including load speed and other processes running within your website. Many of these sites hope and pray they find negative results so they can sell you...