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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Negative keywords are an important component of a Google AdWords campaign. You may be paying for clicks that are of no value to you. Using the searching terms section, you can see the search terms people are using to find your website. The columns will show total number of clicks, and costs. When...

By Mark Organek, On a journey to accomplish one huge goal.
(And the United States of America)
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Mark Organek - (Had to remove text here) to the REALTORS Provides Free Access to the Homekeepr App. How does Homekeepr Help Agents? Your clients get reminders to perform maintenance on their house such as gutter cleaning, servicing a furnace, oiling the garage door opener chain, changing air filt...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
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 7 Important Points To Consider When Blogging:👨‍💻- Write 4 headlines before choosing one. According to research, 8 out of 10 people will read your headline, but only 2 out of 10 will read the full article.- - Write at a 6th-grade reading level. This doesn’t mean you should sound like a 6th-grader...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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Safety is a serious concern for Realtors®. NAR announced in November 2017 that a new safety tool is being made available to all Realtors® for free. Trust Stamp is online service that empowers Realtors® to protect themselves and their clients by helping them verify stranger identities prior to mee...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Hey ActiveRainers,Here's a little "Twas the night" remix, with some of our very own PropertyMinder website eye-candy (see below) that I thought might spark an interest for folks looking to upgrade their marketing (and, of course, listings).Enjoy,Tim 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thr...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Howdy ActiveRainers,Here's a little holiday rhyme (inspired by the late, great Dr. Seuss) to kick off December – and, very likely, a boost in your listings.(And in case you "don't get it" - the "Grinch" in the following context is in reference to Trulia, Zillow and the like.)    Every agent acros...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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If you are looking to improve the performance of your website and generate more business, than this post from Juliana Casale  should be your guide to accomplish the results you want: Getting more home buyers to visit your real estate website requires search engine optimization (SEO) as well as un...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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So you've had your point-and-shoot digital camera for a year or two but want to do things it was not designed to do. You might covet a professional single lens reflex (SLR) but can?t afford a price tag upwards of $500. In that case, the "hybrid" may be just the thing. Hybrids fall into an area be...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Only 2 percent of people are able to safely multitask while driving.Texting and dialing create more danger on the road than any cellphone-related activity. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, however, says using the cellphone at all is a serious safety hazard on the road. The Sena...

By April @ Chime Technologies, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
(Chime)
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I chatted with coaching expert Chris Morrison about real estate coaching in the modern age. This is the final installment of our interview... AW: There's no denying we're fully immersed in the digital age. It's vitally important for a real estate agent who wants to remain relevant and be a succes...

By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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Real Estate Agent's Tool Kit. How to efficiently keep in touch with your clients, prospects, sphere of influence and friends. Keeping in touch is one of the most important and most challenging duties which Real Estate agents owe to themselves and to their clients. I am talking about few categorie...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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The Labor Department reports that productivity in the United States rose by 5.5 percent in the second quarter of 2009. It's unusual for productivity to rise during a downturn in the economy. Productivity declined in the first three quarters of the 1980s recession and during the 1990-1991 slump. T...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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If you are looking for some tips to help your blog posts do better on the Internet, than this post from Debbie Gartner is one you should read and learn from: This article is prompted by a nice gesture by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents .  Lately, I've publi...

By Jeffrey Masich- Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Give thanks for the modern real estate tools we have today, because our forefather Real Estate Agents certainly did not have them 100 years ago. They certainly make our lives and those of our clients WAY easier! We all have those "back in the day" stories in real estate. Back in the day, we had n...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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Even the largest of companies are subject to Google's process for warning the public about visiting websites that are “NOT SECURE.”  I participate in an advisory panel organized through Bank of America where we get online surveys and provide our opinions on banking products and services.  The lat...

By Home Value Leads
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This article was originally published on the Home Value Leads blog.This is a guest post by National Top 25 REALTOR® Jonathan Alpart of Fathom Realty from Dallas. He and his father, who has more than 35 years of experience in data systems, are the co-founders of TitleCoin, a Blockchain token integ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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     We define our real estate practice in southeastern Wisconsin as extending throughout eight counties.   We begin at the state line in Kenosha,  Racine, Walworth, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington and Jefferson.     We have by necessty gotten to know the comunities within these counties...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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Perhaps you saw this quick report on CNBC featuring a new app Realtors® can use to research prospects ahead of meeting with them? The opioid crisis brings new risk to real estate agents from CNBC.Want to know more?The app is branded under the moniker of  "Forewarn", and they offer several solutio...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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Business owners tend to obsess over the design of their website but often overlook clearly understanding the factors that go into choosing a website hosting service.There are a few things business owners should consider: 1) Customer Service: Large hosting vendors often outsource their call center...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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A Customer Relationship Manager is supposed to do many things - keep track of contact information, at least, but also help organize a sphere of influence touch program, coordinate a prospect marketing plan, and help us to keep in touch with past clients. We've used several and are considering cha...