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 Nicole Ocean, "Your BPO Expert!"
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
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  The Leader in BPO AutomationSoftware Since 2009  5 Real Case Studies from BPO AutoFill Software UsersOne of the keys to success in the BPO and REO industry is to have systems in place that will help you “Work Smarter, Not Harder!” Have you ever heard about BPO AutoFill software? Well you are i...

By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
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604.319.0273 Real estate smoking odor solutions by Aromask App: http://aromask.tel/ Order here: http://www.aromask.com/store/index.php?   Vancouver Area Cites Abbotsford, Anmore, Burnaby, Cloverdale, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, Mission, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port C...

By Jenn Tervo
(Trulia)
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Facebook Ads:  Friend or Foe? Ever since Craigslist tightened their reigns, it made it close to impossible for us to generate a steady stream of leads from the infamous classifieds website, we’ve had to start thinking outside the box for new and innovative ways to get in front of consumers.  I’ve...

By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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After installing an app from the Google Play Store, its icon will appear on your home screen, creating a shortcut for you to easily access it without needing to look very far. http://bit.ly/Stop-Google-Play-Adding-Apps-to-Home-Screen

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Today video marketing is a whole new ball game.  More and more people are utilizing video to market their business.  In real estate, virtual tours were once the only video you’d see online.  And, those were usually only seen on the agents’ website.   Here’s a few ways you can successfully use vid...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Recently, while updating some of the Admin details in DocuSign, we discovered a section for custom branding. Our mentors, Ron and Alexandra Seigel have taught us the devils in the details when it comes to branding. They often remind us of the importance of excellence and consistency in all of our...

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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For those thinking they need to improve their photography skills, here's an excellent post with wonderful recommendations that can help from Dick Greenberg of Fort Collins CO:   I realize we're all trying to make a living here, and what we do is difficult and time-consuming, especially if we're d...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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 Just when you thought your passwords were safe the man who created the rules and guidelines for passwords, Bill Burr, admitted that they made it easier for hackers to hack.  Requiring a letter, number, upper case and special character is no longer valid.  Recently one of our airline accounts dem...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Virtual Properties - Atlanta Real Estate)
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After years of generating business for my real estate business and answering a ton of questions, doing conferences and teaching in the office I tought it would be fun and rewarding to do a digital marketing podcast for small business and entrepreneurs.   While I won't always talk directly to real...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Top Apps to Start House Hunting in Charlotte Technology is an excellent tool for home buyers starting out on their house hunting journey. The snapshots of homes provided in different apps give you a starting point and can help pinpoint exactly the type of Marvin home for sale that’s best for your...

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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I often see questions in the Q&A section asking for web designers and web design ideas.  Here is good advice from Tammy Emineth for anyone who may be proficient in coding, writing, design and graphics.  Everyone else should just call Tammy and have her help you out:  How to get the most out of yo...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Pinterest Group Boards   Florida real estate professional Toni Weidman has provided an easy to understand explanation of the use of Pinterest group boards. Please take advantage of the opportunities to share Pinterest boards. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.   Group B...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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 Old Blogs Came to the Rescue today.  I have been blogging for a few months now and really like the pages my fellow members have created. It was now the time to enhance my blog page by doing some enhancements to make it look brighter, easier to read and to create more interest. The very first ste...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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How to Show Your Home for Sale with a Virtual Open HouseEffective online marketing is a primary key to quickly sell your Lake Wylie house for sale. The numbers clearly show that your property’s online presence can make or break whether you get top dollar for your home as well. Eighty-six percent ...

By Real Bird
(RealBird Inc.)
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1) Faster social media sharing: you can now upload your primary picture together with the brief listing info, which cuts down the time significantly. Create a basic listing site in less than a minute and share it to social media easily using the new confirmation page. Since you already have the f...

By Jason Crouch, Broker - Austin Texas Real Estate (512-796-7653)
(Austin Texas Homes, LLC)
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I have been licensed and selling full-time in Austin since 1997, so I'm fast approaching my 18 year anniversary in the business. Years ago, I remember seeing all of those letters after agents' names and I remember wondering what they were for: CRS, GRI, ABR, CCIM? I have owned my own company sinc...

By Carlos Cardo, Providing Professional Service on a Personal Level
(RE/MAX Allegiance)
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3D Virtual Reality Listings Embrace The Change I currently offer a Free 3d Virtual Reality Listing package on ALL my listings. Why all listings? Because regardless of the price of the home it is somebody's castle and it is going to be someone else's castle soon! You can see the impact of the 3D V...

By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
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Just about every Boca Raton homeowner has already heard about the wonderful benefits of hybrid cars. One is that hybrid cars make great gifts for several reasons. So, you shouldn't be reluctant to give somebody one. And you can't wrap a hybrid car in wrapping paper, but it will still look very pr...

By Jason Wells, Esq., Expansion Mega Team in AZ, CA, UT and WA.
(PressPlay Realty Network of Keller Williams East Valley)
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  Emerging technologies such as 360 photos/videos and walkthroughs, as well as virtual reality and augmented reallity may one day change the way buyers preview and even select their real estate purchases. That day is likely 15-20 years away still even as technology begins making it possible, the ...

By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
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I am amazed that many Realtors still have not come into the digital age and invested in a digital camera.I was trying to remember when I first invested in my first digital camera and think it was back in 1999 when I got my Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation from the National Assoc...