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 Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 Every day we have tools we use to make our tasks as a REALTOR® easier, and could not do without them!    These tools are utilized every single day I work in business!    The first the top tech tool I absolutely LOVE is CTM-econtracts.    Remember those days of writing contracts on the hood of yo...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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Europe has a wonderful history of artful grace, music, and majestic buildings.  For much of the continent  devastated after WW2 the need for reconstruction at a fast pace was critical to keep people safe and housed.  The industrialization of the building trades was instrumental in making that goa...

By Leif Price, Content Marketing Specialist
(Spot Color Marketing)
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There are a lot of small and medium companies around the world. On one hand, this is great as it suggests the existence of an amazing entrepreneurial spirit, however, it also means that there are fewer resources available and that there are certain things we can’t all take advantage as well.Regar...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Some very good advice for real estate bloggers. Tools Make Blogs Feel Loved Kissed and Fresh What tools or systems do I use to make my phone ring ? That is the question . My market reports are what I feel make my phone ring . Now is that considered a tool or system .To me it a a system I have in ...

By Dario Ferreira, Internet Marketing
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Let's face it, without inbound links to your website, also known as backlinks, you will not rank in the search engines for any meaningful terms.Once you have all the SEO basics covered, getting other websites to link to you should be your number one priority. It should be done in a consistent man...

By Matthew DeFede, Top Broker in Nutley New Jersey
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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We Are Now Offering Matterport 3D Solutions For Real Estate Agents Through Our Creative Department. 

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Knock, knock: who is there? It’s Sean Black and Jamie Glenn and Karan Sakhuja.  Do these names ring a bell to you? Well if you are a Realtor or a Real Estate Practitioner it should. If you are one of the big boys like the Z’s of this world you should be shaking in your booths. How much did Z pay ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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The demand for neighborhood intelligence is growing rapidly. More and more buyers are taking into account access to local shops, restaurants, and transit when purchasing a home.In a 2017 NAR survey, 80 percent of respondents said being able to walk to shops, parks, and other places in the communi...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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PhoneSoap is a phone sanitizer and charger in one. The cool thing about it is that you lay your phone in the case when you go to bed, you wake up with a clean, full-charged phone!  PhoneSoap - Product Recommendation for Germophobes!   Not only am I a bit of a germophobe but, having been a surgica...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
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I was reading posts in the Lab Coat Agents Facebook group and came across a discussion about real estate website designers. One company had mentioned their sites were WordPress which is a good thing. So, if I buy their website, and if I was already familiar with WordPress, then I would assume the...

By Gina Chirico, Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
(Lattimer Realty)
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How to Add a Referral Link to Your Email SignatureI won't take credit for creating this referral link in my email signature but I do want to share this tip I found on the internet on how to add a referral link to your email signature.Instead of the traditional referral taglines, you can create an...

By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Introducing Sunflower by Shadecraft  a Los Angeles based robotics company, that has recently unveiled its hallmark invention, SUNFLOWER. The SUNFLOWER is a "smart" robotic parasol that links up to your smart devices via Bluetooth, WiFi, and 4G cellular connectivity. The robotic shading system eve...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
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Often during the course of the day, I'll do something on the computer where I'll think "that's really cool, there's probably a lot of people that don't know you can do that!" I have a Facebook Page called Craig's Classroom where I often post these tips and you can follow if you are interested. M...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~You have worked hard at establishing and refining your Facebook marketing tactics to ensure real estate consumers are finding and engaging with you. They are now asking for assistance with their buying and/or selling needs. Now what? Here are key things you should be do...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Camera Shy - Part 2 If you’re camera shy, we know it’s hard to step in front of the lens. However, injecting your brand personality, the essence of you, into some of your videos is a powerful way to make connections and build relationships.  Unlike other real estate oriented videos, we encourage ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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You cannot find out individual visitors to your site, but you can use some freely available software, such as Google Analytics, to find out how many visitors come to your site, when they are most likely to browse, and their preferred content.In traditional brick and mortar real estate, you want t...
The best LED grow lights listing just got a little more crowded with LuminiGrow’s top LED grow light: the 450R1. Is the LuminiGrow all that it’s hyped up to be? Read on to find out. Makers of the Best LED Grow Lights: LuminiGrow LightsLumini technology Co., Ltd is one of the top manufacturers and...

By Deep Grover
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Make certain they are adhered as well as guaranteed.See to it they have all relevant authorizations prior to working with any kind of type of professional in any way. If they have the licenses - which implies that their job has actually been inspected by developing examiners), it's an excellent i...

By Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
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Training & VideosWebinars on the Community Rating SystemThe CRS Webinar Series provides training opportunities to communities that are not yet participating in the Community Rating System or local government staff that are new to the CRS, and to local government staff with experience in the CRS. ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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IDX is an umbrella term for technologies that connect a real estate website to an MLS, including iFrames, FTP, RETS, and RESO Web API. VOW also connects a website to an MLS, but because it includes more data than a typical IDX, it is usually considered apart.The Internet has changed the way many ...