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 John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '87 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states).I had taken over a very large luxury home and we were discussing the details of the plans on site when out of nowhere......this older, saggi...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 36
The beautiful ochre and stone houses that dot the Italian countryside sit by themselves on acres of green fertile fields and cypress trees.  The same building techniques are used for houses in the towns and villages.  Thick stone walls hold up wood beamed roofs and ceilings.  Stucco is the favori...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
Comments 3
Google Analytics is a powerful tool for real estate agents. It can help you learn about your leads and how they interact with your IDX Site. Ultimately, this can help you generate more leads and convert more sales.WHAT IS GOOGLE ANALYTICS?Google Analytics is a free tool designed to help you analy...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 3
It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '87 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states). I had taken over a very large luxury home and we were discussing the details of the plans on site when out of nowhere... ...this older car...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
Another winning post by a champion marketer....read and learn...this is a powerful post with rich content.... thanks, John Henry..... It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '8 7 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states). I ha...

By Corinne Guest, New Homes Specialist
(Barrington Realty Company)
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Last week I gave you GTMetrix.com, a place to see what your website speed load is scored at and actually how fast your home page loads. I like that a lot of you went and tested it. Now let's talk about the rest of your website.Most of you, me included, will have entered your domain name. But like...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 30
I am so thankful for the modern communications technology which has become the “norm” for me  to conduct my real estate business. Let me give a quick background, I have been selling Real Estate for over 24+ years. When I had my first listing call, I had to drive to the client’s home and sign the ...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
Comments 44
We built a website and provided reputation marketing services for a high-end luxury real estate brokerage in California. They reached out to us a month ago because a person or persons were leaving negative 1-star reviews on Google and Yelp.Up until May of this year, the brokerage had stellar revi...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 2
This is such a great post.  I am sharing with others... It was at the beginning of my second year here in Orlando after having moved from Texas in '87 (after OPEC ruined the economies of the gas producing states). I had taken over a very large luxury home and we were discussing the details of the...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
Comments 23
How to use Active Rain for SEO| (From a guy that uses it effectively)  I've been on Active rain for seven months. One of the things I have noticed is even EXPERIENCED bloggers are not using Active Rain for backlinking as effectively as they could be and inexperienced bloggers don't seem to be usi...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 35
. If you have practiced real estate for any length of time...if you have worked with estates, divorce, relocation...in our case, all of these areas...there are times when physical staging does not make sense. Timing can be an issue. Courts and Sellers want the property on the market yesterday. P...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 30
 It is pretty crazy busy this month to get an updated photo, and definitely not going to change my profile photo to something less business-like.   There are a few that hit my web site due to reading one of my posts, and don't want to show off a very casual or non-business-like photo. My photo is...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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 1. OK, now Google Gmail wants to finish my sentences in my return emails.  I can't take this anymore!~  It's already bad enough that we don't talk to each other much and text and email primarily, but now the little communication I have left to convey is being co-opted by some clown HTML in the n...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 13
Our next Farmers Market  video will feature a few words from vendors and shoppers. It will better tell a story - AND help make connections.  YouTube Thursdays - Community Videos!      Last week, we featured an example of a neighborhood video with a reusable (generic-agent) open and close. It make...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 1
So You have the WordPress plugin FlexMLS (by FBS same developer that created the MLS used in the Phoenix area ARMLS FLEXMLS) on your WordPress website. Your data is live, the detailed info is gorgeous, and SEO is solid.People are signing up for a portal so they can save their searches.Then you ar...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 7
Real estate videos show and tell best. Buyers looking for new listings for sale in Maine are very busy and don't have time to fool around. Anyone that has moused, tap tapped, swiped and maneuvered around a mega website like Amazon knows you can easily filter out the color, size, price. Then quick...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 19
Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users, and this time I Will Be First in Line! A lot of my friends think of me as an "Early Adapter", as I am generally up to date o the latest technology and and business concepts. Though I do like to keep learning at all times, and keep up to...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 4
Here are ten essential things every Agent needs to do to ensure they have a successful business. Enjoy!1. Continue to provide value to past clientsThe relationship with a client shouldn’t end once the transaction is over. If you want to get referrals and repeat business, you need to continue to s...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
Comments 0
This week we are breaking down the top 10 real estate software and apps for 2019 over on the blog. We cover all the tech and gadgets designed to make Realtors' lives easier and up their gains in the new year. Some of the top technology includes Buffer, KeyMe, Area Pulse, and more. Check it out: h...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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When it comes to home fire safety, a little preparation and precaution go a long way toward ensuring your family, your home, and your valuables are protected.  Consider the following important information about preventing, fighting and escaping residential fires.   Fires and Fire Extinguishers F...