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 Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Social Media Lead Generation Made EasyIXACT Contact integrates with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. That’s great, but it’s just the start. You can post curated, tagged, current, relevant news and magazine content straight into them automatically, on a schedule, all of which is editable. This add-...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Instagram Punished  me @endrebarath  for being kind…No! The reason is not what you are thinking. I was not writing hundreds of posts about Real Estate No not because I was spamming people.Well let me give you a little background I have been on Instagram since August 2016 during this time I have p...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 are the two undisputed market leaders in cloud office suites. If your real estate firm has narrowed it down to these two, you still have a complex decision on your hands. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses. In this guide, we’ll discuss some of the di...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Market in a Minute Videos - Things to Consider   We've seen a number of videos with agents looking into a camera and talking, and talking, and talking. At least they're trying to utilize the power of video. However, and we don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, but watching anyone talk gets old qu...

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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Mobile technology is changing the real estate landscape, and it’s crucial that you don’t get left behind. We all know that this is true on some level. If you’re an industry veteran, think back to how you did your job 15 years ago, in the pre-smartphone era. You can probably name 5 or 10 ways you’...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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Easy answer! Your CRM's Calendar! You use your CRM's calendar exclusively to originate activities and calendar items. Why? Because it’s the only way to build a consistent, cohesive history of your interactions with your contacts and properties. You can view them anywhere you like, but you need to...

By John Brave
(Global)
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Even though we’ve come a long way from the last economic recession, consumers and businesses have overall become more cost aversive and cautious in terms of expenditures. In fact, most people seem to behave like another recession might be just around the corner. In other words, they are spending ...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
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With so many changes to the industry, theories of the zillowpacalypse are more plentiful. With so many websites now bypassing the agent, real estate agents have reason to be paranoid of what direction the industry will take 10 years from now.Here are 5 Reasons Why Agents Will Be Needed in the Fut...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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If you plan to take advantage of your cellphone camera, it’s worth your while to explore some of the apps out there that can really up your game.  They offer new tools with filters, options for quick editing, and more.   Video Recording and Editing Apps for cell phones.   The quality of cameras i...
The powerhouse of the European economy, the Czech Republic has emerged as one of the most promising business areas of small to medium scale businesses. As the Czech Republic has a cordial bilateral trade relationship with the US and the European Union, businesses can enjoy a great market recognit...
When it comes to software success, their features play an important role in making them successful. One of the main reasonsfor Android`s incredible success is that it provides the users with an incredible database of Play Store which has millions of apps that fulfil the need of almost every user....

By Stuart Crawford
(Ulistic Inc.)
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While Microsoft's latest ad campaign seems determined to prove that you don't need Office 2019 and should go with Microsoft Office 365 instead, there are still plenty of businesses that are not quite ready for cloud-based applications. There is a pretty compelling business case behind Office 365:...

By Leif Price, Content Marketing Specialist
(Spot Color Marketing)
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Most hackers rely on phishing attacks to gain access into the systems of companies as well as small to medium sized businesses. As more companies and small businesses continue to increasingly rely on information technology to undertake their core business processes, they become more prone to phis...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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According to its more technical definition, headphones are hardware devices that can be connected to the audio output of an audiovisual device such as a computer, a mobile phone, a television or a radio and that allow you to listen to the audio without disturbing the people around you.  But today...

By John Brave
(Global)
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According to professionals, Emails have become a main part of life. Lots of people are fairly frustrated with unrealistic emails. If you are one who is getting lots of unwanted newsletters, then it is your responsibility to clean it on a regular basis. It is one of the most important tasks that w...

By Naoma Doriguzzi, New Media Director
(Virginia Beach)
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I work with a alot of REALTORS® on their online marketing.  And I have been noticing that so many don't even know how to use and market their REALTOR® desgintation.  So since I have been asked by so many, I am sure there are more that just need their friendly reminder on how easy it is to do.   V...

By Gary David Hall, Real Estate CRM Sales, Training and Implementation
(RE-ACT, LLC)
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My first CRM in 1988 was Real Estate Specialist. It was DOS!It had something called Activity Plans, which are a set of automated reminders to do things such as send an email, make a call, send a letter, etc., You can sell a house and start this plan, and the reminders come up on the day that they...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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WPL CDN or WPL Content Delivery Network is a geographically distributed group of servers that work together to provide faster delivery of real estate content for Realtyna’s IDX system.Page load speeds are massively important for online businesses. A well cited statistic suggests that more than ha...

By Sarah Layton | Copywriter & Inman Star Contributor, I provide real estate content marketing services
(Best Real Estate Writer, a Layton Media brand)
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Welcome back! As you remember, last week in part one of this series I revealed to you that one of the easiest and most effective ways to beat Zillow in search results is to build out your collection of neighborhood profiles and hyperlocal content. I also showed you how building your library of hy...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
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Mortgage backed securities (MBS) flat today at 103.25 having closed 157 points above support offered by the 200 day moving average. The conforming rate is at 4.00% today. My jumbo pricing is now sizzling! The 30 year jumbo for $1 million was at 4.00%. Whether in New England, the Mid Atlantic or t...