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 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 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
(Realtyna)
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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 Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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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 ...

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 Deep Grover
(Global)
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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 Deep Grover
(Global)
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Women like to look beautiful and want to step out in a new look every day. The hairstyle plays an important role in changing the look of the face. Now, there are several hairdressing equipment available in the market that you can get to make some quick hairstyles before stepping out. One such equ...

By Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Expert, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
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I did not know the difference until I read this blog.  Interesting stuff here.   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 t...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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 Being organized when moving is tiring and stressful. When moving to a new place, it is inevitable to have extra luggage that will no longer be needed for the new house.These could be old clothes, furniture, and toys. Instead of throwing these items away, you can keep them just in case you need t...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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PhoneSoap - Product Recommendation for Germophobes! Not only am I a bit of a germophobe but, having been a surgical nurse, I am well aware of the precautions that we should take to prevent the passing of bacteria to others. Well, my ears perked up while listening to an episode of Shark Tank, feat...

By Lee Alley, DIY Your Own Expert Smartphone Photography
(Pro Mobile Photo)
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 Smartphone Camera Glamour-Photos of Flowers & GardensThis was one of the beautiful magenta Herrebore blossoms in a homeowner's yard.  The owner wanted some glamour photos of the gardens' winter plants (daffodils, etc) the day before a predicted hard freeze overnight.  We captured this with a Pix...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Every picture is put through LightRoom program and adjustments outside the camera are made. What is the Most Difficult Image To Shoot and Process?   Bathrooms!  The picture above was from a listing that sold in 1 week back in 2014.  This picture still holds the record for time to process a pictur...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Brivity, for me, has certainly exceeded my expectations!  The system is so robust and I'm still learning all of the many incredible tools that Brivity has to offer. Must-Have Tools of the Trade   As others have mentioned in their posts on this topic, it really does take a lot of thought to narrow...

By Stefan Winter, Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech
(Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger)
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I seem to always end up doing a post about the latest Apple iOS updates & today was the official release of iOS9. The concensous seems to be the same all around the internet, it is a must have update.iOS 8 was released with a lot of bugs, some of which never got fixed even through the 10 updates ...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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It’s a situation no one wants. You go online, type in your url, and find your IDX real estate website won’t load. You click refresh—still nothing.The first reaction for most is to fire off a panicked email to the web team. But the important thing is to stay calm. There are, actually, a few things...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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Comments are great for an IDX real estate website. They allow your readers to engage with you and with each other. This helps build a sense of community, and it keeps leads browsing.As the owner of an IDX real estate website, you should both encourage comments and limit them. This can be a tricky...

By Michel Lautensack, Del Val Realty & Property Management
(Del Val Realty & Property Management )
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The 7 Crucial Parts of the Application Process when Renting an Apartment / HomeRental applications, whether submitted on line via a website or by hard copy, should go through a standard process to determine the eligibility of the applicant. Here are some criteria that should be considered:      A...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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YouTube Thursdays - Creating a Channel Trailer  A Channel Trailer is a great opportunity to showcase your brand and capture like-minded viewers, and clients!  Remember what our AR Branding Gurus, Ron and Alexandra Seigel say about personal branding, “It’s important to declare what you stand for a...