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 Stacey Smith, Your Orange County Beach Cities Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Prime Seller Leads/iVortex Review: BUYER BEWARE! SCAM ALERT!Back in May I was looking to invest my marketing dollars in a platform that generated seller leads by means of facebook and/or google advertisement, with a landing page with a strong call to action. I was considering BoldLeads at the tim...

By OKUPIED Inc., Manage Properties
(Okupied Inc.)
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We recently launched an iPhone app and are looking for active users to provide us with feedback on the features/functionalities it has as well as the overall user experience. The app’s name is OKUPIED ( ) and as of now is available on the Apple store ( ). ...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
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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 Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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It’s no secret that being on social media is a must-do for real estate agents in this day and age. Finding the time and learning the skills to make the most of social media is not easy in your busy schedule though. So what if your CRM, a tool you are using regularly to run other parts of your bus...

By Ron Bibler
(Excellence Exterminating Company, Inc. )
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Pest Control Santa Rosa, Termite Inspection Santa Rosa, Termite Inspection Sonoma   Sonoma County is an amazing place to live and work, so rich in history and full of life and just about perfect weather all year around. One part of life in Sonoma county is the drywood termite. As a local termite ...

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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  We Should Be Paid to Surf the Web There's a lot of people making a lot of money from surfing the Internet these days.  Folks like Google, Bing, Yahoo and a myriad of others offer advertisers a spot that they pay for by click.  These providers are tracking our surf habits and our interests and m...

By Dario Ferreira, Internet Marketing
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With the thousands of providers out there selling SEO services to real estate agents it's somewhat difficult to choose the right one.Here are a couple of ideas to tackle the problem:1) Get referrals from someone you know and trust that had an SEO provider improve their website traffic and leads. ...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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By Asheville Car Accident Lawyer Lakota R. Denton – Nov 2018 Have you been injured in a North Carolina automobile accident? If so, you might be wondering exactly who is at fault for the incident and who will make that call. The truth is that there are a number of factors that must be considered w...

By Nicole Ocean, "Your BPO Coach"
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
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HARD REALITIES OF BEING A BPO AGENTDoing broker price opinion work is not for the faint of heart or for just anyone and everyone, I get it completely!Just like with any type of business or niche market there are some definite qualities and characteristics that are required of those that choose to...

By Nicole Ocean, "Your BPO Coach"
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
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Finding Balance as a BPO/REO AgentBeating Burnout, Pressure & Frustration!   You don’t have to tell a single person in this business that it’s a very difficult and challenging niche to be in. We all understand this!   My story is similar to many others in that when I got into the BPO business, ye...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 2
 I always wanted a way to know where to find the good ones.. With the thousands of providers out there selling SEO services to real estate agents it's somewhat difficult to choose the right one. Here are a couple of ideas to tackle the problem: 1) Get referrals from someone you know and trust tha...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
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With Brivity Valuations, you get 10 customizable valuation sites to use in your business. They are ridiculously easy to set up (in fact, we can even set them up for you for a small fee). Here are some examples of different ways that our clients use these sites.1.  Leverage Your SphereYou probably...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 2
As the weather gets colder and the number of homes being bought or sold slows down, it is an ideal time to check out the health of your contact database. Maintaining a healthy contact database is crucial to the success of your real estate business. Cleaning things up at the end of the year sets y...

By Dana Hollish Hill, Lead Associate Broker
(Hollish Hill Group, Keller William Capital Properties)
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Boots on the GroundI've written many blog posts about the importance of exploring neighborhoods as a crucial step in the home buying process. Some clients know exactly where they'd like to live, while others are able to list the qualities of their ideal neighborhood, but haven't quite figured out...

By Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
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Hey Friends,  I just wanted to share a Cyber Monday Real Estate Website Sale from Blue Fire Sites. Their custom real estate websites are on sale for $299. They come with integrated IDX (RETS) and a CRM that is compatible with all your leads. Just wanted to pass it along in case anyone's site need...

By Caroline Gosselin
(Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty)
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(Disclaimer - not sure what is going on with the formatting. Sorry. I tried to fix it too many times, it keeps reverting back to all sorts of weirdness.)   Who Needs Brad Pitt, When You Can Have Brad Inman? Alarm rings at 6:00 am, I jump out of bed and head directly to the window of my 28th floor...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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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 Gina Chirico, Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
(Lattimer Realty)
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Customize Your iPhone Email SignatureBy customize your iPhone email signature I don't mean removing "sent from my iPhone" or adding your name before it so it looks like something like this: I'm talking about customing your iPhone  email signature with the same or similar signature you use from yo...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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In most markets around the country, things slow down this time of year (okay, I know not in Florida, but you're the exception). And now is a great time to revamp or refresh your website and get it ready for the spring season, which is right around the corner. By starting now, you can hone and per...

By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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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...