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 Marty Snyder, PSA, SFR, SRS; Ohio Homes for Sale
(OwnerLand Realty)
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I have been using a CRM for several years and cannot imagine doing business without it. However, I'm considering changing service providers and have been considering, LionDesk.Do any of you use this CRM and if so, what are your thoughts and opinions about this company?It appears to offer a lot of...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 52
What if I told you there was a FREE way to help grow your business?No strings attached.  You don't need to outsource or pay referral fees or do anything really extraordinary except learn how to do something online and then put it into practice?And the net result is you may get more calls and more...

By Joe Jesuele, Real estate photography, videos, aerials & 3D
(HomeJab)
Comments 4
 Ever since property searches moved online, standing out from other listings has been extremely difficult for real estate agents. That’s where new technology like drone real estate photography comes in. According to the recent statistics about real estate drone photography, over 70 per cent of ho...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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   Google Analytics is a widely used web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic, including the number of visitors, the pages visited, time spent on the website, geographic location of visitors, and much more. To begin, visit http://www.google.com/analytics/ and sign in using yo...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 5
In case you haven't heard, a big piece of the SEO game is to build backlinks to your site.  The more and the better those backlinks are, the higher it can make your site and your blog posts rank.   Of course everything depends on having great content.  If you don't have great content that is SEO ...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 9
I went from a Palm Treo to an iPhone almost two years ago.  The other day, while reflecting on how technology has changed the way I do business, and more importantly how it has helped me take care of business, the biggest game changer for me was getting my iPhone.  Here are just some of the thing...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 10
Three days ago, I wrote a piece about hte iPhone turning 5 years old.  A while back, I heard something that made all the sense in the world to me.  Throughout the years, when we by a new piece of technology, the moment we take it out of the box, it is virtually obsolete.  New chips makie it go fa...

By Bert Spangenthal, I am never to busy for your referrals!
(Key Realty)
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Top of the morning to you from Toledo Ohio! As Realtors, we are all trying to serve our friends, family members, and clients the best way we can with their real estate needs. We also know that being a Real Estate Agent can be an expensive profession. Sometimes we get paid and sometimes we do not....

By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market
(Home Jane Realty)
Comments 56
There are numerous free sites where you can check out anything and everything to do with your website: load time, popularity, SEO compatibility, etc. but most of these will give you an overview of a few things, and to dig down deeper you are going to have to upgrade to a paid version.Nibbler is n...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 39
This week, we take a break from video production tips to encourage you to do some mutual subscribing to each other's YouTube Channels.  The concept is very similar to Anita Clark 's efforts for Facebook Fridays. After all, you'll get a lot more credibility with viewers ( and video views ) on your...

By Real Bird, All-In-One Real Estate Marketing
(RealBird Inc.)
Comments 3
We just lunched a beta version of our new Wordpress plugin for your listings published through RealBird.With this self-hosted Wordpress module, you can just add a simple shortcode to your posts and Wordpress pages and your listing is automatically pulled from your RealBird account and synced to y...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
Comments 3
 Have you ever worked with a Virtual Assistant? I started working with one about 4 years ago and now I work with 3. One of my best moves was hiring ListerAssiter.com Talk about a time saver for all things listings! Now, my post title may be exaggerating a bit, but here you are reading about this ...

By CJ Hays, Reputation Marketing & Websites for Realtors
(Agent Reputation)
Comments 39
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 Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
Comments 1
The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD).As electronic forms and signatures begin to dominate the transaction landscape, these platforms will continue to evolve. Currently, companies like zipForm, DocuSign, and DocuSign Transaction Roomsare working on int...

By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Comments 0
With the increasing prevalence of internet things and our ever expanding digital lives Cybersecurity should be at the very top of your considerations. Make sure your smart house is smart, and you've not left yourself vulnerable to any online connections. A simple password like "Rover12" can be cr...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
Comments 0
In the following brief video, real estate Broker Steven Domber discusses the many benefits of using single property Websites in marketing. Try an AgencyLogic single property Website. It provides the seller and buyer with everything they need and you can use them in listing presentations for free. 

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
Comments 10
Public Art "In Bloom" on Hardy Drive, a busy street in Tempe, AZ 85282.It is inspired by the Palo Verde tree with its many, fine, yellow blossoms in spring.A detailed description and many more photos of the sculpture of artist Melissa Martinez, and other public art installations are available on ...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
Comments 1
In the following brief video, Broker Steven Domber discusses the many benefits of using single property Websites in real estate marketing. Try an AgencyLogic single property Website. It provides the seller and buyer with everything they need and you can use them in listing presentations for free. 

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 10
A week ago last Saturday, my wife and I had some guests over for dinner.  The husband had just gotten an iPhone 4s so we were discussing the these wonderful devices, as both my wife and I have an iPhone 4. One of the new, cool features of the 4s is that it has an app called "SIRI", which is an ar...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
Comments 1
It's Friday! This weeks deal is buy five single property Website licenses, get two free!. And there's an additional 10% discount - that's a $125 saving!  Our most frequently asked questions: Q: Is the domain name included?A: Yes! Q: Are there additional or recurring charges/costs?A: No! Q: When d...